More and more writers are publishing their work without payment in exchange for the promise of 'prestige' and 'platform.'
03/22/2011 10:59 am
Half a million European Roma were killed under the Nazi regime. One Czech town has built a memorial to make sure that, like other victims of the Nazis, the Roma are not forgotten.
03/10/2011 01:59 pm
Some revolutions lead to a flowering of democracy. Some backslide into anarchy or dictatorship. But there's always another chapter to be written.
03/06/2011 11:41 am
Analyzing a selection of political revolutions - successful and not - around the globe since World War II
03/05/2011 12:03 pm
Although famed pop culture artist Andy Warhol was born in the US, his mother's Slovakian hometown is happy to claim him as their own with a museum in his name.
02/25/2011 02:54 pm
Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi's desperate act of self-immolation triggered a shame in many Arabs that they hadn't done enough for their dignity and freedom, igniting protests for democracy. Under what conditions have such 'founding deaths' worked in other societies?
02/08/2011 09:43 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04
A new review of research suggests that some of the earliest humans outside of Africa lived some 75,000 to 100,000 years ago on a once-fertile landmass that is now submerged under the Persian Gulf.
12/10/2010 07:03 pm
A Prague nursery school takes outdoor education to a new level as the first "forest nursery school" in the country, where classes are entirely outside.
12/03/2010 03:01 pm
Europe snow: In many parts of Europe, train services continued to see heavy disruptions, but air traffic was returning to normal in many places.
12/03/2010 09:45 am