Monday, December 30, 2013
The Migration Works campaign aims to show young Malaysians that they share more with migrant workers than they think.
Hoping to forget the heart-breaks and hard memories of 2013, people lined up in New York's Times Square on Saturday to discard physical reminders of unpleasant experiences with the help of industrial shredding machines.
A few months into studying abroad, you learn a few very important things. First, your home is not the center of the universe; second, every person in your dorm is a potential best friend; and third, most importantly, your parents have been right about several things all along.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
As a brand, Santa Claus has one major flaw: he is only really valuable for a few weeks at the end of each year. In Finland, they're trying to do something about this.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Seven years ago, Dagmawi Yimer was “between life and death” when Italian navy officers rescued him and 30 others from a skiff in heavy seas between Libya and the island of Lampedusa.
Sunday, December 22, 2013
Peeling paint and boarded-up windows mark the tiny main street in the eastern German village of Briesen where a new private high school improbably stands.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Like a scene out of a Hong Kong triad movie, the mah-jongg parlor in Temple Street is filled with cigarette smoke, the incessant click-clack of tiles and the grim, hard faces of gamblers.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
U.S. regulators Thursday opened the door to allowing mobile phone use on airplanes — an issue that has stirred howls of protest over the potential for disruption in the skies.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Through eons spent roaming Borneo's rainforests, Malaysia's Penan people became supremely adapted to surviving, and thriving, in the wild.
Monday, December 9, 2013