On time and slightly under budget, the builders who have been working in Birmingham on the biggest public cultural project in Britain packed up and cleared out on Monday in […]
IPS – Older Women in Cuba Take Steps to Improve Quality of Life | Inter Press Service. Paediatrician Grisel Navarro says she is “a different kind of retiree,” because she […]
For centuries it was thought to be a legend, a city of extraordinary wealth mentioned in Homer, visited by Helen of Troy and Paris, her lover, but apparently buried under […]
The winners of London’s 2013 Laurence Olivier Awards, honoring achievement in theater, opera and dance:
Modernist painter Mark Rothko’s hometown in Latvia devoted a new centre to the late artist’s work on Wednesday.
Can you hear me now? Yes, but we’re not talking about those Verizon wireless commercials. The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History announced this week they’ve identified the voice […]
IPS – Carbon Credits Could Finance Improved Cookstoves in Mexico | Inter Press Service. Environmental organisations in Mexico are hoping to finance the promotion of fuel-efficient wood-fired cookstoves, which reduce […]
A team from the US and China made an experimental array that can sense pressure in the same range as the human fingertip. The advance could speed the development of […]
A school close to London’s busy Heathrow Airport has found a novel way to protect its young students from the relentless roar of planes taking off and landing nearby.
Environmentalists worldwide are celebrating Earth Day on Monday with events highlighting the effects of climate change and ways to protect the environment.