Israel and the Palestinians celebrate a ceasefire. But will anything change?
While details are sketchy, Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire. That is good news for everyone involved. The dying can hopefully end and further destruction be avoided — at least for now. Read More
In hospitals during India’s COVID-19 crisis, doctors must choose ‘who to be saved’
Cryptocurrency: Musk’s SpaceX to launch dogecoin moon mission
Elon Musk has said his rocket company SpaceX will now accept the meme-inspired cryptocurrency dogecoin as payment.
Eight of the best films of 2021
BBC Culture film critics Nicholas Barber and Caryn James pick their highlights of the year so far, including Nomadland, Another Round and Minari.
How asynchronous communication could change your workday
More of us are working different hours than our colleagues, reducing our real-time communication. Will it stay this way?
Superyacht feature transports passengers underwater in minutes
(CNN) — The notion of hopping on an observation platform and being transported down to the ocean within minutes seems rather fanciful.
Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is freed
Traffic has resumed in Egypt’s Suez Canal after a stranded container ship blocking it for nearly a week was finally freed by salvage crews.
Somalia photography: ‘I want it to be normal for women to take photos’
Somalia often conjures up images of violence and destruction but a photography exhibition in the capital, Mogadishu, sets out not only to challenge that perception but also to recast who is defining those images in the first place, as the BBC’s Mary Harper reports. Read More
School for female shepherds aims to restore balance in Spain’s countryside
The rugged pathways crisscross Spain, sprawling across an estimated 1% of its territory. Etched into the land over centuries, the country’s livestock roads have long been the domain of solitary men leading their flocks to lush pastures. Read More
Italian dictionary Treccani urged to change ‘sexist’ definition of ‘woman’
About 100 high-profile figures have signed a letter to the Treccani Italian dictionary calling on it to change its definition of the word “woman”. Read More
Can Women Save The World?
Can women save the world? By looking at the life Edna Adan Ismail, Somaliland’s former Foreign Minister and former First Lady, the answer would be a resounding, “YES.” Labeled the ‘Muslim Mother Teresa,’ Edna has taken everything she learned through these prominent positions to save the lives of untold numbers of women and children. Read More
The birth of a mega Antarctic iceberg
Since the early 70s, satellites have surveyed the ebb and flow of vast ice masses at the edge of Antarctica. Read More
She survived childhood cancer. Now she’s headed to space
Haley Arceneaux is a 29-year-old who has been beating the odds since childhood when she survived bone cancer. Read More