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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

On the Farm of Gaddafi's Son: Lions and Tigers and Bombs, Oh My!

On the Farm of Gaddafi's Son: Lions and Tigers and Bombs, Oh My!


On the Farm of Gaddafi's Son: Lions and Tigers and Bombs, Oh My!

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 08:30 AM PDT

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was supposed to be the great hope of modernization and rationality. But a tour of the remains of his palatial farm leaves little doubt that he is his father's son

Why Texas' Drought May Have Global Effects

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 08:55 AM PDT

Soaring temperatures have kept the Lone Star State dry as a bone and ensure the drought will have a huge, negative economic impact on the U.S. and the world

Beware of Gifts: Is the Second Greek Bailout Falling Apart?

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 11:55 PM PDT

Beware of Gifts: Is the Second Greek Bailout Falling Apart?

A Baby and a Birthday for BeyoncÉ: 30 Looks for the Singer's 30 Years

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 09:49 AM PDT

A Baby and a Birthday for BeyoncÉ: 30 Looks for the Singer's 30 Years

National Guard Airlifts Aid to Flood-Stricken Vermont

Posted: 25 Aug 2011 04:45 AM PDT

National Guard Airlifts Aid to Flood-Stricken Vermont

SignalGuru: New App Could Help Drivers Make the Light

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 09:49 AM PDT

Researchers from MIT and Princeton have developed a smartphone application called "SignalGuru" that uses the camera from a dashboard-mounted smartphone to capture images of traffic lights

Team Obama Finds Hope for 2012 in a History Lesson

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 08:55 AM PDT

How does a U.S. President win re-election with an unemployment rate far higher than voters can bear?

The Medical Missteps of Governor Rick Perry

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 11:55 PM PDT

The Medical Missteps of Governor Rick Perry

10 Great iPhone Apps for Foodies

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 08:55 AM PDT

Food writer Josh Ozersky misses his old BlackBerry, but he discovers there are some awesome apps on the iPhone, especially for gastronomes

Nigeria's Boko Haram: Al-Qaeda's New Friend in Africa?

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 08:30 AM PDT

Has the alliance between the Nigerian Islamist group and the global terrorism network moved on from shared philosophy to shared logistics and strategy?

Iranian Exiles Are Flocking to Multiethnic Malaysia

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 08:30 AM PDT

A growing number of Iranian exiles are moving to Malaysia, one of the few countries that will grant them visas

Nancy Grace, Ron Artest Among New Cast of 'Dancing with the Stars'

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 04:25 AM PDT

Nancy Grace, Ron Artest Among New Cast of 'Dancing with the Stars'

Austrian Catholic Priests Rebel, Demanding Church Reforms

Posted: 31 Aug 2011 08:30 AM PDT

Hundreds of Austrian priests are challenging local bishops and the administration of Pope Benedict XVI, demanding modern-day answers to issues like communion for divorced people, women in the clergy and whether priests should marry

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

All-TIME 100 Best and Most Influential Nonfiction Books

All-TIME 100 Best and Most Influential Nonfiction Books


All-TIME 100 Best and Most Influential Nonfiction Books

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 11:25 PM PDT

Politics and war, science and sports, memoir and biography -- there's a great, big world of nonfiction books out there just waiting to be read. We pick the 100 best and most influential written in English since 1923, the beginning of TIME ... magazine

The Remains of the Gaddafis: Clues to Their Whereabouts

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 04:30 AM PDT

A TIME reporter gets a tour of the palatial home of one of the Gaddafi sons and hears rumors about the fate of the clan

The Missing Piece in Obama's Job Plan: Demand

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 10:45 AM PDT

At this point, most economists agree that the best way to save the economic recovery is to get moving on jobs. The question is how to do that

The Missing Piece in Obama's Job Plan: Demand

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 10:45 AM PDT

At this point, most economists agree that the best way to save the economic recovery is to get moving on jobs. The question is how to do that

Watch: Tropical Storm Irene Causes Deadly Floods in Vermont

Posted: 29 Jul 2011 10:50 PM PDT

Watch: Tropical Storm Irene Causes Deadly Floods in Vermont

In New Memoir, Dick Cheney Tries to Rewrite History

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 12:03 PM PDT

In New Memoir, Dick Cheney Tries to Rewrite History

Food and American Identity at the National Archives

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 12:03 PM PDT

A fascinating exhibit shows what Minnie Mouse, "vitamin donuts" and Richard Nixon's last White House meal can tell us about the relationship between our government and our grub

Teacher Wins Free-Speech Battle After Anti-Gay Diatribe

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 10:45 AM PDT

Jerry Buell, the Florida teacher who called gay marriage a "cesspool" on his Facebook page, returned to work last week. But while he won his First Amendment battle, the gay-rights movement may have won the larger war

How Much for a Room at Earth's First Space Hotel?

Posted: 17 May 2011 09:00 PM PDT

How Much for a Room at Earth's First Space Hotel?

Why India's Fight Against Corruption Is Just Beginning

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 04:30 AM PDT

Anna Hazare ended his hunger strike after the government agreed to a new anticorruption bill. But it will take more than a new law to cleanse India of corruption

Another Slice of 'Cold Pizza'? The Man Most Likely to Lead Japan

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 04:30 AM PDT

Yoshihiko Noda, the newly elected president of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, is the best bet to become the country's next Prime Minister. Don't expect miracles

What You Missed at the VMAs: Rating the MTV Performances

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 12:03 PM PDT

What You Missed at the VMAs: Rating the MTV Performances

Monday, August 29, 2011

Photos: Hurricane Irene Leaves Behind a Trail of Destruction

Photos: Hurricane Irene Leaves Behind a Trail of Destruction


Photos: Hurricane Irene Leaves Behind a Trail of Destruction

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 10:05 AM PDT

The massive storm leaves havoc in its wake

Lockerbie and Other Crimes: Don't Expect Satisfaction from Libya's New Regime

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 10:40 AM PDT

Many expected the successors to Gaddafi to make good on promises of justice regarding crimes committed in the West. So far, no good

Unfriending Assad: Turkey, Iran and Even Hizballah Begin to Re-Think Syria

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 10:40 AM PDT

As Damascus continues its bloody repression, its allies in the region begin to get cold feet about their association with the Assad regime

Ben Bernanke Embraces Obama's Reality-Based Presidency

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 11:33 AM PDT

Ben Bernanke Embraces Obama's Reality-Based Presidency

3 Electric Cars You Can Buy Soon (and 3 That'll Blow Your Mind)

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 11:33 AM PDT

3 Electric Cars You Can Buy Soon (and 3 That'll Blow Your Mind)

Breaking Bad Watch: Doing Stuff and Nothing Happens

Posted: 26 Aug 2011 09:40 AM PDT

Breaking Bad Watch: Doing Stuff and Nothing Happens

Is Drug Testing Welfare Applicants Unconstitutional?

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 09:30 AM PDT

Drug-testing the poor is becoming an increasingly popular idea. But not only does it not save money, it's likely to be unconstitutional

Health: Will You Get Better Hospital Care on Weekdays?

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 02:05 AM PDT

Timing is everything. Why you're better off in the ER on weekdays than on nights and weekends

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Irene, Day 2: Up-to-the-Minute Reports as Storm Hits the East Coast

Irene, Day 2: Up-to-the-Minute Reports as Storm Hits the East Coast


Irene, Day 2: Up-to-the-Minute Reports as Storm Hits the East Coast

Posted: 28 Aug 2011 10:51 AM PDT

Irene, Day 2: Up-to-the-Minute Reports as Storm Hits the East Coast

Al-Qaeda Deputy Reportedly Killed: No. 2, With a Bullet

Posted: 28 Aug 2011 10:51 AM PDT

Al-Qaeda Deputy Reportedly Killed: No. 2, With a Bullet

A Long Road To Recovery as Fukushima Struggles to Rebuild

Posted: 24 Aug 2011 09:05 PM PDT

Five months after the nuclear disaster, Fukushima is still struggling to clean up and dig out

Can Fish Oil Help Prevent Military Suicides?

Posted: 28 Aug 2011 10:52 AM PDT

What Korean Lunches Tell Us About the Welfare State

Posted: 28 Aug 2011 10:52 AM PDT

What Korean Lunches Tell Us About the Welfare State

5 Ways To Repair a Trashed Credit Score

Posted: 28 Aug 2011 10:52 AM PDT

5 Ways To Repair a Trashed Credit Score

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Adds 'Tweet' and 'Bromance'

Posted: 05 Apr 2011 04:00 AM PDT

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Adds 'Tweet' and 'Bromance'

Wahlberg Brothers to Open 'Wahlburgers' Restaurant, Naturally

Posted: 28 Aug 2011 10:52 AM PDT

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Tracking Hurricane Irene: TIME's Up-to-the-Minute Storm Coverage

Tracking Hurricane Irene: TIME's Up-to-the-Minute Storm Coverage


Tracking Hurricane Irene: TIME's Up-to-the-Minute Storm Coverage

Posted: 27 Aug 2011 11:04 AM PDT

Tracking Hurricane Irene: TIME's Up-to-the-Minute Storm Coverage

Eyewitness Account: The Liberation of Gaddafi's Notorious Abu Slim Prison

Posted: 27 Aug 2011 06:30 AM PDT

A huge explosion shook the hundreds of cell blocks as the rebel forces shot and hacked through the locks of cells, freeing thousands Wednesday.

Bernanke Tells Investors Not to Expect Additional Fed Help

Posted: 27 Aug 2011 11:04 AM PDT

The message out of Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech: Nothing to see here. Time to move on

Radtke and RedState: A Brewing Tea Party Feud

Posted: 27 Aug 2011 11:04 AM PDT

Radtke and RedState: A Brewing Tea Party Feud

Mexican Drug War: Gunmen Fire on Monterrey's Casino Royale

Posted: 27 Aug 2011 06:30 AM PDT

In footage caught on videotape, gunmen attack a casino for no clear reason, setting it afire and killing customers who were enjoying a day at the slots

A Look Into the New Joint Chiefs Chairman's Reading List

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 10:30 PM PDT

A Look Into the New Joint Chiefs Chairman's Reading List

U.K. Government Won't Ban Social Media in Emergencies

Posted: 27 Aug 2011 11:04 AM PDT

Why Jon Huntsman Is Struggling to Break Through

Posted: 26 Aug 2011 09:40 AM PDT

Why Jon Huntsman Is Struggling to Break Through

We're Not As Smart Shoppers As We Think

Posted: 27 Aug 2011 11:04 AM PDT

If you think you make purchases because you logically and objectively evaluate the options at hand, then decide based strictly on your personal preferences and individual sense of value, think again