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Monday, December 12, 2011

The Whale Hunt Begins: Japan Gives Whalers Millions in Tsunami Funds

The Whale Hunt Begins: Japan Gives Whalers Millions in Tsunami Funds


The Whale Hunt Begins: Japan Gives Whalers Millions in Tsunami Funds

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

Whale hunting season kicked off in Japan last week as three ships set off with a security vessel on their annual pilgrimage to cull hundreds of minke and fin whales in Antarctic waters.

The Politics of the Arab Fall: Why Islamists Are Better Democrats

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

The Politics of the Arab Fall: Why Islamists Are Better Democrats

Cracking the 'Bliss Index': New Survey Details America's 10 Happiest Companies

Posted: 29 Oct 2011 07:55 AM PDT

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TIME's 2011 Person of the Year Poll: The Internet Picks Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

The Turkish Prime Minister was the most popular -- and the least popular -- in our annual online poll

Lowe's Pulls Ads from All-American Muslim -- and Proves the Show's Point

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

The TLC reality show All-American Muslim, which follows five families in Dearborn, Michigan, has a lot of points to make about the lives of average Muslim citizens in America, among them the lingering discrimination they face after 9/11

Photos: Gunmen Attack, Burn NATO Trucks in Pakistan

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

Photos: Gunmen Attack, Burn NATO Trucks in Pakistan

Meryl Streep Becomes Vogue's Oldest Cover Girl

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

Meryl Streep may be one of the finest actresses around, yet she says she believed her career was over 20 years ago

Nationwide 4G Plan Derailed By Mass GPS Interference?

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

The idea of a nationwide, open-access wireless 4G broadband network may be a great thing in theory, but in practice, it turns out that there may be one rather big problem with it

Fracking and Earthquakes: How Bad Could It Get?

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

Environmentalists are already worried about the risk of water contamination and air pollution from fracking and shale gas drilling -- do we need to fear quakes as well?

Tighter Sanctions on Iran: An Alternative to War -- or a Road to War?

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 07:45 AM PST

President Obama last Thursday defended his Iran efforts, saying Tehran was under the toughest sanctions it has ever faced, and that he, too, is keeping all options "on the table"

Evangelicals for Mitt: 'Grassroots' Group Has Close Ties to Romney Camp

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

Indeed, what is perhaps most interesting about Evangelicals for Mitt is how apparent its links to Romney Central are.

Surprising Twist in News of the World Hacking Probe

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

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Transgender People: The Next Frontier in Civil Rights

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 12:05 PM PST

Being fired for "gender non-conformity" is a violation of the constitution, an important court recently found

The Mystery of the Smelly Letters: Who's Dumping Dog Poop into Munich's Mail?

Posted: 12 Dec 2011 07:45 AM PST

Police in Munich are scratching their heads over a bizarre rash of dog poop attacks involving the city's mailboxes. So far they have no idea who is dumping excrement into the mail, nor what the attacks are supposed to mean

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