Philip Hoare: Icelandic whaler Kristján Loftsson's perverse concept has a long pedigree and a remarkable resonance with Moby-Dick
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No matter how many accolades or how much media attention Wu Mengdi receives, the up-and-coming handbag designer says she's really not all that artistically inclined.
Most villagers have two houses. One on the ground to stay during the daytime and one in a tree to protect themselves from a wild elephant’s attack.
A thaw of sea ice floating on the Arctic Ocean last year sent extra plant food to exotic creatures on the deep sea floor in a shift that might leave polar bears hungry at the surface,
A new hardline Sinhalese Buddhist group in Sri Lanka has called for the abolition of the Muslim halal system of certifying foods and other goods.
Australian PM Julia Gillard has said she is "surprised and disappointed" by Malaysia's treatment of Senator Nick Xenophon and vowed to press for an explanation of his deportation.
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“After a lifetime here, I find it hard to believe how much experiments, excitement, progress and change are taking place in Washington,” said a veteran D.C. edreformer.
On Friday morning, a meteor exploded in the stratosphere over Russia’s Urals region, near the city of Chelyabinsk.
Shooting instructor Johnny Price looked at the teachers lined up in front of him, a selection of handguns resting on the table before them.