THE CUP RUNNETH OVER
Sixteen years after apartheid, South Africa remains a country with vast problems. But this summer, as the host country for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa’s progress was broadcast for the entire world to see.
The history of garlic, also known as the “stinking rose”, is a wild and adventurous one. Over the last 4,000 years of human history, the potent bulb has been both cherished and despised. It has been thought of
With nothing to keep her company in the Himalayan cave except for a flickering candle, Alexandra David Neel noticed that another day had passed. Isolated from civilization, here she was, a French woman living as an ascetic in a cave.
MADE TO BE BROKEN
Illegal to name a pig Napoleon? Illegal to blow your nose on Saturdays? Can these seriously be laws? Yes indeed.