Three years after the HBO series "The Wire" ended, academics continue to use the show to stir discussion on race, poverty, and violence.
Instead of policy making, compromising or fixing the problems of the country, the US Congress spends about 27 percent of its time taunting each other.
Fabrications exposed in "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson are calling into question the future of humanitarian work inspired by the book.
Google is digitizing the world's books, with the help of website users decoding of smudged or blurry texts in a technology called reCAPTCHA.
Through the Helping Hands program, capuchin monkeys are trained and placed in homes where they help those with disabilities.
Students at the Berklee College of Music are adding descriptions to Paramount’s film scores in an effort to make the perfect music more easily discovered.
Campaign spending in the 2012 US election could reach $6 or 7 billion dollars as outside groups pay for electoral influence.
"Love's Labour's Lost" is the first Shakespeare play to be performed in Afghanistan since the Soviet invasion of 1979.
How conventional technologies like iPhones can help blind people find better, more affordable ways to level the playing field.
Whole grains can reduce the risk of diseases, but separating real from fake can be confusing.