Experts are realizing there's no way to capture or kill our way out of the problem of Westerners joining radical groups in places like Iraq or Syria. Luckily, there is an increasing number of programs aimed at bringing these mostly young men back into the fold.
Unlike the residents of Tromso, Norway, the US Secretary of State didn't immediately shovel sidewalks at his Boston home after a snowstorm. The residents of the "Capital of the Arctic" say they'd never let it slip. Why? Lutheran guilt, for one.
Thousands of Turkish women took to the streets over the weekend to protest the murder of a 20-year-old woman. Özgecan Aslan was killed after fending off a bus driver who tried to rape her. #sendeanlat (#tellyourstory) began trending on Twitter as thousands of women shared their own horrific stories of sexual harassment and violence.
A new technology is on the horizon that could make the burning of gas, oil and wood to heat homes obsolete: A new company called Project Exergy is developing a way to capture the waste heat from computing to keep our houses warm.
"Leviathan," Russia's nominee for best foreign film at the Oscars, is the subject of a major backlash for its bleak portrayal of the country and its government. Yet while lawmakers and officials are condemning the movie, they're also the ones who selected it for the honor. Here's why.
Seeing The News: Men in Pakistan practice an old technique of fishing at Keenjhar Lake. And, have you ever thought about starting your day with a rave? It's good for you. Also, how do you get that great candid photo on the beaches of Rio?
The Department of Homeland Security is a $38 billion a year operation that was cobbled together in the wake of 9/11 intelligence failures. Just how many of its hundreds of thousands of employees are essential?
"This device will self-destruct in 10 seconds: 10...9...8...7..." How many times have you seen that in an action or sci-fi thriller? Can you imagine that scenario involving bacteria? If not, it may be time to start: genetic engineers have created strains of bacteria designed to die on their own in the absence of a synthetic compound that does not exist anywhere in nature.
His humble proposal to screen Americans traveling to Africa for measles has been widely supported on Twitter. He explains why he wrote it and says the world has a ''one-dimensional narrative'' toward Africa.
In the 18th century, King Louis XVI underwent a highly controversial medical procedure: smallpox inoculation. To commemorate his new immunity, milliners in France concocted a new fashion. A historian says we need a gimmick like that today to help us through a measles outbreak.
Baghdad ended its decade-long curfew on Saturday. The curfew was implemented during the 2003 US-led invasion, requiring residents to remain indoors between midnight and 5 am. The violence in the capital city hasn't ended, but lifting the curfew was met with celebration.