Emergency responders applied tourniquets to many of those injured by the explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon. The device had fallen out of favor with the medical establishment, but the American military experience in Iraq and Afghanistan changed that.
Even in death, Britain's former Prime Minister seems to hold sway over Britain. Over the last week, the country has seen everything from plans for a quasi-state funeral to booming sales of the song 'Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead."
The head of US tire maker Titan, Maurice Taylor, has said it would be "stupid" to invest in France. In a letter to a French government minister, Taylor claimed that French workers only put in three hours a day.
Award-winning British author Hilary Mantel has caused a firestorm in Britain with comments she made about Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The World's Alex Gallafent reports on the context in which Mantel's words were framed.
New York-based designers Adam Harvey and Johanna Bloomfield have created a range of clothing to counter surveillance by thermal imaging. They hope that their outerwear will draw attention to a growing culture of surveillance.
The World's Alex Gallafent visits Six Flags Great Adventure theme park for what's billed there as Muslim Family Day. One of the original organizers was a Muslim investment banker who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
One feature of this election season has been a reticence on the part of most candidates to admit to knowledge of languages other than English. Deep down, though, they may recall a word or two of a foreign tongue.
Game developer Darius Kazemi has written a program that randomly purchases items from an online retailer and sends them to his home. His first surprise shipment included a recording of avant-garde European music. And he liked it.