Language editor Patrick Cox can't decide between three Chinese names given to him by Chinese friends and colleagues. The first uses clever wordplay, the second adheres to fortune telling conventions, and the third looks and sounds majestic.
Our human ancestors have been laying their dead to rest for thousands of years. The departed were usually laid in the earth or on a funeral pyre. Today, earth and fire are still the most commonly used methods. But now a new paradigm is on offer.
The World's Marco Werman introduces us to the music of The Kominas. The group's two members are from Boston, the children of Pakistani immigrants. Their new album is called, "Wild Nights in Guantanamo Bay."
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.
Humanitarian aid groups all over the world are struggling to cope with back-to-back disasters in China and Myanmar, and The World's Julia Kumari Drapkin reports on how they decide where to focus their efforts.