“Hadestown" retells the Greek myths of Orpheus and Eurydice, Hades and Persephone in a Great Depression-inspired, post-apocalyptic setting. The show infuses themes of isolationism, worker exploitation and climate change with New Orleans jazz, folk and pop music.
Targeted with arbitrary arrests and detentions in Yemen, women activists escape through Peace Track Initiative, a coordinated network of support that takes referrals on a case-by-case basis depending on the gravity of the threat.
Much of the Western media narrative on China's social credit system has been outright false. As part of a collaboration between Wired magazine and The World, we take a look at what the system actually looks like, and how it really works.
Kris Stanek monitors the sky for the group All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae, or ASAS-SN, at The Ohio State University. The group observed the giant space rock, known as Asteroid 2019 OK, just before it passed by Earth.
The begging of the nuclear age at the end of World War II happened, in large part, due to fears that Germany would detonate an atomic bomb first. See how the United States pushed itself to become the world's first nuclear power.
The last manned mission to the moon was almost a half-century ago in 1972, when Cold War-era tensions underscored President John F. Kennedy’s push to prove technologies that landed the first humans on the lunar surface.