The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 from
The villages of Rjukan, Norway, and Viganella, Italy, are both situated in deep valleys where mountains block the sun's rays for up to six months every year. To illuminate those darker winter months, two
Die Kampfkinder, roughly translated as Fighting Kids, is an eye-opening series by German photographer Sandra Hoyn that takes a look at children as young as 6 years old who have been thrown into the ring
Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable My friend Judy used to always say that whenever she met another Judy, she knew exactly how old that Judy was—to the day.
The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats. These days, you can buy an array of
The United States routinely spends more tax dollars per high-school athlete than per high-school math student—unlike most countries worldwide. And we wonder why we lag in international education rankings?
A young Indian woman was beaten to death and her boyfriend beheaded in an "honour killing" by relatives after they eloped in defiance of local caste rules. The couple was attacked and killed in front neighbours
The first term of college is many young women's first experience of leaving home and adult life, which makes the #freshersweeksexism of laddish university culture so hard to stand This week, a special
The use of a clever financing system has enabled the territory to provide world-class service—without breaking the bank. In addition to Hong Kong, the MTR Corporation runs individual subway lines in Beijing,
It was a Sunday evening routine: heavy drinking, some rough, rustic food, and then out in the bus, cruising Delhi's streets looking for "fun". This particular Sunday, 16 December last year, was like many
Most commentators were not impressed by President Barack Obama's Tuesday night address to the nation on Syria. It was one of the "strangest speeches a president has given in my lifetime", wrote Ross Douthat
Formal schooling should be delayed until the age of six or seven because early education is causing “profound damage” to children, an influential lobby of almost 130 experts warns. Traditional lessons