Carole-Ann Moench

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Is Sugar Addiction Why So Many January Diets Fail?

We've survived the stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, when rich, sweet treats come at us non-stop. Now is the season of reform, when gym memberships, cleanse books and weight-loss plans sell like gangbusters.<p>The cycle has become so predictable, and disheartening, as our collective …

Daughter

Daughter first popped up on our radar when we heard the London band's song "Landfill" while preparing for SXSW early last year: Achingly pretty and melancholy, the track builds to an absolute gut-punch of a line — "I want you so much, but I hate your guts" — that conjures a pitch-perfect mix of …

'Dancing On The Edge' Is Fun For Both The Eyes And The Ears

One of my most enjoyable parts of being a critic is steering people toward something so good, but so relatively obscure, that they might never have checked it out unless they'd been nudged in that direction. My personal best example of that, ever, was the imported BBC miniseries <i>The Singing</i> …

Extreme Weather Can Leave More People In Poverty

Disasters like drought can be the most important driver of poverty in many parts of the world, according to a new report.<p>The report, published by the …

New Yorkers Are Calling Out Banksy

From the mayor to other anonymous maestros, the street artist is getting heat for his 30-day tagging quest in New York City. Nina Strochlic …

India, China Top List Of Nations With Most Slaves

Nearly 30 million people live in slavery worldwide, with most of them in Asia and Africa, according to a report released Thursday.<p>The Walk Free Foundation's ranking incorporates factors that include the traditional definition of slavery — owning another person — as well as things such as child …

Jai Ho - Slumdog Millionaire (Cover by Alaa Wardi & Peter Hollens)

Sprint Galaxy Note 3 Users Complain Of Terrible Call Quality

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has launched to positive reviews, customers who’ve picked up the device don’t seem to be bothered by any quirks or issues. …

Was An American College Student Kidnapped By North Korea?

In 2004, David Sneddon disappeared while hiking in China. But what seemed at first like a tragic accident may be something far more sinister: His family believes he is among the thousands of civilians who have been mysteriously abducted and imprisoned by North Korean agents.

The Dalai Lama Supports Medical Marijuana Use

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Dalai Lama isn't that keen on recreational marijuana use, but the spiritual leader told …

Apple announces iPad event next week: “We still have a lot to cover” | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Apple has issued invites to a press event next week that promises new iPads for the crucial holiday season.<p>The confirmation of an …

Drones carrying textbooks may populate the Australian sky in the not-so-distant future, US up next

The image of drone traffic clouding the skies is still an alarming one considering the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in military operations, but it may not be an alien one in the not-so-distant future. Australian startup Flirtey is pairing drone delivery with Zookal's book sale service to -- …

Congolese surgeon awarded civil courage prize

A Congolese surgeon who treated tens of thousands of women who were gang-raped received a prize honouring his courage.<p>Meeting these women completely changed my life.<p>Denis Mukwege, Congolese surgeon<p>Denis Mukwege accepted the 2013 Civil Courage Prize, awarded by the New York-based Train Foundation, …