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Europe's New War on Nightlife

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Milan tried to institute a post-midnight ban on ice cream last month. Part of a clampdown on …

18 Beautiful Pictures of the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a lovely stretch of coastline in Southern Italy. The area is so unique that UNESCO has listed it as a World Heritage Site for its …

Japan's clubbing crackdown: don't stop the dance

Before Kevin Bacon was walking around in annoying adverts talking about himself and the 4G network, he was in a film called Footloose. It focuses on …

South By South Africa: 5 Jazz Acts From The Rainbow Nation

Brilliant art often hides in plain sight. Such is the case in South Africa, where, for centuries, the country turned its back on black and "coloured" musicians.<p>In the mid-'60s, the apartheid government made it impossible for its best musicians to operate or make a living. Being a true <i>jazz musician</i> …

Parking Spots Are Replacing Vibrant Street Life in Yangon

US-listed companies doing business in Iran: $540 million in revenue and counting

Economic sanctions on Iran have been getting tougher in recent years, and the United States tightened the screws a little more last summer with the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (PDF).<p>One unusual aspect of that law is that it started requiring companies traded on US stock …

BlackBerry's $98M Q4 Profit Surprised Everyone. But There's Bad News Too

BlackBerry booked a surprise profit in the fourth-quarter, but other signs clouded optimism that the smartphone maker’s efforts to reinvigorate itself are working better than thought.<p>Blackberry earned $98 million, 22 cents a share, up from a $125 million loss, 24 cents a share. Analyst had expected …

Google Street View Shows Japanese Nuclear Zone