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China is building a second aircraft carrier in a bid to project power

China has announced that it is building a second aircraft carrier — and its first using entirely domestic technology — as the country seeks to project its military influence farther from its shores.<p>The new carrier is being built from scratch with domestic technology in the northeastern port city of …


Europe’s year from hell, in 12 short verses

<b>2015: Ode to misery</b><p>January starts with terror in Paris <br>A vote in Greece <br>Revs up printing presses<p>In Feb, Athens’ lenders begin to circle <br>Ukraine on the brink <br>Please save us, Frau Merkel<p>In March, the Greeks see no end to their pain <br>Bank accounts drain <br>And the refugees came<p>Google is charged with …


Take a Look Inside Sweden's Fabulous Ice Hotel

This year's ICEHOTEL features 19 suites specially designed by artists.<p><i>courtesy of the Ice Hotel</i><p>Every year, 200km north of the the Arctic Circle, Sweden's ICEHOTEL rises anew, snow and ice forming its main building blocks. In addition to regular rooms, this year also features also 19 "art suites" …