Jason Edward Coombs

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Past and future

WITH Europe prostrate and much of Latin America rising fast, you might have expected what was once the junior partner in a transatlantic “strategic …

After you

<b>Cool War: The Future of Global Competition.</b> By Noah Feldman. <i>Random House; 201 pages; $26.</i> Buy from Amazon.com<p>DURING the cold war the world was …

Hazed and confused

A DENSE, acrid cloud of white smoke has enveloped Singapore, bringing much of the city-state to a standstill. This is “haze”, blowing in from …

Taking to the streets

WITH stunning speed, protests that started on June 6th in São Paulo over a 20-centavo (nine-cent) rise in bus fares have escalated into the biggest …

Summer of the snoop

GOOGLE'S plans for a balloon-powered internet, the seasonal nature of cyber-attacks and America's Supreme Court ruling on patenting human genes<p>Latest …

KAL's cartoon

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Microbes manipulate your mind

"The thought of parasites preying on your body or brain very likely sends shivers down your spine. Perhaps you imagine insectoid creatures bursting …

Turtle embryos move inside their eggs to the coolest spots

Having recently moved to Arizona, I’m starting to appreciate the need to stay cool for the first time in my life. Here, people employ all kinds of …

Admitting you were wrong doesn’t make you weak – it makes you awesome

It takes tremendous fortitude to utter the words "I was wrong, and I am sorry." I love that word: fortitude. I could list the dictionary definition of fortitude, but let's be honest, why go to that trouble when Bill Gates Bill Gates blessed us with Microsoft Word's single click to see its synonyms, …