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<i>This blog post is part of a year-long series, School Year: Learning, Poverty, and Success in a South African Township. Read more on the School Year Blog.</i><p>As part of this School Year series, my colleagues at The World recently conducted an informal poll of student sleep habits around the world. …

Patrick Witty (@patrickwitty) spends his days editing and curating photos as TIME magazine's international picture editor. But in late March, Witty inadvertently embarked on his own photo series when he began documenting fellow commuters that had seemingly fallen asleep on the subway. After posting a couple photos of snoozing passengers and captioning them "out cold," "it sort of snowballed from there." Despite the appearance that the people in his photos are sleeping, most are actually engrossed in their mobile devices. "They are looking down, lost in their phones or tablets. And I'm doing exactly the same… they are self

Weather extremes could cause plague of mosquitoes

Don't be lulled into thinking that last year's drought will keep this year's mosquitoes at bay.<p>Last year's drought that continues this year in some parts of the country was the most extensive in at least 25 years, destroying crops in the Midwest, causing water shortages in the South, and sending …

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