Another World

It was a brutal killing that shocked Afghanistan. Now, the outrage has faded.

KABUL — From the steps of the old, blue-domed shrine, if you look past the families feeding pigeons on the plaza below and the lines of clogged traffic beyond, you can glimpse the stark, white stone monument two blocks away, rising from a platform next to the street.<p>If you approach it, following …

Extremism

The 9 best bars in Houston offer quality and consistency

Undoubtedly, the task of sorting through Houston’s hundreds of bars to arrive at the nine finalists for the CultureMap Tastemaker Awards Bar of the …

Houston

Minus-Messi, Argentina loses another World Cup qualifier

Hours after Lionel Messi was suspended by FIFA for four World Cup qualifiers, Argentina lost 2-0 to Bolivia in the altitude of La Paz on Tuesday and heightened its risk of missing a spot at Russia 2018.<p>Argentina remained on 22 points in South American qualifying with four matches to play, and coach …

Soccer

Funimation Announces 3 KanColle English Dub Cast Members

FUNimation Entertainment announced three cast members for its English dub of Kan Colle on Monday. Felecia Angelle plays Fubuki, Leah Clark plays …

Manga

Throwback To The Day Yuvraj Roared & Knocked The Aussies Off Their Perch

The photo below was taken in 2003 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The fall of the final Indian wicket that gave Australia another world title. For us …

Cricket

Anthony Crolla strikes defiant tone after Jorge Linares defeat and wants another world title fight

Anthony Crolla has some serious soul-searching to do after the Mancunian suffered his second world-title defeat in succession to Jorge Linares, although he insisted ­on Sunday that the loss will not ­deter him in his bid to become a world champion again.<p>In the contest for the World ­Boxing …

Boxing

How Do We Find Fulfillment From the Desire for Affirmation

As a human I know I sin over and over again. One of those sins that has been in my heart and on my mind lately is my need for affirmation from …

Christianity

Good Luck, AL Central: Cleveland Is Ready For Another World Series Run

<i>In honor of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, which</i> <i>starts April 2</i><i>, FiveThirtyEight is assembling some of our favorite baseball writers to</i> <i>chat</i> …

Baseball

Review: Life – Martian microbe mayhem

To be honest, I didn’t expect the new film, <i>Life,</i> to be much more than a high-budget <i>Alien</i> rip-off; and in many respects it is just that (although I’m …

Movies

Review of Greeth by Charles LaFave

<b>Greeth</b> <b>by Charles LaFave</b><p><b>Rating:</b> I LOVED IT<b><br>Genres:</b> Horror, Sci-Fi, Urban/Paranormal Fantasy<b><br>Pages:</b> 384<b><br>Publication Date:</b> March 31st, …

Barnes & Noble

Real data used to create fictional flight over Mars

Jan Fröjdman used HiRISE satellite data from Mars to create this beautiful and detailed flyby of the planet. Liz Stinson writes that stitching it …

Isaac Asimov

Clash of Characters update: Your vote could save, or sink, these icons

Nobody's safe in the Battle Bracket -- no matter how many awards you've won, how many millions your movie made, or how good you are at beach …

Military

In Another World With My Smartphone Light Novels Get Summer TV Anime

A television anime adaptation of Patora Fuyuhara's <i>In Another World With My Smartphone</i> (<i>Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni</i>) light novel series has been …

Manga

Getting To "Happy"

You go to a movie that impresses you. You go to a restaurant that you just have to tell someone about.<p>What is it about these experiences that you …

Battle of the Box - Mercedes has an army of Warriors

Over the winter, a lot of the talk around Formula 1 has been focused on the wider cars and more so, the bigger tyres. Yes they look glorious, yes …

Formula One

Active Investing, Bad Berkshire and Terrible Pizza

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of <i></i>Danish Blend <i></i> coffee, grab a seat by the falling water, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:<p>Successful Active Stock Investing is Hard: Here are Seven Traits that I Believe are Required for Active Investors to Win in the Long Term (Jim …

Wall Street

Five of the best books on self-discovery

It is said that in books we find our true companions. And many times we turn to books when we get lost and are looking for answers, because books …

Yann Martel

Soviet Union Lunar Rovers

After landing, the rover drove down a ramp onto the lunar surface and tested its eight wheels. The rover was driven by solar power during the day; at …

Space Exploration

Explore another world with Nearby Planet

Halifax’s virtual reality scene is growing every day and thanks to some fortuitous real estate, a new spot with a focus on group games and team …

Halifax

Women with the Souped-Up Cars They Love, in Photos | Broadly

For one weekend every year, New Zealand's Hibiscus Coast becomes a stomping ground for diehard female motorheads from all over the country, who show up to show off their wheels—in the least competitive, most joyous way possible. Swerving the stereotype of a typical V8 Supercar driver, the love …

Scream Queens

SPOILERS! Thoughts on Horizon Zero Dawn SPOILERS!

SPOILER ALERT! There are a LOT of spoilers in the text below. Stop reading now if you don't want to see them.I finally finished Horizon Zero Dawn …

Dragon Age

Relive early '90s rave with these classic Fantazia photos and flyers

Titan rave promoters Fantazia and Raindance are joining forces for the first time on April 1.<p>They take over the Old Crown Courts in Bristol, with the …

Ghana’s Richard Commey wins WBC International Lightweight Belt

Boxing fans were thrilled with performance on the night dubbed FREEDOM FIGHT NIGHT as the two boxers showcased their form.<br>Slimani was swift with his …

Ghana

Brilliant Digital Illustrations of a City by Night

Romain Trystram is a graphic designer based in Morroco. He creates stunning digital illustrations. In his soberly entitled series <i>Gone</i>, he offers …

Art

Funimation to Release KanColle TV Anime on Home Video in June

FUNimation Entertainment announced at the Naka-Kon convention in Kansas on Saturday that it has licensed the home video rights to the Kantai …

Manga

How Will NASA Find Life On Other Worlds?

For a long time, the idea of finding life on other worlds was just a science fiction dream. But in our modern times, the search for life is rapidly …

Extraterrestrial Life

Rain World, a stealth-platformer about slugcats, out soon

Here in the RPS treehouse of moaning about how tired and cold we are, we regularly thrill to GIFs of mid-development games, delighting to the art and …

Gaming

Death the Hereafter

Those huge masses of ice, which we know as icebergs, found floating in the seas of the North and South Poles are amongst the most deceptive and, …

Old Age

#3644: Another World Music Edition

For this New Sounds, sample some recent releases of world music, including a recent offering from Chancha via Circuito, the Argentine DJ and producer who merges Brazilian rhythms, Paraguayan harp, Andean mysticism and remixes South American folksong - all focused through his own futuristic lens of …

Music

Are the 2010s really like the 1930s? The truth about life in the Great Depression

Record unemployment, costly healthcare, a massive north-south divide, rat-infested slums – and movie palaces, dance halls and lidos. Juliet Gardiner kicks off our special focus on the 1930s with a look at daily life in Britain<p>Read more: Crash course. What the Great Depression reveals about our …

Great Depression