POWER

A letter the physicist Einstein wrote in 1954 to the philosopher Eric Gutkind, in which he described the Bible as ‘pretty childish’ – sold for...

Amir Cam The diversion of water to Beijing used for the 2008 Olympics and for big hydropower projects, has threatened the lives of millions of...

André Semer And what, might we ask, is baggage in a diplomatic world?  Well property of course! The US has one of the largest and...

Margaret Mercamen In 1959, the UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, orchestrated a secret scheme to save the financially distressed Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, widow...

Qiao Pan   Most people don’t spend much time wondering what money is. Their major concern is how much they have, and how to get...

Eric La Forest   He had all-American cover: born in Iowa, college in Manhattan, army buddies with whom he played baseball. George Koval also had...

Aleaya Caié   Alfred E. Mann is so certain that he can succeed where Pfizer did not – that he’s gambling $1 billion of his...

Wendy Williams has been an investigative journalist and science writer for nearly 30 years. Her work has appeared on the front pages of the Boston...

Tódor Varga There is no question that Houdini is the most famous magician in history. His name is synonymous with escapes; his ability to get...

Bertrand Benoit and Hugh Williamson Germany plans to ‘tighten the screws’ on Europe’s tax havens, the country’s finance minister vowed amid a growing global government...

Tabatha De La Montagne On August 29th of this year – Michael Jackson turned 50. For someone who modeled himself on Peter Pan, who built...

Tom Agosta Britain’s most senior police forensics expert believes primary school children should be eligible for the DNA database if they exhibit behaviour indicating they...

Mendotti Guino The leading young conductor of his generation, Gustavo Dudamel, was born in 1981 and is a product of el sistema, the National System...

Astrid Symfield   Our two great liberal preoccupations – celebration of cultural difference and the fight against inequality – go hand in hand, right? Wrong....

Tabatha Gostrin       A family feud dating back to the 16th century ignites the mystery. The stories unfold in a mask of intrigue...

So why do we have to sleep, anyway? How much sleep do we need? Do we sleep differently as we get older? Do sleeping pills...

Luis Martin Alan Greenspan, born March 6, 1926 in New York, New York – became chairman of the Federal Reserve and one of the most...