The news of the death of Nelson Mandela breaks during a royal gala screening about the life of the former South African president.
Plans to change the nature of historic almhouses have their dangers, says Rupert Christiansen
Emily Dickinson's use of small, often oddly-shaped bits of paper torn from 19th-century envelopes—on which she wrote sentences, stanzas, and entire rough poems in pencil—have been published, as a group, for the first time. Historian Marta Werner first came across one in the 1990s. Known as the "envelope...
With _Person of Interest_ burning up our televisions, and authoritarian future tales like _Hunger Games_ dominating the box office, it's clear that the surveillance dystopia is the breakout subgenre of the 'teens. But WTF is a surveillance dystopia, anyway? Here are the 10 rules* that define them.
ROME (Reuters) - An elephant broke out of a Rome circus on Friday, causing panic and drawing crowds of curious residents as she wandered around a northern suburb before being cornered by police, Italian press reported.