Hundreds of spectators looked up to the sky on Monday as daredevil climber Alain Robert worked his way up the side of Dubai’s 2,716-ft. (828 m) Burj Khalifa in just over six hours.
Do you jaywalk? Litter? Run red lights? Prepare to be shamed if you’re in the city of Wuhan.
In a wacky little study, Ethan Zuckerman of Harvard University’s Beckman Center for Internet and Society found having more followers on Facebook was directly proportional to regime instability for leaders on the African continent.
Some scholars say early versions of the Bible featured Asherah, a powerful fertility goddess who may have been God’s wife.
It’s true the world over. Take booze away and people will get upset.
“I hated Duke, and I hated everything Duke stood for. Schools like Duke don’t recruit players like me. I felt like they only recruited black players that were Uncle Toms.” Uh-oh, Jalen Rose, you probably shouldn’t have said that.
“I screamed, and my host parents woke up and they thought it was really bad,” said Akiko Kosaka. “They asked what happened. And I said, ‘They survived!'”
Japanese officials said Thursday local time that new power lines could restore electricity to the Fukushima plant, potentially easing the ongoing nuclear crisis.
Beijing will send buses to pick up citizens living in areas hardest hit by the tsunami: Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki and Iwate prefectures, they announced Tuesday.
TIME spoke to John K.C. Leung, a radiation expert at Hong Kong University. He explained the general protocol for those who find themselves at risk of nuclear exposure:
We understand the urge to head north to help, but there are many ways you can have your hand in recovery right from where you are.
“The first shaking started about 30 minutes ago. It still hasn’t stopped. I’m writing this from the Time Out office… Across the road there’s a tenement block. It’s swaying horrifically – so much so, in fact, that it looks …