Easkey Britton is a 26-year-old Irish surfer and recently became the first woman to catch a wave in Iran. She wore a hijab wetsuit as local villagers stood on the beach.
He’s been called the “Modfather.” Paul Weller’s music catalogue dates back to the 1970s and the iconic English punk band The Jam.
There is a popular show on television in Senegal called Khar Bii, or This Sheep. It’s an American Idol-style contest show in Dakar which seeks to find the finest sheep before the Eid al-Adha festival. Taking inspiration from the show, here are eight great sheep for you to rate [...]
“The Armageddon Letters” project aims to engage younger, more gadget-addicted consumers of history and politics.
Brawley’s proximity to Mexico and Mexican Winter League baseball has given some Brawley kids a path to the major leagues.
Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel, who shot to fame with the 1974 erotic French film “Emmanuelle,” died of cancer in Amsterdam this week.
Turkish pianist Fazil Say appeared in an Istanbul court Thursday to defend himself against charges he insulted Islam on Twitter. Researcher Zeynep Tufekci tells host Marco Werman Say’s tweets did not seem that offensive by Turkey’s standards.
Marco Werman talks with The World’s Cartoon Editor Carol Hills about the case of JERM (Jeremy Nell), a South African cartoonist who’s been let go from his job from The New Age newspaper.
Anchor Marco Werman takes us to the soundcheck for the first date on the US tour of Congolese band Staff Benda Bilili. They’re from the streets of Kinshasa, confined by polio to wheelchairs. And they rock.
You are what you eat, and what you eat ends up in your hair. Scientists in the US and Europe have used this basic idea to devise a sort of hair-based GPS tracking system that can reveal where you’ve been over the past few months. Law enforcement agencies are now using this technique to solve crimes. NOVA’s Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.
The Spanish town of Borja is coping with the floods of tourists coming to see the monkey Jesus, the church fresco touched-up by an elderly parishioner in August.
We’ve heard from of you since producer Andrea Crossan admitted that the first concert she ever went to was the Canadian band Rush, and that she lied about it for years. Andrea and anchor Marco Werman share some of the many stories we’ve received.
The play presented by the Huntington Theater Company in Boston mirrors some of the anti-Muslim tumult and the issues that surrounded the Benghazi attack.
The Geo Quiz takes us to a monastery this time. Monks have lived for at least 17 centuries at Saint Catherine’s monastery — where monks have lived for at least 17 centuries.
Israel’s Army Radio has banned the popular song “A Matter of Habit” from its airwaves stating that the song “denounces those that have sacrificed their life for the defense of the country.”