'It's a miracle that I'm alive'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MAKERS) — Born into a family of surfers in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton has been surfing almost as long as she has been walking. Entering her first competition more…

Media Matters hits airwaves to attack Rush

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) NEW YORK — Rush Limbaugh’s opponents are starting a radio campaign against him Thursday, seizing upon the radio star’s attack of a Georgetown law student as more…

Just how does he do THAT?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Artist Li Wei has always pushed the boundaries of art, but he has really taken his latest work to new heights. And as these dizzying pictures show, he more…

Satellites expose 8,000 years of civilization

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATURE) — Hidden in the landscape of the fertile crescent of the Middle East, scientists say, lurk overlooked networks of small settlements that hold vital clues to ancient more…

Photos reveal Japan after WWII bombings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIFE) — LIFE.com presents pictures from both Hiroshima and Nagasaki taken in the weeks and months following the WWII bombings — bombings that killed a combined 120,000 people more…

World 'paints' Israel with anti-Semitic brush

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_151531" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Jewish artist Marc Chagall"][/caption] The vicious murders at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, leave many shocked, but it's hardly an accidental anomaly. Anti-Semites more…