An unfortunate controversy has been unfolding the last few weeks over the relationship (or lack thereof) between physics and philosophy. Adam wrote about this yesterday, providing excellent context for the discussion.
The story that Osama bin Laden never left his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, during the last five years of his life takes a hit with word from the BBC about a dinner the al-Qaida leader reportedly attended in the summer of 2010.
A father says goodbye to his child at the West Railway Station on Jan. 7, 2012 in Beijing, China. China's railways brace themselves each year as millions of migrant laborers leave cities for their native villages to celebrate the Chinese New Year.