Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel
Devotees from many parts of the world are visiting the ailing 92-year-old monk, who has retired to a Buddhist temple. He taught how the practice of mindfulness could be combined with daily actions.
Students take to the streets in Brussels, Belgium.
The school strikes are a serious moral challenge to climate inaction, but they must overcome certain challenges to maintain momentum.
Funi and Wang Wang in December, 2011. The gian pandas’ stay at Adelaide Zoo depends on federal funding to pay China about A$1 million a year.
Dave Mattner/Adelaide Zoo
When it comes to giant pandas, politics, economics and international diplomacy often eclipse conservation considerations.
Syrian anti-government protesters march as part of an uprising against the country’s authoritarian regime, in Banias, Syria, April 17, 2011. The Arabic banner at center reads: ‘All of us would die for our country.’
On the eighth anniversary of the Syrian uprising, scholar Wendy Pearlman writes about the people who risked their lives and raised their voices to fight the oppressive rule of Bashar al-Assad.
Theresa May’s sore throat nearly gave out on a second night of Brexit voting.
MPs can't actually prevent no deal with this vote, but that doesn't make it meaningless.
Nearly 20 years ago, Bill Clinton said that sequencing the human genome would give us a "new power to heal".
Children now spend more time at home and alone with their parents – new research.
Children understand and process more as they age, but they still require adult supervision and interaction with their use of technology.
Parents' social media sharing about the potentially harmful impact of media on children reflects underlying questions about how to best protect and nurture impressionable minds.
Michael Jackson with Wade Robson, then aged five.
A documentary film has made disturbing allegations about Michael Jackson and child sexual abuse. Whether true or not the film raised some important issues.
From town square to private connections: is that Facebook of the future?
Facebook says it's changing. Time will tell. In the meantime, privacy is under threat, news and journalism are suffering, and the algorithms employed by digital platforms are worryingly opaque.
There is a vast infrastructure of digital tools that can be used to strategically manipulate behaviour for tactical gain.
Nation states are covertly working against each other on the very same digital platforms they use to collaborate in areas such as trade and manufacturing.
Introducing Captain Marvel: she’s a smartass fighting intergalactic evil.
Chris Reid and Marvel
When the 'Captain Marvel' movie opens on March 8, coinciding with International Women's Day, it will be Marvel Studios' first female-superhero led film.