Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart—the Best of Their Reunion Pics!

Did anyone really think Robsten wouldn’t survive a little cheating scandal? Of course not. Since word of their much-anticipated reconciliation broke this week, the Twilight twosome seemed to go out of their way to publicly flaunt their reunion. Yep, Christmas came early for the Twi-hards. Rob and Kristen back together—on Breaking Dawn Part 2 poster! […]

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Lance Armstrong steps down as head of foundation, gets dropped by Nike

In his first acknowledgment that his personal brand has been damaged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s voluminous account of what it characterized as “serial cheating” throughout his cycling career, Lance Armstrong resigned as chairman of the Livestrong Foundation he created to help cancer patients, he announced Wednesday. And in a further blow to Armstrong’s reputation, […]

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Rural school pupils in Tanzania

Can the world keep its promises on schools?

The millennium pledge made by international leaders that all children would have a primary education by 2015 is going to be “missed by a large margin”. That’s the stark conclusion of a report published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco). Despite an initial surge that saw tens of millions of extra […]

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A Russian Parkour athlete performs a back-flip

Why Russia’s Orthodox Church is teaching teenagers Parkour

The Russian Orthodox Church has come under fire following recent stories about church officials being involved in drink-driving and road rage attacks. But it also provides valuable public services – including helping wayward teenagers get back on track via a risky urban sport. My stomach lurches. The young man in in front of me suddenly […]

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