The Perils Of North Korea's Kim Jong Un
It’s been a landmark year for North Korea’s third-generation tyrant, Kim Jong Un ... even more than usual in a state of fear. A BBC dispatch, citing North Korean defectors with contacts back home, reports that inside North Korea there are many people ...
The north-south divide is a myth – and a distraction
"The north has more cultural ... the north-south divide is just another dangerous distraction. There is one division that matters: those who have wealth and power, and those who do not – whether they live in Carlisle or Land's End.
How the Center of the Earth Got a Little Off Kilter
They want to stand on a yellow line painted on the ground here that is said to be precisely at Earth’s midpoint — 0 degrees latitude, 0 minutes, 0 seconds. Except that it is not. The Equator is hundreds of feet to the north. For tourists reveling in ...
Willem Lange: Way Up North in New Hampshire, Where Nature Has Surprises
We’re located almost halfway from the Equator to the North Pole here, but the land leans more toward the north than the south. There’s no hint of palmettos or magnolias; the skyline is spiky with white spruces dominated here and there by great white pines.
Is There Martian Salty Water At The Red Planet’s Equator? These Lines May Be The Smoking Gun
“We still don’t have any definite identification of water at these sites, but there’s nothing that rules it out ... “We’ve now seen icy craters down to 39 degrees north, more than halfway from the pole to the equator. They tell us that either ...