Monday, April 25, 2016

Federal Judge Clears Lawsuit Against CIA Torture Program To Proceed

The lawsuit, on behalf of three men accuses two psychologists based in Spokane, Wash., of devising and overseeing an "experimental torture program" as a "joint criminal enterprise" with the CIA.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

A Nation Engaged: Trade Stirs Up Sharp Debate In This Election Cycle

Americans shared their views on trade with NPR and member stations. One thing is clear: Millions of voters have deep feelings about trade - and often are at odds with each other about it.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Artist J.M.W. Turner To Be Featured On U.K. £20, Ousting Economist Adam Smith

Following a national nomination process for a visual artist to honor, the U.K. has announced the new face of the £20 bill. He's known for landscapes, seascapes and innovative depiction of light.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Physics of That Crazy Ricochet Hole in One at the Masters

The Physics of That Crazy Ricochet Hole in One at the Masters
During the 2016 US Masters Oosthuizen had a shot that deflected off another ball to result in a hole in one on a par 3. Here is a look at the physics of this event. The post The Physics of That Crazy Ricochet Hole in One at the Masters appeared first on WIRED.

Rare Loan of Clyfford Still Paintings to Join Royal Academy Show

The Clyfford Still Museum in Denver will lend nine works to a European survey of Abstract Expressionism.

Monday, April 4, 2016

"Zaha stood out from the start" says son of former AA head

Zaha Hadid 1950-2016: Zaha Hadid was "part of a mini-rebellion" as a student at London's Architectural Association, setting the tone for the career that followed, says Nicholas Boyarsky, son of former AA director Alvin Boyarsky. In this exclusive interview, he shares some of the drawings from his father's collection, and remembers growing up under Hadid's influence. (more…)