Should you pilot a small, rickety craft across international waters this summer, it would be wise to consult this unusual map of foul ocean weather.
Over in Australia, a brave team of scientists are refusing to let stupid biology dictate their alcohol consumption
The fugitive NSA leaker is on walls in London and France, lurking in the subway in New York City, flirting with stewardesses in Rochester, and present elsewhere around the world, all thanks to sympathetic graffiti artists and street hackers.
Here's the bad news: The mortality rate continues to be massive for human-caused air pollution, which each year is tied with more than 2.5 million premature deaths around the world. Now for the silver lining, if you can call it that: At least this air-pollution scourge isn't being worsened much by that other anthropogenic menace, climate change.
Though it's traveled widely through the states, HIV has taken a special liking to big cities; 44 percent of AIDS cases in America were centered in only 12 metropolitan areas in 2007, according to the CDC.