Human Rights


Malcolm Gladwell examines how the FBI’s John Douglas and Robert K. Ressler created criminological profiling, and Douglas’s experience in 1984 with the BTK case. Gladwell discovers that some academics believe the methodology…


Models are paid millions to twirl in the latest bra and panty set. Right? Nope — not unless they are one of an extremely small (and beautiful) handful of young women. Last…


Prior to 9/11 eclipsing it, the search for US soldiers who were ‘missing in action’ or ‘prisoners of war’ was a highly emotional issue for defense planners and some Republican politicians. This…


China’s censorship/propaganda strategy to monitor, control and block electronic communication has been the lightning rod for Mark Pesce and other digital mavens. Wired traces this to Western firms such as Cisco’s Golden…





Myanmar’s military junta took a page from J.G. Ballard‘s Atrocity Exhibition this past weekend when it suppressed pro-democracy protests. Intervention solutions? Google Maps will offer you a satellite view but won’t stop…