Evocative Photographs Capture Timeless Themes of Childhood

Photographer Nolan Streitberger’s “Raised in America” sprung, as the best projects often do, from something entirely different. While working on the photo series “Long Summer Days,” which chronicle his daughter’s struggle with small-town, small-house, only-child boredom, Streitberger wondered if that series’ themes – conveyed there in a documentary-style form – could work in a style […]

The Capture BBC air date, cast, trailer, plot: When does The Capture start?

BBC One is expected to release brand-new crime series The Capture on TV screens soon. With The Capture cast boasting names like Golden Globe-winner Ron Perlman and James Bond star Famke Janssen, the series is bound to be a hit with fans of the thriller genre. So who else stars in The Capture? When is […]

New carbon capture solvent is another stab at optimism in a stagnant industry

Enlarge / CO2 being released by mild heating of the BIG-bicarbonate solid. (credit: Neil J. Williams and Erick Holguin) Capturing carbon emissions before they enter the atmosphere is a white whale for the fossil fuel industry. In theory, if a power plant or a factory could easily eliminate carbon emissions by filtering them out of […]

Canadian women capture biathlon gold, bronze at IBU Cup

Canadian biathletes dominated the IBU Cup women's 7.5-kilometre sprint on Saturday in Austria, led by winner Nadia Moser of Whitehorse, who earned her first-ever podium finish. The 21-year-old shot clean on both ranges and was quick on the track in Obertilliach, crossing the finish line with tears of joy in 20 minutes 43.4 seconds. Unbelievable […]

Body snatcher: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez stops Rocky Fielding to capture WBA super-middleweight title

Mexican pound-for-pound star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez dropped defending champion Rocky Fielding four times in three rounds as he stopped the Brit to become a three-weight world champion at Madison Square Garden. Alvarez, 28, had already captured world titles at light-middleweight and middleweight. And he added the WBA regular super-middleweight title to his extensive belt collection […]

Witty Illustrations Capture the Pitfalls and Contradictions of Contemporary Life

Freelance illustrator Elia Colombo — also known as Gebe — is a gifted artist with a nonconformist perspective, crafting witty and thought-provoking snapshots of our contemporary lives and preoccupations. He’s particularly interested in the effects of schooling on personality and social media on self-perception, and those are just two of the themes that occur and […]

Hubbell, Donohue capture ice dance gold at Grand Prix Final

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue wanted to skate without fear this weekend. The American ice dancers spent the last five weeks completely revamping both their rhythm dance and short program, but they had little time to practice before debuting the work at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver. "We knew that to reach to the […]

Investment platforms vie to capture a share of global remittances

IN 2016 AYO ADEWUNMI, a Nigerian-born agricultural trader living in London, bought a five-hectare farm in his homeland. It has produced little since. “I am not in the country, so I have to rely on third parties. It’s just not good enough,” he says. Mr Adewunmi has since discovered another, potentially more satisfactory way to […]