UK "has two years" to improve broadband service
Broadband access is turning into an essential public utility - and it certainly makes a much better investment than conventional economic-development incentives
Religious expression is no excuse for unsafe behavior
Girls prohibited from participating in Tae Kwon-Do tournament because they wouldn't take off their headscarves, which pose a clear risk of choking. That's the same kind of safety precaution as taking off a dangling earring or pendant, even if such jewelry were a religious talisman.
Opposition group protests in St. Petersburg
Police beatings ensue. Russia's very low birthrate is going to make the transition to an open society a very slow one.
Graphic of the day: Emissary
Liquid chlorine spill injures four store employees