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Learning To Embrace Mess And Chaos Through Yoga


Nabokov’s blues

Novelist was gifted in more ways than one — just ask a lepidopterist

Professor Naomi Pierce (left) and Roger Vila, a postdoctoral fellow who led expeditions to South America, continue to research the unlikely work of Vladmir Nabokov, who studied the migration of certain butterflies in the Americas.

How Bad Weather Built The 'World's Biggest Markets'

The Futures
By Emily Lambert

Giffords Begins A New, Arduous Phase Of Recovery

Gloria Giffords (center), Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' mother, talks with her daughter on the flight to Houston. Capt. Mark Kelly (far left), the representative's husband, talks with Tracy Culbert (center right), a nurse.

No ordinary leader

Women’s basketball coach builds on legacy of success

Dominant. That’s the only word to describe the Harvard women’s basketball team over the past 25 years. The team has won 11 Ivy League championships since 1986 — a little less than one every other year — and 70 percent of its games in interleague play. Perhaps most remarkable, the Harvard women are the only team — male or female — to enter the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament as a No. 16 seed and defeat a No. 1, as they did when they beat Stanford in 1998.

Bollywood actress appointed UN ambassador for child rights and adolescence

One of Indian cinema’s leading lights, Priyanka Chopra, was today appointed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as its newest National Ambassador, with the responsibility of promoting issues relating to child rights and adolescence.

Ban welcomes approval of new chief for UN’s in-house watchdog

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the General Assembly’s approval of Carman Lapointe-Young of Canada as the new head of the United Nations internal watchdog office.

Legendary Actor Dick Van Dyke Named Tiger Ambassador by World Wildlife Fund

Actor Dick Van Dyke has been named an official Year of the Tiger Ambassador by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and will help the organization promote tiger conservation. With as few as 3,200 tigers left in the wild, Van Dyke will help WWF raise awareness and funds for tiger conservation with the goal of doubling wild tiger populations by 2022.

Unpublished Franz Kafka story found

A handwritten story by Franz Kafka that was never published has been found in a secret archive of the author's private papers.

Obama makes peace with Bill Clinton to improve his approval ratings

In order to improve his approval ratings, which have been going downwards ahead of the crucial mid-term elections, US President Barack Obama, has turned for help to one of his harshest Democratic critics, Bill Clinton.