- Massive Mirrors To Illuminate Norwegian Town
July 23 2013 4:03 PM
A Norwegian town shrouded in darkness for five months every year has installed massive mirrors to reflect the sun and illuminate its town square.
President Barack Obama and NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s surprising courtship has led to a great deal of excited Beltway chatter over the past few days, but it should be seen for what it is: scary and strange.
Obama fawned over New York’s top cop last week, going so far as to float his name and the title of Department of Homeland Security Secretary in the same sentence.
“Mr. Kelly might be very happy where he is, but if he's not I'd want to know about it, because obviously he'd be very well qualified for the job,” Obama told Univision’s New York affiliate last week, adding that Kelly has done an “extraordinary job” as NYPD commissioner, Politico reported.
- Snowden Seeks Temporary Asylum In Russia
July 22 2013 7:53 PM
The NSA leaker's asylum application could take months, but the Russians may let him out of the airport while he waits.
- Tokyo: The Ancient City From The Future [PHOTOS]
July 19 2013 9:14 PM
The intertwining of the frenetic and the serene is one of the enduring features of modern Tokyo.
- Surprise! You Can Do Tokyo On The Cheap
July 15 2013 10:13 AM
Tokyo, long known as a super-expensive metropolis, has become accessible thanks in large part to the policies of new Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
- Arrests Made At NYC Trayvon Martin March [PHOTOS]
July 15 2013 1:33 AM
NYPD officers made a number of arrests as protesters marched through the streets of New York City Sunday night.
- Hundreds Rally In New York For Trayvon Martin [PHOTOS]
July 14 2013 6:39 PM
Hundreds rallied Sunday in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal on charges associated with killing of Trayvon Martin.
- Stopped And Frisked In A Distant Land
July 02 2013 4:37 PM
I had to travel to Tokyo to find out what it's like to be stopped and frisked because of the color of one's skin.
- Branding Of Global Dissent With An Anonymous Mask
June 21 2013 9:22 PM
Protest movements such as Anonymous and Occupy Wall Street have undergone "branding" reminiscent of the best marketing.
- Anti-Democrat Bias Found In Cincinnati IRS Office [EXCLUSIVE]
June 21 2013 12:01 PM
Emails obtained by IBTimes reveal that an employee group at Cincinnati’s beleaguered IRS field office likely violated federal laws.
- How Did James Gandolfini Die?
June 19 2013 7:52 PM
James Gandolfini, star of the HBO hit "The Sopranos," was 51 and reportedly suffered a "massive heart attack."
- Boston Police's Anti-Terror Shortfalls Exposed [EXCLUSIVE]
June 14 2013 8:53 PM
A 2010 report reveals information-sharing shortfalls that may have contributed to intelligence about the marathon bombings going unheeded.
Why do we pretend we're shocked when photos of young fast food workers engaging in disgusting, unhealthy acts hit the web?
First there was the Taco Bell shell licker, now we have the Wendy's guy supposedly chugging a Frosty straight out of the machine. When workers are paid -- many of whom are in their undiscerning teenage years -- hourly rates at or near the minimum wage, as most fast food joints do, we can't pretend that we expect them to take their jobs seriously.
- Kanye West's Album 'Yeezus' Leaked
June 14 2013 4:11 PM
Kanye West's sixth studio album, "Yeezus," leaked online Friday. Here's where to find it.
- WATCH: Geismar Chemical Plant Explosion Video
June 13 2013 11:51 AM
Watch a witness' video of the fire that erupted after an explosion tore through the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, La., on Thursday.
- Explosion Rocks Louisiana Chemical Plant; Fire Contained
June 13 2013 11:00 AM
An explosion tore through a Geismar, La., chemical plant Thurs. Ambulances have transported 30 people. The fire has been contained.
- ACLU Sues Over NSA's Phone Surveillance
June 11 2013 4:26 PM
The ACLU argues that the NSA's phone surveillance program violates Americans' constitutional rights of free speech, association and privacy.
- Belgium Likely To Approve Child Euthanasia Law
June 11 2013 3:03 PM
The Belgian Federal Parliament is reportedly about to become the first nation in the world to legalize child euthanasia.
- 'Operation Troll The NSA' Aims To Jam Surveillance State
June 10 2013 11:42 PM
Here's all the information about "Operation Troll The NSA," from how to get involved to how #OpTrollTheNSA seeks to undermine the American surveillance state.
- Monsanto Named World's 'Most Evil Corporation'
June 10 2013 10:37 PM
A new poll names Monsanto as the world's "most evil corporation" of 2013, beating other contenders like the Federal Reserve and McDonald's by a wide margin.