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Sean Connery, The Original James Bond, Dead At 90

Sean Connery, the whiskey-voiced son of Scotland who brought James Bond to the screen for the first time and went on to lead a long and celebrated acting career, died on Saturday (October 31). He was 90. The BBC reported that the actor passed peacefully in his sleep after being “unwell for some time,” according to his […]

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Illegal fishing fleets plunder the oceans

Oct 24th 2020 GAMPO-EUP, HONIARA AND KAOHSIUNG For more coverage of climate change, register for The Climate Issue, our fortnightly newsletter, or visit our climate-change hub FOR SOME years wooden fishing boats, from another time as much as from another place, have been washing up on the western shores of Japan’s main island. Now numbering […]

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Charlie’s Angels Embraced Humor (And Low-Rise Jeans) To Fight Crime With Fashion

By Sara Radin Low-rise, boot-cut jeans adorned with paisley embroidery and studs; candy-colored halter tops; ombré-tinted sunglasses dotted with glittering rhinestone hearts. These are just a few of the iconic, Y2K pieces that make up the ass-kicking wardrobe of McG’s 2000 take on Charlie’s Angels. Small details, like stitching and tapering, were key to telling […]

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Across the world central governments face local covid-19 revolts

Devolved decision-making helps; but tensions between tiers of government are inevitable International Oct 12th 2020 SPEAKING IN PARLIAMENT on October 12th, Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, grappled with a problem facing countries across the world: how to contain a resurgence of the coronavirus, without imposing a national lockdown. Like other governments, his has responded so […]