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The Reality of Race

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By Daniel Falkiner
- via Foreign Affairs    Sep 02, 2014

What Evolution Can -- and Can't -- Explain About Culture September 2, 2014 Daniel Falkiner The new book A Troublesome Inheritance confirms that the basic biological facts of race and human evolution are indisputable. But at certain moments, the book ceases to be a scientific inquiry into race and becomes something far more troubling. A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History. By NICHOLAS WADE. Penguin Press, 2014, 288 pp. $27.95.

Can't Buy Me Love

People pray at Yonghegong Lama Temple, the biggest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Beijing, February 2010.  (Jason Lee / Courtesy Reuters)

By John Osburg
- via Foreign Affairs    Aug 18, 2014

China's New Rich and Its Crisis of Values August 18, 2014 John Osburg Will Chinese economic development ultimately lead to political development? In his new book, Age of Ambition, the journalist Evan Osnos discovers what might be the missing link: the emergence in Chinese society of a search for dignity. Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China. By EVAN OSNOS. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2014, 416 pp. $27.00.

Great things are brewing for Virginia craft beer maker

   Oct 24, 2018

As craft and fruit beers grew very popular in the last few years, many breweries have opened their doors and sold their products directly to the public. Amid this fast-growing trend, only a handful...

Bridging Ireland and Japan through food and drink

   Oct 20, 2018

With about 10,000 kilometers separating Ireland and Japan, it would not be absurd to assume that the cultural divide between the two nations is just as wide. But delving deeper, the two countries h...

DEN: The airport of the future has arrived

   Jun 07, 2016

Denver International Airport celebrated a milestone last year with the opening of a Westin hotel connected to its iconic Jeppesen Terminal.

Las Vegas airport gets facelift for the luxury traveler

   Jun 07, 2016

Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport unveiled a multimillion dollar refurbishment aimed at welcoming visitors wanting to experience a revival of its famous entertainment scene.

Dowa Eco-System prevents environmental problems in Myanmar

By Karl Cryer
-    Apr 27, 2016

Waste and environmental management becomes a challenge of every industrializing nation. With the early entry of Japan-based Dowa-Eco-System, Myanmar may just do away with the huge and expensive hea...

Virginia: So much more to love

   Feb 25, 2016

A pioneer in tourism promotion, the U.S. state of Virginia hasn't let it guard down, as it widens its offerings beyond historical sites and attractions.

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