When the Earth Moves (The Well / World)

A fierce earthquake, followed by a tsunami, devastated Chile. But mercifully, the death toll there was far lower than it was in Haiti


Sundance for Squirts (Movies)

Kids' film festivals offer an alternative to studio movies. Sometimes they're also fun

Lone Gunman (Television)

Elmore Leonard's new series Justified brings an old-school western archetype into the 21st century

Ring Tones (Music)

Danger Mouse and the Shins' James Mercer break bells together

Joanna Newsom

The indie harpist talks to TIME about her new album, Have One on Me, and what happened when she lost her voice


How Safe Is Your Cell Phone? (Life / Health)

Your mobile emits a tiny amount of radiation. Is that safe in the long run?

Cell Phones' Radiation Report Card

The amount of radiation emitted by cell phones varies from model to model, but all fall under the FCC-mandated maximum absorption rate of 1.6 watts per kilogram of body tissue. Here's a look at some of the highest and lowest emitters


10 Questions for James Cameron (10 Questions)

The Avatar director talks about the possibility of a sequel. James Cameron will now take your questions



The Skimmer

Book Review: The Death and Life of the Great American School System by Diane Ravitch