After the Horror

The Mumbai attacks have ignited grief and anger, revealed the city's strengths and its weaknesses and sparked calls for a change in India's very character

Opportunity in Crisis (Commentary)

The atrocity in Mumbai gives India and Pakistan a chance to talk peace, not wage war


Energy: Boiling Point (Business and the Environment)

Iceland is betting on geothermal energy to power its future. Can it turn poorer parts of the world onto steam as well?

Lighting: Bright Idea (Business and the Environment)

Making the humble light bulb more efficient will fix a lot of the world's energy problems

Carbon: The Biochar Solution (Business and the Environment)

An ancient way to burn organic waste improves farm yields — and the atmosphere


Postcard: London

O come all ye shoppers — British retailers struggle as spending hits a 13-year low. The capital braces for a Christmas with little sign of seasonal cheer


The Real Australia (Check In)

Inspired by Baz Luhrmann's new fantastical epic about land down under? Here's the place to stay

Molecular Mixology in Singapore (Grapevine)

Next time you're in town, visit the Tippling Club, where the barman uses flavored smoke, dust and air to make magic in your mai tai

Louisiana's Disappearing Music (Diversions)

Travelers to the southern sate should take a dance partner to these Cajun music venues — while they last


A New Deal? Not Yet (Inbox)

Liberalism: The Next Generation; Somalia's Struggles; Do or Die in Detroit