Why You Can't Ignore Kanye (Music)

More GQ than gangsta, Kanye West is challenging the way rap thinks about race and class--and striking a chord with fans of all stripes


Fishing For Reef Reform (Notebook)

The move by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority last year to expand no-fishing "green" zones from 4% to 33% of the reef won plaudits from scientists and conservationists, but few friends in the fishing industry.


Remastering the Record (Arts/Exhibition)

Art story or history? Artifact or artifice? Michael Stevenson recreates the relics of a painter's voyage, with unsettling results