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  • Lands of plenty [Commentary]

    Lands of plenty [Commentary]
    I sit here at my desk opening mail and chucking envelopes and unwanted fliers into the recycling bin. I have a computer at my fingertips, plus phones, a printer, scanner, cameras and lots of office supplies: pens, pencils, stapler, and scissors. It all...
  • Analogies don't work with grammar and names

    A colleague has sent me an email recounting one of those interminable but sterile discussions that the Internet has enabled, this one about Ukraine vs. the Ukraine.  Let's get that out of the way first. The country calls itself Ukraine, which gives...
  • In RIDE/365, local cyclists 'STAND' for international relief [Towson]

    A small group of cyclists, primarily from Towson and Lutherville neighborhoods, is preparing for a grueling five-day, 365-mile journey across the state of Maryland to raise awareness and donations for the women and children in Cambodia and Malawi. The...
  • Ride 365 takes women volunteers across Maryland

    Ride 365 takes women volunteers across Maryland
    A group of 11 Baltimore women who set out Sept. 19 to ride their bicycles 365 miles across Maryland in five days arrived Sunday at Fort McHenry to the cheers of more than 100 family members and friends.. The participants are members of a group called...
  • The secret of foreign aid

    The secret of foreign aid
    As Congress redoubles its efforts to cut expenditures from the federal budget, many worthy programs face the chopping block. Austerity means fewer federal highway projects, after-school programs and Social Security cost-of-living increases. Yet, some...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Episode 6

    'The Amazing Race' recap: Episode 6
    Seven teams are left racing around the world, and this week they travel from Thailand to Malawi. Things I learned from the Race this week: Malawi has the happiest warehouse workers in the world, cabs are tricky, and women should know how to sew if they...
  • Lending a hand a world away

    Lending a hand a world away
    Mary Ellen Carter's connection to the African nation of Malawi started with a visit in 2006 and a few boxes of supplies. Today, she is the founder of Direct Connections to Africa with a record of having built two educational centers, three preschools...
  • Web Buzz: Map the World by Travelzoo

    Here's an interactive jigsaw puzzle app to help kids learn world geography. Name: Map the World by Travelzoo Available for: iPad What it does: Separates the map of the worlds into nine puzzles kids can choose: the United States, Canada, Central...
  • Review: Surprising misstep for Paul Theroux in 'The Lower River'

    Review: Surprising misstep for Paul Theroux in 'The Lower River'
    -------------------- The Lower River A Novel Paul Theroux Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 336 pp., $25 -------------------- When Ellis Hock’s wife gives him a smartphone for his 62nd birthday, he shrugs it off, saying he’s fine with his...
  • Corn, soybean prices at all-time high worldwide, World Bank says

     
    The cost of corn and soybeans soared to all-time heights in July, pushing global food prices upwards and pushing budgets to the breaking point in the Middle East and Africa, the World Bank has warned....
  • Malawi minister reportedly denies move to suspend anti-gay law

     
    Malawi's minister of justice has reportedly denied saying that the country's law banning homosexual acts would be suspended pending a parliamentary vote on whether to decriminalize such acts. The minister, Atty. Gen. Ralph Kasambara, said this week that...
  • Mystery surrounds arrested Iranian blogger's reported death

     
    Human rights activists are calling on Iran to investigate the apparent death of a blogger who was in custody after being arrested for criticizing the government in online postings. Sattar Beheshti, 35, reportedly died this week while in detention after...