The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 2, February

An Obituary for Painting
Painting, Said to Be Worth 1,000 Words, Dies at 32,007 Painting, which challenged the imaginations of countless prehistoric cave dwellers and body-pierced, tattooed Chelsea denizens alike, died last week. She was 32,007 and had a good run. Her...
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A Technological Breakthrough in Eritrea: Some Expectations
Introduction The world is changing at a rapid pace, and the scope and impact of change have multiple dimensions and implications that transcend geographic and cultural boundaries. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development...
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Butterflies ... Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?
Over the last four summers, I've spent numerous days in the field chasing butterflies, wildlife camera in hand, with noted Great Plains butterfly expert, Professor Ronald A. Royer of Minot State University, North Dakota. My purpose was to capture on...
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Daily Life in Kabul
It's 4:30 am. The beautiful yet haunting call to prayer of the muezzins erupts from the many speakers atop Kabul's crumbling minarets, stirring Afghanistan's capital from sleep. Across the city you can hear the sound of horse-drawn carts plowing through...
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Introduction
This month's Special Report title, Future Science, may give you the wrong idea. For many, imagining the science of the future might conjure up grandiose images of flying cars, spaceships that rocket us to the farthest reaches of the universe, and super-smart...
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Introduction
In this month's edition of The World & I Online, we are showcasing the second installment of our new section on the American Civil War. Rediscovering the Civil War introduces readers to important and fascinating topics on Civil War history in a...
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J. Antonio Perez J. Antonio Perez Is a Graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle
J. Antonio Perez J. Antonio Perez is a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle. He was commissioned in the United States Navy in 1942 and served for twenty-three years, also serving twenty years with Rockwell International on the Saturn...
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The Great Gasoline Hoax: Or Was It?
When gasoline rocketed to three dollars and more a gallon some months ago, most of us wished there were a way to run our cars and trucks on something as cheap and plentiful as, say, water. Louis Enricht had the same vision, and he promised motorists...
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The Power and Promise of Nanotechnology
These early years of the twenty-first century are a time of rapid advancement in science and technology. Every day brings news of startling developments in fields such as genetic engineering, neuroscience and nanotechnology. f So what will the near...
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