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. 25, No. 2, February

Beng Melea: Cambodia's Ancient Soul
Deep in the Cambodian jungle, in a land that time has not touched, and the modern world has never known, there is a hidden jewel. The scattered temples of Beng Melea lay silent and full of memories, covered by a web of banyan roots, crawling vines,...
Education: Standards and Assessments in Practice
The Changing Face of American Education In my nearly 15-year progression from teaching in a high school classroom to teaching future teachers in a university classroom, I've gained an unusual perspective on American education, one that led me to...
Islam's Influence and America's Prisons
Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, while talking on Meet the Press about President Obama's faith being Christian said, "He's always been a Christian. But the really right answer is 'What if he is (Muslim)?' Is there something wrong with being...
New Orleans Recovers Its Beat
During New Orleans' Mardi Gras Parades, the paraders throw mementos to the people on the street--the onlookers. Colorful beads are among the most common "throws" but some of the Krewes, the organizations that put on the parades, are getting inventive....
Saund, Dalip Singh: First Asian-American in Congress
For a man who never considered himself a political figure, Dalip Singh Saund became one of the most influential Asian Americans of our time, but to understand Saund one must first understand his beliefs and the relevancy to his pursuits. Saund believed...
Studying Vietnamese in Vietnam
Language studies in Hanoi "How did you know that we offered courses here?' asked the rector, a bit suspicious. "The sign outside says university." I answered. "Yes?" He didn't seem satisfied. "It has been my experience that universities often...
To Faithfully Execute the Presidency of the United States
"History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme."--Mark Twain Nature and Scope of Presidential Powers In his column, "Not the first president to break promises" found in The Baltimore Sun, Ron Smith writes: There's a video online lasting less...