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. 11, November

As Fuel Prices Erupt These Days as Inconsistently as Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, Consumers and Automakers Are Searching for Ways to Economize and Promote a Cleaner Environment
As fuel prices erupt these days as inconsistently as Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, consumers and automakers are searching for ways to economize and promote a cleaner environment. Automakers are inventing new technologies and tweaking some old ones, but...
Chichen Itza
One of New Seven Wonders of the World Clap your hands at the bottom of the stairs of the 1,100-year-old Temple of Kukulcan, in the ancient city of Chichen Itza, and the responding echo will sound like the cawing of a sacred quetzal bird. Interesting...
Conversations on the Streets of Paris
Conversations on the Streets of Paris: French Views of Globalization and the New President France and the United States have a very special relationship. Each country has, at some point in their history, rescued the other from a foreign foe. It...
Introduction
Flooding is an annual occurrence in Bangladesh. Although hundreds die and millions may be displaced, the catastrophes are so commonplace as to register little coverage in the West. Bangladesh draws attention for political upheaval--such as a military...
Introduction
As the world prepares for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, some emphasis has been placed on Tibet, China's plateau region in the Himalayas. Tibet's distinctive culture draws particular interest in its clear juxtaposition of the traditional with the modern....
Poet of Anguish
He was a most unlikely person to become the leading German poet after World War II. A noted German philosopher and critic had once said, "One can't write poetry after Auschwitz," referring to the infamous Nazi extermination camp in southern Poland...
The Art of Jijang Xing
The Many-Faceted Art of Jijang Xing It is a many-facted thing, the art of Jigang Xing (Gee' Dong Shing), called Jay by his friends; it reflects his extraordinarily cosmopolitan life. Xing, citizen-of-the-world, was born in China where he both graduated...
The Global War on Drugs
The Madrid Conference and the Global War on Drugs Drug trafficking is an international business fueled by money, murder, and corruption. Low-level traffickers use a variety of schemes to bring in a kilo or two at a time. A couple of German nationals...
The Jewish West Indies
Origin of Denmark's Caribbean Possessions The Virgin islands is a favorite tourist spot for Caribbean cruises. For Jewish tourists, there is an extra added attraction in the historic synagogues, cemeteries and active Jewish communities. The former...
Training Afghan Narcotics Officers
One of the problems facing the emerging state of Afghanistan is a lack of properly trained policemen, especially narcotics officers. Several police agencies from North America and Europe have been providing training, including the United States Drug...