science
Recent Drought in Eastern Mediterranean Was the Worst in 900 Years

A new NASA study found that a drought that ended in 2012 was the worst in nearly a millennium for a huge swath of the planet. Read More >>

environment
The Insane 1920s Plan to Dam the Mediterranean and Form a Supercontinent

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris recently announced plans to buy a Greek island to give refugees from the Middle East and Africa a country of their own. Though he referred to his proposal as a “crazy idea” on Twitter, Sawiris is serious. Read More >>