Two wealthy brothers took part in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka in 2019. Most of us associate violence with desperation. What did the Ibrahim brothers have to be desperate about?
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Every person deserves a museum of his or her own life, because every life is so irreducibly strange, every mind so infinitely rich.
The Jurong Rock Caverns in Singapore are just one answer to a pair of intriguing questions: What does a tremendously rich and ambitious country do when it is running out of land? And what can the rest of the world learn from these experiments?
Gupta went out and bought a Phillips 100-watt light bulb, went to a nearby park and threw it 104.6 feet. The record, as it stood then, was 106.7 feet.