Thursday, February 28, 2008
Like a railway to heaven, the highest train in the world cuts a stunning path from Beijing to Tibetbut the ride can be bumpy, as Allison Rupp discovers. Farmers with weather-beaten faces keep watch over bulging bags of produce stored in the overhead racks while young men smoke cigarettes and play cards.
You sprinted to the gate and just caught that connecting flight. But did your baggage come with? London Heathrow's six-month RFID trial could turn such fears of lost luggage into an inconvenience of the past.
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A new subsidized program at Princeton University will allow incoming students to spend a year doing social work abroad. Do you think 18-year-olds are ready for the experience, or would they be better off taking the year off after college? What advice would you give your kids, and what would you do if you could take a year off?
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