After prenatal testing shows a fetus is at risk, families are faced with a profound decision. The national abortion debate is making it harder on them.
Paris-based architect Vincent Callebaut wants his buildings to be more than your average tower block. His vision is ambitious: create an energy-saving, carbon-absorbing civilization to fight global warming. "I want to give hope for a better tomorrow," he says. One of his eco-friendly ideas is taking root right now in Taipei, Taiwan's capital city. When Tao Zhu Yin Yuan — meaning "The Retreat of Tao Zhu" — is completed later this year, the residential complex will be covered in 23,000 trees and shrubs.
There's a dating site called http://www.theuglybugball.com for ugly single people. (Cue the hate mail!) The idea is that "ugly" singles are more considerate, thoughtful, better people to date than hot folks. Guys – what do you think of this new dating site? Have you or would you ever date someone who was "not hot" in the traditional sense?