Sep 17, 2013 — Two short tales: One about bad guys in a fishing village in Pakistan, the other about good guys in Baghdad. And the question is posed: in the long arc of time, which side prevails, those with the impulse to take or those with the impulse to give?
Sep 8, 2007 — If humans vanished from Earth, plastic, radio waves and I Love Lucy reruns would be our most enduring legacies. It's a ghostly scenario described in The World Without Us, author Alan Weisman's meditation on how the planet would respond to man's extinction.
Sep 7, 2007 — What would happen to the Earth if all humans suddenly disappeared? In his new book, The World Without Us, author Alan Weisman discusses how long it would take for all evidence of human life to vanish from the planet.