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Doom and gloom once more?
A new financial crisis may be coming up in the emerging economies that could cause much more damage than 2008 – that is what a World Bank report says after having analysed the international transactions of the central banks of most major [...]
A bunch of lies we can believe in
There was a recent media forum in Bonn, Germany, where the main topic was the way Russia has increased its influence in Europe through the media and the Internet. The Russian media working abroad have recently gained a lot of success in manipulating [...]
Indeed, it’s here. Winter, that is.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNYoViuv_qQ Excited yet? Source: Talk politics.
What the actual fuck…
This story is weird on so many levels… Really, what does the right-wing hate more right now, gays or Muslims? And what does the left love more? Decisions, decisions… Sweden far-right plans gay parade in mainly Muslim areaAnti-racist [...]
The speech that made Europe
When George Marshall, Truman's secretary of state and former commander in chief of the US army visited Harvard to receive his honorary title in June 1047, the decision wasn't deemed too important by the press. The historians say his [...]
What!!?? Trump doing shady business dealings!? No…never.
Changes in Cuba policy could adversely impact Trump's hotel competitors "The proposed changes in US-Cuba relations that President Donald Trump will unveil Friday in Miami could adversely impact hotel brands that directly compete with [...]
Just a brief question
Just a brief question. When a bunch of Muslim radicals plunge a truck into a crowd of random people in a street, then start shooting at people or stabbing them with knives, that’s terrorism, right? So how come when a Christian British [...]
Another apple of discord
Montenegro's official joining of NATO has prompted threats of "retaliatory action" from Russia. A couple of weeks ago the former Yugoslav republic became the 29th member state. The prime minister Markovic signed the joining protocol [...]
A letter that started a crisis
Millions have been affected, and tens of thousands die every year from the so called opioid crisis in the US. Preliminary data shows that last year drug overdose has killed well over 62 thousand people in America, a 19% increase. And the problem [...]
Friday offtopic. They come in pairs!
Many stars have companions, including our nearest neighbor, Alpha Centauri, a triplet system. Astronomers have long sought an explanation. Are binary and triplet star systems born that way? Did one star capture another? Do binary stars sometimes [...]