August 21, 2018

Perception: A Rant About Social Misconception – Part 1

Hey Ladies, Gents and unidentified, quasi-gendered others. Today I’d like to talk about perception, a topic which seems incredibly apparent to me in day to day life. You see, we as people find it very easy to simply place people in a box based on what we see during a first encounter. Yet how … [Read more...]

Kidnapped British aid workers death might be ‘friendly fire’

Linda Norgrove the British aid worker killed last week following an abortive rescue attempt by US forces may have been killed by friendly fire. The US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has ordered an investigation into the death of Norgrove who was kidnapped two weeks ago in the … [Read more...]

US State Department issues Europe travel alert

The United States issued a general travel alert for Americans in Europe on Sunday amid concerns that al Qaeda or related groups are planning attacks on civilian targets. The U.S. State Department says "U.S. citizens should take every precaution to be aware of their surroundings and to adopt … [Read more...]

Ed Miliband Elected UK Labour Party Leader

Ed Miliband has won the UK Labour Party leadership after narrowly beating brother David in a run-off vote ahead of the party's conference. In a vote that looked more like a Survivor TV episode, the challengers were eliminated one by one leaving brothers David and Ed Miliband the last two … [Read more...]