On Last Week Tonight, perhaps to balance out his less-than-friendly main segment on Obama’s drone policies, John Oliver asked a question that has bothered people about Ayn Rand since she first emerged in the middle of the twentieth century: why are people into this dreck?
Amateur video obtained by an American tourist visiting a park when the earthquake struck shows how dynamic the ground can be. The ground can be seen opening and closing, with some areas spurting water to the surface.
Journalists at Haaretz, the liberal Israeli newspaper, have received death threats after they published a cartoon juxtaposing the number of reporters killed while covering the Gaza war with those killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack.
Statista has looked at notable instances where European wildlife populations have increased, using data from a Zoological Society of London report published last year and from the LCIE. In the case of the Eurasian beaver, the population has increased by 28,028 per cent since 1990.
In a last-gasp effort to prevent an already depressed European economy from tumbling into an deflationary spiral, the European Central Bank announced a program of quantitative easing. But what does that mean?
Gary Alan Fine: Governments must protect the right to disagree. While we should not ban culinary arts or journalistic practices, good neighbors properly take the sensitivities of others into account, while their opponents must recognize these preferences.
The Islamophobic rhetoric spewed by right-wing media in response to the deadly attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris is just the most recent in a long history of conservative anti-Islam vitriol.