When do you need to tell a prospective buyer your house is haunted? Where do you need a license to practice necromancy or to be reincarnated? And where can you file a lawsuit against a supernatural being? These real-life laws will tell you all that and more.
As these folks show, life might not be so short after all. Therefore, take a moment to appreciate what lessons they have learned throughout their lifetime and discover what it is like to live a long life in their countries.
A large storm swirling in the southern hemisphere offered quite a view for NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, from his perch on the International Space Station. He pinged this image back to Earth via Twitter,
It's called a plastiglomerate, a new type of rock comprised of plastic, volcanic rock, beach sand, seashells, and corals. According to researchers from Western University in London, Canada, they're most likely forming from melting plastic in fires lit by humans who were camping or fishing, but they can form anywhere where there's a heat source, such as forest fires or lava flows, and 'abundant plastic debris'.
Supporters of neoliberal capitalism have accused Piketty of closet Marxism, getting his figures wrong and utopianism. Of these accusations, the first is wrong, the second is up for debate, and the third raises important questions about politics and democracy under contemporary capitalism.
A few months ago we did a little fact-checking and found out that UberFacts is full of shit. So we wanted to give them another shot. The results? UberFacts is still spreading way too much misinformation.