Archive for: December, 2012

May 2013 Be The Year We Stop Blaming Victims of Sexual Assault

May 2013 Be The Year We Stop Blaming Victims of Sexual Assault

The myth that women can be held responsible for men’s sex crimes has returned, writes Laura Bates. At Caernarfon Crown Court earlier this month, a 49-year-old man was convicted of raping a teenage girl. Jailing the rapist, the judge told him: […]

 
 

Can Tanzania Afford 100 Million Citizens in 2035?

Can Tanzania Afford 100 Million Citizens in 2035?

44,929,002. That is how many Tanzanians were counted. They can go on and make the last digit 3 because I had to leave the country a week before the census. All jokes aside, Tanzania has experienced an exceptionally high population […]

 
 

CNN’s Piers Morgan Threatens to Deport Self in an Emotional Op-ed

CNN’s Piers Morgan Threatens to Deport Self in an Emotional Op-ed

Morgan threatens to deport self in a pretty long piece that he wrote about the Newton Massacre and other gun rights issues that America is currently facing. On Dec. 29, the Daily Mail posted the article that expresses Piers Morgan’s […]

 
 

Funny: Things The World Wants to Know How To Do

Funny: Things The World Wants to Know How To Do

Google published its annual Zeitgeist survey a couple of weeks ago, which tracks the year’s most popular searches in different countries. It breaks them down by category—people, movies, shopping, etc.—and for most countries, one of the categories is “How to…?” […]

 
 

The Death of The American Shopping Mall

The Death of The American Shopping Mall

America has too many malls. I’ve recently blogged that many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are being threatened with “economic destruction” by their advantaged online competition. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, anchorwoman Nicole Lapin asked about the implications of this dynamic […]