Ryan Wardak

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15 movies you need to see that people agree are absolutely perfect

We've all been there. It's a Friday night and once again you're scrolling through Netflix or the television guide trying to find a good movie.<p>That's where movie fans come in to help. A while back, Reddit user VarrickCarter23 asked the /r/movies subreddit what films they would consider a perfect …

Mad Max

The Best New Anime of Summer 2017

When the temperature outside starts getting hotter than your <i>Cory in the House</i> fan fiction, what do you do? Do you accept your fate that soon you’ll …

Anime

Five experimental animation films that are out of this world

No doubt, Pixar has produced some of the great animated features of the past 20 years, from <i>Toy Story</i> and its pitch-perfect sequels to the elegant <i>Wall-E</i> and the elegiac <i>Up</i>. But recently the CGI powerhouse has been spinning its wheels with a string of disappointing sequels – <i>Cars 2</i> and <i>3</i>, <i>Finding Dory</i> – …

NATO/US need to be Doubly Wary of Saudis and Turks Adventurism in Syria

Conventional wisdom in the United States holds that Saudi Arabia and Turkey are right to enter the chaos defining Syria's civil war. After all, this is their region of the world, not ours. Yet the fallout could have dangerous implications for NATO, of which the United States is the dominant …

Middle East

Islamic State releases images said to show destruction of Palmyra temple

Social media images claim to show militants blowing up 2,000-year-old temple of Baal Shamin in ancient Syrian city<p>Historians and archaeologists have expressed anger and growing despair after Islamic State released propaganda images purporting to show militants blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple …

Palmyra
Human Rights

Anime's Great Deception – The Difference Between Anime and Cartoons

Even as a child, I sensed something different about cartoons like <i>Robotech</i> and <i>Voltron</i>. Compared to other shows, they struck me as serious, dramatic …

Is a Sino-US War Inevitable?

From time to time in recent years the clouds of war have gathered over the South China Sea, only to disperse as practical realities overtook …

China

15 Romance Anime You Should Binge Watch

So you don’t have a date with an actual 3D person today (or ever)? So what! We all know that life in the 2D realm is the only one worth living anyway.<p>…

Relations between the US and China are getting tense

But both powers have incentives to calm the waters ahead of the Chinese leader's visit to Washington in the fall.<p>The two countries' top diplomats and finance officials meet here next week for the annual U.S.-China strategic and economic dialogue. The Obama administration says the two governments …

China

AC Milan's Berlusconi and France's Sarkozy feature in Japanese anime… as a gay couple!?

AC Milan’s Silvio Berlusconi makes a strange cameo in Japanese anime <i>Genshiken Nidaime</i> alongside former France president Nicolas Sarkozy, but in the …

Anime

RUSSIA: U.S.-Russia Relations

More on:<p>United States<p>Russia<p>Politics and Government<p><i>This publication is now archived.</i><p>What is on President Bush’s agenda when he visits Moscow this …

Russia

Who’s afraid of America?

SINCE the end of the cold war one simple geopolitical rule has endured: do not take on America. The country’s armed forces have been so well …

Military

China could soon stun the oil market

Oil analysts and commodity traders watch the price of crude swing down and up, and are trying to figure out when and to what extent the OPEC "price war" will force supply reductions from US shale. Any insight into this development can clarify the trajectory of oil prices.<p>But, of course, oil market …

Oil

Crops and Climate: Plants Will Suffer as Earth Warms (Op-Ed)

<i>Marlene Cimons writes for Climate Nexus, a nonprofit that aims to tell the climate story in innovative ways that raise awareness of, dispel</i> …

Climate Change

Apocalypse Neuro: Why Our Brains Don't Process the Gravest Threats to Humanity

The human brain simply may not be wired to process slow-moving crises like climate change.<p>Our brains are incredible little mushboxes; they are unfathomably complex, powerful organs that grant us motor skills, logic, and abstract thought. Brains have bequeathed unto we humans just about every …

Al Gore
Climate Change

India, Japan, Australia on 'Same Page' Regarding Chinese Assertiveness: Japanese Minister

<b>New Delhi:</b> India, Japan and Australia are on the "same page" over increasing assertiveness of China in the disputed South China Sea, Japanese Vice …

China is crushing it on climate change, study says

The world's No. 1 emitter of greenhouse gases is on track to peak its emissions by 2025, according to a new study – a full five years ahead of …

Fossil Fuels

U.S. Policy towards China: The Skirmish in the Spratlys | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>“Washington is not looking for peace or war. They’re looking for domination. If they can achieve domination peacefully – that’s fine. If they can’t,</i> …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Eduardo Franco Berton 15 March 2018<p>BENI DEPARTMENT, Bolivia — The sound of hundreds of excited children drowns out the gentle hum of nature. Those …

The link between police tactics and economic conditions cannot be ignored

Republicans instituted policies to economically abandon and criminalize conditions in communities of color. The results are inevitable, not unstoppable<p>A recent study by the American Civil Liberties Union found that blacks and Native Americans in Minneapolis are nine times more likely to be arrested …

Native Americans
Military

The Era Of Industrialized Civilization Is Rapidly Coming To An End

The "Holocene Epoch" is a term which refers to "the age of man". This age is rapidly coming to a chaotic and destructive end. Man's arrogance and …