Shane Francis Archer

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Rows between Japan and China draw on historical grievances

The latest clash, over Japan's wartime enslavement of Chinese and South Korean women, shows just how much the past explicitly informs current relations<p>As tensions between China, Japan and others in the region rise, observers could be forgiven for wondering which year this is, given the copious …

Disturbing Photos Of Journalists In A Cage During Their Trial In Egypt

A total of 20 journalists have been accused of joining or aiding a terrorist organization and spreading false news in the country.

Six Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

Our society lags behind the rest of the developed world in education, health care, violence and more<p>Although the U.S. is one of the richest societies …

Income Inequality

Norway will cut through an island in tribute to massacre victims

How do you adequately craft a memorial for one of the worst days in a country's modern history? That's the question that was posed to architects and artists as part of a competition for a dual-site memorial commemorating the attacks in Norway on July 22nd, 2011. On that day, 77 people were killed, …

Brazil

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Concussion Turns Ordinary Man into Musical Genius, Overnight

If getting hit on the head means that I’d get to be a kickass musician for the rest of my life, I think I would seriously consider it. It sounds …

The Brain

The Unbelievably Cute Blacknose Sheep of Valais

The Valais Blacknose sheep are some of the cutest animals I’ve ever seen. On first glance, they don’t even look real; many people have mistaken them …

Cute Animals

The Truth about “Heaven’s Trail”, the Infamous Photo That Captured the Imagination of Millions

Heaven’s Trail is a breathtaking photograph that went viral almost the moment it was published online a couple of years ago. Like most good things on …

Viral

High-Tech Sweater Displays Wearer’s Emotions via Integrated LED Lights

If you’ve always struggled to express your emotions, then you should seriously consider getting the Mood Sweater to do it for you. Sensoree, a San …

Clothing

The Trovants of Costesti – Romania’s Unique Growing Rocks

When I first read about trovants, I couldn’t believe they were real. They sounded like objects Captain Kirk and his crew would discover on an alien …

Amazing

Arbol de Navidad – Mexico’s Unique Christmas Tree-Shaped Waterfall

The Sumidero Canyon, located in the Mexican state of Chaiapas, is home to one of the most unique waterfalls in the world. This breathtaking natural …

Hiking

Meet Yacouba Sawadogo – The Man Who Stopped the Desert

Yacouba Sawadogo is an exceptional man – he single-handedly managed to solve a crisis that even scientists and development organizations could not. …

The Barefoot Sensei – Former Marine Left Everything Behind to Live in the Forest, Barefoot

Mick Dodge has spent the past 25 years away from civilization, living off the land in a rainforest. The former marine gave up his 9-to-5 job as a …

Pacific Northwest

Real-Life Khal Drogo Looks even More Awesome than the TV Series Character

29-year-old Rene Koiter spent the past ten months exercising like a maniac. And now, all his efforts have finally paid off. After putting on 10 …

TV Series

134-year-old British Sea Fort Transformed Into A Stunning Luxury Hotel

134 Years ago Spitbank Fort was considered a vital chess piece in the protection of British waters against a possible invasion from France. Situated …

12 Vintage 'How To' Guides That Are Fantastically Awful

Today if you want to learn origami for example, you can watch endless 'How To...' guides on YouTube. But in an era where information wasn't available …

Is 'Calcio Storico' The Most Violent Sport In The World?

You might not have heard of a game called Calcio Storico (translation 'Historic Football') but it's probably one of the most violent sports in the …

Alchemical Emblems, Occult Diagrams, and Memory Arts

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20 Reasons To Write A Book In Your 20s

I wrote a book. It didn’t sell a million copies and I’m not even close to paying any kind of rent off it. Yet it remains one of the best things I’ve …

Why ‘True Detective’ Is The Best Thing You’ll Start Watching This Year

We’re five episodes in to the best show on television, and if you haven’t let yourself get hooked yet, there’s something amiss. Within the series’ …

Prodigy's Musicless 'Firestarter' Videos Is Utter Genius

The Prodigy's infamous 'Firestarter' video made it's debut 19 March 1996 amid a torrent of controversy.<p>Particularly in the UK government ministers …

Loving Husband Photographs His Wife's Brave Battle With Breast Cancer

If you live in a country like Australia (with its ultra-harsh UV rays) 1 in 2 men will be affected by cancer during their lifetime, for women that …

Confronting & Frightening Photos From 1970-1980 On NYC's Subway

If you've been on the New York City subway in recent times and felt slightly uneasy or uncomfortable at some of the individuals you might come …

20 GIFs Proving Russia Is The Most Bizarre Place On Earth

In the past we've looked the Russia's space program propaganda, their thrilling landmarks, their peculiar online social networks, their sexy pin-up …

Banksy Fans Interact with His Clever NYC Street Art

While the ever-elusive street artist Banksy continues to put up his clever works all over New York, his fans have been flocking to them, snapping pictures of the priceless pieces before they're gone (or defaced). Some have even put their own creative spin on them, interacting with the works in …

Streetwear

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

It’s Time To Talk About Mental Illness And The Black Community

As someone who identifies as black female Christian, there’s a struggle within me when thinking about medication and therapy to deal with mental …

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