Friday News Bites: Canadian Election Results, SCIENCE! + More

Hello, unicorns. Why, yes, I do rather enjoy using “SCIENCE!” in a headline rather than typing it like a reasonable person. By the way, did you know that October 22 is International All Caps Day? WHY YES IT IS. That said, let’s shout about this week’s news, shall we?

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News in Europe: Measles

Greetings, citizens. Europe has its very own measles outbreak now, isn’t that nice? Not. More about that later. Read More News in Europe: Measles

News in Europe: Kiev Updates, Heatwave, Art Smuggling + More

Greetings, Persephoneers! Your regular News in Europe Unicorn, Karo, is still on vacation, and so you have me again. Let us take a look at the newsy bits that caught my interest this week, shall we?

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This Week in Misogyny is One Big Pile of Shit

Buckle up, everyone, it’s about to get rough up in here. Hobby Lobby went before the Supreme Court this week, so that could really suck if the court sides with them. Our new weekly list of terrible people is just ridiculous today, and schools are also being particularly shitty. But to balance that out, we have a few scathingly funny critics of bro culture. And dick pics! Sorta. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is One Big Pile of Shit

News in Europe: Ukraine Just Got Smaller

Greetings, citizens! Things have been happening in Crimea, which is now part of Russia, or Ukraine is a bit smaller, whichever way you want to look at it. If you stay with me for all the serious news, I have a funny non-news-story from *whispers* The Daily Mail for you in the end. Oh yes. Read More News in Europe: Ukraine Just Got Smaller

News in Europe: French Chicken Porn!

Greetings, friends and Romans, and welcome to a new edition of “How are things in Ukraine?” And yes, there might be a sentence containing the above words. But later. Read More News in Europe: French Chicken Porn!

Science News: 9/10/13

Some of the greatest videos you will ever watch are in this week’s edition of science news (and only one of them will make you feel dirty). Plus, we’ve got the latest news from Mars, volcanoes in unexpected places, and P-Mag readers will be excited to learn the identity of the “best living science communicator.” (Spoiler alert — he’s also damn smexy!) Read More Science News: 9/10/13

Trying to Comprehend What You Can’t: Norway, Martyrdom and Reaction

On July 22, explosions went off in the center of Oslo, shattering windows and projecting debris into nearby streets. Employees were evacuated from office buildings near the assumed targets, the Norwegian government headquarters, as well as VG Nett and the Norwegian oil and energy department. The destruction left seventeen dead and countless more injured, an act that sent the media into a speculation of who was behind the attacks. Read More Trying to Comprehend What You Can’t: Norway, Martyrdom and Reaction