Happy Friday, everyone. This week’s roundup is considerably less disheartening than last week, but there are still plenty of serious stories to cover. Let’s get the current crop of GOP ridiculousness out of the way first, shall we?
Hello, friends! Welcome to another edition of news from Asia. I don’t know about you, but I’m eating the last of my discount Halloween candy and writing this on a coffee and sugar rush. Should be interesting. Read More News in Asia
Ireland may be out of the Rugby World Cup – be still, my disappointed heart – but there are four teams still left. And as the matches are on at a slightly more amenable time in North America than in Europe, here’s a quick intro to the game so that you can watch and enjoy. Think of it like American football, without helmets or padding, and you’ll be about a tenth of the way there.
Read More For the Win: Rugby World Cup Cheat Sheet
I have always been risk-averse. I was born a careful person and have never been attracted to things like bungee jumping. I like to know what’s going to happen, and I like to be in control (sometimes too much so, perhaps). Read More Exceeding Your Own Expectations