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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

News in Europe: Measles

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

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News in Europe

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

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 […]

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News in Europe

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.

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News in Europe

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.

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Science

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.” […]

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Perspectives

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 […]

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News in Europe

Your Weekly European Roundup

Welcome back to the Euro News. This week we have an update on the E. coli outbreak in parts of Europe, Portugal has a new government, Denmark offers the best work-life balance in the world, and more.

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Perspectives

ESC Countdown: Netherlands and Norway

Welcome to the Persephone ESC Countdown. Next up are Netherlands and Norway.