News QuirksRoland Sweet
Published Thursday July 23, 04:11 pm
She came in like a wrecking ball dissing a divorced dadâ€™s tats
After Carl McCoid, 42, got divorced in 2010, he covered his body with 29 Miley Cyrus tattoos. But after the performer told an American interviewer, “There’s a dude that holds a record of the most pictures of my face, he has like 18 pictures of my face and they’re really ugly,
Science MattersDavid Suzuki
Published Thursday July 23, 04:14 pm
Is Earthâ€™s climate crisis finally shifting global awareness?
When an assassin killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in 1914, no one called it the start of the First World War. That happened years later, after the implications, consequences and scale of the response could be assessed. It’s often the way. That’s why historians are important; th
Published Thursday July 23, 04:16 pm
The Iran deal probably wonâ€™t change Middle East politics much.
The thing to bear in mind about last week’s deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries (the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China) is that without it, Iran could get nuclear weapons whenever it wants in a short time. It has the technologies for enriching uranium; it could mak
Money-Back Guarantee?Nathan Raine
Published Thursday July 23, 04:53 pm
The idea of a minimum income is complex, but intriguing
In the late 1970s, the small Manitoba town of Dauphin was the subject of a radical social welfare experiment. The Canadian government tested the idea of a guaranteed minimum income (AKA basic income, or “mincome”), giving the poorer residents of the town a small, guaranteed salary &mdash