At Vox EU: The political aftermath of financial crises: Going to extremes, by Manuel Funke, Moritz Schularick, and Christoph Trebesch: Summary Recent events in Europe provide ample evidence that the political aftershocks of financial crises can be severe. This column...
Recent events in Europe provide ample evidence that the political aftershocks of financial crises can be severe. This column uses a new dataset that covers elections and crises in 20 advanced economies going back to 1870 to systematically study the political aftermath of financial crises. Show More Summary
CHANGE: Nine Aftershocks Of The Paris Attacks.
As France deals with the devastating terrorist attacks on Paris this week, aftershocks continue to sweep the vulnerable nation. One such incident saw Air France flight AF1741 grounded in Amsterdam at the Schiphol Airport after receiving bomb threats via Twitter, linking the threats to the recent Paris attacks. Show More Summary
While the aftershocks of this summer’s avian flu outbreak and the recent loss of pumpkin crops to high rainfall have led to higher prices for the products, analysts say those costs shouldn’t affect this year’s Thanksgiving dinner. The Chicago Tribune reports that despite issues with decimated crops and sick birds, the average cost for a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 …
Although the 2008 Sichuan earthquake’s epicenter was located in Wenchuan County, the town of Beichuan was considered the worst hit, as it was repeatedly struck by strong aftershocks. Chen Jie choose two villages in Beichuan to visit:...Show More Summary
A magnitude 2.2 earthquake occurred last night at 8:33 p.m. about 13 miles north of Black Canyon City, Arizona, according to Jeri Young who manages the states seismic monitoring network at AZGS. We received reports from ranchers in the area who felt the ground shaking. Show More Summary
The aftershocks from Microsoft Corp.’s decision to rele […]
A massive earthquake sent aftershocks across three countries, and China ended one of its longstanding rules. Meanwhile, some tourists are choosing odd locations for their next trip. How much do you know about the week’s international news? Find out in our five-minute quiz. Show More Summary
Grief-stricken survivors in Pakistan and Afghanistan deal with aftershocks as they bid farewell to victims.
Thousands spent the night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures, fearing aftershocks.
Is getting ready for a pre-halloween bash down at Aftershock today as he feels like partying now that he knows the Harperman won’t be back in office. Party on LOLCat, Party on.
Plenty of juicy comics chat for you this time round, with discussion of Fox’s two new X-Men TV shows, the upcoming Power Man & Iron Fist series, AfterShock Comics’ announcement of American Monster, DC’s new Wonder Woman digital series, and all the recent comings and goings on Marvel’s movies and TV shows. We’ve also got […]
In the five short months since ESPN president John Skipper bounced Grantland founder and boss Bill Simmons out of ESPN, many on the Grantland staff have experienced five long months of chaos and aftershock. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
Marguerite Bennett is one of the busiest women in comics, jetting between publishers like DC, Marvel, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite, and AfterShock Comics. At New York Comic Con this year, she was all over the place—at her own table in Artists' Alley, on a Women of Marvel panel, and preaching the gospel of DC Bombshells.
New research suggests that immediate sexual health interventions may be necessary to keep the recent Ebola outbreak at bay.
For much of the last decade, China has been the luxury world's golden horse, sending sales and profits up to record highs while other fashion and retail businesses suffered from the aftershocks of a global economic recession. But those halcyon days may be drawing to a close.Burberry released... Continue reading
Brian Azzarello and Juan Doe are the two latest high-profile creators to join AfterShock Comics, with a new series titled "American Monster."
Vampires are oversaturated, just like zombies, but sometimes we get a decent movie or two resurrecting the old hat and making something interesting from it. Guillermo Amoedo (Aftershock, The Green Inferno) brings us The Stranger which follows Martin who suffers from a blood disease that is highly contagious and causes him to desire blood and flee from the […]
Paul Jenkins discusses his and artist Andy Clarke's sci-fi tale about a detective who clones himself again and again in order to save the world