"A social experiment that ended with an actor posing as an Islamophobe getting punched in the face has shown that Canadians are prepared to defend Muslims in the face of overt racist abuse in the wake of a recent terror attack."
Toqueville passes along a piece about the blogger who is on a terrorism watchlist because of a conviction related to his animal activism in the 1990s. He chronicles his experiences. And one of the things I learned was that if you’re on a watchlist, you’re not allowed to have an exit row seat assignment. Show More Summary
CANADIANS EXPERIENCE TERRORISM By: Derek Varsalona October 23, 2014 will forever live in infamy in Canadian. Today, makes the second attack in a week in Canada. The Muslim terrorist, Michael
Ahh! What a terrifying experience! Disneyland was NOT the happiest place on Earth for park goers who were stuck on Mickey's Fun Wheel for two hours at California Adventure on Thursday afternoon. It's unclear as to why the ride broke down, but ABC7 was on the scene and reported: Mickey's Fun Wheel at California Adventure stuck in [...]
There is a certain brand of terror that comes with Silent Hill experience. “Silent Hill: Downpour: Anne’s Story” proves to be no different it’s a lovely transition of the feeling of isolation created by the video game onto the page. You’ll be haunted by the end of the first issue and I’m happy to report we’ve got your […]
Sun 30 Nov Inspired by video games like XCOM Enemy Unknown, Watch the Skies is a real-world gaming experience that puts you in charge of saving the world from alien...
Watching a horror movie can be very therapeutic. You get to experience terror without any real danger and you get to scream real loud. Unfortunately, Hollywood shamefully capitalizes on the audience’s latent transphobia by centeringShow More Summary
I am happy that the US Government is aware of the 'inferno-like' crisis that is plaguing West Africa. To look at the present "body count" (a bit over 2000, with 5000 or so infected people) but not the TERROR and ECONOMIC SUPPRESSIONShow More Summary
We imagine that the blind terror that we experience when visiting an auto shop is the same when a car mechanic visits Best Buy. After all, to us, that check engine light represents a multitude of problems that send most of us into a panic. That's the...
I have a client who was fond of saying that he had "made it in D.C." once he'd gone through his first media firestorm. While he was using the humor to mask his own terror at the personal and professional experience he was undergoing, he wasn't far off. Show More Summary
A few days ago, I had a novel Uber experience: I took a ride in a car as grimy and musty-smelling as a typical yellow cab. The driver was friendly and knew his way around, but he was clearly falling short of Uber’s standard that the sedans in its UberX fleet be in “excellent condition.” [...]
Flying a fighter jet has to be one of the few activities that triggers both excitement and terror. I’m sure a trained pilot experiences the former more than the latter, but I can only imagine the skills needed to successfully dock with a tanker craft in mid-air. Show More Summary
They call Tanzania the giraffe of Africa and this is no surprise, it does indeed look down on it?s neighbours as they experience political unrest, terrorism and crime ? Tanzania itself experiences none of these things. This peacefulShow More Summary
RECIFE, Brazil -- The tickets had cost hundreds of dollars. The flights hundreds more. And yet the 20,000 Americans who'd braved the pouring rain and navigated Recife's waterlogged streets to watch the United States play Germany could barely focus on the game. Show More Summary
With thousands of westerners fighting for islamist groups in Syria and Iraq, a foreign jihad no longer seems so distant, and officials fear that some of these fighters may eventually return radicalized by their experience—and ready to bring their war home
Those are very interesting places. Visiting the House of Terror must have been an unforgettable experience. The Budapest Central Synagogue has a distinct exterior. The interior is impressive.
Image via Flickr user Big Ashb Not long before he killed himself, David Foster Wallace wrote a short piece for the Atlantic about the War on Terror, called "Just Asking." It detailed a disturbing thought experiment about whether maybe...Show More Summary
One might imagine the inescapable joy, but also terror, of experiencing sunshine and grass for the first time. One might also imagine that joy multiplying many times over if you happen to be a beagle. Read more...
Something scary is lurking in the cellars of King’s Ransom Winery and with this creepy look at Tedi Sarafian's supernatural horror tale ALTERGEIST you can experience the terror for yourself. Sarafian, whose previous writing...Show More Summary
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "I have never had to experience the world of dating in a big city, but to judge by films like Cavemen, it's a cesspit of disappointment and terror."