Longtime Department of Justice attorney Gerald Shur was the man behind the creation of the U.S. Marshall Service Witness Security Program (WITSEC). Shur has also co-written an informative book on the topic, Witsec: Inside the Federal Witness Protection Program. Show More Summary
A funny thing has happened to our modern-day pop idols, says Colin Horgan The post What is Justin Bieber apologizing for, exactly? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Victims of abuses in Honduras rely upon the work of human rights defenders in their country for help. But what happens when the defenders themselves become the target of threats and violence? Amnesty International’s recent report, Defending Human Rights in … Please continue reading.
Reporters are just accepting the claim that he was attacked by an ornery exercise band, huh? John Hindraker of Powerline wonders about what really might have happened. When a guy shows up at a Las Vegas emergency room on New...
(vimeo link) What happens when the elephant in the room confronts the skeleton in the closet? That’s far from the only turns of speech that go head-to-head back-to-back in this sequence. Someone who is just learning English would be completely baffled! This award-winning video was made by Amanda Koh and Mollie Helms at Ringling College of Art + Design. -via Metafilter
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Perhaps Bruno Tonioli needs to remember that the show on which he is a judge is called "Dancing With the Stars," which means he's there to judge the dancing. What happened was model Charlotte McKinney performed a rumba with partner Keo Motsepe. Show More Summary
When Gov. Mike Pence signed the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, he probably didn't expect Indiana to become the center of a national firestorm. But that's what happened. Groups and companies that fear mistreatment of gays and lesbians roundly denounced the measure and...
His original science fiction tale examines what happens when technology evolves faster than its users The post SXSW: Creative Control Writer, Director and Star Benjamin Dickinson appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Brits don’t have to endure the kind of wall-to-wall political commercials that Americans are subjected to during election season. Political advertising is barred, in fact. The rough U.K. equivalent are “party political broadcasts,”...Show More Summary
After being decommissioned 13 years ago, FBI agents Muller and Scully are returning to TV for a six-part event miniseries. It's exciting, but given the lackluster way the TV show ended and the two so-so movies that followed it, it's also kind of disconcerting. So what do you want to see when The X-Files return? Read more...
What's really happened with government spending on immunization in the past eight years? The post Fact-checking the arguments on the PM’s vaccine record appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Newsmaker, Jan. 25: What are measles, and why is it happening in California? The post Newsmaker of the day: Morbillivirus (Measles) appeared first on Macleans.ca.
In “%$?# Allergies!“, a recent episode of It’s Okay To Be Smart, host Joe Hanson heartily sniffs out the answers as to what physically happens during an allergy attack, what causes allergies, and why allergies seem to be on the rise. Springtime means the arrival of green grass, bright flowers, and buzzing bees. But for […]
This kid assumed his Airsoft gun's battery was dead, and his stuff paid the price. This kid may look like a rosy-cheeked cherubic angel, but don't let that fool you. He's pure danger. He's heavily armed, and he can hit a target as small as a monitor from two yards away. Show More Summary
For an entire week, I got to see what it is like to be treated with respect online. Last weekend I became a man. I’ve dreamed about becoming a cis-man before, wondered what it would be like to have genitalia that hangs, imagined myself free to walk alone with headphones on, fantasized about running at night. Show More Summary
Imagine being chased by a 925,000 pound machine traveling at 17,500 miles per hour. That's what's happens when astronauts dock with the International Space Station. Surprisingly though, the process can take a lot longer than you'd think. Show More Summary
It's probably a good thing that you don't have a volcano of your own to erupt at will, as much as you may think you could totally practice self control. Stick to the mini baking soda version Fortunately, there are scientists who can play with lava on our behalf and figure out what happens when you pour it over ice. Show More Summary
From Vanity Fair's William Langewiesche, who has written extensively on the aviation industry and is a pilot himself, a detailed account of what happens during a space flight on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. Accelerating through Mach 0.95, the aircraft wobbles as shock waves develop on its wings and tails. Show More Summary
David Barnhizer (Cleveland State), Jobs, Law Schools and the ‘Body Count’ Mentality: [I]n far too many instances analyses of what is or is going to happen in relation to “law jobs” and law schools in the US are similar to the “body count” data that characterized America’s reporting on the...