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How Does a Plane Just Disappear?

By H. Alan ScottMarch 10, 2014

On Saturday, a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet en route from Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital, to Beijing, China, suddenly went missing

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How Does a Plane Just Disappear?

Let's Peel Away Vladimir Putin's Topless Visage and Look at How He Is Impacting Ukraine

By H. Alan ScottMarch 4, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin has never been known as a softie, so it’s no surprise that he’s stepping into the situation

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Let's Peel Away Vladimir Putin's Topless Visage and Look at How He Is Impacting Ukraine

A Day in the Life of Kim Jong-un; or, the Situation in North Korea

By H. Alan ScottFebruary 26, 2014

Imagine being sent to prison by your country, with no trial, certainly tortured, starved, and eventually killed (or just dying from

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A Day in the Life of Kim Jong-un; or, the Situation in North Korea

Calling All Hackers!

By Laura EtheredgeApril 2, 2013
So, hackers, let’s discuss. What exactly are you guys doing? What’s the long-term business plan here? Breaking stuff is fully amusing, granted,... More  →
Calling All Hackers!

Have You Heard of Malala Yousufzai?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 17, 2012
By now, you've almost certainly heard of Malala Yousufzai, the 14 year-old Pakistani girl who was shot last week by... More  →
Have You Heard of Malala Yousufzai?

Inspiring News Stories That Will Make You Want to Barf Rainbows

By ElodieJuly 24, 2012
Let’s face it, Sparklers—watching the news can be kind of a bummer. There's just no shortage of gloomy stories, so it’s easy... More  →
Inspiring News Stories That Will Make You Want to Barf Rainbows

Current Events: Crime, Punishment and the Courts

By ContributorJune 27, 2012
Well hello there everyone! I have to say, this week’s news holds a LOT of interest for me because we’re dealing with... More  →
Current Events: Crime, Punishment and the Courts

Current Events: Europe, Women, and Study Drugs

By ContributorJune 14, 2012
Hello everyone, and a happy summer to all! The sun is shining, birds are singing—and of course, there is news to discuss.... More  →
Current Events: Europe, Women, and Study Drugs

Current Events: Corruption in Campaigning

By ContributorJune 8, 2012
Let’s start with something I know we all have experience with: politicians who can’t keep their hockey sticks out of the goals,... More  →
Current Events: Corruption in Campaigning

Current Events: Sometimes News is Sad

By ContributorMay 31, 2012
Hi everyone! It’s that time of week again, and I know you’re all as excited as I am, cause I’m pumped to... More  →
Current Events: Sometimes News is Sad