Putin: An Idiot with Nuclear Weapons

When the world keep turning a blind eye to the rantings and provocative actions of a dictator, he gets strengths from the apathy. Vladimir Putin did not just spend a fortune on the Sochi Winter Olympics – money that the poorest of Russians desperately need to get themselves out of a terrible lifestyle. He has ...

How supermarkets cheat you

How supermarkets cheat you
This is the case of the “misplaced price tags”. Have you noticed how sometimes the supermarket price tags which attract you to irresistible special offers are not for the product that they seem to match? The price tag is from a different product. Supermarket love to make you believe that something is cheap but when ...

United States: At Peace with War

Following its War of Independence (1775–1783), The United States (as it is known now) was a modest military power. The US was engaged in small wars during the period 1783–1812 with the 1812 war against the United Kingdom being the largest. From 1846–1848 there was the war with Mexico and then of course the Civil ...

How the United States legalised torture

It took until Wikileaks released the United States memo that justified torture at Guantanamo for the rest of the world to get an insight into the George W. Bush Government mindset. Most decent Americans would have no idea about the crimes that are perpetrated in their name. Before voting, they should read and understand what follows. Who ...

Who won the Iraq War?

As United States President Obama officially called an end to the Iraq war, he allowed 5,500 troops to stay behind. That’s how you withdraw when you are not really withdrawing. As the Americans rolled out their pretend withdrawal, we wondered who won the war. It cannot be the American Tax Payers who paid more than $800 ...

American Airlines Flight 77: Conspiracy Theory Quashed

One of the conspiracy theories that freely circulated on the Internet following the 9/11 hit on the pentagon suggests that a missile hit the building. The primary piece of evidence put forward is the relatively small entry impact on the building. Also, it was suggested that flying an aircraft so low prior to the impact ...

Us and Them

Take 22 young teenagers of similar background, take them to a holiday camp and randomly split them into two groups. Give them some time to get to know the other members of the group and keep the groups apart so they do not know that there is another group. Organise cooperative (rather than competitive) games ...