Soviet Spring

Lenin Lives!

In a rare display of Russian nationalism and Communist nostalgia, the Kremlin yesterday staged its first May Day Celebration in Red Square since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. With red flags waving, an estimated 100,000 marched past Lenin’s tomb in a show of solidarity for Russia’s current de facto president, Vladimir Putin. As More...

by Robert Maley | Published 7 years ago
Antisemitism in Europe
By Robert Maley On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

The Plight of European Jews

In the wake of the recent shootings of innocent Jewish schoolchildren by a Muslim gunman in the French city of Toulouse, Der Spiegel is reporting that a record number of French Jews are emigrating to Israel. An More...

By Bruce Krasting On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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No Nuts

I’m sick of the markets. If you want some erudite comments on the latest eco crap or some deep thoughts on when the EU will tank, go elsewhere today. I’ve got nothing erudite to say. So something different More...

By The Editors On Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Designer Insects

Here’s a fellow who may have too much time on his hands. Dr Mohamed Babu set up these photos after his wife noticed that ants turned white when they sipped spilled milk. The scientist mixed sugar drops with More...

By The Editors On Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Nasa’s Final Shuttle Mission

Nasa’s Final Shuttle Mission  More...