US image suffers under Trump presidency

US image suffers under Trump presidency

The Pew Reseach Centers annual survey on global attitudes toward the US reveals that, US Image Suffers as Publics Around World Question Trumps Leadership. Jul 1, 2017
Texting and talking while walking makes you move funny

Walkie-talkie-textie? Watch how you are walking ;)

New research indicates that cellphones are changing the way we walk, slowing us down and exaggerating our movements. The study, led by scientists at Anglia Ruskin University, investigated how cellphone use affects where people look and how they move whilst on the phone. Jul 1, 2017
From India to Hong Kong: How Britains empire crumbled

From India to Hong Kong: How Britains empire crumbled

Britains biggest and most important possession, India was viewed as the jewel in the crown of the Empire. In the 1930s and 40s, the Indian independence movement picked up steam under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and other revolutionary leaders and by 1947, the country was given its independence. 50 years later, Hong Kong was handed back to China, and so came the symbolic end of the British Empire.  Jul 1, 2017
German parliament legalizes same-sex marriage

German parliament legalizes same-sex marriage

Germanys parliament has voted for the legalization of same-sex marriage after German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked the conservative party to follow their conscience rather than party lines. Merkel herself voted against the amendment. Jun 30, 2017