Monthly Archive: March, 2015

Die Laughing

Judge: Man Competent For Trial In Killings Of 3 At Meeting

A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled. Defense attorneys argued that Rockne Newell has a long… Continue reading

Death to Shoppers? Al-Shabaab and the Fracturing of International Jihadism

On February 22nd, the Somali based al-Shabaab jihadist group issued a six minute video where it called on Muslim men to attack shopping malls in western countries. Three locations in particular were singled… Continue reading

Widow Of Murdered Spy Blames Russian Government For New Killing

LONDON (AP) — The widow of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko thinks the Russian government may have been involved in the murder of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Marina Litvinenko told BBC Radio… Continue reading

The Expectancy Of Expatriation… In the End, It’s SO Worth It

“Being an expat isn’t always easy,” she said. “It’s kind of like having children. If someone had told us beforehand what it was really going to be like, we might not have done… Continue reading

Love And The Drunk Dial

We have all done it. After too many drinks we find ourselves doing what our sober selves would never do. We make that phone call to the one person in the world we… Continue reading

21 Times Justin Bieber Made You Unbeliebably Thirsty

HAPPY 21st BIRTHDAY YOU SEXY THANG. When he looked hella fine in a suit even though he was wearing the douchiest earrings of all time. // When he stripped on live TV… Continue reading

Baghdad Museum Reopens 12 Years After Iraq War Looting

But the opening came as ISIS militants destroyed ancient statues in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The national museum in Baghdad reopened Saturday, 12 years after thousands of antiquities were plundered during the… Continue reading

How Running Helped Me Explain My Transition To Myself

Alice Mongkongllite/BuzzFeed God, I hate running. No — don't think that. It's not helping. Just keep going. Run. Run. Run. Mountains, pale green, early spring; carriage trail, dirt, mud. Puddle, dust, roots. Uphill,… Continue reading

The Death Of Boris Nemtsov

Murder, even in Russia, is always a shock. Kirill Kudryavtsev / Getty Images It was a sweltering summer day in July 2013 and dozens of reporters were pushing and shoving to get into… Continue reading