In spite of Western resistance, Russia’s controversial aid convoy has successfully completed its mission into Ukrainian territory. What does this mean for the future?
photo by Hossam el-Hamalawy courtesy of Flickr The Internet has begun turning the tides of sociopolitical activism in some of the most unlikely of places. This is where revolutions and the ubiquity of the Internet intertwine.
To date, there is only one tried and true method of preventing terror attacks–intelligence gathering. Currently, this may be the very arena where the CIA and NSA are falling behind.
Photo courtesy of Images Money via Flickr. Each year, terrorist organizations make millions of dollars from ransoming kidnapped foreigners.
While Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platforms have funded many a great project, they have also been used for more questionable causes.
Photo courtesy of Physicians for Human Rights via Flickr, modified by Curiousmatic. Receiving a warning that your home is about to be obliterated is certainly better than having no notice at all, but it’s by no means a preferable situation.
This article was originally published on March 20, 2014. Updated with fresh content. As smart devices become increasingly important parts of our lives, it seems logical to use them for mobile payments.
If trends in the past decade are any indicator, student loan debt isn’t going anywhere but up. Recently in 2013, student loan debt hit $1.2 trillion, eclipsing both credit card and auto debt. Student debt has become an increasingly trying aspect of receiving a degree. Steep tuition prices have coupled with a lackluster job market […]