Photo courtesy of Frederic Bisson via Flickr. The United States isn’t the only country that likes to spy on its citizens. In fact, most countries are involved in spying on their people, the UN says, due to advances in surveillance technology that make it quite easy.
As a recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) report states “everyone eats,” and food price inflation, like it or not, is as inextricable from your life as food itself. But just what are the effects of that inflation? A recent CRS study may have some answers.
Photo courtesy of JD Hancock via Flickr. Whether you love them, hate them, or simply tolerate them, taxes are a part of life for a reason and have nuances worth understanding.
Nothing says curiosity like outer space. Below are four of the most interesting expeditions in the history of human (and canine) space travel. We have lift off.
Sanction map and Russian flag courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, modified by Curiousmatic. As consequence for their controversial involvement with Ukraine, Russia has been hit with a number of sanctions from the West. But in a tit-for-tat move, Russia has sanctioned the West right back.
From gluten-free to vegan, to paleo and raw, new and sometimes extreme diets are seemingly more fashionable than ever before. Newest in the line of today’s trendy health regimens is water fasting, which despite implications in its name, does not involve abstinence from water, but rather, the consumption of food.
Photo courtesy of Lwp Kommunikáció via Flickr, modified by Curiousmatic. “Live every week like it’s shark week,” 30 Rock’s Tracy Jordan has advised, along with other questionable words of wisdom like “nothing is impossible except for dinosaurs.”
A Russian convoy, purportedly carrying aid for the embattled region of Eastern Ukraine, continues towards the Ukrainian border. Some speculate that we may be witnessing the pretext of an imminent invasion. Let’s take a look.