Following More Sanctions, Russia Responds By Violating Ukraine’s Airspace

After being threatened with yet another round of sanctions from the United States and the European Union, Russia responded by violating Ukraine’s airspace multiple times. In a report released by the Pentagon, the Russian Air Force sent several fighter jets over Ukraine the night of April 25. After flying military attack aircraft over another country […]

Clinical Trials of MDMA Help to Cure Veteran of PTSD

After suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following a 15 month deployment to Iraq, retired Army Sergeant Tony Macie has finally found peace and solace following his partaking in a court authorized clinical study that administered MDMA to its patients. Macie recently completed a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) thread in which he answered questions […]

The Social Media Revolution

The advent of social media has served as one of the largest revolutions that have ever befallen human civilization. It has greatly changed the way we interact with others, how we can influence politics and how different societies can connect with one another like never before. While social media has ushered new cultural norms such […]

Sooner Over Later, There Will Be Another Revolution in Egypt

Three years after widespread protests broke out in Tahrir Square, Egyptians are still subject to the whims of an increasingly totalitarian government. As part of the Arab Spring uprising, citizens of Egypt took part in massive demonstrations in 2011 that resulted in the military ousting then President Hosni Mubarak. His replacement, Mohammad Morsi, was soon […]

Scientists Discover the First Gravitational Wave

Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have recently announced that they completed the first detection of a gravitational wave in our universe. The report is still awaiting peer review, but if confirmed, this will be one of the most important discoveries in scientific history. In Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, which he published in 1905, […]

After Taking Crimea, Putin Has Set His Sights on Southern Ukraine

Following the referendum in Crimea this past Sunday, which allegedly resulted in 95% of the voters choosing to be annexed by Russia, President Putin announced that he had submitted legislation to absorb the former Ukrainian Peninsula. The reactions of the Crimean people were decidedly mixed. Much of the ethnic Russian population celebrated their land returning […]

The Crimean Peninsula is Soon to Be a Part of Russia

Recent talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov only served to re-establish the well known fact  that USA and Russia are vehemently opposed to one another on the crisis in Ukraine. Lavrov has said there is “no common vision” between the two nations for the future of Ukraine. Following […]

Putin Challenges the West By Sending Troops Into Ukraine

Despite stern warnings from President Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin has activated large numbers of military personnel in the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine. Earlier this week, Russia’s Upper House of Parliament unanimously voted to authorize Putin to use military force in Ukraine. Russia’s actions came soon after Ukraine’s former President, Viktor Yanukovych, fled Ukraine following […]

Obama Orders Military to Prepare For a Complete Withdrawal From Afghanistan

President Obama has ordered top military commanders to initiate the early stages of a complete withdrawal from Afghanistan to ensure that all Americans service members are out of the war torn nation by the end of this year. For months, Obama has been trying to convince Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a bilateral security […]

One Out of Four Americans Think The Sun Revolves Around The Earth

A recent study by the National Science Board shows that one out of four Americans think that the Sun revolves around the Earth. Unfortunately, this disturbing example of scientific illiteracy is but one statistic amongst a national trend of ignorance. According to the survey, only 38% of Americans think that our universe started with a […]

Obama Could Soon Make the Case for Military Intervention in Syria, Again

President Obama has called for a revision of America’s strategy in Syria and it seems as though the commander in chief could once again make a push for military action. The civil war in Syria has only worsened with time. Diplomatic efforts made by the United States and its allies have failed to achieve any […]

Patrick Cummins Will Fight Daniel Cormier on 9 Days Notice For His UFC Debut

Two time All-American wrestler Patrick Cummins has stepped up to fight Daniel Cormier on just nine days notice. Cormier was slated to fight Rashad Evans as the co-main event for UFC 170, to be held next Saturday. Unfortunately for Evans, a leg injury forced him out of the bout with just a week and a […]

Apple Drops The Last Remaining Bitcoin App In Their App Store

Apple has dropped the sole bitcoin app from its app store this past Wednesday, according to Wired.com. The app, called Blockchain, acts as a wallet for the digital currency. It allows for iPhone users that have the app to make online purchases via their smart phone using the revolutionary new form of money. The app […]

The Republican Party is Dying Out

Approval for the Republican Party amongst the American public is at an all time low. As of last October, a mere 24% of Americans said that they viewed the GOP positively, according to a Gallup Poll. The same poll indicated that the majority of Americans, 54% to be precise, view the Republican Party negatively. These […]

Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki is Desperately Trying To Avoid A Fight In Fallujah

As radical militants continue to assert their dominance over the city of Fallujah, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has yet to order an aggressive military response. While the Army has surrounded much of Fallujah, anti-government forces are still making their way into the city. There is also a steady stream of small arms, mortars, anti […]

Public Support for Legalizing Marijuana is Soaring

For the first time in our nation’s history, the majority of American citizens are in support of legalizing marijuana. In fact, a recent Gallup poll shows that upwards of 58% of Americans approve of its legalization. Interestingly enough, that’s more than five times the support that Congress has from the American populous, which comes in […]

Syrian Conflict Attracts Many Foreign Radicals

The revolution in Syria, originated by its citizens in their fight for freedom, has been convoluted by the massive influx of radical Muslims who seek to establish strict Islamic rule in the region. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy has estimated that over 11,000 foreign fighters are active in the Syrian conflict. Many of […]

Civil War Looms on The Horizon for Iraq

Al-Qaeda backed militants and Sunni tribesmen have wrested control of Fallujah and Ramadi, two of Iraq’s largest cities. The loss of these cities has served as the pinnacle of rising violence in Iraq since the American military withdrew their forces in 2011. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is strongly considering a large-scale military assault to […]