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The most populous nation on Earth, the world’s second largest country in terms of land area, and a land of incredible cultural, historical and archeological riches, China is one of the world’s leading tourism destinations. With diverse geography and the legacies of historic civilization coupled with modern innovation, China’s must-see sites should be on any…

We’ve all felt it. That desperate, cloying urge to escape. That semi-primal need to flee our home country and all its madness and never look back, and instead devote ourselves to relaxing on distant beaches / becoming a kung fu master (it’s a tough call). And we’ve also all felt its accompanying feeling: that sad…

There are many great cities out there to live in, but there are also some you would rather stay away from. Some are obvious. They’re known for simply having high homicide rates, or perhaps less than great water quality. However, there are also some cities out there that are so bad at certain things, that they…

In 2007, the Small Arms Survey estimated that there were 650 million civilian-held guns in the world. Unless we all fell asleep and somehow missed a coordinated global melting down of guns, that number has certainly risen. Yep, our planet is awash in guns for all uses: from sport, to hunting, to recreation, to personal…

They rule the roost in the political arena and yet don’t hesitate to steal from predecessors or competitors. Plagiarism in politics is a thread-bare matter, but the issue remains a click bait for millions because, when reading about another case of political plagiarism and its debunking, people experience involvement in this disclosure. That’s the very…

The current investigations into Russian meddling into US elections could potentially be one of the biggest scandals in American history. With the intelligence community in agreement as to Russia’s role in undermining the election by producing fake news, attempting to hack election systems, as well as its theft and proliferation of DNC emails, it’s hard…

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve either seen the trailers or at least heard of the movie Thor: Ragnarok, which is about to take over your local movie theater. And unless you’re surprisingly familiar with Norse mythology, you may have found yourself wondering exactly what “Ragnarok” is. Well fear not – we’re here…

Two of the main economic philosophies of the modern Republican Party are to support American businesses with trade deals and tariffs (i.e. protectionism) and to aid companies in their expansion by lowering their taxes and regulations (Supply-Side economics). It’s supposedly the one-two punch that will bring an estimated two to three trillion dollars in corporate…

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