“To put it in a terminology that harkens back to the more brutal age of ancient empires, the three grand imperatives of imperial geostrategy are to prevent collusion and maintain security dependence among the vassals, to keep tributaries pliant and protected, and to keep the barbarians from coming together.” -Zibignew. Brezezenski in, the Grand Chessboard
Awww… a Falling Star?
Astronaut urine spotted in skies above North America
“..A glowing trail spotted in the night sky above North America was caused by a falling block of astronaut urine, Nasa has disclosed…”
The Big Question: Are You Better Than Yesterday?
The tale of the five monkeys
The ego epidemic: How more and more of us women have an inflated sense of our own fabulousness
On the Secret of Degeneration
A Surplus of Women Means Fewer Proposals and Shorter Skirts