Visualizing What Happens In An Internet Minute In 2018

In your everyday life, a minute might not seem like much. But, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, when it comes to the vast scale of the internet, a minute of time goes much further than you ever could have imagined. That’s because the internet…

Gonzaga Warns Against Cinco de Mayo Partying By “Non-Mexican Indviduals”

Authored by Ben McDonald via Campus Reform, orried that “non-Mexican individuals” might partake of Cinco de Mayo festivities, Gonzaga University is telling students, “Don’t you dare put on that ‘sombrero.’” In an email to the student body Wednesday, VP of Student Development Judi Biggs Garbuio…

Investors Are More Worried About “Volmageddon” Than Nuclear Armageddon

While it might be difficult given that the memory of February’s “volocaust” is still fresh in their minds, investors would be better served if they stopped using VIX as a proxy for market risk. That’s because, as Wall Street Journal columnist James Mackintosh makes clear…

This Is The Military “Batmobile” That May Soon Be Protecting The US Border

It might look like a golf cart from a distance, but “nothing this light and agile ever offered so much protection for a 3-man crew.” At least, that’s how Israeli company Plasan is marketing its new Yagu “battle buggy”, which features lightweight armor that can…

Visualizing The Pension Time Bomb: $400 Trillion By 2050

Are governments making promises about pensions that they might not be able to keep? According to an analysis by the World Economic Forum (WEF), there was a combined retirement savings gap in excess of $70 trillion in 2015, spread between eight major economies.. As Visual…

Sessions Threatens To Quit If Trump Fires Rosenstein

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the White House recently that he might quit if his President Trump fires Deputy AG, Rod Rosenstein. Jeff Sessions, Rod Rosenstein and Solicitor General Noel Francisco dine together in late February near the Justice Department. Sessions reportedly warned White House counsel…

Japan Orders 2 Unlicensed Crypto Exchanges To Temporarily Halt Operations

In a sign that Japan’s crackdown on crypto firms might be coming to an end, the Financial Services Agency announced penalties against three unlicensed exchanges that will force two of them to suspend operations. According to Bloomberg, the FSA issued a “business improvement order” against…

‘Women Might Get Raped If They Debate Men’, So This College Debate Tournament Banned Men

Via TheCollegeFix.com, It’s unfair. It’s sexist. And women might get raped. That’s why a “special [debate] tournament” held at the University of Vermont this past weekend banned men from competing, organizers and participants in the North American Women’s and Gender Minorities Debate Championship told the Associated Press….

Bombshell New Audit Exposes Baltimore City’s Mismanagement Of Federal, State Grants

This might not surprise you at the very least, but a new financial audit of how Baltimore City manages millions of dollar in federal and state grants has found top senior officials cannot account for how those dollars were spent. The Baltimore Sun reports city auditors have…