An agreement was made long ago to maintain an open border between Northern Ireland (part of the UK) and the independent country of Ireland (part of the EU). The problem is, when the UK leaves the EU, what happens to the open border between Northern Ireland and Ireland? How could Northern Ireland be part of the EU and the UK at the same time? Will it have to become part of Ireland to maintain the open border? CGP Grey examines this predicament, concluding that there are no answers that will make everyone happy.
The late, great Hans Rosling presents entertaining global population information here, but equally remarkable is the 3D graphics package he uses in his lecture.
Brianna Rennix wants to know why the major current in “space utopianism” is right wing — Elon Musk floating a “creepy private colony on Mars for ultra-rich survivalists who can shell out $200,000 for their spot” and punched Nazi Richard Spencer bloviating, “We weren’t put on this earth to be nice to minorities, or to […]
The day that the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled that China had been stealing islands in the South China Sea, the Chinese Communist Party Youth League shared this viral video of young Chinese patriots saying “South Sea arbitration, who cares?”
Heads up: The clock is winding down on a free-entry contest to win not only one of the best smartphones on the market but a handy pair of earbuds. A simple sign-up is all you need to be eligible to win a 256 GB iPhone XS Max, along with AirPods. And while “free” is tough […]
Kudos to those of us who have chosen a less wasteful third option to “paper or plastic” at the supermarket or club stores. Tote bags are reusable, but they can be a pain to tote around. Here’s an upgrade to that planet-saving measure. The Club Cart Lotus Trolley Bag is that rare tote you’ll want […]
Looking for a career in IT, gaming or software development? In the ever-changing world of the internet, versatility is your biggest asset. In other words, mastering Java might not cut it in an interview if you don’t know C#. However, there’s a bundle that covers the essentials in most any language. The Legendary Learn to […]