"Romania under Ceausescu created a dystopian horror of overcrowded, filthy orphanages, and thousands died from back-alley abortions," writes Amy MacKinnon for Foreign Policy. "When communism collapsed in Romania in 1989, an estimated 170,000 children were found warehoused in filthy orphanages. Having previously been hidden from the world, images emerged of stick-thin children, many of whom had been beaten and abused. Some were left shackled to metal bed frames."
Image: aerial shot of a group of volunteers praying before serving an underdeveloped orphanage in Romania. By Shawn Reddy/Shutterstock
One Million Moms is an anti-LGBTQ division of the American Family Association, listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. According to its website One Million Moms is “fed up with the filth many segments of our society, especially the entertainment media, are throwing at our children.” What does One Million Moms […]
Historian Jared Diamond (author of Guns, Germs, and Steel and Upheaval) explains how the US could become a dictatorship in 10 years. He says the main reason is the breakdown of political compromise in recent years. Image: Big Think/YouTube
Recent headlines from satirical articles published at Reductress: “I Believe God Gave Us All Free Will — Except Pregnant Woman” “Senator Says the Only Acceptable Way to Kill a Fetus Is With a Gun” “Life Is Sacred, That’s Why This Nonviable Fetus Should Stay Inside Me So We Can Both Die” “Life Begins the Second […]
From OneDrive to Slack, there are numerous ways to store files online. Because many platforms offer a certain amount of free storage, it makes sense to mix and match. However, spreading your files across multiple apps can make things very confusing. Rethink Files offers a simple solution. By connecting to all your other cloud storage […]
Winter can be a difficult time of year for golfers. Between the freezing temperatures and frequent snow showers, maintaining your handicap can seem almost impossible. When the fairways are frozen solid, the PhiGolf simulator lets you practice at home. This device captures every nuance of your swing to provide virtual coaching. Better still, you can […]
Photoshop is one of the most widely used photo editing tools out there, to the point that it’s the default program designers think of whenever they need work done. Small wonder, too: The flagship software in Adobe’s creative suite is very powerful — if you know how to use it. There is a lot to […]