Entries in Government (11)

Wednesday
Nov062013

Intense Pollution In China Leaving Surveillance Cameras Obsolete 

Apparently the streets of China have become so tainted with pollution that the public surveillance cameras, such as those in public parks, elevators, and streets, have become useless.

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Thursday
Oct312013

Salem Sagas Continue: A Modern Day Look At Witch Hunting 

This delusional practice ceased in the 1700s in the U.S. In certain other parts of the world, however, people are still being labeled as witches, an appellation which results in punishment, especially when the government is involved.

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Friday
Oct252013

Celibacy Syndrome: Why Japan’s Youth Isn’t Having Sex

Japan’s views towards sex have always mystified Westerners, as I’m sure the opposite is also true. Today, it seems that the Japanese are shifting from weird, kinky sex to no sex at all.

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Friday
Oct112013

Allegedly Dead Ohio Man Returns, Still Considered Legally Dead

An Ohio statute mandates that after three years, death rulings cannot be overturned.

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Thursday
Sep192013

Turkey Is Using Social Media To Boost Its Image

Now in what is quite the contradictory move on the part of the AKP, the Turkish government is recruiting a whopping 6,000-member team to use social media to promote a restoration on the public opinion of them.

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Friday
Aug162013

Germany Adds “X” Gender Option On Birth Certificates

Germany is set to become the first European country to introduce a third “blank” gender option on birth certificates.

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Tuesday
Aug062013

Chapter 52: China - Sing Kee Tai Pai Dong 

Tai Pai Dong is a type of open-air food stall, once very popular in Hong Kong. The government registration name in Hong Kong is “cooked-food stalls,” but Tai Pai Dong literally means “restaurant with a big license plate,” referring to the size of its permit, which is bigger than that of other street vendors.

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Tuesday
Jul162013

Female Secretaries Deemed Too Sexy To Work In Indonesia

A common storyline for porn is now being banned from real life possibility by a persistent government official in Indonesia.

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Friday
Jun142013

Google Confirms Gay People Exist In Pakistan

Pakistan is one out of eight countries where the penal code dictates that homosexuality is an offense punishable by death.

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