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Jun 13 '13
Jun 11 '13

Russian police uncover subterranean migrant city

Jun 5 '13
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May 21 '13

Land Grab - Ethiopia

Ethiopia in particular has seen large international food producing companies swoop in and grab as much land as they can. In the Gambela region in western Ethiopia Indian companies have bought up and leased land the size of Britain. The government maintains that leasing the land is the best way to encourage development in the country. A surprising evaluation of the situation when one considers that the average wage paid to farm workers in Gambela  by these Indian companies is less than $1 a day and all the produce (mostly rice, maize, sugar cane and palm oil) is shipped home to make huge profits on the Indian market. The following short documentary from Journeyman TV explains the situation in Gambela.

May 10 '13
Apr 13 '13
"Octopuses have hundreds of suckers, each one equipped with its own ganglion with thousands of neurons. These “mini-brains” are interconnected, making for a widely distributed nervous system. That is why a severed octopus arm may crawl on its own and even pick up food."
Apr 10 '13
Apr 10 '13

Modern Day Debtor’s Prisons: Megan’s Story


Apr 6 '13