There are a couple things the Chinese Communist Party dislikes: Criticism, for one. Also, Taiwan. The folks at Next Media Animation don’t seem to care. They’ve created a video that mocks much of what the Middle Kingdom holds …
In 2008, as Burma struggled to recover from a cyclone that killed 140,000, the ruling junta mulled a $1 billion shopping spree. On their wish list? A soccer club.
The WikiLeaks founder says he’s been all but “abandoned” by his home country.
Blame Canada? More like blame the USA. The latest batch of leaked cables show that American diplomats find Canadians a tad too suspicious of America. Their evidence: Cheesy Canadian TV.
From the Pope’s comments on condoms to a promising new pill, this year has seen some positive steps in the battle against HIV/AIDS. But the fight is far from over.
Today in tech: Google eats Groupon. Or thinks about it. The price tag? Billions. Unless, of course, Groupon offers some sort of a discount… (via Techland)
The latest WikiLeaks dump includes a quarter million state department documents and almost as many diplo-disses. Which world leader was called a “flabby old chap?” Read on to find out. (Hint: It’s not Berlusconi.)
Canadian authorities say the country’s airport screeners won’t resort to American-style groping. Because that wouldn’t be nice.
In a radio interview Sarah Palin tells Glenn Beck that America “has gotta stand with our North Korean allies.” Wait, what?
Topping today’s list of cheesy crime stories? The two dudes who robbed the owners of a pizza joint, but made off with the wrong kind of dough.
Facebook makes it a tad to0 easy for ‘friends’ to become friends with benefits, a New Jersey pastor claims. That’s why he’s given his married staff an ultimatum: log-off, or lose your job.