World

Dangerous Nations for Americans

Submitted by ub on Sun, 01/29/2023 - 22:14
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The following are the top countries the US State Department says aren't safe for American citizens to travel in alphabetical order.

The most dangerous countries to visit in 2023 are Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen according to the latest Travel Risk Map, an interactive tool produced by security specialists at International SOS.

Words To The Wise
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ub Thu, 01/19/2023 - 14:17

Why have we, as a bright civilization, reached a state, where we accept that all sorts of uneducated nutcases are habitual liars?

In my first classroom, I remember our teacher repeating, "a word to the wise is sufficient."

Too many individuals who call themselves leaders or public servants inflate themselves as fake experts in all fields.

Today, most stupid people claim to have all the answers, while all the intelligent ones continue asking questions.

Knowledge, gained through studying new information, consists of vast data storage. 

Migrants Day

Submitted by ub on Sun, 12/18/2022 - 12:32
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Regardless of the reasons that compel people to move, migrants and displaced folks represent some of the most vulnerable on earth.

Monster Smash

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/10/2022 - 20:16
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The monster who invaded Ukraine and has been bombing, killing, and torturing its citizens since the war began calls them terrorists.

He first said they were Nazis and his Republican cheering section here in the USA said it was a brilliant tactic, until his dirty war began going nowhere and the Ukrainians pushed back.

The Gang’s Almost Here

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/19/2022 - 18:07
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There is a new abnormal at The United Nations General Assembly after three years of video conferences due to the global pandemic.

To anyone out there:
I only ask that you care before it’s too late,
That you live aware and awake,
That you lead with love in hours of hate."

Listen as Amanda Gorman reads her new poem, "An Ode We Owe," before the U.N. General Assembly 
https://apnews.com/article/amanda-gorman-un-general-assembly-d8e73e40a1…

HOMINI

Submitted by ub on Sat, 06/04/2022 - 10:17
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Who are we, what happened, when did we arrive, where have we come from, why are we here, and how can we learn to get along?

There are at least 20 hominin species that are part of the tree of life. At least half of these species are based on fossils unearthed in the last three decades alone.

Scientists are at the forefront of research on the migration, characteristics, and capabilities of early human relatives, and the origin and cultural development of Homo sapiens.

The Lonely

Submitted by ub on Fri, 06/03/2022 - 09:37
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Putin is the only one who thinks he is a tough guy and who is winning his invasion. 100 days later he is the only one shrinking.

He is so short that he has to stand on a stool to make himself appear big and strong, among his shrinking military brass. Meanwhile, reports continue surfacing about him dying of cancer.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has entered its 100th day, and intelligence reports indicate none of Russia's original strategic objectives have been achieved.

International Day for Children

Submitted by ub on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 10:33
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All over the world, an increasing number of children are engaged in paid or unpaid domestic work, often in dangerous conditions.

Children's Day is a commemorative date celebrated annually in honor of children, whose date of observance varies by country. In 1925, International Children's Day was first proclaimed in Geneva during the World Conference on Child Welfare.

600 Million

Submitted by ub on Tue, 05/24/2022 - 16:13
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Hispanophones are estimated at 577 million including second-language speakers globally, making Latinos a political powerhouse.

Spanish the second most spoken language in terms of native speakers. Around 360 million live in Hispanic America and 45 million in Spain 70 million in Europe.

However, the Latin American and Caribbean population is equivalent to 8.42 percent of the total world population.