A bartender once asked a patron, hey What is the matter The guy at the bar replied: matter is anything which has mass and occupies space haha no but seriously what is matter? Hey everyone Julia here for DNews It’s one of the basic things you learn about in science class. The difference between solid,…Read More Did Scientists Create A New State Of Matter?
You know we love our viewers, and lately it seems that a million of you… nay, a Maximilian of you, want us to explore the strength of the Nordic countries. Well, here we are. How powerful are Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland? You’re welcome. Now, technically, the Nordic countries are also made up of…Read More How Powerful Are The Nordic Countries?
In recent years, Russia’s actions in Ukraine have created severe tension in the surrounding ex-Soviet republics. In particular, three countries in northern Europe, known as the Baltic States, have asked for NATO protection. Their insistence on support made us want to know, how powerful are the Baltic states? Well, the Baltics are comprised of Latvia,…Read More How Powerful Are The Baltic States?
An emergency European Union meeting was recently called to address the violence unfolding between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. Economic sanctions already in place against Russia by the EU, the US, and other countries were extended by 6 months in an effort to stop the violence. So what are government sanctions and do they really work?…Read More Do Sanctions Against Russia And Iran Work?
On February 8th, Alabama’s Chief Justice Roy Moore issued a last-minute order to Alabama probate judges to deny same sex marriage licenses. This directly conflicted with a federal court decision on January 23rd, which legalized gay marriage in the state of Alabama. So, what happens now? Are states able to defy federal law? First off,…Read More Can States Ignore Federal Law?
On April 25, 2015, a deadly earthquake struck Nepal. One of the many government organizations to respond was Nepal’s own Gurkha Army. They have been internationally recognized as one of the most resilient and fierce militaries in the world. So who are the Gurkhas? The history of the Gurkhas goes back to the 19th century,…Read More Who Are Nepal’s Gurkhas?
In April 2015, the United Nations hosted a meeting to discuss the use of armed robots in combat. Many experts argued that military robots can’t tell the difference between civilians and soldiers, and therefore may violate a fundamental law of war. So, what are the laws of war? Historians have observed that as long as…Read More What Are The Rules Of War?
The Kashmir conflict is an ongoing territorial dispute between India and Pakistan. According to Pakistan’s 2010 statement to the UN, it’s the oldest unresolved international conflict still on the UN’s agenda. The conflict is often attributed directly to the region’s backlash against British colonialism. But is that the whole story? What is the Kashmir conflict…Read More Why Are Pakistan And India Fighting Over Kashmir?
For decades, English has dominated the world’s languages. Around the turn of the millennium, about a quarter of the world’s population could communicate in English to some degree. But with changing world demographics and globalization, the languages we all use are sure to change in form and popularity. So we wanted to know, what is…Read More What Is The Future Of Language?
In late May 2015, a Muslim woman on a United Airlines flight was refused a can of soda under the justification that she would use it as a weapon. Reportedly, a fellow passenger insulted her faith, and told her to shut up when she complained. In February, multiple Muslim students were murdered by a self…Read More Is The United States Islamophobic?