New World Kingdom: Novus Universitas Regnum

22 ViewsNew World Kingdom: Novus Universitas Regnum Synopsis – New World Kingdom This political terrorist thriller starts when terrorists sink the US frigate Apache and Iranian terrorists detonate ‘dirty’ nuclear devices in a Brooklyn, New York subway and near Waterloo Station, London. The United States, in collaboration with the United Kingdom, retaliates by dropping nuclear …

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The Elusive Price—and Prize—of Fame on the Internet

The Elusive Price—and Prize—of Fame on the Internet

38 ViewsTypography by Simoul AlvaThree of Beowulf’s virtues make sense. The fourth seems more like a vice. He was the man most gracious and fair-minded / Kindest to his people and keenest to win fame. Gracious, fair, kind. But also: more eager than anyone to see his name in torchlights. “Keenest to win fame” is …

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The Cosmic, Psychedelic, Glow-in-the-Dark Art of Alex Aliume

The Cosmic, Psychedelic, Glow-in-the-Dark Art of Alex Aliume

15 ViewsAlex Aliume is about to show me his latest painting, made with a new technique. I’m on my knees on the floor of his 8- by 12-foot basement studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and 3D neon fluorescent artwork covers almost every square inch of wall, floor, and ceiling.The new painting is called Cosmic Consciousness. When …

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4 podcasts to teach kids about history, identity, and current events

4 podcasts to teach kids about history, identity, and current events

16 ViewsIn our Back to School series, Mashable tackles the big issues students face, from mental health to representation to respectful communication. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies.  As your child heads back to school, you may be looking for appropriate ways to bolster the education they’re getting in …

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Is a global recession around the corner?

39 ViewsIs a global recession around the corner? 74% of economists in survey see recession by end of 2021 A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession by the end of 2021. What’s happening: After a decade …

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After Lobbying by Gun Rights Advocates, Trump Sounds a Familiar Retreat

After Lobbying by Gun Rights Advocates, Trump Sounds a Familiar Retreat

37 ViewsImage“People don’t realize we have very strong background checks right now,” President Trump told reporters in New Jersey on Sunday.CreditCreditAnna Moneymaker/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — Days after a pair of deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, President Trump said he was prepared to endorse what he described as “very meaningful background checks” that …

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