Canadian psychology professor and online guru Jordan Peterson has often referenced the "Scandinavian paradox", citing stark gender differences in "progressive" Nordic countries despite their commitment to equality. A recent Finnish study gives fuel to the embattled thinker's standpoint, citing welfare state as one of the underlying reasons.
Scientists around the world continue to fret over Apophis, a 325 metre-wide asteroid discovered in 2004 and appropriately named after the Ancient Egyptian god of evil, darkness and destruction.
Marisa Papen claims that she does not oppose faith and religion, insisting that her goal is to help people of the world "break free of their mental imprisonment". Nevertheless, a slew of believers deemed her daring photos disrespectful. Her latest pictures have become part of a fine arts print collection, with some pieces going for a hefty $22,800.
In late September, an international fund started by Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros filed a lawsuit to the European Court of Human Rights and Hungary’s Constitutional Court to challenge Budapest's so-called "Stop Soros" legislation which targets volunteers working with refugees and asylum seekers.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two Su-34 bombers collided in the Far East but their crews managed to eject safely; both planes were flying without ammunition, the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Russian Defence Ministry said.
On 22 August 2015, a 1955 Hawker Hunter fighter jet aircraft crashed into several cars on a road during a demonstration at the Shoreham Airshow in Shoreham-by-Sea, England, resulting in 11 deaths, while injuring another 14.
The US President has repeatedly criticised German business for participating in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. In addition, he demanded that Germany urgently increase its defence spending to two percent of its GDP.
A recent report has suggested that Melania Trump has gone on a fun weekend getaway in Florida - something angry commenters say is funded by taxpayers' dollars. The First Lady's alleged trip comes at a time when nearly 800,000 federal workers have missed their paychecks due to Donald Trump's fight over border funding with Democrats in the House.
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