“New” research claims that Polynesians may have discovered Antarctica prior to the Europeans, and that knowledge of such has been neglected, either through ignorance or willful censorship, according to a Gizmodo article. Is this true? Well, I happen to be in a position to shed some light on the matter! […]

Now a month old, the footage of an Algerian teenager catching a 2 year old plunging from a balcony has now gone viral in the space of a couple of days. But subtle details are changing in the retelling. The original story, quite detailed, appears in the Daily Sabbah: https://www.dailysabah.com/istanbul/2019/06/26/algerian-youngster-saves-syrian-toddler-falling-from-2nd-floor-window-in-istanbuls-fatih […]