Breaking News: Providing Real Value or Just More Stress?

In today’s world, members of the media play a big role in determining what news we get and how we get our news. But with the existence of a 24-hour news cycle between television news stations and online news, those media outlets seem to go to extremes to keep our attention. We have “breaking news” left and right with stories hyped up for maximum impact. Do you ever feel like

New 7 Wonders of the World

The Official New 7 Wonders of the World have been elected by more than 100 million votes to represent global heritage throughout history. The listing is in random order, as announced at the Declaration Ceremony on 07.07.07. The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico Chichen Itza once served as the political and economic center of Mayan civilization. The city housed masterpieces like the Temple of Chac

The Negative Bias of the Media

In today’s so-called “information age”, we are constantly barraged with news and media coverage of every event. It often seems that each event is accompanied by a maelstrom of negative ideas, with coverage of events presented with an emphasis that makes every event seem more disheartening than the last. For viewers, this can create an inaccurate perception of the world around us that has the same negative undertone, making us

Famous Political Murders in Modern History

An assassination is a murder of a (usually prominent person) by sudden, secret attack. Deliberate, premeditated assassination of public figures is often done for political reasons or by a hired hit man. Assassinations may be prompted by religious, ideological, political, financial, or military motives. Revenge or the desire for notoriety often plays into the equation. has compiled a list of some of the famous political murders in our recent