Saudi Arabia Holds All Male Women’s Rights Conference

Shouldn't there be like, at least one woman? The University of Qassim in Saudi Arabia held one of the biggest women's rights conferences in the Arab world. While this is a step in the right direction for Saudi Arabia, who is ranked 127th out of 136 countries for gender equality, but it should be noted that … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Holds All Male Women’s Rights Conference

5-Year-Old Billed For Bailing On Birthday Boy

Legal action is being taken against Alex Nash, a 5-year-old British boy after failing to show up to his friend's birthday party. Alex's father, Derek, said that he originally intended to let Alex go to the party, but had to cancel after he realized that the boy was scheduled to spend time with his grandparents. … Continue reading 5-Year-Old Billed For Bailing On Birthday Boy

Man Fired After Not Showing Up To Work for 24 Years

He was living the dream. Shri A.K. Verma was an executive engineer for India's Central Public Works Department, but left on paid leave in December 1990. Verma asked for an extension on his leave, but was denied, so he never went back to work. After two years of not showing up to work, an investigation was finally … Continue reading Man Fired After Not Showing Up To Work for 24 Years

Texas University Loses 100 Human Brains

The University of Texas at Austin has lost around 100 brains stored in jars of formaldehyde, one of which may belong to Charles Whitman, an ex-marine who killed and wounded dozens in a campus shooting spree nearly 50 years ago. Nearly 30 years ago, around 200 brains were transferred from the state hospital to the … Continue reading Texas University Loses 100 Human Brains

Children Outlawed From High-Fiving Crossing Guards

Zero tolerance policies make zero sense.  PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO - A group of parents are protesting a bylaw that bans children from high-fiving their crossing guards while walking to school. The protests began after an incident earlier this week. A crossing guard from Prince of Wales Public school was specifically told to stop high-fiving children on duty. … Continue reading Children Outlawed From High-Fiving Crossing Guards