Biological Warfare in WW2: Unit 731
Biological Warfare is the act of using virus, bacteria or other biological agents to infect or kill a group of people. During World War 1 the worldwide consensus was that it would never be used in war. To most people the idea of biological weapons was ghastly and unthinkable; unfortunately not everyone had this view. General Shiro Ishii, chief medical officer of the Japanese army was one of these outliers.Kony 2012: Catalyst for Change, Peace Or Fame?
Being a catalyst for change is not easy, especially in a media-driven world where the press often instigates controversy solely to induce greater viewership. Jason Russell and Ben Keesey, cofounders of the Invisible Children Foundation, seem to have become victims of this and the unruly machinery in society where people love to bash whatever they don’t agree with or understand.Solution for Africa: Irrigate Sahara
Once again we are hearing about another African famine. This is happening at the time that many African countries, from Nigeria to Uganda, are recovering from their past mistakes and experiencing strong economic growth. This time, the famine is in the countries that are in the Sahara desert.Minotaur Labyrinth – Bringing Tourists to the Isle of Crete!
Minotaur labirynth that dates back to Minoan period (3000 years ago) has become a great tourist attraction! It welcomes international tourists who want to discover its long tunnels and get the glimpse of the old legendary place… The palace is situated on the isle of Crete, Greece, and is a witness of many historical events, cross-cultural battles, the memorial of ancient myths.Japan – Untapping the Power of Women
Communities, businesses and economies with greater gender balance in decision-making structures thrive more than those without balance. Women in executive decision-making positions in Japan are rare and the economy is stagnating. So surely unleashing the untapped potential of their female workforce is in everyone’s interest?An Expat Life in Japan Since The Tsunami – With Brian Salsberg of McKinsey and Company
Behind every book is a life, or lives, as is the case of the business title “Reimagining Japan.” Actually many lives, over 80 in total, including the editors that brought the book to life and published, during one of the most challenging eras in recent Japanese history. When the earthquake reached Tokyo on the afternoon of March 11, Brian Salsberg was busily transmitting the final manuscript of Reimagining to an overseas printer. That wouldn’t be the last time the disaster and Salsberg’s book would cross paths. As news of trouble at a nuclear power plant in Fukushima began to develop, and the crisis deepened, Salsberg and his team agreed on a comprehensive revision and the results paid off. A book born in an hour of crisis was suddenly the book that many readers sought for answers.So, Is the Firing of Big Missiles the New Alpha Male Chest Pumping Display or What? Humans
Isn’t it amazing that every time any nation wants to have negotiations on peace, someone fires off a missile. Any time there are trade negotiations or there is tough talk in international diplomacy, someone fires off a missile. The funny thing now is that every country has missiles of all different types.Status of Thais Abroad and Money Transfer Options
Reasons vary behind the growing economy of Thailand. Remittances by its oversea-working population are a strong factor. According to the Thailand Migration Report of 2011, deployment of Thais to other countries for work opportunities has experienced fluctuations for the past years. This means that there are significant increases and decreases in the number of Thais who work abroad due to improved job opportunities in their country.US And UK Prepare Drones for Homeland Invasions
Drones are falling from the sky nearly every day, some landing in highly populated areas.The odds are growing against us since 30,000 are predicted to hit our homeland skies by 2015. Are you ready for your worst nightmare to unfold its wings above you?What Nuclear-Free Japan Means For Us
This weekend, Japan will be nuclear-free for the first time in a generation. American gas can help keep it that way.