The Swarm of Bees Outside Vox Media, Explained – VICE

In Trump’s America, the press is under attack. You know what I’m talking about—in your head, do a montage of Donald Trump saying “fake news,” congressional candidates body-slamming reporters, and so on. But on Tuesday, that war intensified, when a swarm of bees lingered outside Vox Media’s New York City offices. What Are Bees? “Bees […]

South Korean court throws president out of office; two die in protest | Reuters

SEOUL South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country’s conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China.   The ruling sparked protests from hundreds of Park’s supporters, two of whom were killed in clashes with police outside the court, and […]

Daniel Craig Dresses In Drag For Excellent PSA

Is James Bond in drag enough to get people to pay attention to statistics on gender inequality? Hopefully yes, because Dame Judi Dench’s voice over in this PSA for International Women’s Day is great, even if Daniel Craig looks a little uncomfortable in drag. (Note for next year: Hugh Jackman would totally nail the role […]

North Korea bars Malaysians from leaving, in ‘diplomatic meltdown’ | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL North Korea barred Malaysians from leaving the country on Tuesday, sparking tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, as police investigating the murder of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur sought to question three men hiding in the North Korean embassy.   Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak accused North Korea of “effectively holding our citizens hostage” […]

North Dakota lawmaker: Don’t repeal blue laws because wives need to make husbands breakfast in bed – Salon.com

A North Dakota state lawmaker has advice for any woman in his state seeking to go out with friends for some mimosas over Sunday brunch: You should be making your husband breakfast in bed instead. That’s not a joke. That’s what he actually said. “Spending time with your wife, your husband — making him breakfast, bringing it […]