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Stampede in India Kills 63 People, Injures 100 Others

A stampede in India killed 63 people and left 100 others injured Thursday. A 200,000 person pilgrimage intended worship Hindu beliefs ended tragically when gatherers at a community lunch at the Ram Janak temple sought the free food, utensils, and clothes the festivity offered. Hindu holy man,...

Wildlife Conservation Society: Tigers Are "Winning" in Parts of India, Russia, and Thailand

Wildlife Conservation Society: Tigers Are "Winning" in Parts of India, Russia, and Thailand

The Wildlife Conservation Society has offered its praise to the governments of India, Russia, and Thailand as their efforts have helped tigers and other big cats in "winning" their re-population. Despite habitat encroachment, poaching, loss of prey, and other imminent threats, the six endangered...

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Train Crash in West Bengal, India Kills Passengers

A train crash in West Bengal, India kills passengers and leaves many wounded.  A Sealdah bound Cooch Behar Uttarbanga Express train collided with a Bhagalpur-Ranchi Vanachal Express train near a station in Shantiniketan at 2:05 a.m.  The Bhaglpur-Ranchi Vanachal Express train was bound...

Obama's India Trip Upstaged by Michelle

Obama's India Trip Upstaged by Michelle

President Barack Obama's first foriegn trip since taking office in 2008 was upstaged by his wife Michelle. The First family is winding down their ten day stay in India with an itinery which included Obama's controversial address to the Indian Parliament, tours of local amenitites, and Michelle...

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A Massive Inferno Consumes the Carlton Towers 3rd Floor in Bangalore, India on Tuesday.

A massive inferno consumed the third floor of the Carlton Towers in Bangalore, India on Tuesday. The Carlton Towers Carlton Towers is on Old Airport Road and is a commercial building in a highly populated business section of Banaglore. The Carlton Towers housed the IT and other offices. Many...

The 19 Worst Hotels in Existence

The 19 Worst Hotels in Existence

I've stayed in some pretty sketchy places in my time. In Vientiane, I stayed in the cheapest place the Lonely Planet listed, costing just $1 per night. It was basic, a bit sketch, but generally fine. I've stayed in falling apart hostels, weird backpackers, and gross hotels. But none of the places...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

What Are Roma Gypsies ?

What Are Roma Gypsies ?

Roma Gypsies are a fascinating group of people. They are a nomadic group of people who have a massive distrust of governments, and most modern societies. There is a large group that have been assimilated, but mostly they still stick together roaming around in Eastern Europe and travel about selling...

10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

Societies across the globe are facing the dire consequence that life as we know it is clambering to chaos. Worldwide infrastructures are crumbling, popular culture has become the baseline for values, and dysfunctional governments are now controlling the world. Here are 10 Signs The World Has Gone...

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New Moore Island Sunk Into Sea

New Moore Island has sunken into the sea. The island has been a highly disputed, hot topic between India and Bangladesh (called South Talpatti by Bangladesh) located in the Bay of Bengal. Both countries were embattled in an argument over natural gas or oil supplies beneath the island discovered...