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Top 10 Headlines Today: Hot Pink Slugs, Mars’ Dangerous Radiation…

The top 10 headlines on our radar today: Enormous hot pink slugs discovered, astronauts on Mars would be subjected to dangerous levels of radiation, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Moth Has Best Hearing, Mysterious ‘Eternal Flames’…

The top 10 stories on our radar today: Scientists discover that a moth has the best hearing in the animal kingdom, geologists study the mystery behind Earth’s ‘eternal flames,’ and…

Geography in the News: Auschwitz Remembered

By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM and Maps.com Auschwitz Remembered As Ultra-Nationalists Target Minorities Once more, ultra-nationalist parties are becoming more involved in Europe’s politics. The world is watching, as news media focus on right wing parties that recently targeted minorities in Hungary. These events remind us of events in…

From Dr. Seuss to Disney, a Surprising History of Propaganda

When I was younger, I watched a lot of the Disney Channel. My favorite content was the old-school cartoons, featuring the likes of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and gang, although the Goofy spots were my favorite. One time I caught a program about Disney’s propaganda films from World War II. Those animated shorts are rarely…