The Economist, in their daily chart for June 4, 2018, presented eleven measures that take the temperature of Donald Trump’s America. Mr. Trump’s campaign slogan promised to “Make America Great Again”. He has now been in office over 500 days, and appears ready to proclaim victory for his successes. The president bases this on the […]

President Trump currently has 42.4 million Twitter followers, making him the 21st most popular account on the social-media platform. “ONE year after Donald Trump’s surprise victory in America’s presidential election of 2016, objective indicators of his job performance are poor. His approval rating of 37% is lower than that of any other commander-in-chief nine months […]

Forced labor persists around the world, particularly for domestic workers. In 1981, Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery. Even though forced labor is now banned around the world, new reports from the International Labor Organisation (ILO), International Organisation for Migration and the Walk Free Foundation finds that the practice remains […]

President Donald Trump is the first president without a pet in nearly 150 years. The last pet-less leader in American history was Andrew Johnson, who left office in 1869. According to the Presidential Pet Museum, the White House has been home to over 300 animals, ranging from dozens of dogs, horses and birds to the […]

A new survey from Pew Research Center shows sharp drops in approval A new survey by the Pew Research Centre of 40,447 people in 37 countries shows that trust in President Trump’s residency pales in comparison with Barack Obama’s final ratings. Whereas 64% of those surveyed had confidence in Mr Obama to do the right […]

“This isn’t the Adam West days. You can’t just roll out of bed and put the suit on. Audiences expect you to look like a superhero.” – from a recent red-carpet interview with Ben Affleck Ironically, data collected by Moviepilot suggest that since Batman first appeared in feature-length films 50 years ago, Mr. West has […]

How you are unlikely to die ON FEBRUARY 15th DA14, an asteroid 45 metres across, sailed past the Earth at 7.8km a second (4.9 miles a second). At just 27,700km away, it is well within the range of communication satellites. It was the closest encounter on record with an asteroid this big. In 1908 an asteroid estimated […]