From Russia, With Love: Trump Jr Shock Email Scandal

The ongoing investigation into the alleged meddling by Russian operatives to destabilize the American democratic process has been rocked by a bombshell revelation by Donald Trump Jr., the firstborn son of the most controversial President the United States has ever seen. Even the Watergate-Nixon and Iran-Contra-Reagan political scandals cannot approximate the sordid levels being witnessed…

Rwanda’s Electoral Commission Recalls Decision to Screen Candidates’ Social Media Messages

On May 29th, the Rwandan National Electoral Commission (NEC) made the¬†unsettling announcement that it would oversee social media use by candidates in the upcoming election. This was widely perceived as a means of handicapping the opposition candidates. President Paul Kagame has handily won two prior elections, and analysts are giving him very high odds of…

Ancient Rock Art Meets Virtual Reality

African rock art, or petroglyphs, are cultural and historical treasures. Many of them are among the oldest human artworks on Earth. They provide a window in time, giving us a glimpse of the lives, worldviews, and even the climate of our distant ancestors. Some petroglyphs are straightforward depictions from prehistory, while others are deep mysteries.…