Six men were arrested in central Vietnam for killing and eating an endangered monkey while live-streaming it on a social media site, police said Friday. The trafficking and consumption of rare and endangered species is widespread in Vietnam as many still believe in the healing and medicinal qualities of the […]Continue Reading
Monthly Archives: December 2018
What’s Open — and Closed
Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are set to keep functioning. It’s official: the government is now in a partial shutdown. The December 21 deadline for funding a portion of the government, including the State Department, the Justice Department, the Transportation Department, the Agriculture Department, and the Department of the Interior, […]Continue Reading
Worm-like Amphibian Named after Donald Trump
A strange new species of worm-like amphibian which was recently discovered in Panama has been named after President Donald Trump, by a company that says it wanted to raise awareness about the problem of climate change. U.K. sustainable construction firm EnviroBuild paid $25,000 for the right to name the amphibian […]Continue Reading
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