It’s no secret that gun violence is reaching alarming proportions in the United States, with gun deaths in 2016 likely surpassing the number of deaths from car accidents. Given this distressing statistic, we can’t help but wonder why the most powerful country in the world isn’t taking more extreme measures to put an end to these domestic tragedies.
Are you smarter than the average American? According to a study from YouGov, you probably think you are. Unfortunately, statistics show that most of us are indeed of the average IQ level, falling in the 80-119 point range. Not satisfied with being “average”? Lucky for you, it’s possible to bolster your IQ to, dare I say, even genius proportions.
On January 6th, 2016 a small earthquake was detected near a region of North Korea known for hosting underground bomb tests. Within a few hours, North Korean state TV announced that this “earthquake” was no natural tremor, but rather a successful detonation of an “H-bomb of justice." However, nuclear experts are not convinced these claims are entirely accurate.