Why did the Copenhagen Zoo have to kill Marius the Giraffe anyway? Ah yes, science vs. emotion

This is a terrible story on surface, but it does have a scientific background, apparently. The Copenhagen Zoo killed a two-year-old giraffe named Marius (anesthesia then shot it), then chopped it up for tiger/lion meat (this is where it gets… Continue Reading


Is Scandinavia that great, or are there causes for concern?

Worldwide surveys consistently rank Scandinavia as one of the best places to live on Earth. Here’s one prominent example.  I’ve been obsessed with the area for a few years now; I have a background in education (was a teacher for a… Continue Reading