Maxwell Barna

americas

A Ku Klux Klan Group Claims It Is Around Ferguson and Fundraising for Darren Wilson

The Imperial Wizard of the New Empire Knights told VICE News that his group is in the Ferguson area to help protect white people.
Maxwell Barna
8.20.14
americas

Move Over, Jihadists — Sovereign Citizens Seen as America’s Top Terrorist Threat

Why do American law enforcement authorities regard a fringe ideology of homegrown radical nutjobs as the country's top terrorist threat, instead of Islamic extremists?
Maxwell Barna
8.15.14
immigration

‘It’s an American Problem’: Meet the Militias Patrolling the US Border

Armed volunteer groups have reportedly flocked to the US-Mexico border to help manage the border crisis.
Maxwell Barna
7.31.14
asia & pacific

China Will Re-Educate Government Officials to Remind Them That Communism Is Awesome

Party chiefs, fearing a “loss of faith and moral decline,” are using re-education as a means of ensuring conformity among the rank and file.
Maxwell Barna
7.24.14
americas

‘Want Some Klandy?’ The Ku Klux Klan Launches a Nationwide Propaganda Push

The KKK hopes that anti-immigration sentiment and concern over the recent border crisis will help swell its ranks.
Maxwell Barna
7.17.14
environment

Madagascar Might Be Decimated by a Plague of Common Toads

Madagascar's unique and delicate ecosystem is at grave risk from invasion by toxic toads — and the country must act now.
Maxwell Barna
6.2.14
Health

New Study May Be the Final Nail in the Coffin of the Autism vs. Vaccination Debate

The study has its fair share of skeptics, who believe the rise in autism, paired with the rise in vaccinations, is more than a coincidence.
Maxwell Barna
5.20.14
Science

Scientists Confirm Vampires Were Onto Something

Studies suggest that proteins in young blood can reverse the effects of aging in the body, validating a cultural fascination with vampirism.
Maxwell Barna
5.9.14
Booze

You Won’t Be Drinking Powdered Alcohol Anytime Soon

Palcohol quietly passed a round of federal approval two weeks ago, and the belated revelation recently sent everyone into a tizzy.
Maxwell Barna
4.22.14
Health

The Deadly Science Behind Testicle Squeezing

An Irish teen went into cardiac arrest and was later put into a medically-induced coma after a schoolmate yanked on his testicles last week.
Maxwell Barna
4.20.14
sriracha

That Smelly Sriracha Factory Is Threatening to Move

Months of public scrutiny precipitated by complaints about the health effects of smells emanating from the factory could lead to it moving.
Maxwell Barna
4.17.14
animal rights

PETA Will NOT Be Turning Dahmer Home Into a Vegan Restaurant

After proposing to convert Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home into a trendy, animal-friendly eatery, PETA has abandoned the project.
Maxwell Barna
4.8.14
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