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Scary Science: We Can’t Stop an Impact Event

The Scary Science series aims to show that some of our day-to-day issues can be inconsequential in the grand scheme of things and might bring about existential crisis for everyone who reads it. Here is why Bruce Willis might not be able to save us from an asteroid.

Scary Science: The Sun can Throw us Back to the Dark Ages

Scary Science series aims to show that some of our day-to-day issues can be inconsequential in the grand scheme of things and that there are some truly terrifying scientific theories

The third edition of Data Protection Magazine is free for online readers

By Pawan Naidu The Data Protection World Forum has launched the latest edition of the Data Protection Magazine. The publication is now free for online readers. “Data Protection Magazine brings expert voices together to provide […]

Don’t Worry, the World is Doing Alright

By Pawan Naidu Those of us who are following the news are most likely under the impression that we’re living in one of the worst times in history. Practically everyday you hear about the dangers […]

Man Made Space Debris are Threatening our Dreams of Conquering the Stars

We leave a large amount of junk orbiting our planet each time we send something to space. If we don’t do something soon humanity will be trapped, unable to leave Earth.

Data Protection World Forum answers all your data security questions

This has been a landmark year in data security, with regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), MiFID ii and the forthcoming ePrivacy regulation all set to change how we think about and deal […]

The Explosive Growth of Esports Won’t Stop Soon

By Pawan Naidu

There is a fast-growing community of competitive esports. Professionals and amateurs compete in tournaments where a $100 million prize can be one or lost by a single click of a mouse. A player’s keyboard or controller is just as important as Tom Brady’s glove, Lebron James’ shoes, Roger Federer’s racket or Cristiano Ronaldo’s cleats.

exPLAINer of the Week Sept 3-9

Picks by the Perfectly Plain Staff

This week we have stopped on two great pieces. The first is Kara Voght’s look into the different schedules between work and school. The second is Tara Isabella Burton’s insight into the growing religion of CrossFit. Both do a great job and their works are worth a read.

exPLAINers of the Week Aug 27 – Sept 2

By Perfectly Plain Staff

This week we have stopped on two great pieces. The first is Andrew Prokop’s expansive look into the Michael Cohen, CNN, and Trump-Russia controversy. The second is Dylan Scott’s look at the 10 most important Senate races this November.