Violence in Syria Linked to Drought

Violence in Syria Linked to Drought

A record drought in Syria, intensified by the impact of global warming, has been linked to the worsening violence in the region. Scientists have recently conducted a study that shows man made climate change can directly affect violence in the region. Researchers from Columbia University in New York City and University of California in Santa […]

Violence Against Women and How We Might Become Free

Violence Against Women and How We Might Become Free

November 25th marks the International Non-Violence Against Women recognition day. It was initiated in 1960 when three sisters in the Dominican Republic were visiting jailed husbands and were subsequently beaten to death afterwards. The statistics are staggering, when realizing the percentage of women in this world who are abused both physically and sexually each year. […]

Violence and Beatings Shaped Man’s Face

Violence and Beatings Shaped Man’s Face

Millions of years ago, violent beatings and fist fights were major influences toward the development of human male faces. This is seen prominently in the bulky features characteristic in Australopithecus (Paranthropus) boisei, a predecessor to modern humans but not considered an actual ancestor. Fist fighting in particular was reportedly so common place that bones evolved […]