Modern technology makes it pretty difficult for a person to drop off the face of the Earth. But back when that was more common, missing persons cases used to get super weird.
Sometimes, problems don't actually go away; we just stop talking about them as much for some reason.
Diana Achieng's school simulated a terrorist attack back in November 2015. Sadly, while the attack itself was fake, the dozens of injuries and one fatality it caused were all too real.
The parallels between the two are a little unsettling.
Sure, you could keep up with the news. but then you'd miss out on the balls-to-the-wall action of Olympic mixed doubles badminton.
Pro tip: It's useful to actually read an article before commenting angrily on it.
So we're really doing this? After all of the awful and unfortunate news and advisories emanating from Brazil these days, the entire world is still going to meet up there for sporting reasons?
Don't tell me the attacks are 'inexplicable.' Anything can be explained.
Look, we get it. Those Gilmore Girls aren't going to binge-watch themselves. That's why we quickly summarized the most ridiculous recent news stories.
We don't want to glamorize violence, but c'mon... tanks are awesome. That's why we set out to learn more. Here's what we discovered.
Despite what the media reports, there are good things going on around the world.
Remember that time Ben Carson said Hillary Clinton was in cahoots with the devil?
Jane asks me a lot of questions about the boys I date ... especially Greg. And she's extremely disapproving. Like overly disapproving.