Tim Tan Huynh

History & Politics category

Batman

23 Sep 2017 — Today is the fourth-ever Batman Day. I'm not sure why this date is noteworthy, but Batman history is as storied and varied as the character. Read

Playboy grins and bares it

17 Mar 2017 — The iconic magazine has retired its "Entertainment for Men" tagline, but the content is no longer SFW. Reversing the decision to go non-nude won't solve its problems, though. Read

2016

31 Dec 2016 — We've seen improbable wins and saddening losses. Read

Charles Whitman

2 Aug 2016 — The infamous Texas Tower sniper was hurt when he hurt others. Read

Brexit

22 Jun 2016 — For the second time in two years, Britons will have a referendum to decide whether or not they'll leave a union of nations. Read

Chernobyl nuclear disaster

26 Apr 2016 — On this day, 30 years ago, a nuclear reactor at the power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine infamously exploded. Read

Rosa Parks

2 Dec 2015 — An unassuming middle-aged woman staged a simple protest that had dramatic and historic consequences. Read

Doctor Who…

4 Nov 2015 — …supported Death With Dignity has ended his life using the rights and responsibilities outlined by the Oregon law. Read

Srebrenica massacre

11 Jul 2015 — Today is the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Bosnian Serb forces systematically killed over 7,000 Bosnian Muslim males. The incident is viewed along sectarian lines and is still contentious in the region. Read

Torture

15 Dec 2014 — Does the end justify the means? I don't really know. Read