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· March, 2013

Stories about Humor from March, 2013

Blackout has Trinidad & Tobago Bloggers Seeing Red

Good Friday in Trinidad and Tobago was suddenly dubbed “Black Friday” as the country descended into darkness, thanks to a nationwide blackout. Most people were communicating via Facebook and Twitter,...

As Liberal Russia's Secret Superhero ‘KermlinRussia’ Unmasks, Some See Evil

Arseny Bobrovsky, the owner of a Russian PR firm called “Daily Communications,” would be a thoroughly typical example of Moscow’s “creative class” liberals, were it not for one thing: Bobrovsky...

Chinese Couples Divorce to Dodge Property Tax

A capital gains tax hike in China has couples rushing to file for divorce to avoid paying a steep rate on the sale of their second home.

PHOTOS: Skis and Military Vehicles Battle Ukraine's Snowpocalypse

On March 22, Kyiv broke its monthly average of snow in just one day. While the authorities were combatting the weather, many Ukrainians united online to offer help and to...

VIDEO: Tokyo Gives Harlem Shake a Whirl

Skip the Cigarettes, Breathe in Beijing's Air

Mexico: A Contradictory Kiosk

Slovakia's Roads: “Adopt a Pothole and Watch It Grow”

This year, the situation on Slovakia's roads isn't very good. in Košice county alone, there are over 37,000 square meters of potholes. Tibor Blazko reports.

Carnival Samba Takes Aim at World Cup in Brazil

With forced evictions and competing political interests surrounding the run-up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, a group of concerned Carnival revelers in Belo Horizonte, Brazil have put...

Portugal Gets the Giggles Ahead of Austerity Protests

Austerity-weary Portuguese feeling shut out of the country's decision making are giving laughter a try, protesting against the government's tough tax hikes and spending cuts in creative, non-violent, and funny...

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