A Wan Smile

A single clinic on Thailand’s border receives 500 refugees fleeing neighboring Myanmar’s civil war every day as Myanmar’s military fights pro-democracy and local ethnic rebels, reported Sky News. Critics told Nikkei Asia that the Thai government was not prepared to handle the approximately 90,000 refugees that...

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A Deadly Inheritance

The Italian mafia has long employed one particular brutal means to teach a lesson: It places errant individuals on their stomachs with a rope around their ankles and neck, which leads to a slow strangulation by the weight of their legs. It’s called “incaprettamento,” and it...

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