The Mystery of the Eocene’s Lethal Lake

The Mystery of the Eocene’s Lethal Lake

47 million years ago, the world was a hothouse. Lush jungles covered much of the globe, stretching far from the equator, and they were rife with mammals. This was life in the Eocene Epoch. And around a quiet lake in what’s now Germany, a typical scene was unfolding in late spring. Crocodiles patrolled the waters. …

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

Mass layoffs and record profits at the same time, manager salaries, scarcity of natural resources and imminent climate catastrophe, morally questionable advertising, child labor, corporate fraud, financial crisis and the “Occupy Wall Street” movement … These are just a few examples you may have heard about under the topics of sustainability business ethics or corporate …

| Animal Jam History | An Introduction – Chapter 0

| Animal Jam History | An Introduction – Chapter 0

Hey jammers! Snowyclaw here from the Animal Jam Spirit. As you may have noticed, I’ve been playing around with a new project idea. I’m starting a crazy little series called “Animal Jam History” – videos tackling the complicated history of Jamaa. And what better way of retelling our history than taking the form of my …

The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Cartoon

The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Cartoon

Seven young Bosnian Serbs, who were part of the nationalist “Black Hand”, planned to assassinate Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary. The first attempt failed when a bomb was thrown in his car. He missed and the conspirator was arrested. As the car carrying the Archduke went down an alternate route, Gavrilo Princip …

History Summarized: Iroquois Native Americans

History Summarized: Iroquois Native Americans

American History tends to emphasize how the colonies won their freedom from the oppressive British empire and while that’s true it’s only part of the picture. See there were a lot of players in the new worlds during and before the time of the revolution. One of the most remarkable yet often overlooked forces in …