For perspectivce as we start 2016, here are some statistics on tragedies of the past year.
In the mid-90s, the holiday song "Grown-Up Christmas List" hit radio stations, and its lyrics were painfully close to too many homes. Within each verse were wishes for peace, friendship, forgiveness and justice. Presents under the tree seem trivial when we stop to think about it.
45 people trapped inside a burning bus died in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday morning. The bus, reportedly speeding, hit a road divider and burst into flames. All but seven of the passengers perished within minutes, including an infant.
Is it possible that automobile drivers are routinely misjudging motorcycles' distance and speed, and that this misperception is somehow related to the motorcycles' size?
Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro is bigger and better than ever in 2010, with the street celebrations having surged in popularity over the last ten years an...