Nuzha Nuseibeh
Nuzha is a student at the University of Edinburgh, who spends most of her time surrounded by either books or food. She hates the cold, which is unfortunate, because Scotland is always cold.

Darren Wilson Has Resigned

With Ferguson still reeling from the grand jury's (unsurprising) decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson earlier this week, the remote — but still very real — possibility that he might return to the force has weighed heavy on everyone's minds.…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

This Little Piggy Didn't Make It Onto His Flight

World, meet Mr. Pig. Mr. Pig (or so I've chosen to dub him, because we don't as of yet know his name) is large. He's brown. He has stomach issues. He's (apparently) emotionally supportive. And he nearly got to fly this week — unfortunately, though,…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Finland Finally Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Finally joining the rest of the Nordic region, Finland legalized gay marriage on Friday, becoming the 13th state in the European Union to allow same-sex marriages. I know what you're thinking: Wait, gay marriage wasn't legal in Finland before?…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

This Latest Instance of Police Brutality is Awful

The tensions in Ferguson, Missouri have continued to boil over since the grand jury's decision to clear all charges against Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown. Protests, looting and arrests have shaken St. Louis all…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

You Have to See This Image from A Ferguson Protest

For many across the country, this Thanksgiving has been clouded by Ferguson and the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Across news feeds and video screens, images of the violent protests that have since erupted have shown a…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Oh No, SeaWorld Did It Again

Ah, Thanksgiving. The time for uncomfortably drunken family reunions, painful food comas and, of course, the wonders — and controversies — of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year saw the return of the highly contentious Seaworld float and…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Exercise in a Bottle? Nestlé's Got It Covered

First, they conquered the candy bar. Next, they dominated hot chocolate; later, coffee. Now, the company that brought you the godly combination of George Clooney and Nespresso is working on creating the product of your dreams: yes, Nestlé is making…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Will This Report Satisfy Benghazi Truthers?

Sorry, Fox News die-hards, it looks like, once again, your conspiracy theories have been debunked — and by your own party, no less. On Friday, the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee report on Benghazi found that the CIA and the Obama…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Guys, The Invisilibity Cloak Is Here (Kinda)

It may just be the wallflower in me talking, but of all the superpowers out there, I'd choose invisibility. Being able to be somewhere with no one knowing? Being able to disappear? Count me in. Still, until now, I've always accepted invisibility was…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

FBI Sends 100 Agents to Ferguson

The country is on edge this weekend awaiting the Ferguson grand jury decision, which will see Officer Darren Wilson — who fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown this summer — either indicted or acquitted. In the small St.Louis suburb, preparations…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Could This Be Another Ferguson?

As the nation warily eyes Ferguson, Missouri in anticipation of the grand jury's upcoming verdict, another case of an unarmed man reportedly being shot by police is threatening to bring the fight to the east coast. On Thursday night, the NYPD shot…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Here's How You Can Help UVA Rape Victims

I can't tell you how drained I feel, reading story after story of sexual assault on American campuses; stories that are compounded by increasingly crushing statistics, in spite of positive moves on the part of the government and certain…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Is Darren Wilson Finally Going to Resign?

As Ferguson, Missouri braces itself for the long-awaited grand jury decision that may ignite another round of national protests, the man who fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown back in August, Officer Darren Wilson, may resign. According to a…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Here's What We Know About The FSU Shooter

On Thursday morning, another American campus was rocked by tragedy when a gunman opened fire at Florida State University's Strozier library, injuring three and entering into a fatal shootout with police. While we don't know much about why the FSU…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Strollers Were Recalled Because What?!

I'll admit it: becoming a mother scares me. The non-stop energy, the incessant demands, the inconceivably large responsibility. But now, it turns out I have one more thing to be afraid of, too: This week, millions of Graco baby strollers were…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Finally, Some Good News About Ebola

There's no doubt contracting — and recovering from — a deadly virus puts things into perspective a little. The little things (that slow barista at your favorite coffee shop, the fact that your work shoes give you blisters) stop mattering, and you're…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Utah Might Bring Back The Firing Squad

It's been ten years since it was legal to make a man stand while government employees shot him down, but now, the firing squad may be making a comeback in Utah: On Wednesday, legislators backed Republican Rep. Paul Ray's proposal — allowing the use…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

A Gunman Opened Fire at FSU This Morning

Another American campus was rocked by violence early Thursday, after a shooting at Florida State University's Strozier Library left the gunman dead, three people wounded, and FSU's student population in shock. Though details about the tragedy remain…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

We've Lost Contact With Philae The Comet Lander

Earlier this week, the world watched with bated breath as the European Space Agency (ESA) made history by landing its fridge-sized craft, Philae, on a comet. Over the last two days, data and breathtaking photos from the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh

Russia Is Creating Its Own Wikipedia Now, Yikes

I think we can all admit that Russia's had quite a few whacky ideas of late. I'm not even talking politically (although, yes, also politically). There were those sad space sex geckos, for example, or that bizarre amusement park. Or that suggestion…
By Nuzha Nuseibeh