Professor GIF: The Gaza Crisis Explained In 3 Facts and 16 GIFs [Full Post]
The world is a confusing place, so let Professor GIF explain the most befuddling topics through the magic of animated GIFs.
IN THIS ISSUE: Three easy facts and sixteen hilarious GIFs explaining the entire Gaza crisis you heard about but don’t understand.
Fact #1: Israel and Hamas are fighting because both sides want things they probably can’t get.
It’s going to be almost impossible to find a lasting diplomatic situation to the Gaza crisis. Like,scary impossible.
Israel wants a Greater Israel, including the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. So they’re actively settling the West Bank in spite of its Palestinian government, and reacting to any pushbackstrongly.
Israel also wants to protect its national security at all costs. Missiles fired at it from Gaza run counter to that. The Israelis don’t want a bunch of dangerous missiles bouncing around near their border, because bouncing missiles tend to…well…
Hey Iceland! These Countries Changed Their Names And It Worked! [Click to continue]
Iceland is currently holding a contest to rename the country to improve its image, prompting backlash from the country’s citizens who are desperate to protect their rich history of Bjork and that volcano going off that one time. However, before we act like a country changing its name is such a big deal, we should know that MANY famous countries have changed their name in the past, often to massively successful results. Here, in support of Iceland’s proactive thinking, is a list of 10 Other Countries That Successfully Changed Their Names