Articles by BattyMcDougall




I dunno. Seems like a bit of a stretch. When you take the mirror image reflection of Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece, “The Last Supper”, and superimpose it on the standard image, the…



Weburbanist is compiling eight articles on the notorious UK graf artist. Three have been released, with five other articles in the wings. The life of the street artist is, by necessity, one…


In 1991, when journalist Danny Casolaro was found floating in a blood-filled bathtub with a shoelace wrapped around his throat, the coroner ruled it a suicide. But people who knew Casolaro and…


An old Kurdish poem describes the Kurds’ existence as one of “a thousand sighs, a thousand tears, a thousand revolts.” Described in ancient history as a fierce, mountain-dwelling people, the Kurds are…



Folks, thing are getting mighty serious here at disinfo.com, and now for something completely different. Everyone loves a good laugh, and in the age of electronics, high-tech hijinks are just waiting to…


More than fifty years of misinformation and manipulation in the shadow of the media have divided and impoverished public opinion, so as to control it all the better. This film is neither…




Douglas Rushkoff writes: “Nothing against Barack Obama, but we’d be mistaken to consider his politics a complete break from the past, a renaissance in participatory government, or the realization of an Internet-enabled…


“As populations increase and shortages become more frequent, lack of water isn’t just a poor nation’s problem any more. At least 36 U.S. states are expected to face shortages within the next…






‘We know that the universe contains many stars. There are some 100 billion of them in our galaxy alone, and the observable universe contains billions of galaxies. Thanks to recent astronomical discoveries,…


Once more Canadians, I heed you pay attention! “With only two weeks left in the House of Commons calendar until the summer recess (technically the House could sit for an additional two…


Once more Canadians, I heed you pay attention. “With only two weeks left in the House of Commons calendar until the summer recess (technically the House could sit for an additional two…


Bit of a controversial post here, but yesterday was a Canadian Holiday, and what better way to celebrate a day off work, than look up my benign countries dirty past. The atrocities…


Bit of a controversial post here, but yesterday was a Canadian Holiday, and what better way to celebrate a day off work, than look up my benign countries dirty past. The atrocities…


Bit of a controversial post here, but yesterday was a Canadian Holiday, and what better way to celebrate a day off work, than look up my benign countries dirty past. The atrocities…