Watch as filmmaker Gabriel Menassier transports you to Vietnam. Placid bodies of water snake around the country and are countered by soaring karst formations and vibrant culture.
History is filled with examples of cruel and unusual experiments performed on human beings and animals for the so-called sake of advancing science. Even at the time they were performed, such experiments should have been considered crazy. And today, at the very least they should elicit a “WTF?”. In some cases it seems that the psychology professionals administering the tests were the crazy ones—not the subjects involved. In the following experiments, the victims can be categorized into five groups: chimps, dogs, gays, unsuspecting participants and Jews.
As disturbing as the experiments by Dr. Harry Harlow on rhesus monkeys were, they did generate some—albeit inadvertent—“good” results. Public outrage at Harlow’s work comprised one of the early steps toward the United States animal rights movement, which aims to wipe out the use of animals in the research, food, clothing and entertainment industries. His work is also said to be partially responsible for various ethical standards established for scientific study.
From the first World Cup in 1930 to the 2014 World Cup that will begin in just a handful of days, there’s no denying that the world loves soccer. In the decades that have passed since that inaugural match, fans have been touched by many world cup moments that span from exciting to unbelievable to almost unbearable. For those just now catching on, we’ll cover the basics of this wildly popular sport in the following 20 images, also reminding futbol fans worldwide of the many World Cup moments that it took to get to the 2014 FIFA World Cup.