This Week In IBTimes Magazine

on October 09 2013 4:41 PM
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    A 1913 photo of US Treasury Sectreaty, William Gibbs McAdoo, the chief promoter of liberty bonds, which helped finance the United States' entry into World War I. The first debt limit was established with the passage of the Second Liberty Bond Act of 1917, after McAdoo went to Congress to ask for more funding via a second offering of Liberty bonds. U.S. Library of Congress
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    Anthony Keogh (left) and Hannah Melnyk selfie during a national military day parade in Pyongyang, North Korea. Hannah Melnyk
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    A dancer dazzles the crowds at Tokyo's Robot Restaurant. IBTimes/Connor Sheets
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    George Cruickshank. IBTimes/Mark Johanson
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Here's a preview of this week's International Business Times Magazine:

Yup, Twitter Is Thinking About You

Twitter has plans for you, and you know nothing about them: Ryan Neal lays out the coming sale of company databases, what’s in them, and who wants to know. 

Who Goes To North Korea For A vacation?

A very specific kind of traveler: Adventurous, curious and often a bit eccentric, as Michelle FlorCruz found during a recent group tour of the secretive, menacing country. 

Micronations - Postmodern Nation-States?

George Cruickshank is not your average emperor. His royal residence lacks electricity or running water, his kingdom has more kangaroos than humans, and it isn't even recognized by any other government on earth. Mark Johanson takes a deep dive into the phenomenon of micronations and tries to figure out why Australia has more DIY nation-states than anywhere else on earth.

Don’t Be Ashamed!

Come along with Connor Sheets as he takes a look inside the palace of robots, girls and lights that represents the current apex of Tokyo's ongoing competition for the lustful tourist’s dollar.

U.S. Debt Ceiling Debate - Then And Now

Luke Villapaz presents a multi-media history of 96 years of U.S. debt ceiling debate, with its familiar-sounding political posturing and media presentation. 

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