The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and known in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies and the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is therefore considered a Cold War-era proxy war.

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What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things. Massimo Pigliucci describes the philosophy of Stoicism.

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Peter and Gabi set off to explore an ancient legend that tells of occupation of New Zealand over 3500 BP. Their first interview exposes the story of dramatic DNA proof that red-haired people inhabited the islands long ago. On the trail of the tall red-heads, and the short blond Patupariehe, Peter and Gabi discover all is not as it should be. Evidence is missing, documents falsified, reputations besmirched and an innocent exploration turns into an expose of vicious slander, death threats, destruction of sites, skeletons turned into fertilizer and the shock of who is behind it all.

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