Monthly Archives: August 2010

Obama could stand to learn a bit from Singapore’s leaders | World news | The Phnom Penh Post – Cambo

via phnompenhpost.com Over the past month, there have been heated protests over plans to build a mosque near New York City’s “Ground Zero” – the site of the twin towers that were destroyed by the September 11 terrorist attacks. As … Continue reading

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Dr. Sherman Jackson: Sharî’ah: Between Two Popes

Dr. Sherman Jackson: Sharî’ah: Between Two Popes Posted by Amir (MR) • August 30th, 2010 • Printer-friendly • No Comments      Share While it started out as a minor footnote, opposition to sharî’ah has now morphed into the mantra by … Continue reading

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35 Beautiful (but Scary) Abandoned Buildings – Urlesque

via urlesque.com There’s nothing like a thrilling adventure to the old asylum that caught on fire and closed down decades ago. Driving there with your friends while the excitement slowly thickens the air inside your mother’s car, slowly pulling up … Continue reading

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Ancient Archeological Discoveries & Mysteries | 7 Mysterious Discoveries, Civilizations | Our Amazin

via ouramazingplanet.com The Great Pyramids Even the information that archaeologists do know about the Great Pyramids of Egypt is enormously fascinating, to say nothing about what still might be uncovered. Built almost 5,000 years ago in what is now Cairo, … Continue reading

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Here’s Something You Don’t Want To Know : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

via npr.org It’s an 80-year-old illustration showing the largest animals and plants in the world. The ugly little secret is item no. 10, that totally unnoticeable line in the middle of the picture just below the dinosaur and the snake. … Continue reading

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Coming August 31: ‘Direct Access’ Stimulus Grants for the Muslim Brotherhood

via bigpeace.com On August 31, this coming Tuesday, the Muslim Brotherhood-associated “Coordinating Council of Muslim Organizations” (CCMO) will bring 25-30 Muslim leaders of 20 national Muslim groups to attend a special workshop presented by the White House and U.S. Government … Continue reading

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New Species of Armored, Wood-Eating Catfish Discovered | Cool Green Science: The Conservation Blog o

via blog.nature.org An armored, Amazonian catfish. That eats wood from fallen logs – and, when desperate, the feces of its fellow catfish. With teeth shaped like spoons to make the eating easier. And oh, it’s a new species. You gotta … Continue reading

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