Monthly Archives: January 2015

Holiday snaps: India (more noms)

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Some people have a foolish way of not minding, or pretending not to mind, what they eat. For my part, I mind my belly very studiously, and very carefully. For I look upon…

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Defiant Charlie Hebdo depicts Prophet Muhammad on cover Armed French police have been deployed around key landmarks in Paris This week’s edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will show a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad holding a “Je suis … Continue reading

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Lohri – The bonfire festival

Originally posted on Journal Edge:
Dear All Readers Wish you all a very sweet and Prosperous Lohri, May this new Year brings so many happiness in your Life 🙂 The Lohri is an extremely popular Punjabi agricultural winter festival celebrated…

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“When it was over, the crowd shouted, “Allah-hu Akbar! Allah-hu Akbar!”

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
LiveWire has an eyewitness account of the flogging in Saudi Arabia of Raif Badawi, a 30-year-old with three children who was arrested for apostasy, insulting Islam, and his real crime—running a discussion website…

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Holiday snaps: India

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Instead of readers’ wildlife photos, I thought I’d post some of the pictures I took in India. But readers should continue to send me their good plant and animal snaps. (Make sure they’re…

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Monkey brings electrocuted ‘friend’ back to life

Originally posted on Manjeet Kumar:
Monkey brings electrocuted ‘friend’ back to life

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Scientists find promising new antibiotic

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Scientists find promising new antibiotic

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