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Making paper whisper

Amit NewtonDohaYOU never know what inspires gifted and artistic people. Take Marthe Oostelaar-van Herk for example.While still in her home country, the Dutch national visited a store to buy a token for a friend. When she did not find anything to her satisfaction, ... [Published Qatar Tribune - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Vacation Renewal – It Takes a Brief Vacation to Learn There’s No Place Like Home

When the movie A Brief VacationAs a young mother of two kids under age three at that time, I fantasized about the ideal way to get away from the demands of little kids without guilt or shame – get sick but not too sick to enjoy the brief vacation. My ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

The Caliphate Saga

Haroun al-Rashid Haroun al-Rashid is probably the best-known Caliph but there have been caliphates, starting with the Rashiduns in 632. He is the ruler of the Ummah, an Islamic community ruled by the Shari’ah. Caliphate means “succession” in Arabic and ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The History Behind Why We Use Fireworks On The Fourth Of July

Bamboo is extremely strong and grows in a series of hollow segments. Drop one of these hollow segments into a fire, and the air inside will heat and expand until the bamboo explodes with a BANG. This phenomenon was first discovered, much to the delight ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Feast of St. Thomas the apostle

Share this:The Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle on July 3 every year. He is best known in religious accounts as “Doubting Thomas” because of his initial unwillingness to believe the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Catholic ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Shweta Kothari: Tracing Sexuality in Indian culture

When Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Health Minister of India endorsed morality as a substitute for condoms , Indian youths were embarrassed, I was embarrassed. The ignorant chatter of combating sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) with moral practices, from none ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Benedictine abbey joins UNESCO list

An historic monastery has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list. The abbey was founded in the 822 AD under Louis the Pious, son of Frankish King Charlemagne, and now welcomes 100,000 tourists a year.The Imperial Abbey of Corvey in central Germany ... [Published CathNews - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

A Lost World

On a chilly July day in Lisbon in 1497, a minor nobleman named Vasco da Gama set out on a voyage to India. On May 20, 1498, he landed at Cochin. On board was an Arab pilot named Ahmed ibn Majid, who had guided him, using maps no European had ever seen ... [Published New Indian Express - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Walkin' Weeks

I've not been walking or getting exercise as I should, except on our anniversary because we spent the long weekend in New Orleans and walked everywhere (I got over 14,000 steps on 6/20), so I started a "most steps" challenge with the pedometer software ... [Published Weight Watchers - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Three state jewels vie for UNESCO’s heritage tag

Hoysala temples, Deccan sultanate monuments and Srirangapatna island monuments are part of the 22 Indian submissions for the 'tentative' heritage listThree out of the 22 places of cultural or natural significance that have been submitted by India to United ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Have You No Shame? Have You No Decency?

The Presbyterian Church has never boycotted Iran, North Korea or China. Shamefully, the organization last week voted to divest from businesses that supply products in Israel, and as The American Jewish Committee stated, a group within the Presbyterian ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lake Roopkund Mystery

Scientists across the world have been attempting to reveal the secret of Roopkund glacial lake located in Himalayas Uttarakand state over 60 years. The lake is surrounded by rock-strewn glaciers and snow clad mountains. In 1942, human skeletons were discovered ... [Published Voice of Russia - Jun 20 2014]

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So, the art teacher has become the art maker. Are there no plans to teach again? "For now, I really feel like there's so much more I can do to improve in papercutting; I keep feeling challenged by it."
...At first. But by the second half of the 18th century, though, it is estimated that 50% of the population was sustained by potatoes. "Without potatoes,” writes Heinzelmann, “industrialization in Germany might not have happened.”"
"TV programmes in Ukraine switch frequently between Ukrainian and Russian as most Ukrainians are bilingual" said Ukrainian Konstantin Kostyshyn, serving delegates at the conference. He is among the millions of Ukrainians working in Russia
Note the language that marriage has been "raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament." It existed before Christ; it has had many iterations over the centuries; but Christ has transformed it to be a sign of grace for the whole community...

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Making paper whisper [Published Qatar Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Dedicated carvers? Waiters on horseback? Vegan ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 18 hours ago]
Top ten magical caves to explore in Ireland (PH... [Published Irish Central - Jul 08 2014]
Difficult for Russia, Ukraine to snap 1,000-yea... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 08 2014]
Vacation Renewal – It Takes a Brief Vacation to... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 07 2014]
Zen Masters on the Battlefield (Part II) [Published Japan Focus - Jul 07 2014]
The Caliphate Saga [Published New Indian Express - Jul 06 2014]
The History Behind Why We Use Fireworks On The ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 04 2014]
14 Fun Facts About Fireworks [Published Smithsonian Magazine - Jul 04 2014]
This abandoned Georgia state park hides many se... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 03 2014]
The Gospel of the Family, Part 1 [Published Alt Muslim - Jul 03 2014]
SMALL LUXURY HOTELS OF THE WORLD™ ASIA-PACIFIC’... [Published IPress - Jul 02 2014]
Feast of St. Thomas the apostle [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 02 2014]
Op-Ed: Connecting the Dots [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 02 2014]
Hit by poor BSNL services, subscribers in Jammu... [Published Meri News - Jul 02 2014]
Connecting the Dots [Published Israel National News - Jul 02 2014]
Portugal Re-examining its Islamic heritage [Published Destination Jeddah - Jul 01 2014]
Shweta Kothari: Tracing Sexuality in Indian cu... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 01 2014]
Benedictine abbey joins UNESCO list [Published CathNews - Jul 01 2014]
Beit Guvrin-Maresha Caves Declared World Herit... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Jun 30 2014]
Sa`ada After Yesterday: Rich History, Modern Ch... [Published Yemen Post - Jun 30 2014]
A Lost World [Published New Indian Express - Jun 29 2014]
Fishermen ply Ethiopia's largest lake in papyru... [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 28 2014]
Walkin' Weeks [Published Weight Watchers - Jun 26 2014]
Four Facts That Everyone Should Know About the ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Jun 26 2014]
A bloodline of legend and legacy [Published Jakarta Post - Jun 26 2014]
Three state jewels vie for UNESCO’s heritage tag [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jun 25 2014]
In Mosul, Iraq, feared crackdown by militants h... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 24 2014]
The Surprisingly Short History Of The Plus Sign [Published Fast Company - Jun 23 2014]
Ancient Burmese kingdom awarded World Heritage ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 23 2014]
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Op-Ed: Connecting the Dots [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 02 2014]
Op-Ed: Connecting the Dots http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/15264 The history of Islam is one of violence and bloodshed.Published: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 2:45 AM Joe DavidJoe David is the author of six books. His controversial ...
Ancient Burmese kingdom awarded World Heritage ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 23 2014]
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has approved three ancient Pyu Kingdom cities – Hanlin, Beiktano and Sri Kestra – as World Heritage Sites, the first time any historical monument in Burma has been recognised ...
Modi Wins [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 16 2014]
Results came in from India’s national elections today, and as expected, Narendra Modi is the new Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy: According to Reuters, Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party and allies (altogether as ...
Saudi Arabia: MERS under control, Cabinet told [Published H5N1 - Apr 15 2014]
<p>Via Arab News: <a title="MERS under control, Cabinet told|Arab News — Saudi Arabia News, Middle East News, Opinion, Economy and more." href="http://www.arabnews.com/news/555826"&gt;MERS under control, Cabinet told . The whole report and then a comment: ...
12 Common History Myths, Debunked [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 19 2014]
Don’t believe everything you learned at school. Photo montage: George Marks/Retrofile/Getty/Creative Commons Gladiators didn't kill each other as often as you might think. The most prized fighters were worth a lot of money as trained entertainers ...
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