The Sunday death of Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad Abdel-Wahed, a Sunni religious leader, could prove to be pivotal to the situation in Northern Lebanon. Abdel-Wahed’s killing at a Lebanese Army checkpoint in the Akkar district, less than 10 miles from the Syrian border, could prove to be the flashpoint for the spread of violence from [...]
There was no way I could resist this one. A text message making the rounds in Nigeria is spreading the rumor that picking up phone calls from the number 09141 has resulted in anywhere from 7 to 10 fatalities.
Want a free divorce instead of those “$199 Uncontested Special” ones? Turn Muslim. No, really. Apparently, a Qatari man managed the first ever divorce via Skype by accident while talking to his wife.
How old is the Earth? Ask the average American and they may well say 6,000 years, or some other unlikely number. This isn’t because of any scientific evidence; our public schools just suck. Most people don’t know any better, which is why it seems strange that there are those who have taken the time to [...]
Propaganda and spin control are probably as old as humanity, starting with the serpent in chapter 3 of Genesis when he convinced two gullible humans to eat a certain piece of fruit.