The central Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik banned the wearing of full-face veils in public on Wednesday in a move the local government said would prevent tension among communities and boost security.
The camp that I worked at was large enough that the food services operations had been contracted out to a catering company. Some of the teens who got hired were friends of other people on our junior staff, but there was no screening of anyone in the sense that our staff had to have a […]
For even the casual football fan, Gatorade's new commercial tribute to former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is pretty moving. Launched online just before the start of the NFL draft Thursday, it features people from the recently retired Hall of Famer's life -- his brother, his father, his famous friends, as well as a number of former coaches and […]
On Europe and Islam, pundit urges law not cultural war
When you consider all the parameters that had to be just right for our universe to exist at all, doesn't it make sense to believe that God "fine-tuned" everything since it's ridiculously unlikely that everything just worked on its own?...Show More Summary
A Turkish court sentenced two journalists to two years in jail for blasphemy on Thursday, their newspaper said, after they reprinted a controversial cover from the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo above their columns last yea...
Indra once happened to see Surabahi, the Kamadhenu (divine cow), crying in the Indraloka.... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
N.J. fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad embraces a bigger Olympic platform as a Muslim woman. She is the first American in the Olympics wearing a hijab. For the first time in its history, the 1000-year-old mosque at Thazhathangady, famous for its rich architecture and wood carvings, has thrown open its doors for Muslim women in Kerala. Amal […]
Prominent detentions of foreigners by North Korea in recent years:
Yesterday was a bit of an "off" day for me. It had started the night before. First, while sitting up in bed reading, I had a daddy long legs walk across my arm and I FREAKED OUT. Did I mention that I'm afraid of spiders? I jumpedShow More Summary
[caption id="attachment_11429" align="alignleft" width="300"] via flickr[/caption] My youngest son is readying for another adventure. One that involves rolled up clothes in duffel bags, a passport, and another continent. He can't wait. By now, he's at the airport. Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_40333" align="alignleft" width="300"] Copyright 2016 Warner Brothers[/caption]I laughed so much and so hard at this movie that by the time it was over I had become of those Key and Peele show parking valets. I...Show More Summary
Roger Ebert famously declared that a video game could not be art, giving rise to howls of protest. I believe that videogames, like movies, can and will rise to the level of art. But movies like "Ratchet & Clank" will continue to be compelling arguments to the contrary. Show More Summary
Self care is good all year long, not just during the holidays. It's always important to stop and listen to your own needs. But self care falls by the side of our lives too many times. So to remind you about self care, here's some ideas and tips taken from National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Here's 31 tips for self care: 1. Show More Summary
We all go through the same stuff differently. Each of us has a different perspective on the path, or experiences different thoughts and feelings about what is happen, even when it seems same. Last week I was staying out at my mom's in the bush while she was away taking care of her dogs with mine. Show More Summary