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Scientists Decipher Biblical Text From 1,500-Year-Old Scroll

Scientists Decipher Biblical Text From 1,500-Year-Old Scroll

Throughout the U.S., nearly every household has access to the Bible. About 88% of homes have at least one copy of the Bible, with the average number of Bibles per…

Drunk Man Causes Bus Ruckus in Hong Kong

Drunk Man Causes Bus Ruckus in Hong Kong

Well, you can tack on an additional passenger to the 751,000,000 bus trips taken every year. An inebriated American tourist caused a ruckus this week, according to EJInsight.com, when he…

Paris Fashion Week Features 7 Lebanese Designers

Paris Fashion Week Features 7 Lebanese Designers

Lebanese designers are well represented in this year’s Paris Fashion Week haute couture showcase as seven Lebanese designers present their collections to the Parisian crowds. The Daily Star (Lebanon) reports…

New Statistics Show Increase in Chinese Divorce Rate

New Statistics Show Increase in Chinese Divorce Rate

According to new statistics from the Ministry of Civil Affairs in China, divorce rates have increased in that country for the 12th year in a row, with a 3.9% spike…

Should the U.S. Be Doing More to Help Syria’s Refugees?

Should the U.S. Be Doing More to Help Syria’s Refugees?

Since civil war erupted in Syria in 2011, more than nine million Syrians have left their home country to escape the violence and poverty the war has wrought. Lebanon, a…

Why Are African Leaders Considering Banning the Used Clothing Trade?

Why Are African Leaders Considering Banning the Used Clothing Trade?

Men and women walk through a crowded marketplace with large bags and other purchases clutched in their hands. Stalls line the street, covered in clothing hung haphazardly from lines and…

New Zealand: The Place Where Gas Is Made From Beer

New Zealand: The Place Where Gas Is Made From Beer

The more you learn about beer, the more it might surprise you. It has powerful bacteria-fighting properties that make it the perfect ingredient for body soap. It was considered currency…

Massive Fireball Injures Nearly 500 at Taiwanese Water Park

Massive Fireball Injures Nearly 500 at Taiwanese Water Park

An explosion at a water park in New Taipei — Taiwan’s most populous city — has injured almost 500 people, 183 of whom were sent to intensive care units, according…

A Chinese Cargo Ship Carrying a Dangerous Chemical Has Capsized

A Chinese Cargo Ship Carrying a Dangerous Chemical Has Capsized

A Chinese cargo ship, weighing some 300-tons and carrying a dangerous chemical, has capsized on the Yangtze river near the eastern city of Nanjing. According to the blog of a…

Over 1,000 Dead as Heat Wave Sets Karachi, Pakistan Ablaze

Over 1,000 Dead as Heat Wave Sets Karachi, Pakistan Ablaze

Over the course of the last full week in June, a brutal, scorching heat wave claimed more than 1,000 lives in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest and most populated city. Hospitals are…