Archive | February 11, 2014

Shroud Of Turin Formed By An Earthquake? Scientists Say Face Of Jesus Image Caused By Neutron Emissions

Huff Post — The Shroud of Turin has long been a source of reverence and intrigue. Considered one of the most important Christian relics, many believe it to be theburial shroud of Jesus Christ, due to the faint image visible on its surface that appears to show a naked man bearing wounds consistent with crucifixion. […]

Lincoln Memorial - Washington DC

Lincoln’s Birthday: February 12

Lincoln’s Birthday Abraham Lincoln Official name Birthday of President Abraham Lincoln Also called Lincoln’s Birthday Observed by Illinois and various U.S. states Type Local Significance Honors 16th President of the United States Date February 12 Next time 12 February 2014 Frequency annual Related to Presidents Day Lincoln’s Birthday is a legal holiday in some U.S. states including Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois,Missouri, New Jersey, New York, and Indiana. It is observed […]


‘Jesus in India’ Exhibition at University of British Columbia

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Iran ‘forever’ comments on nuclear program seen as sop to hardliners

(Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani dismissed on Tuesday a Western assertion that military force could yet solve a decade-old nuclear dispute if negotiations proved fruitless, pledging that Iran would pursue peaceful atomic research “forever”. In a speech marking the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, Rouhani also attacked economic sanctions imposed by the West […]

A Land of Money and Fear: The Swiss Vote Against ‘Mass Migration’

A Commentary by David Nauer     SPIEGEL.DE REUTERS A giant light installation of the flag of Switzerland by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain. Switzerland’s economic success is enviable, yet its people fear decline. On Sunday, voters approved a plan to reintroduce immigration quotas. The move is likely to create […]

Do Muslims need advice from Ukip? Unfortunately, Gerard Batten thinks so

theguardian: by Ramona Aly — As Ukip’s spokesman for immigration, Gerard Batten MEP, a former candidate for mayor of London, has decried the “explosion of mosques”across Europe and claimed he would “refuse applications for new mosques until there’s a non-Muslim place of worship in Mecca and Medina”. Batten, who represents London in the European parliament, doesn’t […]


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