Day: February 24, 2012

Queen of England: ‘The role of the Church is to Defend free Practice of all Faiths!’

Source: Telegraph http://player.ooyala.com/player.js?deepLinkEmbedCode=1ucmxpMzqhpjFQ_5Jql44bpmdtPjmJ1M&embedCode=1ucmxpMzqhpjFQ_5Jql44bpmdtPjmJ1M&width=560&height=315 Speaking at the first public event to mark her Diamond Jubilee, the Queen said that the concept of the established Church is “commonly under-appreciated” and “occasionally misunderstood”. […]

Marriage Jokes

The difference between marriage and death? Dead people are free. The only one of your children who does not grow up and move away is your husband. The theory used to be you marry an older man because they are more mature. The new theory is that men don’t mature. […]

Interesting Bible Facts

Did you know that Bible was written over a period of 1600 years? 40 men were given inspiration by God to continue writing the Bible and it has 66 books which are related. There is an Old and New Testament and they are divided by the life of Jesus Christ. […]

Mystery Missing Dates

Did you know the days/dates between 2nd and 14th September in 1752 did NOT exist? This is because this was the year that the calendar changed from the Julian (Julius Caesar) to the Gregorian (Pope Gregory XIII) calendar and because the Julian calendar did not have leap years, they had […]

New home sales exceed expectations

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — New home sales exceeded forecasts in the latest government readings Friday, another sign of a long-awaited recovery in the battered housing market. The Census Bureau reported that the pace of new home sales hit a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 321,000 in January, up from the previous […]

Body Count – a quantitative review of political violence across world civilizations

by Naveed Sheikh, University of Louisville – published by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought – Jordan. This interesting small publication lists all casualties through genocide, wars, civil wars from the year 0 to the year 2008 CE. The total death-toll is recorded as 578’993’500 (median figures are used) and is distributed among […]