Day: November 5, 2012

Eat chocolate, win the Nobel Prize?

Health News:  Frederick Joelving. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Of all the chocolate research out there, the most unabashed tribute to the “dark gold” has to be a study just published in one of the world’s most prestigious medical journals. Drum roll, please: The higher a country’s chocolate consumption, the […]

Insects Use Plants Like A Telephone

ScienceDaily (Apr. 27, 2008) — Dutch ecologist Roxina Soler and her colleagues have discovered that subterranean and aboveground herbivorous insects can communicate with each other by using plants as telephones. Subterranean insects issue chemical warning signals via the leaves of the plant. This way, aboveground insects are alerted that the plant […]

The Cold Within

Six humans trapped by happenstance In black and bitter cold Each one possessed a stick of wood, Or so the story’s told. Their dying fire in need of logs, The first woman held hers back. For on the faces around the fire, She noticed one was black. The next man […]

Canada: Legalize polygamy: study

A new study commissioned by the federal government recommends that Canada legalize polygamy and change legislation to help women and children living in plural relationships. The paper by three law professors at Queen’s University in Kingston argues that a Charter challenge to Section 293 of the Criminal Code banning polygamy […]

یہ دیس ہمارا ہے؟

 فی زمانہ وطنِ عزیز میں جو حالات چل رہے ہیں ان کو دیکھ کر دل خون کے آنسو روتا ہے۔  حالانکہ  ہمارے ملک کے لوگ نماز روزہ زکٰوۃ  پر کافی توجہ دیتے ہیں۔ اور کسی کی تعریف کے لیے یہ کہنا کہ فلاں پنج وقتہ نمازی ہے کافی ہے۔ ہم […]