Day: August 25, 2013

The blast tore his arms but not his spirit

Source: Tribune Author: Shiraz Hassan   Pakistan has been a hotbed of terrorism and militancy for almost a decade now. In this period of time, more than 50,000 people have become victims of terrorism with the north western areas being especially vulnerable to militancy and bloodshed. Many Pakistanis see the country’s […]

The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life

Smithsonian.com:by Natasha Geiling. Modern archeologists, excavating ancient Egyptian tombs, have often found something unexpected amongst the tombs’ artifacts: pots of honey, thousands of years old, and yet still preserved. Through millennia, the archeologists discover, the food remains unspoiled, an unmistakable testament to the eternal shelf-life of honey. There are a few other […]

Buddhists torch Muslim homes in Myanmar

Source: Dawn.Com YANGON, Myanmar: Fresh sectarian violence broke out in northwestern Myanmar late Saturday when Buddhist mobs burned down dozens of homes and shops following rumors that a young woman had been sexually assaulted by a Muslim man. There were no reports of injuries. Myanmar’s radical monk Wirathu, whose anti-Muslim […]