Day: August 25, 2013

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 […]