Russians unearth alien skeleton

Archeologists are puzzled over the ancient remains of a woman discovered on a site near Chelyabinsk, a Russian city to the east of the Ural Mountains. The approximately 2,000 year old skeleton boasts an oddly shaped skull.

The “conehead” skeleton of a woman from the Sarmati tribe, unearthed at the archaeological site of Arkaim, a . . . → Read More: Russians unearth alien skeleton

Birmingham unearths possibly World’s ‘oldest’ Koran

What may be the world’s oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.

Radiocarbon dating found the manuscript to be at least 1,370 years old, making it among the earliest in existence.

The pages of the Muslim holy text had remained unrecognised in the university library for almost a . . . → Read More: Birmingham unearths possibly World’s ‘oldest’ Koran

Pluto still a pup

(By KENNETH CHANG) The first close-up image of Pluto has revealed mountains as tall as the Rockies, and a complete absence of craters – discoveries that, to their delight, baffled scientists working on NASA’s New Horizons mission and provided punctuation for a journey 9 1/2 years in the making.

Only 112 years after the . . . → Read More: Pluto still a pup

#PAFisTooCool – Is that Tom Cruise?

Remember going gaga over Tom Cruise in Top Gun? Perfectly coiffed and impeccably uniformed Lt Pete Mitchell aka Maverick. Didn’t he take our breaths away?

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A lighter side of discrimination against Muslims

A Muslim woman claimed this week that she was discriminated against on a plane, because the flight attendant was apparently worried she could use a soda can as a weapon. Well, Jon Stewart decided it was a good opportunity to help show Muslims how to better assimilate in America.

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You see, I see but why CPEC?

Amid bitter differences between Pakistan’s provinces and regions over the route of a network of roads that China had offered to build in Pakistan, insiders say Beijing has decided to build a 1000-mile flyover connecting the Karakoram Highway in the north to the Gwadar port in Balochistan.

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Every Bakistanis job to defend Yemen

So much noise and yet so little knowledge. It’s rather amusing to see so many Pakistanis celebrating the Parliament’s resolution to remain neutral in the Yemen conflict. They are cheering Pakistan’s decision not to send its troops to fight on the side of the Saudis against the Houthi rebels.

However, most probably by the time . . . → Read More: Every Bakistanis job to defend Yemen

US raped by Israel – Finally Netanyahu bends and breaks Obama

And I thought only Arab and North Korean Parliamentarians clapped their hands off for their leaders. Turns out I was wrong! But while I am pretty much convinced that most Arabs and North Koreans do it out of fear from being assassinated or kicked out of Parliament, I am not sure why this act by . . . → Read More: US raped by Israel – Finally Netanyahu bends and breaks Obama

Why did the new CM of Indian Occupied Kashmir thank Pakistan?

Soon after taking oath, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday stoked a controversy saying Hurriyat, militant outfits and “people from across the border”, an oblique reference to Pakistan, allowed conducive atmosphere for assembly polls, drawing sharp reaction from NC leader Omar Abdullah who demanded that BJP clarify its stand.

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Russian humor in Venezuela

In late November, I found myself at an emphatically chic hotel bar in Caracas. I was there for a large gathering that had technically started an hour earlier, but I sat alone, a victim of my own near-punctuality. To fill the time, I began a conversation with the friendlier of two bartenders, a fellow who . . . → Read More: Russian humor in Venezuela