It wasn't a scene from a horror movie though easily could be. Mobs of a venomous spiders swarmed the Indian town of Sadiya. They came out of nowhere, reports the Times of India. Two people were killed and hospitals were filled with people who had beeen bitten by these venemous creatures.
A previously unknown species that resembles the tarantula came to the town approximately a month ago and then wreaked havoc at a Hindu festival. "It all happened in the evening on May 8. Most of the inhabitants of Chaulkhowa Nagaon village had been to a Bihu function. When the programme drew... Read More
Corruption in Judiciary in the Mobocracies is not a every day topic even today in the public life or in the media, as in the case of executive and political corruption, as the persons who adjudicate the disputed matters in the Judiciary are elevated as His Lordships, My Lordships or Your Lordships by our addressings to keep the sanctity and elevated position of Judiciary high in the vision of common man. As social system made them Lords on par with Gods, so at least a good majority of Judges are thinking that they are Lords or Gods to decide the fate of the people who stand before them in the... Read More
The UN World Tourism Organization has appointed the Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe, along with his political ally, Zambian President Michael Sata, as one of its worldwide "leaders of tourism," according to the Guardian.
Speaking in Victoria Falls, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai endorsed Zimbabwe as a safe tourism destination, according to The Herald, Zimbabwe's state-owned newspaper.
If you know anything about Mugabe's record and life this event may appear slightly bizarre. Mugabe cannot travel freely around the globe due to USA and EU sanctions that were instituted because... Read More
In the month of May 2011 when first time world’s biggest mysterious ‘Ancient Divine Treasure’ of Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy was found in the Five under ground secret vaults of Sri Ananta Padmanabha Swami Temple in Tiruvananthapuram in the south Indian state of Kerala, India the land of mysteries and treasures once again drew the attention of world Archeologists and Historians and also alerted International Smugglers and criminals to see what is the worth of that ‘Ancient Divine Treasure’. The finding out this ‘Ancient Divine Treasure’ hidden in the five underground secrte vaults by the 16th... Read More
Zoos choose whether entire species live or die, reports the New York Times. Many species face extinction and zoos are asked to preserve the most endangered. This is a decision fraught with conflict betwen their need to entertain the public and a species survival.
The Times continues, "To conserve animals effectively, however, zoo officials have concluded that they must winnow species in their care and devote more resources to a chosen few. The result is that zookeepers, usually animal lovers to the core, are increasingly being pressed into making cold calculations about which... Read More
Welfare State concept has gone long back all over the world. Even if some largest Democracies in the world claim that they are Welfare States by showing some of their policies in health care, insurance, educational scholarships, unemployment benefits, old age pensions, public housing, subsidized prices of a few consumables, public health programmes, they are by and large remained as abstract notions in real terms of implementation, as these concepts derived from real ‘welfare state’ concept of 1850s, have turned as modern political promises for corrupt political leaders to attact the votes... Read More
WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? On July 23, 2012 Bloggers Unite for Dog Rescue will unite and join together using the power of our blogs across the world to help save the lives of dogs in need.
Blog Catalog has partnered with Dog Rescue Success in Bloggers Unite for Dog Rescue, and would love it if you would join in and make a difference that results in a massive nation-wide global campaign to promote the life or death difference consumers can make through dog adoptions. Millions of dogs are euthanized each year because not enough people are adopting dogs through local... Read More
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The world we live in currently, one would be very hard pressed to experience rational peace and genuine freedom. "Peace", is a rare and almost extinct commodity. It is a shadow in the memory of humanity, a mere moment in the blink of an eye that we seldom...
Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...