Category: History & Culture

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Everyone’s a bit right here

Sackerson sent me this: One of the most macabre moments of last night’s debate occurred when members of the audience cheered the idea of letting people without health insurance die. “What do you tell a guy who is sick, goes…

Sukhoi T-50 PAK FA

Some current thinking is: The future may not be bright for the next generation of the Russian fighter. Many Western defense experts believe Russia’s fourth-generation fighter jets cannot withstand the U.S. stealth-enabled tandem of F-35 and F-22, which offer high…

Is the Pope a Catholic?

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity order sing hymns for a special prayer during the eleventh anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata September 5, 2008.

The true meaning of being a Christian

A damaged church, seen in the village of Raikia, India, after it was allegedly stormed by Hindu fundamentalists, on August 31, 2008. Indian authorities insisted they had halted deadly clashes between Hindus and Christians in the east of the country…