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Tragedy Continues in Syria as Troops Open Fire on Mourners

Adding another tragedy to the bloody chapter of Syrian uprising, government troops opened fire on mourners killing at least one person. The shooting occurred at a funeral for people killed on Friday during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad. The un-provoked shoot out at the peaceful funeral soon turned it into an outraged demonstration. The…

Top 5 Tallest Buildings

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There is always a  competition going on every where in the world at every level. The levels could be as minimum as home level between siblings, national level sports and at international level between businessmen. It might sound strange to you, but it’s true. And the whole world is consciously or unconsciously going further into…

China and US Engage in a War of Words Over Syria

While innocent civilians continue to lose their lives in clashes between protestors and the government forces, China and the United States have engaged in a diplomatic war with eachother instead of trying to resolve the crisis in the Arab country. China has reacted strongly on a statement given by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…

Tales of Horror Start Pouring in from Homs

Refugees fleeing the besieged Syrian city of Homs have recollected stories of atrocities unleashed by the government troops on rebels and civilian families. A woman, who had fled Homs told media that Syrian soldiers had slit the throat of her 12-year-old boy along with executing 35 other men in her area. Her husband said that he…

A man embraces death to make a world record!

Guinness Book of World Records is a book we have all heard about. This book records the name of people who do unusual acts for the first or longest duration of time. People from around the world after performing such activities send their entries into the organization who then confirms the news if it is…

Interesting Facts about Oddly Named Places

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In Aberdeenshire, Scotland, one street sign says “Lost”.  It’s a name for a tiny village with a population of less than two dozen.  The hamlet is home to families who are known for their physical strength and fighting honor. Lost is a Gaelic word for “inn” which carried on until Scotland became an English-speaking nation. …

Australia’s Private Insurers Come under Expert Scrutiny

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The Australian medical insurance system might prove to be fairly complicated for most, yet, recently, some of the industry biggest experts joined know-how, experience, and keyboards, in order to advise potential subscribers on the ways in which they can get the most out of their private coverage. For one thing, such an initiative is laudable,…

Iran Creates Female Ninjas

In Iran, women are now increasingly enrolling into program that train them to become ninjas! This new phenomenon is quickly spreading across the length and breadth of the Muslim country with 3,500 girls already having entered the training program under the supervision of ninjutsu instructor, Fatima Muamer to qualify as female ninjas known as Kunoichi.…

Facebook lost to Twitter and LinkedIn?

  The survey put forward by Bullhorn Reach about the social recruiting activity report might have disappointed the Facebook fans. According to the report, out of the surveyed 35,000 recruiters, the social media for job applications most used was LinkedIn. The second most likely job recruiter is Twitter. LinkedIn takes three times more job views…

Accidental Inventions That the World Embraced

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In the course of human evolution along came inventions that young people cannot imagine living without.  The truth is, some of these life-saving gadgets and whatnots were invented out of mistake, sheer luck and accidents.  But the inventor surely had a monumental eureka moment which gave their unexpected creation a neoteric purpose. How did man…

Five of the most Cruel dictators

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Five most cruel dictators to live on earth These rulers, presidents, emperors, kings and princes have left a terrible bloody legacy. Their tyranny was the cause of death for many millions of people. However, there was a time when they were admired and idolized them. 1. Joseph Stalin He was born in 1879. During the quarter…

War Hysteria Builds as Iran and Israel Shop for Allies

The last few weeks have seen the gradual ossification of tensions between the conventional adversaries in the Middle eastern region, Iran and Israel. This is not the first time that the adversity between the Muslim and Jewish state has turned from bad to ugly and if history were to be taken as a point of…