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There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

The Curse of the Pharaohs suggests that there will be terrible implications whenever humanity dares to open a the mummy of an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. The idea of the curse started in the 19th century when bad things seemed to happen when the tombs were discovered. The curse became infamous […]

by February 10, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending, World
What Americans Can Learn From the Startling Success of Amish Entrepreneurs

What Americans Can Learn From the Startling Success of Amish Entrepreneurs

Who is likely to be a more successful entrepreneur – a Harvard Business School graduate or an Amish man who quit school in eighth grade? According to new research, the answer may surprise you. Amish scholar Don Kraybill says the failure rate of Amish start-ups is less than 10%, while […]

by December 21, 2016 6 comments Trending, World
Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal: How Ken Starr’s Baptist University Disgraced Itself

Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal: How Ken Starr’s Baptist University Disgraced Itself

Before Baylor University made a $600 million bid to build a nationally known athletic program, before it was embroiled in a sexual assault scandal, and before the basketball program imploded in a nightmare of murder and mayhem, Baylor billed itself as a Christian-centered a moral stalwart in a corrupt world. […]

by November 10, 2016 8 comments Trending
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smashes Sales Records: Is It Worth the Wait?

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smashes Sales Records: Is It Worth the Wait?

It will be a busy spring season for smartphones, with the release of Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone’s anticipated iPhone 6 and 7 derivations. The early winner in the smartphone sweepstakes is the Galaxy S7 Edge. Debuting ahead of Apple’s next offerings, Samsung Galaxy S7 has already broken records for pre-orders […]

by November 9, 2016 6 comments Trending
Aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill and the Mario Filho (Maracana)  stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 10, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup next June, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDAVANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian President Impeachment Trial: Will It Impact the Rio Summer Olympics?

Brazil, which hosts the 2016 Olympic Games in just a matter of months, has plunged into chaos with the sudden decision of the Brazil House of Representatives to hold an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff. The country had already been under scrutiny for what many saw as a lack […]

by May 9, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World
Kobe Bryant Through the Years: Rare Photographs of Retiring Lakers Star

Kobe Bryant Through the Years: Rare Photographs of Retiring Lakers Star

Kobe Bryant is playing his last game for the Los Angeles Lakers this week. The future Hall of Famer has played for the Lakers for his entire career, which spans 20 years. Bryant was drafted as a 17 year old and went on to great fame, fortune and success, winning […]

by April 13, 2016 6 comments Trending
Almost Extinct Sumatran Rhino Seen in Borneo For First Time in 40 Years

Almost Extinct Sumatran Rhino Seen in Borneo For First Time in 40 Years

There is rarely good news when it comes to endangered species, but now small positive sign has been provided by a sighting of the Sumatran rhino for the first time in 40 years. The endangered Sumatran rhino was declared extinct in the wild in Malaysia, with conservations warning humanity that […]

by March 21, 2016 0 comments Science, Trending
Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

On Sunday President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba for the first U.S. Presidential visit to Cuba in nearly 90 years. The visit is part of the opening of normalized relations between the USA and Cuba after democratic ties were reestablished in 2015. The U.S. Embassy is now open for business, […]

by March 18, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
Twitter Celebrates Ten Years: Highlights & Lowlights From Social Media Monolith’s 10th Birthday

Twitter Celebrates Ten Years: Highlights & Lowlights From Social Media Monolith’s 10th Birthday

Twitter turns 10 years old today. The social media network became supremely powerful during the decade, even as it struggled to turn a profit. A short 10 years later, Twitter is actually scrambling to remain relevant in a constantly-changing social media landscape. This list of social media moments demonstrates the […]

by March 17, 2016 3 comments Trending
What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

The modern holiday we know as Easter is a mix of traditions from both Christianity and Paganism. People have been celebrating themes of death and resurrection during the March or Vernal equinox for several millennia, in keeping with the renewal aspects mirrored in nature. Let’s take a closer look at […]

by March 16, 2016 6 comments Trending