The claim that greenhouse gases add heat to the atmosphere hinges upon the Stephan-Boltzmann constant. Logic shows that the claims are absurd. The constant quantifies how much radiant heat is given off by a surface at a particular temperature. Simple observations indicate that 10-20 times too much radiation is projected by the constant
Ibrahim Todashev, an acquaintance of a terrorist suspected of Boston attacks, who had been shot by FBI officer, was suspected of a triple homicide in a suburb of Boston in 2011. Before his death he "was ready to sign the statement." Todashev suddenly "just went berserk," pulled out a knife and inflicted several blows to FBI agent
Allahu Akhbar! Allaaaaaaaaaaaaahu Akhbar! God is Great! How many times did we hear that when a Libyan terrorist murdered a law-abiding citizen? How many times have we heard that cry from the western-backed Syrian terrorists? Now we hear it in London as a soldier is hacked to pieces in broad daylight by two Islamist fanatics wielding axes
"Nothing illustrates more the limitations of Western power than the internal controversy its elites are having in public about what the United States in particular and western European states should be doing about the civil war in Syria," American historical social scientist Immanuel Wallerstein wrote
The war that today shakes Syria started in the media, long before economic sanctions and mercenary gangs were financed to overthrow the government, said Elias Murad, president of the Union of Journalists of Syria. Many reporters entered the country before the crisis, filming as tourists, violating the ethical code, and then made their reports...
Scientists analyzed various studies showing a clear link between stress and cancer, including breast cancer. Stress often manifests with moodiness, headache, limb pain and discouragement. Scientists analyzed various studies showing a connection between stress and cancer, including breast cancer. New research reveals how they relate.
As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon begins his tour of Mozambique, he places gender equality at the top of the list of requirements to achieve sustainable progress in terms of human development parameters. For this, the key words are education and awareness-raising.
Japan makes an extensive use of American space research works, and hardly ever uses the Russian experience. The Japanese make small miniature spacecraft to explore the moon and planets. They believe that it is a fundamental research for them. They have launched many satellites of different purposes. Japanese space probes last for up to 20 years
Among all leaders of the Soviet Union and the pre-Putin Russia, Russians are most positive about Leonid Brezhnev. During Brezhnev's stay in power, life was quiet and calm. Many people say now that the Soviet Union was one of the worst countries to live in. This is nothing but an outright lie. Many Russians still praise Stalin and Lenin
In Mexico, people take arms in their hands. Residents of south-eastern states of the country, tired of incessant wars of drug cartels, create armed militia to defend themselves and their streets. Mexican authorities fear the fighters of Mexican self-defense - the authorities actually surrendered to criminal gangs
Without much effort, imagine the world reaction if Jews were in the situation of the Palestinians, with them having a large army, building a wall of shame, and forcing the people to live in ghettos! Thus, the boycott of Israel is valid and I agree with it because it is peaceful and a way to show dissatisfaction with the way the Jews are behaving.
Hardly a day goes by without a news story on some violation of women's rights. In recent months, appalling incidents of violence against women and girls, from Delhi to Johannesburg to Cleveland, have sparked outrage and demands to tackle these horrific abuses. Even though women have made real gains, we are constantly reminded how far we have to go.
Visiting a foreign country can be just as frightening as it is an exciting adventure. Even though you get the experience the wonder of immersing yourself in a previously unfamiliar culture, you also have to experience the downsides. Nobody wants to perpetuate the Ugly American stereotype by not knowing the basics