Student government accommodates Islamic prayers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE COLLEGE FIX) — Ohio State University’s student government has added an inclusivity measure of a five-minute break during its weekly general assembly meetings. The break, installed after more…

The rocky beginnings of modern Israel

by Bill Federer -- In 1898, Sultan Abdul Hamid II purchased rifles from Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm II for use in liquidating Turkey's Armenian population in exchange for granting Germany rights to build more…

Geologists see 2018 as year of monster quakes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Geophysicists who studied seismic activity over the past 117 years report 2018 could be shaping up as a year of monster earthquakes – especially around the more…

Meet bigger killer than wars of 20th century

by -NO AUTHOR- --   WASHINGTON – Between 1917 and 2017, there were an estimated 200 million deaths from war. Yet, according to scientists, a simple, inexpensive mineral supplement added with water more…

How Muslim violence shaped world history

by Bill Federer -- In 12 years after Mohammed's death, 632-644 A.D., Muslim jihadists conquered the Eastern Roman Empire, Syria, Palestine, Eastern Anatolia, Armenia, Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt and North Africa. Muslim more…

Former slaves, these women had 1 thing in common

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4632063" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sojourner Truth - Harriet Tubman[/caption] Born a slave in New York in 1797, she spoke only Dutch until sold around the age of 9, more…