Alleged photo of Mandela's corpse a hoax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) A photograph that was falsely said to show the corpse of former South African President Nelson Mandela has been spreading over social media. AFP's photo department confirmed, more…

China to pilots: Improve smog-landing skills

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Chinese authorities have told pilots who fly to Beijing they must be qualified to land their aircraft in the low visibility bought about by smog, state media more…

EU agrees to 'bail-in' rules for deposits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Irish Times) The European Union has agreed new regulations that will permit deposits of more than €100,000 to be bailed-in in future bank failures, though governments can request more…

The branding of Nelson Mandela

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Will the legacy of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week at age 95, be cheapened by all kinds of consumer goods? "From political posters to more…

The Christmas carol that stopped a war

by The editors of Leben -- by Victor M. Parachin When World War I erupted in 1914 launching the first great European war of the 20th century, soldiers on both sides were assured they more…

Putin: Russia is moral compass of world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Vladimir Putin sought to cast Russia as the moral arbiter of the world on Thursday, as he hit out at America's "non-traditional values" and its influence more…

Flashback: Global cooling called 'new norm'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ClimateDepot) Flashback 1974: The National Center for Atmospheric Research blamed "dramatic climate anomalies" on growing Arctic ice, called global cooling the "new norm." Fast forward to 2013: Warmists more…

Belgium senate approves euthanizing children

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LifeNews) The Belgian Senate voted today 50-17 to extend euthanasia to children with disabilities, in a move pro-life advocates worldwide had been fearing would come and expand an more…