Iran offers Russia joint naval exercise

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – After reportedly dispatching warships to the Atlantic Ocean, Iran has now offered Russia a proposal to carry out joint naval exercises in May, according to more…

War waged over the image of Christ

by The editors of Leben -- In "Baudolino," Spanish novelist Umberto Eco takes readers on a dizzying journey through the world of signs, symbols and syntax, the area encompassed by "semiotics," Eco's field of more…

World's most depressing app launches in Lebanon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) A new smartphone app in Lebanon lets citizens automatically tweet, with one convenient tap of the finger, "I am still alive! #Lebanon #Latestbombing.” The BBC reports that more…

Inside the story of Hollywood's 'Noah' epic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Noah and his Ark were in the headlines just a few days ago, with millions across America watching Bill Nye "The Science Guy" and Creation Museum Founder Ken more…

Thousands connect with 'Rabbi Who Found Messiah'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Mzb2lpZjp7bjmhwsZVZ_5IPPIl8Lk0_C" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A Jewish rabbi who has passed away. What he wrote while he was alive and what he thought might happen later. Not exactly the makings more…

Koala poop popular gift for Japanese test-takers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (United Press International) While superstitious people have been rubbing rabbit feet for good luck for some time, it appears that koala poop might also bring about good fortune. more…

Report: Snowden swiped password from coworker

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) A civilian NSA employee recently resigned after being stripped of his security clearance for allowing former agency contractor Edward Snowden to use his personal log-in credentials more…