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'Vampire' Skeleton With Stake Driven Through Heart Discovered in Ruins of Ancient City
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, death, education, environment, humans, murder, religion, sadness, society, world, vampires, paranormal )

Frank
- 16 minutes ago - mirror.co.uk
A Bulgarian archaeologist made the grisly discovery of a man in his 40s or 50s with a metal stake hammered into his chest
See 'Real-Life FAIRY Caught on' CCTV Footage - or Is It Just a Bit of Floating Fluff?
Society & Culture  (tags: faries, paranormal, culture, education, environment, GoodNews, religion, society, world )

Frank
- 50 minutes ago - mirror.co.uk
When songwriter Lucia Cordaro was looking through CCTV tapes on her laptop she was shocked to see what she thought was a tiny tinkerbell flying past the camera
Koch Industries Funds Legal Defense For the Poor - Law Blog - WSJ
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, media, news, police, rights, usa, women, world )

Sonya
- 1 hour ago - blogs.wsj.com
Only in America. In New Zealand, poor people and victims of crime are not allowed a lawyer. No lawyer, no justice.
Connecticut Arm of Million-Strong Church Votes to Shun Occupation Profiteers
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, United Church of Christ, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, society, culture, rights, world )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
As a result, church bodies have been urged to divest their holdings in companies profiting from Israeli occupation in Palestine, including Caterpillar, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, G4S and Veolia.
Annie Lennox Slams Beyonce For Fake Feminism
Society & Culture  (tags: women, culture, feminism, music, society )

Niki
- 6 hours ago - inquisitr.com
The legendary Annie Lennox speaks out on feminism and the music industry and tells Beyonce in no uncertain terms that "twerking is not Feminism"!
The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers Are the Most Misinformed
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, Fox news viewers, misinformed, society, culture, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics, world, education )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers?" Jon Stewart asked Chris Wallace. "The most consistently misinformed misinformed? Fox, Fox viewers, consistently, every poll." Stewart's statement was factually accurate, as we'll see.
Academic Institutions That Violate Academic Freedom Deserve to Be Boycotted
Society & Culture  (tags: academic freedom, academic boycott of israel, education, ethics, freedoms, society, world, culture, news, rights )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Academic freedom is a bedrock principle that must be honored by any university as part of its mission of furthering research and education. If an academic institution should violate this sacred trust, scholars will respond by refusing to participate...
Palestine Shines in Global Literature Prizes
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, 'Sheikh Zayed Prize ', Ghassan Zaqtan, literature, Yousef Abu Loz, Osama Alaysa, awards, society, culture, interesting, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Poetry and prose by Palestinian writers has been celebrated by the organizers of two international literary awards. The longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize -- an Arabic culture award -- features three Palestinian writers.
A 45,000-Year-Old Leg Bone Reveals The Oldest Human Genome Yet
Society & Culture  (tags: science, discovery, habitat, humans, culture, family )

Wild
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
Researchers have successfully decoded the genes of a 45,000-year-old man from Siberia. The results offer clues about early human life outside of Africa as well as how humans interacted with Neanderthals and other groups around at the time.
King Tut Had A Club Foot And Other Deformities, New 'Autopsy' Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, interesting, society, sadness )

Susan
- 23 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
An international team of researchers studying King Tutankhamun are reporting some surprising new discoveries about the ancient boy kingThe scientists say that a 'virtual autopsy' of Tut -- essentially a close analysis of a life-size image of the king made
Don't Defrock Frank Schaefer Again ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: United Methodist Church, inclusion, Rev. Frank Schaefer, trial, LGBT rights, defrocking, culture, religion )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
The Rev. Frank Schaefer was just trying to be a good father and pastor when he officiated at the wedding of his gay son.
Well Deserved Rare Air Force Medal for Bravery Awarded
Society & Culture  (tags: military, ethics, violence, culture, children, activists, society )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Nev. teacher slain in school shooting gets rare military honor
Help Save Pakistan Mother Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy #SaveAsiaBibi
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, Pakistan women, execution, culture, religion, politics, freedom )

Joyce
- 1 day ago - change.org
Asia allegedly disparaged Islam after others objected to her drinking out of their glasses because of her Christian faith. A Pakistan Court upheld the sentence. She faces execution unless the Supreme Court and global community works to save her.
   

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