Monthly Archives: November 2014

‘Very Special’ Stone Age Axe Discovered

Archaeologists have unearthed an incredibly rare flint axe from the Stone Age that just may have been used in an ancient ritual. The 5,500-year-old discovery — found jammed into the Earth with its wooden handle still attached — was part … Continue reading

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‘F** It, I Quit’ Reporter Under Investigation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana. The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know wheth… Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com See on … Continue reading

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10 Colonies That Were Doomed From The Start – Listverse

In the age of colonialism, European explorers set off across the ocean in search of riches and glory (generally attained them by slaughtering natives). But Source: listverse.com See on Scoop.it – University of World Cultures and Traditions

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Move over, taxi! This S. African three-wheeler wants to take you for a ride

As public transport networks improve in many African cities, taxis remain a common mode of getting around. Is this three-wheeler about to change that? Source: edition.cnn.com See on Scoop.it – Pan African World News

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African Books for Western Eyes

The continent’s writers are being celebrated, but only for catering to Western tastes. Source: http://www.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – University of World Cultures and Traditions

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Darren Wilson, Officer in Ferguson Shooting, Is Said to Resign From Police Dept.

A grand jury declined to indict Mr. Wilson on Monday in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. Source: http://www.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – World News

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Death and the goddess: The world’s biggest ritual slaughter

Motilal Kushwaha had promised the Hindu goddess Gadhimai that he would offer her a male goat if one of his children found a job. Source: edition.cnn.com See on Scoop.it – World Spirituality and Religion

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