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Latest terror attack exposes the real barrier to Mideast peace

Fresh tragedy struck Israel this weekend — bringing a pointed reminder of what the chief roadblock to peace really is.<p>Arabs in the West Bank and Gaza …

Israel

The Actual War on Christians

Egypt's Copts are under attack.<p>Little could dampen the enthusiasm of 13-year-old Tony Atef as he wore his soccer outfit and headed to Egypt’s most successful club, Al Ahly, to partake in the team’s junior soccer tryouts. After Tony scored two goals, a coach approached him, asking for his name to …

Religion

The Dead Sea is drying out | CNN Travel

Make a DIY Grout Cleaner Out of Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda

If the grout lines between your kitchen or bathroom tile have seen better days, this DIY cleaner should do the trick. And you probably already have …

Housekeeping

Change afoot? Humid Alabama goes dry, Iran gets extra snowy, Egypt has floods

Unseasonably warm and dry conditions, which affected much of the south-east of the US in October, have continued over the past few days.<p>A wide area from Texas, to Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, has had day-time temperatures reaching into the high 20s and low 30s celsius, with some areas barely …

Weather

Amelia Earhart May Have Died a Castaway on Uninhabited Island

New evidence from researchers with The Earhart Project may offer insight into the mystery around Amelia Earhart's final moments.<p>Researchers with the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, or TIGHAR, which runs the project, have found similarities between the famed pilot and the partial …

Why the Model X Has Been a Real Problem for Tesla

While Tesla CEO Elon Musk has readily admitted that the company made mistakes with its third car, the Model X, new info from the company’s recent …

Lithium battery failure wipes out DARPA robot at NASA

It's not just Samsung that has problems with combusting batteries, as NASA's office of Safety and Mission Assurance has just revealed. The body has announced that NASA centers have seen at least four major explosions and a number of close calls over the last decade. The latest crisis was a fire at …

DARPA

America isn’t using nearly as much renewable energy as Americans think

Of all the energy the US uses, how much comes from wind and solar power? Take a guess (without Googling!).<p>The average American, at least according to this new survey from communications and PR firm Makovsky, has it at 20 percent — 11 percent from solar, 9 percent from wind.<p>That is … quite wrong. In …

Electric cars pose 'resoundingly negative' threat to oil companies: analyst Fitch

It goes without saying that mass adoption of electric cars would lead to a massive decrease in oil consumption over time.<p>So far, though, the oil …

Israel says fragment of ancient papyrus supports its claim to Jerusalem

The 11 cm by 2.5 cm (4.3 by one inch) piece of papyrus, dated by the Israel Antiquities Authority to the 7th century B.C., was presented at a news conference in Jerusalem shortly after Paris-based UNESCO adopted a resolution that Israel said denied Judaism's link to the ancient city.<p>Two lines of …

Christian Persecution On The Rise In Uzbekistan Where Just Owning A Bible Is Illegal

Increasing numbers of Christians in Uzbekistan are being punished simply for the "crime" of having religious literature at home.<p>The persecution …

Calgary Sun

Calgary

Ancient City Unearthed Where David Battled Goliath

The site where archaeologists believe David battled Goliath. Credit: Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman.<p><i>JNS.org</i> — Archaeologists believe they have found the …

On Israeli TV, Hillary makes the choice for Trump clearer than ever

Clinton took great pride in her role in achieving a nuclear agreement with Iran, and proclaimed the world is a safer place now.<p>Hillary Clinton. …

The expulsion that backfired: When Iraq kicked out its Jews

After Adolf Hitler’s defeat in May 1945, many Nazis melted away from the Reich, smuggled out by such organizations as the infamous Odessa group and …

This popular painkiller also kills kindness

If your job, or simply your state of mind, depends on feeling empathy for others, you might want to reconsider reaching for the Tylenol the next time you have a headache.<p>In research published online in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, scientists from the National Institutes …

Acetaminophen

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

Crow Tribe elder, historian Joe Medicine Crow dead at 102

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Joseph Medicine Crow, an acclaimed Native American historian and last surviving war chief of Montana's Crow Tribe, has died. He was 102.<p>Medicine Crow died Sunday, Bullis Mortuary funeral home director Terry Bullis said. Services will be announced Monday, he said.<p>A member of …

Little Girl Who Claims She Met Jesus and Visited Heaven Before Being ‘Miraculously Healed’ Reveals What She Purportedly Saw: ‘There Was No Pain’

Annabel Beam, the real-life subject of the film “Miracles From Heaven” who claims that she visited heaven during a harrowing accident back in 2011, recently visited TheBlaze’s New York City newsroom to reveal details about her purported experience.<p>As TheBlaze previously reported, Beam, now 13, …

4 personality types that make successful entrepreneurs

If you think entrepreneurs are a different breed, you're half right.<p>Myers-Briggs research reveals that ENTPs, ESTJs, ENTJs, INTJs, and ISTJs are more likely to have higher incomes and either be self-employed or manage more people than other personality types. Of course, these are far from the only …

The 'war on terror' isn't working

Here's a question that ought to be at the center of the presidential campaign, but has been strangely absent: What strategy should the United States pursue to counter the problem posed by violent radical Islam?<p>Sure, several candidates vow, if elected, to escalate the ongoing military campaign …

Little Girl Claims She Visited Heaven and Met Jesus During Harrowing Accident. Filmmaker Reveals the Key Detail That Will Leave Even the Biggest Cynic ‘Questioning.’

Producer DeVon Franklin, whose new film “Miracles From Heaven” opens nationwide on March 16, believes that the real-life story about a little girl who claims that she visited heaven is so compelling that it will leave even the most cynical movie goers “questioning.”<p>As TheBlaze previously reported, …

How to Build a Vertical Garden from Soda Bottles

Here is a way to maximize your limited porch or garden space by growing vertically. You'll learn to make drip-irrigating garden towers out of …

Gardening

Bronze Age 'Pompeii' discovered in England

The astonishingly well preserved remains of two Bronze Age houses and their contents have been discovered at a quarry site in Peterborough.<p>The circular wooden houses stood on stilts in a waterlogged fenland site beside the ancient course of the river Nene.<p>It’s believed a fire broke out and the …

Archaeology

Fatal Shooting of Congressman’s Grandfather Prompts Him to Urge Mental Health Reform, Not Gun Control

An Alabama congressman says his grandfather’s death at the hands of a mentally ill gunman shaped his views on the futility of stricter gun …

Man Who Escaped Islamic State Prison Provides Horrifying Details on What Group Did to Christians

A member of the Iraqi military who escaped an Islamic State prison explained in a new interview how the terror group treated Christians.<p>Speaking to the Independent Journal, Master Sergeant Karam Saad said he was captured in June 2014 and, as a prisoner, witnessed the brutality of the group toward …