MightyMike MightyMike

169 Flips | 6 Magazines | 20 Likes | 24 Following | 249 Followers | @MightyMikeMifli | Keep up with MightyMike MightyMike on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “MightyMike MightyMike”

1984 Documentry On Sikhs Part ONE

5 Minute Quick Break Meditation: A Heart Chakra, Guided Spoken Visualization

Uber executive questioned over India rape

Police in India have questioned an executive from the global taxi-booking service Uber in connection with the alleged rape of a woman by one of its New Delhi drivers.<p>Delhi police official Brijendra Kumar Yadav said on Tuesday that there was a possibility of pressing criminal charges against the …

Shrien Dewani leaves South Africa after murder acquittal – video

British businessman Shrien Dewani leaves South Africa a day after being cleared of arranging his wife Anni's murder during their honeymoon. Dewani is surrounded by the media asking questions as he walks through the airport lounge to catch a flight to out of Cape Town back to Britain. He does not …

Iran says has no information on alleged purchase of nuclear equipment

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation said on Tuesday it had no information about the illicit procurement of equipment for the Arak research reactor as alleged in a report by a U.N. panel of experts and based on a briefing by a member country.<p>A general view of the Arak heavy-water …

US Senate passes Venezuela sanctions bill citing 'state-sponsored violence'

The US Senate has passed legislation that would direct President Barack Obama to levy sanctions against Venezuelan government officials or others accused of perpetrating acts of violence or human rights abuses of anti-government demonstrators.<p>The bill, passed in a voice vote on Monday, authorizes …

Amnesty: Israeli strikes on Gaza buildings 'war crimes'

<b>Israeli air strikes on four high-rise buildings in the final days of this summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says.</b><p>Evidence suggested the destruction was "carried out deliberately and with no military justification", a new report by the human rights group …

Peru riled by Greenpeace stunt at Nazca lines

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru will seek criminal charges against Greenpeace activists who damaged the world-renowned Nazca lines by leaving footprints in …

Two teens arrested after online video posted of animal cruelty

Two teenagers from the Bakersfield area have been arrested on suspicion of cruelty to animals after they allegedly fed a live cat to two dogs, authorities confirmed Tuesday.<p>The boys, ages 15 and 17, allegedly filmed the dogs attacking the cat and posted the video online, according to the Kern …

Liu Tienan: Top Chinese economist jailed over bribery

<b>Liu Tienan, a former top economic official, has been jailed for life in China for accepting millions of dollars in bribes, state media report.</b><p>Mr Liu was the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) deputy head until he was sacked in August 2013.<p>The court in Langfang found him guilty of …

Syrian conflict: UN urges countries to resettle refugees

<b>Western countries have promised to increase the number of Syrian refugees they will accept for resettlement to up to 100,000 over the next few months, the UN refugee agency has said.</b><p>The UNHCR made the announcement at a meeting of member states in Geneva.<p>The 100,000 figure is still well short of …

Deadly bombing on Philippines bus

At least 10 people have been killed and more than 30 wounded in what authorities described as a mortar bomb explosion on a bus in the southern Philippines.<p>The rural bus was passing near the main gate of Central Mindanao University in Maramag town, Bukidnon province, on Tuesday night when a powerful …

Ajazeera's documentry leads to the arrest of three fake doctors in Nigeria

Posted by<p>Chidera Amaraihu on<p>16:02 Email Pinterest<p>African journalists, Nigeria's Rosemary Nwaebuni and Ghana's Anas Arameyaw go undercover to expose …

The Nepal Documentary

First dengue vaccine 'shows promise'

<b>Scientists say they have developed the world's first vaccine against dengue fever seen to work in large-scale trials.</b><p>Research in the Lancet journal suggests more than 50% of children who are given the vaccine are protected against the disease.<p>Half the world's population are at risk of catching the …

6 Books I’d Recommend

If you’re looking for something to read this summer, I’d recommend any of the books below. I read them all earlier this year and think each one is …

Books

Here’s a Chapter From My Favorite Business Book

<i>Business Adventures</i>, by John Brooks, is the best business book I’ve ever read. Unfortunately, it is not easy to find. The book went out of print in …

Why Are Millions in Africa Well-Fed But Undernourished?

Why Does Hunger Still Exist in Africa?

When I first started traveling to Africa, I would often meet children in the villages I was visiting and try to guess their ages. I was shocked to …

Agriculture

How Will You Die?

The Deadliest Animal in the World

What would you say is the most dangerous animal on Earth? Sharks? Snakes? Humans?<p>Of course the answer depends on how you define dangerous. Personally …

Public Health

How the global banana industry is killing the world’s favorite fruit

During harvest last year, banana farmers in Jordan and Mozambique made a chilling discovery. Their plants were no longer bearing the soft, creamy fruits they’d been growing for decades. When they cut open the roots of their banana plants, they saw something that looked like this:<p>Scientists first …

Forestry

More Birthdays For Kids Under 5 Around The World

In 2013, 6.3 million children under the age of 5 died. That's a tragic statistic — yet it represents a 49 percent drop from 1990, according to data released Tuesday by the United Nations.<p>Dr. Mickey Chopra, the head of UNICEF's global health programs, spoke with us about the encouraging trend — and …