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“Where Did Cain Get His Wife?”

“Where Did Cain Get His Wife?”<p>June 20, 2018 by Dave Armstrong<p>This is one of the classic, garden-variety “skeptical” questions, usually designed to …

Theology

China Is Getting Ready to Take On the World’s Biggest Drugmakers

Eight years ago when Pittsburgh entrepreneur John Oyler was setting up a Beijing biotech company, he was warned that China was the wrong place to try …

China

Family focused on freedom for Houston man detained in Vietnam

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Vicky Nguyen left Saigon in 1979 and forged a life for herself in Houston’s tight-knit Vietnamese community. She raised four …

Vietnam

Singapore’s Brutalist past could soon be gone

TIME has stopped in the Golden Mile Complex. Inside the sprawling 1970s building rows upon rows of travel agencies sit mostly empty, their employees …

Asia

Future of logistics in Singapore 'cannot be more exciting'

ON April 30 this year, the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) set up the Supply Chain Employees' Union (SCEU) to support the development of skills …

Manufacturing

Solar Leader China Is Slashing Its Subsidies On Solar Power -- What You Need To Know

On May 31, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Finance and National Energy Board issued a statement halting all subsidies for utility-scale solar projects in favor of competitive bidding, and greatly reducing feed-in-tariffs. This move is likely to effectively …

Solar Power

World Cup 2018: FA condemns England fans' anti-Semitic chants

<b>English football chiefs have condemned the "disgraceful conduct" of a group of men - thought to be England fans - making Nazi salutes and anti-Semitic comments in a video.</b><p>The Football Association said police were now trying to identify the men.<p>The video was reportedly filmed in Volgograd, where …

FIFA World Cup

3 things we’ve learned since last year’s World Refugee Day

The number of forcibly displaced people in the world has reached its highest number for the sixth year in a row.<p>Wednesday, June 20, is World Refugee Day.<p>It’s a day that the United Nations created to celebrate the resilience and courage of refugees and their contributions to society.<p>The UN defines a …

Angela Merkel

Canada just legalized marijuana. That has big implications for US drug policy.

It’s the second country in the world to legalize pot, following Uruguay.<p>Canada has become the first wealthy nation in the world to fully legalize marijuana.<p>The Senate approved Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday. The measure was already approved by the House of Commons, so the …

Cannabis

What the most successful people do, according to this meme

It seems like everyone on Twitter has an opinion about what makes a person successful.<p>Last week, Twitter user @APompliano tweeted a list of things he …

Success

You'll never guess what Kim Jong Un -- just sent us, as a Thank you Note

North Korea

Google to invest $500m in JD.com and help it launch products outside China

Google headquarters in Mountain View, United States / Photo credit: bennymarty / 123RFMost of Google’s services are still banned in China, but the US …

eCommerce

Viral footage shows a live mouse wiggling in a bag of burger buns at Wendy's

A live mouse found in a bag of burger buns has at least one employee warning customers against eating at Wendy's.<p>Last week, Sky Frame posted footage on Facebook from inside a Wendy's in Catoosa, Oklahoma, showing what appears to be a mouse wiggling around in a bag of hamburger buns.<p>"Not only does …

Pest Control

We're Making Too Many Mistakes; We Must Start CQ'ing

You've hopefully heard about the meetings we've been having regarding the mistakes we've been making. If you haven't been to one of the discussions yet, watch for an invitation.<p>As has been said many times at the sessions so far, it's important upfront to acknowledge that we're doing more good work …

Storytelling

He finished his alimony payments 8 years ago. Now the state wants him to pay again

When David Thomson divorced in 1995, he was ordered to pay alimony to his ex-wife.<p>The monthly payment of $2,500 was made via wage garnishments of …

Personal Finance

History Lesson: The Final Days of General Patton

Everything you always wanted to know about a true legend.The commander of the U.S. Third Army, General George S. Patton, Jr., took no great pleasure …

Military

Asia news roundup: Didi lands in Australia, Samsung to invest in AI startups, and more

Didi’s Beijing headquarters / Photo credit: Didi ChuxingA look at today’s Asia news.Transportation<b>Didi goes to Australia (China).</b> Chinese …

Artificial Intelligence

During the Great Depression, ‘Penny Restaurants’ Fed the Unemployed

Dishes cost a cent, or even came free.<p>New York’s 107 West 44th Street had been home to Bill Duffy’s Olde English Tavern. But with the Great …

Great Depression

How China Lost Sight of Malaysia’s Changes

China’s ethical missteps in Malaysia offer lessons for the Belt and Road.

Lee Kuan Yew

Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — A government crackdown on a teen video blogger and independent news and opinion website has focused attention on free speech limits, and perhaps the next election, in this cosmopolitan but famously strict city-state.<p>Five days after the death in March of Singapore's founding father, …

Lee Kuan Yew

The Cobalt Boom

As technology companies and carmakers become increasingly reliant on cobalt, many business, government, and nonprofit leaders have grown concerned …

Alternative Fuel

OECD report says it could take 150 years for a child from a poor UK family to earn national average<p>Income inequality has increased and social mobility stalled across the world’s richest countries since the 1990s, trapping families on low incomes at the bottom of the earnings ladder, according to an …

Demographics

Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth

"Gobekli changes everything."The post Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth appeared first on All That's …

Archaeology

Sport24.co.za | Ronaldo accepts 2 years in prison, mega tax fine

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with the Spanish tax authorities to serve two years in prison and pay a R295 million fine in a …

Soccer

South African Towns Are Falling Apart

Trash heaps line the potholed streets of Edenville in central South Africa, where residents complain that municipal services have ground to a near …

South Africa

Behold: Our Christless Christianity

June 15, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>Just in case you’re not paying attention, American Christianity is a Christless Christianity.<p>We demand the Ten …

Christianity

Mission to Singapore

We don’t normally post North Korean propaganda here, but this 42-minute documentary on KJU’s visit is fascinating. I do wonder what the average North …

North Korea

Singapore: The middleman of global diplomacy

Singapore aimed to be, and succeeded in becoming, the critical middleman—the one who adds value while extracting some value from the transaction for …

Asia

Sri Lanka Has Beaches, Safari Parks, and Spectacular Tea Country—Here’s How to Combine All Three into the Perfect Trip

Every year, my 14-year-old son, Luca, and I share a tradition. Around the time of his birthday, in February, we take an extended mother-and-son trip. …

Sri Lanka

A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on Life

Our living world is just incredible.<p>A type of chlorophyll discovered just a few years ago is pushing the limits of photosynthesis and the role this …

Botany