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If You Don't Want the Government to Spy on You, Move to Montana

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Privacy advocates, behold the Montana legislature and House Bill 603, a measure that requires the …

Death Valley tourists get egg warning

The park, which lies up to 86 metres below sea level, is the lowest and driest part of North America, and holds the record for the highest recorded air temperature on Earth.<p>Its scorching reputation means that visitors regularly try to fry eggs on the ground, but the practise had reportedly led to a …

Chinese Harry Potter making thousands with online 'spell' emporium

A Chinese Harry Potter has conjured up a personal fortune after setting up an online "spell" emporium that is reportedly earning him more than £100,000 each month.<p>Luo Shun, a 31-year-old from Hunan province, launched his internet business last October and has since been swamped with customers …

Growing demand for US ginseng the root cause of latest hunting ban

The long tradition of ginseng-hunting in the United States can be traced from Daniel Boone, the folk hero frontiersman, to Glenn Miller, a retired …

Meet The Homeless Man Living Under House Arrest, On A Sidewalk

<b>MILAN</b> - Homeless person under house arrest. It sounds like a paradoxical pun, but it is real indeed.<p>The central character of this twisted tale is …

Pope John Paul to become fastest saint in recent history

The Vatican has announced that Pope John Paul II is to be made a saint, in the fastest such process in modern history.<p>The Polish-born pontiff, who died in 2005, will be made a saint at the same time as Pope John XXIII, who was head of the Roman Catholic Church from 1958 to 1963.<p>The announcement …

Vatican Clears Former Popes John Paul II, John XXIII for Sainthood

He was the "Pilgrim Pope," the man who traveled the world inspiring a young generation of Catholics that had never seen a leader like him.<p>He was the …