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The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

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Ufc 115's Best Fight Between Chuck Liddell vs. Rich Franklin

UFC 115's best fight between Chuck Liddell and Rich Franklin on Saturday, June 12, 2010.  The Pay Per View broadcasting live from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada fight drew a huge crowd from ring side to armchair compliments of television.  All eyes were on Liddell's return to the...

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Stone Aged Carved "Phallic Object" Found in Swedish Excavation

Stone aged carved "phallic object" found by a team of scientists during a Swedish excavation during the week of July 15, 2010.  Scientists are uncertain just what conclusions to draw from the ancient supposed "sex toy" and are looking for answers regarding the tool. Archaelogist Gsaran Gruber...

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

Influential people come in all shapes and sizes in all generations throughout history. Such people can be grouped together by shared affiliations and backgrounds, for whatever purposes people are drawn to make lists. This list offers some interesting biographical tidbits about 50 people of Jewish...

Coroner Report on Cory Monteith Death: "Accidental," "Champagne," and Needles

Coroner Report on Cory Monteith Death: "Accidental," "Champagne," and Needles

Late Glee star Cory Monteith passed away at the age of 31 within a Vancouver, Canada hotel room. His passing on July 13, 2013 allowed room for speculation until recently when an official coroner's report released October 2 confirmed the actor's death was "accidental" and "mixed drug toxicity,...

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21st Winter Olympics Open in Vancouver, BC Friday, Feb. 12

The 21st Winter Olympics open Friday, February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Over 5,000 athletes from 80 countries will compete over the 17 day competition. China will be sending the largest team of over 91 athletes to seek gold. There will be over 80 medals available for the...

What Is Glacier National Park?

What Is Glacier National Park?

Glacier National Park is located in the U.S. state of Montana, bordering the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia to the North and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation to the East. It actually continues into Canada and makes up the International Peace Park. It is home to the Going to the...

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

Atheism is generating quite a lot of attention these days. Prominent atheists are getting the word out about their views in increasing numbers and generating lots of public debate on the proper place of religion in governments and societies in the modern world. And now more than ever, atheists...

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Cyptococcus Gattii: Fatal Fungus

Cryptococcus gattii is a fatal fungus killing people in western North America. Reports from British Columbia, Canada, and within the United States in Oregon, have already been confirmed by the Center For Disease Control. People and animals in both locations have fallen victim to this unique and...

10 Scientific Expeditions That Were Doomed From the Start

10 Scientific Expeditions That Were Doomed From the Start

The road to scientific advancement is never easy. Behind every great discovery or new piece of knowledge lies many hours of toil, labor, and in some cases, danger – not least when the pursuit of scientific knowledge requires journeying into the wild, into the skies or across the sea. Considering...