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The Orgins of Adam and the Garden of Eden

February 23, 2011

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I previously traced, to my own satisfaction, the real sources of modern day belief in angles, sin, Eve and the rib, Noah’s ark and the holy spirit. Next: Adam and the Garden of Eden. The stories in Genesis, including Adam and Eve, are adaptations of earlier Sumerian and other myths the Jews picked up while […]

The world’s biggest family: Ziona Chan has 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren

February 23, 2011

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He is head of the world’s biggest family – and says he is ‘blessed’ to have his 39 wives. Ziona Chana also has 94 children, 14-daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren. They live in a 100-room, four storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the Indian state of Mizoram, where the wives sleep in […]

Cellphone radiation heightens brain activity

February 23, 2011

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The electromagnetic radiation emitted by a cellular phone’s antenna appears to activate nearby regions of the brain to unusually high levels, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. that is likely to spark new concerns about the health effects of wireless devices. The preliminary study, led by a […]

Obama faces pressure to intervene in Libya

February 23, 2011

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Pressure mounted on the White House on Tuesday to intervene to stop Muammar Gaddafi’s bloody crackdown on democracy protests as a lawmaker close to President Barack Obama urged oil firms to halt work in Libya. The United States faced calls to impose sanctions but also to take direct action such as bombing Libyan airfields and […]

Wizard Death Match: Vote for who would win: Gandalf or Dumbledore or Obi-Wan

February 23, 2011

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Dumbledore Gandalf Obi-Wan + Defeated Grindelwald, the 2nd most dangerous Dark Wizard of all time. Had him imprisoned. Worried Voldemort, but never battled him directly. ++ Defeated a friggin’ Balrog in hand to hand combat, and then defeated Saruman, the 2nd most dangerous Evil Wizard, who was then killed. Worried Sauron, but never  battled him […]