Friday, 22 June, 2018

The enormity of our world's needs is overwhelming and distressing news can appear to be just black and white without a compassionate heart. A few of these intractable issues mentioned here need our prayers and action.

19 Places To Visit In Outer London

19 Places To Visit In Outer London

Time Out is a British travel magazine published by Time Out Group. Time Out started its publication in 1968 and had expanded its editorial recommendations to 108 cities worldwide. It was first published as a London listings magazine by Tony Elliott, who used birthday money to produce a one-sheet pamphlet, with Bob Harris as co-editor. The London edition of Time

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China-Based Campaign Breached Satellite, Defense Companies

China-Based Campaign Breached Satellite, Defense Companies

A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defence contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday. Symantec said the effort appeared to be driven by national espionage goals, such as the interception

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Civilians Own 85% Of World's Firearms

Civilians Own 85% Of World’s Firearms

Latest statistics show the proliferation of privately owned guns is on the rise, with wealthy countries outstripping developing and war-torn countries. In a detailed report, weapons watchdog the Small Arms Survey has researched the numbers of guns across 230 countries. Examining the ownership of revolvers and self-loading pistols, rifles, carbines, assault rifles

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Halesia Tetraptera

Halesia Tetraptera

Halesia tetraptera, commonly known as the common silverbell or mountain silverbell is a species in the family Styracaceae, native to the southeastern United States. It is cultivated as an ornamental tree. It is a small deciduous tree growing to 10 m tall. The leaves are ovate to lanceolate, 5–16 cm long and 4–7 cm broad. The flowers are 1–2.5 cm long, with a four-lobed white corolla. The fruit is

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The Gemini Constellation

The Gemini Constellation

Gemini is one of the constellations of the zodiac. It was one of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century AD astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations today. Its name is Latin for “twins,” and it is associated with the twins Castor and Pollux in Greek mythology. Gemini lies between Taurus to the west and Cancer to the

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The Most Expensive Cities In The World 2018

The Most Expensive Cities In The World 2018

ECA International provides data on the cost of living, salary, accommodation, tax, labour law, benefits and quality of life for international assignees in about 400 locations worldwide. Clients can subscribe to services including country reports and allowance calculators, or they can request ad-hoc consultancy projects including global mobility policy design and review.

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Mysterious Objects Detected Coming Too Close To The Milky Way’s Black Hole

Mysterious Objects Detected Coming Too Close To The Milky Way’s Black Hole

During the 1970s, astronomer became aware of a massive radio source at the centre of our galaxy that they later realised was a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) – which has since been named Sagittarius A*. And in a recent survey conducted by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers discovered evidence for hundreds or even thousands

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