Category: News

The world’s fastest growing religion!

(CNN)Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion – and not just in Muslim majority nations: 10% of all Europeans are projected to be members of the Muslim faith by 2050, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.

The study estimates that from 2010 to 2050, Muslims will have increased across the world by 73%, followed by Christians who are projected to grow by 35% during the same time period, and Hindus at 34%…more: CNN

American freakshow: the extraordinary tale of Truevine’s Muse brothers

 
In October 1927, the circus came to Roanoke, Virginia.It was a vast affair. There were four locomotives, 100 railcars, 1,600 people, five rings, six stages, elephants and high-wire acts. Among the attractions arriving in town were two albino African-American men called George and Willie Muse, famous across the United States as Eko and Iko, the sheepheaded cannibals from Ecuador…MORE:

Massachusetts considers observing daylight saving time year-round

Image result for Massachusetts considers observing daylight saving time year-roundBOSTON – Lacking authority to change the laws of physics to allow more sunlight on the darkest days of winter, a special commission is instead considering whether Massachusetts should change the laws of man and observe daylight saving time year-round.

If adopted, Massachusetts residents wouldn’t have to set their clocks back in November and forward in March, as most of the U.S. does….more: nypost.com

Human Rights: The Rights of Refugees

Take action for human rights. This course will teach you about the human rights of refugees and empower you to defend them.

Across the world, barriers are growing. Every day people fleeing war and persecution find the door slammed in their face. more:

Massachusetts was ranked as the No. 1 state in the country

ma bostonU.S. News and World Report awarded Massachusetts its top honor, citing the Commonwealth’s continuing academic achievement, innovative health care system, and strong economy in its ‘Best States’ ranking. The report evaluates each of the fifty states across seven categories: health care, education, opportunity, economy, infrastructure, crime and corrections, and government. Massachusetts ranked No. 1 in education and No. 2 in healthcare, and placed within the top ten for economy and crime and corrections…more: boston.com