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Dramatic photo shows husky dogs walking on water in Greenland

Husky dogs appear to be walking on water in northwest Greenland. Pic: SteffenMalskaer and the Danish Meteorological InstituteThey say “a picture paints a thousand words” – and that was indeed the case when a Danish meteorologist tweeted a photograph of what appeared to be husky dogs walking on water in northwest Greenland.

Steffen M Olsen captured the image, which has gone viral, showing sled dogs, ankle-deep – which he said were “running on sea ice flooded by surface melt water” – in the Inglefield Bredning fjord…..more skynews

History shows the folly of China’s paranoia about Islam

It is a shame that so few Chinese remember General Bai Chongxi, a brilliant tactician during the war against Japan in 1937-45. He showed China that it is possible to be at once a patriot and a devoted Muslim. Bai was a complicated figure. A warlord capable of ruthlessness, he was also a reformer who wanted education to free his fellow Chinese Muslims from isolation and poverty. As a commander of Kuomintang (or Nationalist) troops, he was involved in massacres of Communists. Still, when Chaguan this week visited Bai’s home town in Guangxi province, in the south, locals praised his victories over the Japanese. ..MORE:ECONOMIST

Media stereotypes fuel support for anti-Muslim action, new research shows

AMES, Iowa – Craig Anderson is no political scientist. But the Distinguished ProfessCraig Andersonor of psychology at Iowa State University could have predicted voter support for the presidential candidates taking a strong anti-Muslim stand.

Months before the presidential campaign, Anderson and his colleagues conducted a series of studies to gauge the influence of media coverage portraying Muslims as terrorists. According to their results, published in the journal Communication Research, there is a link between negative media stories of Muslims and support for military action and restrictions against Muslims.  ..more:  news.iastate.