Xingjiao Temple was founded in AD 669 by the Tang Emperor Gao Zong, It was destroyed and rebuilt several times. China. Xian, Shaanxi province. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)

Xingjiao Temple, Ancient Chinese Buddhist Site, Faces Demolition

Authorities in Xian, the Chinese city home to the Terracotta Warriors, have ordered most of the buildings in a 1,300-year-old Buddhist temple demolished, staff said Thursday, provoking online outrage. The…

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Nestlé is Trying to Patent the Fennel Flower

Nigella sativa — more commonly known as fennel flower — has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to…

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Obama accused of nuclear U-turn as guided weapons plan emerges

Barack Obama has been accused of reneging on his disarmament pledges after it emerged the administration was planning to spend billions on upgrading nuclear bombs stored in Europe to make the weapons more…

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Solar3D Announces Patent Protection For Concept

  Solar3D, the developer of a 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, has announced that the company has filed a patent application to protect…

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Quantum computing taps nucleus of single atom

A team of Australian engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has demonstrated a quantum bit based on the nucleus of a single atom in silicon, promising dramatic…

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The EU-India Free Trade Agreement: India up “For Sale” to Western Corporate Capital

Giving the Thieves the Key to Your Home   Do you know that there is a country up for sale? Do you know that its finance, agriculture and retail sectors…

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Pentagon, NATO allies witness missile defense test in skies over Central New York

Military leaders from the Pentagon, Italy and Germany were in Central New York this week to witness a classified test of a missile defense system. As part of the test,…

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Before the Blast, West Fertilizer’s Monsanto Lawsuit

As details emerge about the Texas fertilizer plant that was the site of Wednesday’s fatal explosion and fire, a few tidbits can be gleaned from a 2007 lawsuit that the plant’s…

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Reports detail CIA war crimes in Pakistan

A series of recent articles by journalist Mark Mazzetti published in the New York Times have shed further light on the activities of the US Central Intelligence Agency in Pakistan. Mazzetti’s articles…

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Powerpot Turns Heat and Water Into Electricity

Power Practical, a student startup that sprang from research at the University of Utah, is selling a portable cook pot that transforms heat and water into a power source. Imagine…

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Global Governance and the “New World Order Religion”

The Role of the Baha’i. In the Wake of the Newtown School Massacre The Sandy Hook School massacre of December 14 has no doubt been seized upon by the present…

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The Gulf Cooperation Council: Rockefeller-Rothschild Puppet Monarchs

  It was the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that first called on their Western protectors to enforce a no-fly zone in the skies over Libya. Why would these Arab nations – Saudi…

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Korean Unification: Do Not Be Surprised If It Comes Soon

The most significant geopolitical events of the past half century have been unanticipated. Not that we did not expect them, but they were supposed to happen in the distant future,…

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Are Syria and Pakistan Pieces of the Puzzle for a Mega Gas Pipeline to China?

If the Iran-Iraq-Syria Pipeline and Iran-Pakistan Pipeline are connected and end up supplying China, it will amount to a major blow against the primacy of the United States. The conflict…

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Iran Considers “Annexing” Azerbaijan

A group of Iranian lawmakers has begun drafting a bill on reattaching Azerbaijan to Iran by updating the terms and conditions of a 19th century treaty that ceded part of…