Archaeology, Cult...
Follow
8.8K views | +1 today
 
Scooped by SIN JONES
onto Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality
Scoop.it!

Mothman Statue, Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Statue, Point Pleasant, West Virginia | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
A sleek, glinting monument to a mythical creature with glowing eyes and an appetite for dogs.
more...
No comment yet.
Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality
News covering cultural issues, discoveries and human spirituality
Curated by SIN JONES
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Sweet Revenge: Instagram Users Respond to Fat-Shaming with Cake Pics

Sweet Revenge: Instagram Users Respond to Fat-Shaming with Cake Pics | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The women of Instagram can have their cake and eat it, too, if the recent response to a body-shaming troll is any indication. Jenny Rushmore, a blogger who goes by Cashmerette, often posts images of herself in clothing she’s designed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Thirteen hurt in shooting outside New York City house party

Thirteen hurt in shooting outside New York City house party | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Nine people were struck by gunfire and four others suffered cuts and scrapes in the early morning shooting, according to the New York Police Department. All of the gunshot victims, which included both men and women ranging in age from 19 to 38-years-old, were transported to local hospitals and are expected to survive, the NYPD said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

An Unlikely Trigger of Racism in France

An Unlikely Trigger of Racism in France | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
France's electorate has a weirdly counterintuitive relationship with racism.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Man accused of decapitating wife leaves hospital for jail

Man accused of decapitating wife leaves hospital for jail | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of decapitating his wife and their pet dogs before mutilating himself has gone from a hospital bed to a jail cell, authorities said Sunday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Titanic Mystery Solved with DNA Testing

Titanic Mystery Solved with DNA Testing | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
DNA solved a 70-year-old question of whether Loraine Allison survived the Titanic crash. Many have wondered what happened to the two-year-old little girl who disappeared from the crash more than 100 years ago. The story begins with Hudson and Bess taking their two kids, Trevor, seven months, and Loraine, two years of age, across the… Read more
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Planned Parenthood fight hits Congress, wider impact unclear

Planned Parenthood fight hits Congress, wider impact unclear | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
By Richard Cowan and Alex Wilts WASHINGTON, August 3 (Reuters) - Women's health group Planned Parenthood, under attack by anti-abortionists posting hidden-camera videos online, will be the focus of a partisan showdown on Monday in the U.S. Senate, with any wider influence on voters from the charge still unclear. Congressional Republicans are trying to cut off Planned Parenthood's federal funding. The Senate plans to hold a procedural vote on Monday on a Republican proposal to cut off the funds.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Engineers create world's first white laser beam

Researchers at Arizona State University have created the world's first white laser beam, according to a new study published in Nature. More work needs to be done to perfect this technology, but...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Man wearing ninja mask robs pharmacy with sword

Man wearing ninja mask robs pharmacy with sword | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — Police are looking for a robbery suspect who was wearing a ninja mask and armed with a sword when he demanded cash from a clerk at a Walgreens pharmacy in Placentia, California.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Rapper Snoop Dogg stopped at Italian airport with $420,000 in cash

Rapper Snoop Dogg stopped at Italian airport with $420,000 in cash | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Italian police stopped American rapper Snoop Dogg at Lamezia Terme airport on Saturday for trying to board a plane with over $420,000 in undeclared cash. Travellers within the European Union must declare any amount over 10,000 euros in cash as part of efforts to combat money laundering. According to AGI, four lawyers have been assigned to the case and Snoop Dogg will be able to reclaim the rest of his money after paying a fine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico

Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Five bodies with their hands bound and some with apparent signs of torture were found in a home in Mexico City, police said Saturday. Mexico is enduring a nightmare of drug-related violence that has left more than 100,000 people dead and 22,000 missing since 2006, when the government deployed the military to fight the country's powerful drug cartels. When bodies with signs of torture are found, authorities often suspect the deaths stem from the settling of scores between rival gangs, mainly in states in northern of Mexico.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Bitcoin exchange CEO arrested by Japanese police

Bitcoin exchange CEO arrested by Japanese police | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations led to its spectacular collapse and hammered the digital currency's reputation. A spokesman for the Tokyo Police said French-born Karpeles, 30, was suspected of manipulating data on the exchange's computer system in 2013 to artificially create about $1.0 million. Earlier Saturday, Kyodo News and other Japanese media said police were also investigating his possible involvement in the 2014 disappearance of nearly $390 million worth of the virtual currency, at current exchange rates.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Brothers charged with 5 counts of murder in stabbing deaths

Brothers charged with 5 counts of murder in stabbing deaths | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — First-degree murder charges were formally filed Friday against two Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing deaths of their parents and three siblings.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe

Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him on Sunday as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations, a week after an American dentist was accused of illegally killing the country's most famous lion, Cecil. Dr. Jan Seski, who runs a women's health practice in Pittsburgh, was named by Zimbabwe as a client of Nyala Safaris, owned by a landowner who has been arrested on accusations of conducting an illegal hunt. The doctor was in Zimbabwe in April, according to a statement issued by Prince Mupazviriho, permanent secretary in the ministry of environment, water and climate.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl

Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
A heroic act to save a drowning girl last Saturday left a Special Forces soldier paralyzed. Sgt. First Class Tim Brumit was responding to screams that a girl was drowning in the waters of Crab Island in Destin, Florida, amid a storm. A member of the 7th Special Forces group who had been deployed 11 times in 12 years, Brumit was taken to Baptist Hospital paralyzed from the neck down.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Elderly couple provides 'safe school' in their home: a solution to bullying?

Elderly couple provides 'safe school' in their home: a solution to bullying? | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The students, aged between 11 and 16, typically spend around a year at the Northleigh House School studying English, math, and science, taught by a mainly part-time staff of 22. Some of you may find my next statement surprising: We should want our children to feel some emotional pain when they are in our homes,” says Ms. Prisby in a New York Times blog post.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel

Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
A teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure on Israel to crack down on Jewish extremists. Shira Banki, 16, was among six people stabbed at the Jerusalem march on Thursday by a suspect identified as an ultra-Orthodox Jew released from prison only weeks earlier for a similar attack.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Obama poised to unveil major climate change plan

Obama poised to unveil major climate change plan | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
With one eye on his legacy, US President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" in the fight against climate change. The White House will release the final version of America's Clean Power Plan, a set of environmental rules and regulations that will home in on pollution from the nation's power plants, setting limits on power-plant carbon emissions for the first time. Plants will have to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, in an ambitious drive which will boost the renewable-energy sector but which is already facing stern opposition.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

'Roving rabbis' spread across Montana on kosher mission

'Roving rabbis' spread across Montana on kosher mission | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two young Orthodox rabbis have traded their studies in Brooklyn for the back roads of Montana, where they are teaching the far-flung faithful how to keep kosher in Big Sky Country.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

How Mob Mentality Gets Worse Online - DNews

How Mob Mentality Gets Worse Online - DNews | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Watch the video How Mob Mentality Gets Worse Online - DNews on Yahoo News . It seems like people are quick to attack people online. Is mob mentality worse on the Internet?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

SUIT OVER FOOTBALL PLAYER'S DEATH IN COAST JAIL SETTLED FOR $1 MILLION

SUIT OVER FOOTBALL PLAYER'S DEATH IN COAST JAIL SETTLED FOR $1 MILLION | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The parents of a college football player who died in 1981 in a jail cell will receive about $1 million in a legal settlement, a lawyer for a key defendant said today. The lawyer, Stephen Yagman, disclosed that the civil rights lawsuit filed in the death of Ron Settles had been settled out of court. The agreement, which is subject to the approval of a Federal judge, came in a $62 million damage suit filed by Helen and Donell Settles primarily against the city and Police Department of Signal Hill, an independent community surrounded by Long Beach. The lawyer for the Settles family, Johnnie L. Cochran, said, ''A substantial measure of justice has been achieved.''
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Jail inmate in Arizona pulls eye out of its socket

Jail inmate in Arizona pulls eye out of its socket | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A jail inmate in Arizona is hospitalized after authorities say he pulled one of his eyeballs out of its socket.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Working-class barrio turns into huge rainbow mural in Mexico

Working-class barrio turns into huge rainbow mural in Mexico | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
PACHUCA, Mexico (AP) — A community project in central Mexico is bringing art to people's homes. Literally.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SIN JONES
Scoop.it!

Girl's body in crib leads police to review sister's death

Girl's body in crib leads police to review sister's death | Archaeology, Culture, Religion and Spirituality | Scoop.it
CLEVELAND (AP) — The discovery of a young girl's decomposed body in a crib at an Ohio apartment is prompting authorities to take another look at her sister's death two years ago, the Medina County police chief said Friday.
more...
No comment yet.