Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 20, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …


Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… stayed in the airship as it crashed to the ground, according to Wired. If [blimps] were to develop a leak (from a tear, or possibly even a gunshot) the loss of helium or hot air would be very slow as they are inflated at practically zero pressure, Bellon said.This allows ample time to land the airship. Although there is no official tally on airships, the Van Wagner Airship Group estimates that there are 20 to 25 blimps in the worldand at least 13 active advertising blimps. A ground crew …


U.S. Lashed As ‘Main Threat’ To Environment At UN Ocean Conference

June 7, 2017

… left the insurmountable task of healing itself after being used as a dumping ground for industrial waste and to absorb other pollution. Protection of the worlds oceans to benefit present and future generations is one of the targets of the U.N.s2030 Agenda for sustainable development goals, adopted two years ago. The U.N. will issue a call to action Friday with recommendations and voluntary commitments from nations. I think I can safely say that the United States has not been very keen on …


I Invited A Guy From Tinder Over, He Didnt Look Like His Pics

… it’s quiet enough, no one’s really in the hallway in the middle of the night so into my extra large rolling dufflebag they go. They always fit. I slide the bag down the stairs and then roll it to my trunk. The trick is that it’s tall enough to use as a lever, so you can kind of slide it in by pressing on the top first, until the end lifts up off the ground. Then you just shove. The bodies go into the river, the suitcases get burned. They’re expensive though, so it’s …

May 25, 2017

Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

… worse over the weekend and the video will give you a glimpse at the undertaking needed to open the road again, the sheriffs department said in a Facebook post. Efforts to restore other sections damaged from earlier landslides were also called off while Caltrans officials wait for the ground stabilize, according to the San Luis Obispo Tribune. The storm-related road closures have increased the isolation of Big Surs residents and hurt its local businesses. The area of Californias central coast …

May 24, 2017

Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

(CNN)Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called “the ultimate deal”. But like so many US presidents who have believed it their duty to bring peace to the region, Trump will face a series of challenges, which have grown increasingly insurmountable. Seven years on since Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last held talks, the same issues remain — disagreements over borders, security, Jerusalem, a right of return …

May 23, 2017