India: Another Human Stampede

4 03 2010

During a Hindu Festival in Himachal Pradeshat, as organizers were handing out free food and clothes, a crowd control fence collapsed causing panic, sparking a  human stampede and leaving at least 145 people dead, including 40 children.





Study: Surfing Web Linked to Depression

4 02 2010

“Internet: absolute communication, absolute isolation.” ~ Paul Carvel





China: USA Faces Increased Sanctions over Meeting with Dalai Lama

2 02 2010

“Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.” ~ The Dalai Lama





Hamas Vows Revenge for Israeli Attack

1 02 2010

“Imagine there’s no countries, it isn’t hard to do, nothing to kill or die for,
and no religion too, imagine all the people, living life in peace.” ~ John Lennon





Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Ten years, Ten Billion Dollars for Vaccines

31 01 2010

“We started our foundation because we believe we have a real opportunity to help advance equity around the world; to help make sure that no matter where a person is born, he or she has the chance to live a healthy, productive life.” ~ Melinda Gates






Arizona Police: 743 lbs of Marijuana found in Human Waste Tanker Truck

30 01 2010

“Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence.” ~ Milton Friedman





United Kingdom: Prime Minister Praises “Haiti Bicycle Boy”

28 01 2010

“Before giving, the mind of the giver is happy; while giving, the mind of the giver is made peaceful; and having given, the mind of the giver is uplifted.” ~ Buddha