The podcast “Serial” is an addictive radio documentary that revolves around a real-life whodunit: the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for the crime.
It also illustrates how our thinking about Muslims has changed.
My Take: What Tsarnaev gets wrong about Islam – CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the Boston Marathon bomb suspects, reportedly wrote that “an attack against one Muslim is an attack against all” on the wall of the boat in which he was hiding from police last month. Variations of this refrain seem to be common among angry young Muslim men, especially those who are attracted to violence. However, such a view ignores history, religious thinking and contemporary reality. It should be seen as a crass advertising slogan rather than a declaration of belief.
You’ve invested all this time and effort into Zeba, you know you want to see her win. She deserves this, so final votes in now please. Dear Friends and Colleagues, This is it. After nearly 5000 entries and four rounds of competition, I am competing as one of two finalists in the final round of the Washington Post’s “America’s Next Great Pundit” Competition. Each round has been decided by online votes so it is because of your help that I have made it this far and I am asking for your help one last time. Voting for this FINAL round…
Via the BBC, Hans Rosling examines the correlation between income growth and life expectancy in 200 countries over the last 200 hundred years in an amazing animation. Take a look: [From 200 Years In 4 Minutes]