The Statistic

24th March, 2017
Multiple by which light from the German-based "world's largest artificial sun" is more intense than natural sunlight on the Earth: About 10,000 times
Source: The Guardian

 

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Moments

24th March, 2017
HELD: By police in the Belgian city of Antwerp, a man on suspicion of driving a vehicle at "high speed" at a crowd on the city's main shopping street.
RULED: A judge in Argentina that former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, should stand trial over charges of financial mismanagement.

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WENDY FRANCIS, spokesperson for women at the Australian Christian Lobby, says it's time for reform of Australia's classification system...

MAL FLETCHER, writing from London, says terrorism - like that seen in London on Wednesday - will not bring about the changes its advocates seek...

Authors of the recent book, The Rise of Network Christianity , Brad Christerson, professor of sociology at Biola University, and Richard Flory, senior director of research and evaluation at the University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, write about the rise of the "Independent Network Charismatic" movement in the US...

They Said It

"Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism."
- London Mayor Sadiq Khan speaking in the aftermath of the terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday afternoon.

 

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This Week on the Web

21st March, 2017
Newly released footage of America's nuclear tests have been published on YouTube after the US Government declassified 750 films of the tests which took place between 1945 and 1962. You can see some of them here.

 

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The Word Explained

20th March, 2017
Devil's advocate: Someone who opposes for the sake of argument.

 

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Overrated book

For February to March, 2017 we're reading US pastor Eugene Cho's latest book, Overrated - Are We More in Love with the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World? To buy the book, follow this link - Overrated: Are We More in Love with the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World?

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