There are several things you don’t expect to hear at a funeral, especially at the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. “This event is in desperate need of a Pippa Middleton” would be one of them
Molecular biologist Dean Hamer has blue eyes, light brown hair and the goofy sense of humor of a stand-up comic.
It’s been a Monty Python world lately — and we’re not even talking about the absurdity and silliness of current events, such as balloon boys and confessional celebrities. No, it’s a Python world on TV, with the lads being showcased in an multipart IFC documentary — which started this week — and re-airing of their classic TV episodes and movies.
Of all things, it was surfing that first led Sandow Birk to Islam. The southern California artist rode the waves in Indonesia, India and Morocco, and on dry land, his curiosity piqued about the religion practiced there
Nearly two decades after the first Gulf war and six years after Saddam Hussein was removed from power, Iraq still is subject to 73 United Nations resolutions. Now Iraq’s foreign minister says his country “will not regain full sovereignty and independence without getting rid of these resolutions.” Speaking to reporters in Washington, Hoshyar Zebari said Monday that Iraq has paid “billions” of dollars under Chapter 7 of the U.N. sanctions placed on Iraq as a result of the 1990 Iraq invasion of Kuwait and subsequent war