Real Housewives of Atlanta: The Leader of the Pack

Real Housewives of Atlanta: The Leader of the PackThe trip to Africa is winding down, and last night’s episode starts out with the ladies in a feel good mood. Moved by their visit to the orphanage, the women are reminiscing about the children they met, remembering how fortunate they are and toasting each other. For a quick minute, it seems as if the women are truly able to think beyond themselves, haute labels and see the big picture for a change.

Spurlock: 100 years of 40,000 artifacts

Spurlock: 100 years of 40,000 artifactsSuspended in the entryway of the University of Illinois’ own Spurlock Museum, these words tell the story of what the museum is trying to accomplish 100 years after it originally opened on the top floor of Lincoln Hall.

Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned alive

Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned aliveKathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly accused her of casting a spell to make one of her relatives sick, Police Officer Hira Mani Baral said.

Sacred Site Faces Legalized Desecration From Arizona Snowbowl Wastewater

Sacred Site Faces Legalized Desecration From Arizona Snowbowl WastewaterThe Navajo call them Doko’oo’sliid, or “Shining On Top.” To the Hopi, the peaks are Nuvatukaovi, or “The Place of Snow on the Very Top.” Whatever name they bear, the San Francisco Peaks are sacred to no less than 13 tribes. So Thursday’s decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to allow Arizona Snowbowl to make artificial snow out of wastewater is a serious blow to Native American religious beliefs.

Traditional healers soar at 1,683

Traditional healers soar at 1,683Bhutan has more traditional healers than doctors, nurses, health assistants, drungtshos and menpas all put together.
Records with the health ministry show that there are 1,683 traditional healers across country against the 1,593 “modern” healers.