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Jujube or not Jujube

Ziziphus jujuba, commonly called jujube, red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian date is a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family, used primarily as a shade tree that also bears fruit.

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A magical carpet ride

Little did the nomadic tribes of Turkey and Iran know that the carpets they wove would travel across the world, and finally land in India, a hundred and fifty years later; in the hands of collector Danny Mehra. 516 more words

Fashion Reviews

Humanity Lost

It was a photo that shocked the world, a little boy – a toddler wearing a red T-shirt and shorts washed up on a shore, his lifeless body lying on a beach, his round cheek pressed to the sand and waves crashing against his little body. 683 more words

Societal Issues

Not another ancient ruin!

My final day in Kusadasi was again a private tour and again with Adam who again stressed me out considerably as he cruised along in his 3 cylinder Fiat with left hand on the wheel and the right alternating between phone and gear knob. 343 more words


Chemical Conspiracy ~ DAESH attacks Mare’a town [Aleppo] with chemical weapons ~ Moscow: Reports about the use of chemical weapons [by ISIS] in Syria-Iraq


DAESH attacks Mare’a town in Aleppo province with chemical weapons

Aleppo ~ Local sources from the town of Mare’a in Aleppo province’s countryside confirmed on Tuesday that ISIS attacked the town once again with dozens of shells containing toxic materials. 463 more words

War On Syria


No longer heads in the stars, roots in the ground. They were killed in Aegean Sea when their government fathers were just moaning with saliva. 606 more words

Syrian Civil War