Women banned from Iranian election
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Iran Presidential Election: Women Banned
No one had expected the women to gain any support from the Council but their failed attempt at least serves as a reminder of the lack of progress for women's rights in Iran.
The Miami Herald
Iranian cleric: Women can't be president in Iran
Iranians walk in the old bazaar, in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday, May 12, 2013. On Saturday former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani's made a last minute surprise decision to enter Iran's presidential election process, which now includes more than 680 hopefuls and will culminate June 14 with just a handful of names on the ballot to succeed Mahmoud ... (more)
USGS M5+ Earthquakes
M 4.2, central Iran
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What Is the Oldest Tree in the World?
Until 2013, the oldest individual tree in the world was Methuselah, a 4,845-year-old Great Basin bristlecone pine in the White Mountains of California.
Hello Jabber Great photo this one. I am suspicious because I love B&W, but this is good.
Emirates News Agency
Mild earthquakes hit Iran
WAM TEHRAN, April 24th, 2013 -- Three mild earthquakes measuring between 3 and 3.9 on Richter scale shook three provinces of Iran's Yazd, Bushehr, Sistan and Baluchestan on early Wednesday.
Tamerlan? What's in a name?
However, in the end, there was even a more basic, profound warning sign of the Tsarnaev family's dangerous Weltanschauung-the very name Anzor and Zubeidat Tsarnaev chose for their eldest son: Tamerlan .