Lone bin Laden hunter arrested in Pakistan

By Andy Rice 15 June 2010

An American man on a mission to hunt down and kill Osama bin Laden has been arrested in Pakistan. Armed with a pistol, a sword and Christian teachings, Gary Brooks Faulkner believed that he would be successful in his goal, as God was on his side. Seems the deity had other things on his mind.  Read more: AP via the New York Times


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SARS & Gartner – global advisory giant’s mysterious deal with Moyane’s friend follows a pattern of tender corruption

By Pauli Van Wyk

"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there." ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson