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Fatwa forbids Muslims from traveling to Mars

The Mars One project plans to send a crew of colonists to the Red Planet in about 10 years, but Muslims may have to defy a religious edict to make the trip.

By Feb. 21, 2014

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Here's what Mars looks like during its spring thaw

The seasons are shifting on some Martian sand dunes, and NASA has a fascinating photo of the thaw to share.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Technology's impact on similar crises, two decades apart

The current anti-American tensions in the Middle East shows how much digital media impacts such crises when compared to the time of Salman Rushdie's Iranian fatwa in 1989.

By Sep. 18, 2012

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Iran's new video game: Verdict on Salman Rushdie

Produced by the Islamic Association of Students, it has a mouthful of a title: The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict. Will it rival World of Warcraft?

By Jun. 29, 2012

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Social media's going to kill PR? Come on

Watching the periodic eruptions between PR folks and the "community," it's easy to confuse form with substance.

By Nov. 13, 2008