Author: Ben Whitehead

Shipwreck Found At Bottom Of Norway’s Largest Lake Could Be 700 Years Old, Archaeologists Believe

Archaeologists believe they have found the shipwreck of a possible medieval vessel in the largest lake in Norway, the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment revealed earlier this month. The shipwreck is dated sometime between 1300 and 1850, meaning it could potentially be from the Middle Ages. It was discovered by researchers who were searching for surplus …

U.S. Soccer Temporarily Removed Islamic Emblem From Iran Flag In Social Media Posts To Support Protestors

The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) briefly altered the flag of Iran in social media posts on multiple platforms ahead of the U.S. men’s team’s critical match with the Islamic Republic at the World Cup on Tuesday. The move comes amidst a controversial World Cup in Qatar, the first time soccer’s biggest tournament has been …

‘Shotgun Blast Directly Into The Sky’: Scientists Say Underwater Volcano Eruption Was The ‘Largest Ever Recorded’

An underwater volcano that erupted earlier this year is believed to be the “largest ever recorded” with modern equipment, researchers revealed this week. On January 15, 2022 the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted in the Tongan archipelago, triggering tsunami waves and sending a sonic boom that could be heard throughout the world. Since then, a team …

Paul Ryan Calls Himself A ‘Never-Again-Trumper,’ Says It Will Be ‘Really Hard’ To Govern With Thin Majority

Former Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan called himself a “never-again-Trumper” and blamed former President Donald Trump for the GOP’s lackluster performance in the midterm elections. Appearing on ABC’s “This Week” with co-anchor Jonathon Karl on Sunday, Ryan reflected on his tenure as speaker and his relationship with then-President Trump. He also warned that …

Persecution Of Christians Rising In At Least 18 Countries Of ‘Particular Concern,’ Report Finds

The persecution of Christians in at least 18 countries throughout the world has been increasing, according to a new report.  The report, titled “Persecuted and Forgotten? A Report On Christians Oppressed For Their Faith 2020-22,” was released on November 16 by the Catholic group Aid to the Church In Need. It examined “human rights violations” …

Church Attendance Still Not Back To Pre-COVID Lockdown Levels: Survey

Churches in the United States are struggling to return to attendance levels seen prior to COVID lockdowns shutting their doors and forcing online services, according to a new Lifeway Research poll.  The survey, released last week, was conducted with 1,000 Protestant pastors from September 6-30 from a random sample of Protestant churches. The survey revealed …

‘The Establishment Is Not What People Want’: Republican Senate Candidates Slam Establishment Politicians, Praise Grassroots Support

Republican Senate candidates Don Bolduc of New Hampshire and Kelly Tshibaka of Alaska went after establishment politicians on both sides of the aisle Sunday.  Appearing on Fox News’s “Sunday Morning Futures” with host Maria Bartiromo, Bolduc and Tshibaka were asked about snubs from the Senate Leadership Fund, a political action committee aligned with Senate Minority …