New information surrounding the oldest discovered written version of the Quran, the Islamic holy text, has led some scholars to believe it was compiled for Egypt's first mosque.
"It's the most important discovery ever for the Muslim world," declared Jamal bin Huwareib, managing director of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, in a BBC News report on Wednesday.
A Russia-based Siberian man who got addicted to "Fallout 4" has sued game developer Bethesda Games Studio after he lost both his wife and his job due to his nonstop gaming.
The 28-year-old man said Bethesda Games Studio should have posted an official warning about the addictive nature of "Fallout 4." He has demanded $7,000 (RUB500,000) in monetary damages from the developers of the video game, according to Tech News Today (TNT).
After downloading "Fallout 4," the man had planned to spend a few hours in the next few weeks playing the game. However, he became so hooked to the game that he had locked himself up and he ended up getting fired for not showing up for work. Worse, his wife packed her bags and left because he also stopped eating and sleeping. Thus, his newfound addiction affected his health as well, Attack of the Fanboy reports. more >>
Pope Francis has listed in an end of the year Christmas message the 12 virtues that he says Catholic leaders need in order to guide the Church.
Speaking before the Roman Curia, the administrative unit of the Vatican, the pontiff called on leaders to "return to the essentials" of the faith, Vatican Radio reported on Monday.
Francis noted in his speech that last year he made a list of the "diseases" that affect the Church, and now he wanted to focus on a "catalogue of needed virtues" that would allow the Curia to serve the Church more faithfully. more >>
"Downton Abbey" season 6 will come to an end this Christmas, and the finale will feature Rose's return and a possible wedding for Edith.
The Christmas special of "Downton Abbey" season 6 will have fans bawling like a baby because the episode will be emotionally charged and filled with good-byes, reunions, and blossoming love. First of all Rose (Lily James), who went to America with Atticus (Matt Barber), will come home for the special occasion, according to the International Business Times.
The synopsis for the finale of "Downton Abbey" also hinted that Mary (Michelle Dockery) and Edith (Laura Carmichael) will finally come to terms with each other. Edith may decide to air out her secret and the two sisters may be able to bridge the gap between them, the report details. more >>
Kate Middleton has remained a significant fashion icon despite her absence from the limelight for the most part of this year. Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, has been voted as the best-dressed woman of the year, according to a poll in the United Kingdom.
The recent poll was conducted by Alicia Kay Style. It revealed that one in three people (33 percent) believes Kate to be the best-dressed woman of 2015. The duchess is followed by "This Morning's" presenter Holly Willoughby. Holly received one in five votes or 20 percent.
The survey results show that Kate is still a highly influential fashion figure. This means most people look up to her for style inspirations. more >>
Queen Elizabeth II is reportedly set to deliver her "most Christian message yet" during her annual Christmas address to the Commonwealth of Nations, and will focus on the "unprecedented" level of persecution against Christians.
The Telegraph reported Sunday that sources say Queen Elizabeth will also focus on her own personal Christian faith, which she has often talked about throughout her 60-plus year reign.
A major highlight of her message will be the violence and persecution Christians around the world experienced throughout 2015, especially with the continued conquests of the Islamic State terror group throughout Iraq and Syria. more >>