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Halal make-up business now booming

Many of us have heard the word Halal in the context of meat, but now it’s make-up, and it’s in a market that is growing fast. More info in the BBC video below:

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Church priests take to the catwalk

I like it when religions update themselves. And now, religion takes to the catwalk as these British priests show off the very latest Spring/Summer Clerical Collection. Enjoy the show:

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Pantokrator: the Colombian Heavy Metal Church

I do believe that worshiping God should be fun, and should take any form the devotee is comfortable with, so I’ll introduce this church in Bogota, Colombia. Named ‘Pantokrator’ (Greek for ‘All Powerful’), this Colombian church is designed for devotees who want to express themselves through heavy metal.

Check it out in the video below by Diagonal View:

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History of Religion

How has the geography of religion evolved over the centuries, and where has it sparked wars? The map below from gives a brief history of the world’s most well-known religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Selected periods of inter-religious bloodshed are also highlighted.

Want to see 5,000 years of religion in 90 seconds? Click on the ‘Play’ button below:

Note: other religions have not been shown here due to the short length of the video.