Alex McCandless

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The Week in Spandex - Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Phase Three, Phase Four, Deadpool 2, Wolverine 3, Justice League, Batman, Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and more

<i>In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther,</i> …

How Sanders Could Lay the Foundation for a Third US Political Party

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally at the Oncenter Convention Center in Syracuse, New York, April 12, 2016. …

How Islam Created Europe

In late antiquity, the religion split the Mediterranean world in two. Now it is remaking the Continent.<p>Europe was essentially defined by Islam. And Islam is redefining it now.<p>For centuries in early and middle antiquity, <i>Europe</i> meant the world surrounding the Mediterranean, or <i>Mare Nostrum</i> (“Our …

This DIY Apothecary Desk Holds Hidden Chairs

This impressive DIY project offers lots of storage and transforms from a desk with chairs to a neat apothecary cabinet.<p>The middle column is all …

Pope: Sanders encounter sign of good manners, 'nothing more'

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis said his brief encounter Saturday with U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was a sign of good manners, "nothing …

Christianity

Exploring the Limitless Gods of Hinduism - The Story of God with Morgan Freeman Article

Christianity, Judaism and Islam all are monotheistic religions, in which their followers believe that that there is but one God. Hinduism, in contrast, might seem to outsiders like the ultimate polytheistic religion, with an array of deities so vast that it’s sometimes described as numbering in the …

Hinduism

'Suicide Squad' trailer set to 'Friends' theme song is something you didn't know you needed

If you are like any member of society who enjoys movies, you probably have watched the new "Suicide Squad" trailer about 76 times since its debut at the MTV Movie Awards.<p>The upcoming film will dabble in both super-hero action and comedy and to be completely honest, we honestly cannot wait. The …

AOL

How Different Religions See God - The Story of God with Morgan Freeman Article

The world’s religions have varying concepts of the Divine, and depict their deities in many different ways. Those diverse traditions have inspired great works of religious art, literature and cinema, and their influence even finds its way into people’s homes, in the form of the devotional objects …

Theology

Why Everyone Should Fear Trump's Foreign Policy

Although the American presidency is not normally thought of as an entry-level position, Donald Trump has emerged as the frontrunner in the Republican …

3tags.org

How to Avoid Major ATM Fees in Europe

ATMs are getting trickier to use overseas, with some offering “dynamic currency conversion”—asking if you want the ATM to convert your dollars into …

Best Dog Breeds For Running | Men's Health

The following four breeds will never fall behind no matter how fast you run.<p>Prefer a mutt? Look for a long snout, and a lean, muscular build.<p>Weimaraner<p>Steve Sanford<p>It was bred for chasing down bears and boars in dense forest, so Weimaraners see your trails and sidewalks as cake walks.<p>The breed also …

Alphabet and Sidewalk Labs Want to Build a New City | Inc.com

New York. Portland. San Francisco. Seattle. The debate rages on about the most innovative city in America. But if Google parent company Alphabet has its way, there soon may be a new contender.<p>Sidewalk Labs, which Google created last June and has since spun off as a subsidiary--is reportedly …

Smart Cities

We Tried the Weirdest New Beers Out There—and We Mean Weird

From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment.<p>From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment. It might be a marketing moment. But nevertheless, a moment so important …

Alcohol

Why Western attempts to understand Muslims so often end up reinforcing stereotypes

This week, Britain’s Channel 4 released “an extensive and rigorous survey to get a better understanding of British Muslims.” The survey, which involved face-to-face interviews with “a representative sample of 1,000 Muslims across Great Britain” has captured headlines both in the UK and abroad.<p>Many …

Religion

This Daredevil Diver Discovered A New River... Under Water

Anatoly Beloshchin is a professional diver and photographer. Recently he traveled to Mexico, and dove in the Cenote Angelita. Another name for a …

Scuba Diving

This Is What Really Happens to Your Brain When You Drop Acid

#Themoreyouknow<p>In the 1960s, LSD hit mainstream culture and did its part to define a decade. Now, 50 years later, science is finally catching up.<p>Researchers injected LSD into 20 healthy volunteers and recorded their brain activity, Stat reports. Their findings showed that LSD takes the brain's …

Consciousness

Learning to parent my daughter, and myself, through anxiety

It is 10:30 at night and my 4-year-old should be asleep. Instead, she’s waiting for me at the top of the stairs. Lately she looks so big — little girlish with long legs and a defiant smile. But right now, she seems like my baby again, zipped up in pink footie pajamas and clutching her blanket.<p>“What …

Swimwear

Bono Tells U.S. Senate to Send Amy Schumer, Sacha Baron Cohen, Chris Rock After ISIS

Today, Bono visited Congress to attend a Senate subcommittee hearing on "causes and consequences of violent extremism and the role of foreign assistance." He was there alongside diplomats and aid experts asking the United States government to provide aid to the Middle East. "It could be the best …

Samantha Bee Defends Superdelegates: They’ll Drop Hillary So Fast for Bernie

On Monday night’s ‘Full Frontal,’ Samantha Bee attempted to demystify the superdelegate system.<p>Samantha Bee took the past two weeks off and, as she …

Ted Kennedy

We let the idiots take the wheel: Donald Trump, Fox News and how we let our democracy rot

Disgraceful state of politics is tied to collapse of education. Philistines are marching, swarming Trump rallies<p>It is easy in a country dedicated to a megalomaniacal style of self-praise to grow tired of all the parades, hymns, and maudlin speeches about the wisdom of the “founding fathers.” …

The stupidly easy way to prevent blisters

If you've ever trained for a marathon or long-distance race, you know the closer you get to race day the gnarlier your feet get. Aesthetics aside, …

The six elements of an effective apology, according to science

There are six components to an apology - and the more of them you include when you say you're sorry, the more effective your apology will be, …

Research

North Korea accuses South of 'hideous' abduction of workers | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea accused South Korea on Tuesday of abducting its citizens in China, four days after South Korea said 13 workers at restaurant run by the North had defected.<p>Flags of China and North Korea are seen outside the closed Ryugyong Korean Restaurant in Ningbo, Zhejiang …

North Korea

6 things to know about the gender pay gap

Equal Pay Day is April 12 this year.<p>It symbolically marks how long into the new year full-time working women need to work until their earnings can catch up to what full-time working men earned the year before.<p>Here are some key facts about the gender pay gap:<p><b>1. Women generally earn 79 cents for</b> …

Gender

Two world records set at 211-lap indoor marathon at the Armory

A photo posted by Armory NYC (@armorynyc) on Apr 9, 2016 at 1:40pm PDT<p>Two world records were set in the indoor marathon at the Armory in New York …

Marathons

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

Can swearing make you more relaxed?

While yoga and meditation are associated with peace and zen, some find that it works better with shouting and expletives.<p><i>Warning: This article contains very strong language that may offend some readers.</i><p>After a frustrating day at the office, many of us need to blow off a little steam. Some of us …

Mindfulness