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Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

Smashing Snow Globes: A Writer On Essays, Novels And Translation

Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City, but she'll admit with a laugh that where she's from is a complicated question. She lived there for only two years before packing up for, at various times, Costa Rica, South Korea, South Africa, India, Spain and France.<p>These days, Luiselli lives in Harlem. …

NEIGHBORHOOD 2014 Fall/Winter G-1 Flight Jacket

NEIGHBORHOOD has dropped its own take on the classic G-1 Flight Jacket. Constructed in Japan, the<p>NEIGHBORHOOD has dropped its own take on the classic …

Routine genetic testing rolled out in cancer fight

Testing cancer patients' genetic code to understand the genetic mutations that cause the illness to become routine part of NHS care, it is hoped<p>Plans for widespread DNA testing for genetic mutations will see tens of thousands of patients diagnosed and treated faster for conditions like …

Watch: Video of Rare Deep-Sea Shark Blows Researcher's Mind

After hours of staring at footage of a nearly barren seafloor, scientists are shocked when a Greenland shark puts in an appearance.<p><b>Every now and then, buried among hours of deep-sea video as exciting as watching grass grow, the ocean serves up a heart-pounding surprise—like a rare Greenland shark</b> …

IMF policies blamed for weak Ebola response

Academics say demands for cuts to public spending and decentralised healthcare systems hampered ability of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to tackle spread of disease<p>International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies left healthcare systems in the African countries worst affected by Ebola underfunded and …

Tunisia election: Essebsi claims historic victory

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1133000/1133248_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534622002_b43397db873f2f1912d8f54fa29f712b<p><b>Tunisia's Beji Caid Essebsi has claimed victory in the country's first free presidential election, with exit polls suggesting he won 55.5% of the vote.</b><p>…

Foreign Policy

As North Korea threatens, China says no proof ally behind cyberattack

North Korea's defense department asserted Sunday that the U.S. government was "deeply involved" in the making of the Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" and threatened to "blow up" the White House, the Pentagon and other U.S. targets if Washington launched an assault to retaliate for the …

NYC cop killer had criminal record, police say

<b>New York (CNN)</b> -- The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sunday.<p>Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, also …

MMA Fighter Loses Glass Eye Midfight After Taking a Kick to the Head

This might be the weirdest "injury" that has ever occurred during an MMA fight.<p>During an amateur bout, Alan Grays went down after taking a kick to the head from Jose Johnston. The blow to the dome was so severe that Grays' glass eye popped out.<p>As the video shows, the official—unknowingly—nearly …

Trading Shots: Downes and Fowlkes on the antitrust lawsuit against the UFC

Cung Le<p><i>In this week’s Trading Shots, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes joins retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes to discuss the antitrust lawsuit</i> …