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LGBT celebrities and allies abandon Kanye West after pro-Trump tweets

Kanye West’s return to Twitter has already caused controversy after a series of pro-Trump tweets.<p>After his recent return to the micro-blogging site, …

New research suggests that fully straight people don't exist

It has long been debated that human sexuality is much more complex than a one-or-the-other option – and now some new research has found evidence to …

Exclusive: Florida Public School Teacher Has A White Nationalist Podcast

Dayanna Volitich suggests Muslims be eradicated from the earth, believes anti-Semitic conspiracy theories ... and teaches middle school social studies.<p><b>UPDATE ―</b> March 4: Dayanna Volitich has been “removed from the classroom,” Citrus County School District Superintendent Sandra Himmel announced …

Middle School

Al Pepino cocktails serve up a sweet burn

I’m usually not a big fan of peppery cocktails. Chiles are fine in food, but in drinks, well, it’s too easy for a chile-laced sip to coat the tongue in capsaicin napalm that obliterates all other flavors on the table.<p>Not so with the Al Pepino, which complements flavors found in many of the entrees …

Natural Selection Is Causing a Decline in Human 'Education Genes', Say Scientists

Is our species on a downwards spiral?<p>The genes that predispose people to attain higher levels of education have been in decline over the past 80 …

When Seeing the Most Depraved Side of the Internet Is Your Job

Tech News<p>They see the most depraved side of humanity on a daily basis — from videos of children being exploited, to bestiality, suicide, and other brutal acts of violence.<p>While machines are getting smarter and algorithms even more effective, at the end of the day, every piece of content potentially …

Kids turn violent as parents battle ‘digital heroin’ addiction

<i>On August 28, The Post published a piece by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras,“The Frightening Effects of Digital Heroin,” that was based on his book “Glow</i> …

Preparing for the light of Christmas in the darkness of Advent

We need these blessed days to pray and watch for the coming of the dawn of that day when the Sun of Justice will drive the darkness away.<p><i>“Stay awake!</i> …

Why we should address Jesus as “thou”

On the final morning of the November meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, we were treated to a fine sermon by Archbishop J. …

Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

The terrorist attacks in Brussels are linked to the end of the Cold War

He was accused of the deaths of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s.<p>The date of his conviction, March 24, is also the 17th anniversary of the beginning of the NATO bombing campaign in Serbia that led to separation and independence of Kosovo from Serbia. It is also the week in which members …

Cold War

The Kremlin Is Not Happy With Donald Trump's New Campaign Ad

The Kremlin on Thursday hit out at a pre-election video promoting U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, complaining it demonized Russia’s …

Against The Catholic Grain: Pope Francis Trumpets Socialism Over Capitalism

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ well-known admiration for Pope Francis should surprise few. A self-proclaimed democratic socialist, the Vermont Senator has much to admire in the Holy Father (though obviously disagreeing with him on such issues as abortion and same-sex marriage). The two are in …

Snowden, Pussy Riot, and Ai Weiwei launch AdBlock campaign to protest censorship

Activists partner with Amnesty International to raise awareness around surveillance and privacy<p>Ai Weiwei, Edward Snowden, and Pussy Riot have partnered with AdBlock and Amnesty International on an online campaign to protest censorship. The campaign will launch at 4PM ET today and will only be …

Hillary Clinton Wants To Fundamentally Change Capitalism In America, And That Will Cost Us Jobs

Hillary Clinton has a commanding lead in the delegate count for the Democrat Party presidential nomination, meaning that with the current tumult in the Republican nominating process she has a very good chance of being the next president of the United States. Therefore, we need to start paying more …

Will the singularity mean the death of religion? - The Kernel

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Russia grappling with new economic realities

Economic sanctions against Russia have turned out to be a double edged sword, hurting European exporters and manufacturers as much as Russian …

This speech could reignite Bernie Sanders: Here’s the argument he needs to make about capitalism

<b>Bernie Sanders (AP/Steve Helber)</b><p>Sanders need to broaden his critique of the economy. If he makes this case, he’ll re-inspire millions<p>Michael Lerner<p>March 4, 2016 5:54pm (UTC)<p>Despite the media's proclaiming the election over, Bernie Sanders still has another 35 states in which to compete--and he …

The 10 States Where Millennials Could Sway The Election

As the presidential race shifted to Nevada with Democratic caucuses last week and Republican caucuses Tuesday night, more young voters had a chance to chime in to the political process. Nevada is a state with a huge young, diverse population.<p>But there is the perennial question: Do young people …

US school district apologizes for black-student-only assembly on gang dangers

The Pulaski County special school district has expressed ‘regrets’ after singling out black students to attend a talk on the dangers of gangs, violence and drugs<p>An Arkansas school district has apologized after singling out black students to attend an assembly about gangs.<p>Last Wednesday morning, an …

Black Students

Where Islamic State Stumbles in Its War With Al-Qaeda

Its recent victories don't tell the whole story.

Al-Qaeda

Deal reached at UN to cease hostilities in Syria

The US and Russia have agreed on a "cessation of hostilities" between the Syrian government and groups fighting it in a deal that excludes the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group and the al-Nusra Front.<p>The agreement on Monday called on all sides to sign up to the agreement by midday …

Mystery rock carving in China baffles Scottish distillery

<b>A Perthshire distillery said it was "baffled" after construction workers in China uncovered a large rock with its name engraved on it.</b><p>Glenturret has appealed for information after the carving was unearthed during an excavation for a new holiday resort.<p>Developers said some of the property belonged …

Archaeology

Bernie Sanders’ lack of religion makes him better for America

When politicians hit the campaign trail, even the least devout candidates have a tendency to find religion. But recent comments from Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suggest this hypocritical all-American tradition may be on its way out.<p>In an interview published Jan. 26 in the</i> …

Religion

The age group that is the least happy and most anxious

Middle-aged people are the least happy, have the lowest levels of life satisfaction and the highest levels of anxiety, the latest official wellbeing statistics show.<p>Even people aged over 90 report better life satisfaction and happiness than those aged 40-59, the study from the Office for National …

Mental Health

Caffeinated flour will revolutionize the way you wake up in the morning

According to Eater, by cooking par-baked green coffee beans for a short period of time at a low temperature, Professor Daniel Perlman was able to create a flour filled with chlorogenic acid (CGA), an antioxidant that slows down the release of glucose in the body. The benefits of consuming green …

Coffee

Jeb Bush says he would compel tech companies to hand over encrypted data if president

Jeb Bush is not backing away from a hardline stance against the use of encryption among tech companies.<p>The former Florida governor said he would …

Signs of a Dysfunctional Religion: Toward a Healthy Spirituality

We know the common addictions of modern life: alcoholism, drugs, and gambling have destroyed many lives. But beyond obvious addictions lurk more …

John Paul II: If You Want Priestly Vocations, Reject Capitalism

January 14, 2016 by Keith Michael Estrada<p>Surrounded by consumerism, materialism, and individualism, discerning a vocation to the priesthood becomes …