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The world is getting more religious, because the poor go for God

Religion itself thrives in places where liberal individualism fails. That’s the real clash of civilisations<p>The so-called “masters of suspicion”, Nietzsche, Marx and Freud, all thought that religion would wither and die in the 20th century. Others enthusiastically backed the secularisation …

Religion

31 Vintage Photos of Men In Uniform That Will Make You Swoon

A photo of a handsome 1950s soldier recently went viral — but our readers have some dreamy relatives of their own!<p>After posting a story about a photo of a handsome 1950s soldier that was capturing the hearts of women all over the internet, many of you wrote in to share images of your own handsome …

The 75 films we're most excited about in 2016

Last year we chose 88 movies that were whetting our appetites – with mixed results. This year, we’ve whittled the list down to just 75<p><b>1) How to Talk to Girls at Parties</b><br>Neil Gaiman’s science fiction comedy short story has been adapted by screenwriter Philippa Goslett and directed by John Cameron …

Comic Books

The Impossible Choice That Destroyed Me And My Marriage

<i>By Helen Hignett for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>I stood there, not knowing what to say, with thousands of thoughts racing through my head.<p>Did he really just say that? Did I hear him right? No, he wouldn't. Yes, he did! And in the blink of an eye my world fell apart. I was given an impossible choice to make …

Blood Tests

Drop the Adjective

Opinionated. Emotional. Neurotic. Strong. Intense. Just a few of the words that precede "woman." Yes, in today's world there seems to be no shortage of adjectives that define the feminine pronoun. In a traditionally male dominated field of business, finance, tech and entrepreneurial endeavors, we …

Feminism

42 Book Lovers' Gift Ideas For Women Who Can't Stop Reading

Nora Ephron once wrote, "Reading is bliss." That couldn't be more true as December ushers in cozy winter nights spent curled up with a good book.<p>In honor of the holiday season, we've rounded up some of the standouts in the world of literary swag.<p>Without further ado, here are 42 gift ideas for the …

Books

University president tells 'self-absorbed' students to 'grow up'

Everett Piper of Oklahoma Wesleyan University writes essay telling students: "this is not a day care"<p>A university president in Oklahoma has penned a scathing essay criticising the "self-absorbed and narcissistic" generation of students that needs to learn "life isn't about you".<p>Everett Piper, …

Kylie Jenner's Lip Kit Is Less Than 24 Hours Away and We Have the Photos to Prove It

So. Soon.<p>Stop the presses! There's big news straight outta Calabasas and our lips are most definitely not sealed.<p>Teen Queen Kylie Jenner is releasing her highly-anticipated lip kit in <i>less than 24 hours</i>. She announced it with a new Instagram account dedicated to the lip kit and it's already got over …

Beauty

Porn on demand, dating apps and nonstop Internet commerce: Technology is ruining our sex lives

Now that we watch porn on phones and swipe right for love, it’s no wonder men act like entitled customers in bed<p>A friend of mine is a cabinet maker here in New York City. A few weeks ago, he was installing cabinets in a luxury office building. He went to inspect something in one of his closets. A …

Relationships

14 subscription boxes that make great gifts

Those days are far behind us. Today's subscription gifts are highly curated and coveted. There's a box for everyone — pet owners, wine lovers, fitness buffs, guys obsessed with the latest grooming products.<p>These are the best subscription boxes and clubs for everyone on your list. They're truly the …

Shopping

10 Small Business Brands Trying to Make the World a Better Place

Chances are when you think of a business that’s doing its part to positively impact the world, something like TOMS comes to mind. And while TOMS’s mission is totally admirable, there are a bunch of other small businesses who are following in their footsteps (pardon the pun). As you start to really …

Fair Trade

Meet The Midwife Starting The First Native American Birth Center

When New Mexico-based midwife Nicolle Gonzales helps Native American women deliver their babies, she finds many turn to traditional ceremonial practices that have existed for thousands of years.<p>But she finds they only perform them in the privacy of their own homes, not in the hospital, in front of …

Pregnancy

The most expensive food on earth is found in a sea of purple flowers

For one week each year, gorgeous purple flowers bloom in only a few places around the world. People wade into the purple seas to harvest the blooms …

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