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Pakistan says 59 militants killed in more attacks avenging school massacre

Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 59 militants in a north-western tribal region near the Afghan border, the army said on Friday, as the offensive continued after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children – in a school massacre.<p>The violence at a school in Pakistan’s north-west …

You Asked: Should I Go Paleo?

The Paleo premise seems tantalizingly sensical: For hundreds of thousands of years, human beings ate and lived in ways that bear little resemblance …

Our Ability To Digest Alcohol May Have Been Key To Our Survival

As we're sipping away on a glass of stout or Merlot, we probably take for granted our ability to digest the alcohol in the drink. Alcohol, or dietary ethanol (as scientists like to call it), is technically a toxin — imbibing too much can lead to a hangover and even poisoning, of course.<p>But thanks …

Did 30 Rock Call Out Bill Cosby for Sexual Assault Five Years Ago?

Back in 2009, a particularly memorable episode of <i>30 Rock</i> called “The Bubble” featured guest star Jon Hamm as a really, really ridiculously …

7-Year-Old Girl With Autism Turned Away By Mall Santa Because Of Her Service Dog

<i>Clarification: A stock photograph used previously to illustrate this story depicted a Santa Claus who was in no way associated with this incident. We regret the error.</i><p>A 7-year-old girl with autism was turned away by the mall santa in Mission Viejo, California, last week after waiting in line with …

5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

Set your soul free by adopting these five habits; they are the building blocks of happiness and greater inner peace.<p><b>1. Spend your energy on things within your control.</b><p>Let go of things you can't control -- like the weather, the bus being late, the behavior of others, traffic and long queues, the …

An Invitation to White People

Let's assume that you're white and reading this blog post. Perhaps you've read about the St. Louis County grand jury's decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown. Maybe you don't know what to think, or you've already picked a side: "The kid was a thug, and …

Everything You Ever Wanted (or Feared) to Know About Charles Manson

True crime fans know there's more to Charles Manson lore than true crime tale <i>Helter Skelter</i>.<p>Everyone and their prison pen pal heard the recent news …