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How To: AeroPress

Simplicity by the cup<p>With its remarkable simplicity and quick brew time, the Aerobie® AeroPress® coffee maker has amassed a devoted following. Not …

How to Handle Your Stress So You Can Be Successful | Inc.com

Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little time left over to unwind. Stress affects our mental health, our well-being and our performance at work.<p>But there are ways you can help yourself. Here …

Mindfulness

India: We still want the Kohinoor diamond back - CNN Style

India

T-Mobile squeaks past Verizon for title of fastest LTE network

AT&T and Sprint battled it out for third and fourth place, says OpenSignal<p>Who really gives you the fastest download speeds in the US? According to a new report on America's mobile networks from OpenSignal, the answer is T-Mobile. The carrier easily took the top spot when it came to downloads on 3G …

Can Your Brita Filter Vodka, Beer, and Wine to Taste Like Water?

An investigation.<p>Maybe this has been tried before. Maybe YOU have tried it before. But many of us don't have the funds to buy and waste those pricer-than-they-should-be Brita filters by running vodka, beer (including Guinness and Bud Light Chelada), wine, and Tabasco sauce through it. But it sure …

Alcohol

Conservative justices skeptical of union position in big labor case

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a case that could substantially weaken union coffers, the Supreme Court on Monday considered whether state government employees, who are not members of public sector unions, can be forced to pay certain fees to the union.<p>Several conservative justices had skeptical questions for lawyers …

Obama Administration

15 Reasons Why Committed Christians Do Not Attend Church

1. Their faith is strong, but they feel the church is not meeting their needs.<p>These individuals may have been members for years at their church. They …

Male Circumcision: What Would Jesus Do?

On the eighth day of his life, before the Wise Men visited, Jesus was circumcised. What would he make of the debate raging today over male …

Iran missile test sparks concern over nuclear deal implementation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Iran is once again testing the international community.<p>A United Nations panel announced this week that Iran violated a U.N. Security Council resolution when it tested a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead in October.<p>Coming just months before the international …

South Asia

Are We Really Being Biblical?

(H/T)<p>It goes without saying that we disagree on a lot things in the Church.<p>If there’s something to believe in or a position to take – maybe it’s gay …

Embryos of divorced California couple should be discarded, judge rules

A woman must abide by an agreement with her ex-husband to destroy five frozen embryos if they got a divorce, despite her contention that they represent her last chance to have children, a California judge ruled Wednesday.<p>San Francisco Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo said in a tentative …

Coffee could literally be a lifesaver

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throughout the ages, coffee has been called a virtue and a vice for our health. The latest study comes down in favor of virtue: It says that drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death.<p>Researchers started with data from surveys of adults in the United States …

Coffee

Egg in Your Coffee? Some Say It’s the Best Way

Order Vietnamese egg coffee, <i>cà phê trứng</i>, in Hanoi and you'll be served a coffee that's silky like a custard and made from egg yolk, sweetened …

Pope urges Catholic church to disavow conservatism and fundamentalism

Pope Francis called on the Catholic church on Tuesday to stop clinging to conservatism and fundamentalism as a defensive response to the problems it is facing, and said the church ought to be “bruised, hurting and dirty” instead of obsessed with money and power.<p>The sweeping remarks before an …

Christianity

Panasonic has a new line of solar powered products designed for those in need

The discrepancy between first and third-world energy supplies is incredible. Nearly 20% of the world’s population lives without access to common amenities that many of us take for granted. Panasonic has set out with a new line of solar storage products, under its eneloop collection, that aims to …

Clean Energy

Track Your Happiness Helps You Understand What Makes You Happy

iOS: Happiness seems like a simple enough emotion, but it can actually be a pretty complex concept. Track Your Happiness aims to understand happiness …

Happiness

New Pew Poll Shows That Strongly Religious Americans See Less Conflict with Science

How can many Evangelicals see science in general in a positive light, yet reject the findings of modern science about evolution and the age of the …

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee

Christian Narcissism: I Bet You Think This Tragedy Is About You

October 4, 2015 by Benjamin Dixon<p>I’ve grown weary with the incessant need of some Christians to believe they alone are the victims of persecution in …

Gun Control

5 cases to watch as Supreme Court term begins

Judges may take up cases on abortion and immigration.<p>After a year in which liberals scored impressive, high-profile Supreme Court victories, conservatives could be in line for wins on some of this term's most contentious issues, as the justices consider cases that could gut public sector labor …

Obama Administration

Keurig Kold Drinkmaker

Finally, fountain Coke at home. The Keurig Kold Drinkmaker makes on-demand cold drinks — soda, teas, sports drinks — with the same simplicity you get …

Pope Francis ditches political speech for jokes and improvised address on family

It was billed as a sort of Catholic variety show, with world-class performers from Aretha Franklin to Andrea Bocelli and even a stand-up comic. Nobody thought Pope Francis would be the one doing the improv.<p>The pontiff set aside a prepared – and politically contentious – text on the American family …

Christianity

God Help Us? How Religion is Good (And Bad) For Mental Health

This week millions of Americans are navigating crushing crowds and spending hours traveling in order to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis on his first …

Famifi

In Cuba, Pope delivers veiled critique

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis landed in Cuba on Saturday, quickly calling on the communist nation to "open itself to the world," while praising its recent restoration of diplomatic ties with the United States.<p>Francis was greeted by President Raul Castro at Jose Marti International airport in Havana, where …

Cuba

Windows 10 is starting to win over Microsoft's most valuable customers

Of the 75 million machines that downloaded Windows 10 in its first month, enterprise users made up about 2%, or 1.5 million, according to Windows IT Pro.<p>While that might sound like a paltry number out of the gate, it's actually not bad at all.<p>Companies don't lightly upgrade their business PCs. It …

SmartThings’ new hub uses Samsung cameras to monitor your home

SmartThings hopes its newest connected home hub will appeal to the masses<p>SmartThings, the open-platform smart home company that sold itself to Samsung a year ago, is rolling out its first new product line since it was acquired by the Korean electronics giant.<p>The new SmartThings "smart hub," a …