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The Greatest Myths About the Apostles

From the actual number to Peter's wife and child, how well do you really know the apostles?<p>After the death of Jesus, his core group of followers went …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Morning Ritual That Will Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Blood pressure meds could raise your depression risk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Some of the drugs most commonly used to treat people with high blood pressure could also be affecting their mood -- particularly their risk of depression -- according to a new new study.<p>Research published in the journal Hypertension found that people taking one of two classes of drugs, …

Depression

The Synod Could Be The Defining Moment Of Francis' Papacy

Catholic bishops and other representatives of the world's more than 1 billion Roman Catholics are meeting in Rome on Sunday for the start of the Synod on the Family. This meeting will guide Church teaching on issues like marriage, divorce and contraception.<p>Lively and contentious debate is expected. …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' premieres: 5 best moments

Stephen Colbert began his reign as host of "The Late Show" Tuesday night, and fans watched to see the comedian shed his pseudo-conservative "Colbert Report" persona and find his new identity on the show David Letterman helmed for more than two decades.<p>The much-anticipated premiere didn't …

Comedy

Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

When it Rains, it Pours: 50 More Picture Books From a Stellar 2015

(FLOAT by Daniel Miyares from Simon & Schuster)<p>As far as I'm concerned, 2015 could have closed up shop months ago and it still would have been a landmark year for picture books. Back in February, I said that this year may well prove to be a high water mark for picture books. However, there was no …

The best PCs for Windows 10

Nearly every laptop, tablet, hybrid or desktop currently running Windows 8 or even Windows 7 will be eligible for a free upgrade to the new Windows 10 operating system sometime on or after July 29.<p>Consumers with the "home" version of their current OS will be able to download the mainstream Windows …

How to Become a More Successful Person By Watching and Listening to Jerry Seinfeld

Want to be more successful? Drop the business books for a day and binge-watch some Seinfeld instead.<p>You might wonder what a comedian can teach you about being a more successful person and entrepreneur, but when you consider that, in 2014, he was reportedly worth $820 million, you'll think again. In …

personaldevelopment

Karma Go review: a mobile hotspot minus the monthly fee

But you have to share<p>Karma was always intriguing, at least in theory. You get a relatively cheap mobile hotspot and data, but it's open to anybody. If somebody near you uses it, you'll get free data added to your plan. But the best part of the Karma system isn't the scheme to try to get free data, …

Microsoft confirms plans to sell Windows 10 on USB drives, opens preorders on Amazon

Rumors that Microsoft would sell Windows 10 on USB drives have been circulating for weeks, with the company refusing to comment officially on whether it was finally looking to offer a physical media alternative to DVDs. Today, preorder pages showed up on Amazon: Microsoft Windows 10 Home for …

Wilco surprises fans with free 'Star Wars' album you can download right now

When it comes to surprise albums, Yoda would advise, "Do. Or do not. There is no try."<p>Well, Wilco chose <i>do</i> on Thursday with the unexpected release of</i> …

Movies

Feeling Anxious? Have a Pickle

I’m from northern Vermont, and am the descendant of a long line of uptight Puritans and taciturn ice fishermen. Chattiness is not our bag. At parties, we’re big on nail-biting reticence and we tend to have an over-developed concept of personal space. A lot of us, as kids, hid behind the couch when …

Minions review – tickled yellow

The sidekicks of Despicable Me now take centre-stage – to gloriously silly effect<p><i>Despicable Me 2</i> was funnier than its predecessor because it had “more minions”, so putting the sidekicks centre-stage should ramp up the laughs even further, right? Although the opening “minions through history” …

Animation

You are when you eat

<b>(CNN) —</b> We have all heard the age-old weight loss advice to eat less and exercise more. But a number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just in how many calories you eat, or don't, but in when you eat them.<p>"There has been so much energy on what we eat and on …

Holistic Medicine

The Pope’s Moral Case for Taking On Climate Change

Francis’s first encyclical is a cry to save the environment—and make a priority of theology over politics.<p>“The majority of people living on our planet profess to be believers.” It is a statement of fact, an intellectual premise, a gentle claim of territory. In his new encyclical on environmental …

Christianity

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Why Android’s “factory reset” isn’t really secure

One day soon you may want to trade in your smartphone for a newer, better model. And before you do, you’ll want to delete all your photos, e-mails, app accounts, and other personal data—anything you wouldn’t want to get into a stranger’s hands.<p>The standard advice is to do a factory data reset, …

Catholic News

Accompanied by Bishop Francesco Beschi of Bergamo and escorted by both Italian and Vatican police officers, the glass coffin containing the body of …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

Fast & Furious + BTTF = greatest made-up movie ever

IGN's April Fools trailer puts Vin Diesel behind the wheel of Doc Brown's DeLorean, and now we wish this was real.<p>Look, generally speaking, we hate April Fool's Day. When you work on the internet, this day of pranks and jokes become a playground for clunky corporate humor and hoaxes designed to …

Fast & Furious

The 25 Best Comedies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 19th</b><p>Comedies can be difficult to compare. Sometimes you’re in the mood for something cerebral, and other times you just want to watch people get punched in the nuts. While there are definitely some gems in Netflix’s movie sections, you have to dig through a lot of straight-to-DVD …

Entertainment

Pope Francis to Dine with Gay and Transgender Inmates in Naples Prison

Pope Francis will have lunch on Saturday with some 90 inmates at a prison near Naples, including some that reportedly come from a ward housing gay, …

Pope Francis

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

Resilience: How to train a tougher mind

Can you learn to be mentally tougher? Emma Young investigates the science of mindfulness and other techniques promising to foster resilience in the face of extreme stress.<p>“It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s …

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