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'Involuntary Celibates' Want You to Think They're Victims. They're Anything But.

To those not intimately familiar with the peculiar argot of the self-declared “involuntarily celibate,” the Facebook message that Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian left as his calling card must have seemed less like a political manifesto than a strange missive from another world.<p>“The Incel …

Feminism

Everything You Should Know Before Renting Your First RV

If you’ve never rented an RV for a vacation, you might want to consider this unique method of travel. Renting an RV offers the fun and flexibility of …

Rental Housing

Meet the Sikh spreading his message through rap

Meet Mandeep Sethi, the Sikh who is spreading his message through rap. Watch "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" on Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Sikhism

Professor on the White Evangelical hypocrisy: They back up their hypocrisy with the Bible

Dr. Hollis Phelps, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Mercer University in Macon Georgia explains why calling out White Evangelical …

Religion

Melania Trump is Serving Michelle Obama's Collard Greens for Dinner and We Need To Pray

As America frets over Republicans’ effort to taint the Mueller investigation, the prospect of a North Korean nuclear contamination and Syria using …

Donald Trump

Surid, aka Enoch: the real Pyramid builder? Ancient texts reveal jaw-dropping details

What if the Great Pyramid of Giza predates the Egyptian civilization? And what if Khufu was not the one who commissioned it?<p>On the West bank of the …

Can you pass the U.S. Army's World War I-era intelligence test?

Literate recruits took the written Alpha test, while illiterate applicants took a visual Beta.<p>During World War I, the U.S. Army needed a system that would quickly sort recruits into their ideal roles. Psychologist and noted eugenicist Robert Yerkes developed several tests that, among other things, …

U.S. Army

Researchers confirm age of Jesus Christ’s tomb

Archaeologists have finally discovered the age of the tomb of Jesus Christ.<p>According to various beliefs, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in …

How American Racism Influenced Hitler

Scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism.<p>“History teaches, but has no pupils,” the Marxist philosopher Antonio Gramsci wrote. That line comes to mind when I browse in the history section of a bookstore. An adage in publishing is that you can never go wrong with books about …

Native Americans

Gay erotic art found in home of senior official of homophobic Christian group

Advertisement<p>A painting depicting anal sex has been found in the home of a senior officer of a virulently anti-LGBT+ organisation.<p>Lee LaHaye, now …

Same-sex Marriage

Orgasm-inducing mind control weapon report released by government

A US government agency has released a report about an electromagnetic weapon which can force people to orgasm.<p>The Washington State Fusion Centre …

Cyber-attacks

The Seven Types of Atheist

We spoke to philosopher John Gray about the many different forms of atheist that exist today, and why the majority of them suck.<p>Not believing in God has always seemed perfectly sensible to me, but also a bit of a tedious thing to discuss. Of course, that hasn't stopped the so-called "new atheists" …

Religion

Why Romans Doesn’t Condemn Homosexuality

Why Romans Doesn’t Condemn Homosexuality<p>April 23, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>What is Paul really talking about in the first chapter of Romans?<p>Let’s start …

Theology

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

Is It Time to Admit the 'Grotesque Caricature' of White Evangelicals Is the Reality?

There’s no doubt that evangelicalism seems to have an image problem, especially since its overwhelming alliance with Trump.This week dozens of …

Faith

Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

Consciousness

Three Things to Remember When Critiquing Someone's Theology

Critique—done well—is a gift to the one being criticized. We should welcome the opportunity to have our thinking corrected and clarified. We see …

Evangelical Christianity

When You Argue With a Fundamentalist You Don't Know What You're Asking For

How do we talk to people who see the world as collateral damage in the pursuit of the Heavenly Kingdom? Is it even worth trying to nudge people out …

Faith

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

Why this India priest carried an 'untouchable' into a temple

<b>A Hindu priest from a temple in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad made headlines for carrying a Dalit (formerly known as untouchable) man on his shoulders into the temple's inner sanctum.</b><p>It has been seen as a dramatic move because Dalits have historically been denied entry into temples as they …

India

Nine Attributes of a Real Man

As a man who has been fatherless almost all my life, I have found that defining masculinity is deceptively difficult. I didn’t have someone around to …

53 Gender Identity Terms Every Ally Should Know

We talk a lot about labels in the LGBTQ+ community. Are labels actually important? Or do they confine people to narrow boxes? Should we even be …

Gender is just one Big Performance—here’s the Script.

Gender is a topic that comes up quite often nowadays…but what, exactly, is gender?<p>In the popular consciousness, gender is often divided into two …

Feminism

How to Make Self-Pleasure Sacred. {Partner}

Feeling sexy is an empowered, loving state of being. Sexy people radiate through self-possession, curiosity, and compassion.

Spirituality

Scientists Find DNA Clues That Show How Humans Are Evolving Right Now

Please be wings, please be wings…<p>Evolution never really stops, so it stands to reason that we humans are still undergoing evolutionary changes. Now …

Biology

Enlightenment rationality is not enough: we need a new Romanticism

Neuroscience was part of the dinner conversation in my family, often a prerequisite for truth. Want to talk about art? Not without neuroscience. …

Immune System

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Google

Abortion Is Not Murder

Even if we granted the most generous possible terms to the anti-abortion camp, even if we pretended the fetus was fully rational and contemplating Shakespeare in the womb, abortion would still not be murder.<p>Tap here to vote<p>It is not surprising that Kevin Williamson, who called for women who had …

Feminism

Nitschke's 'suicide machine' draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral fair

Euthanasia advocate displays ‘Sarco’, a pod that fills with nitrogen, which he hopes will one day be available as a 3D-printable device<p>A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at the press of a button went on display at an Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.<p>Called …

3D Printing

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness