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What women want

Back in 2015, an overwhelming number of women were posting on Reddit Gone Wild, an NSFW section of the networking site that is a safe space to share …

Sexuality

Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

Roman Catholics and evangelicals, two Christian groups that have had overlapping political priorities in the past, find their agendas diverging in the era of President Trump and Pope Francis.<p>Tensions between the two faith traditions are hardly new. As fierce adversaries, they once cast doubt on …

Christianity

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …

Lexington

What if School Lunch Programs Promoted Public Health, Good Jobs, and the Environment?

Eleven billion dollars. That’s the total tally of the national school-food program in the United States and just a small fraction of what public …

Agriculture

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A day after international prosecutors said they had unequivocal evidence of Russian involvement in the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine nearly four years ago, the Netherlands and Australia on Friday announced they were holding Moscow legally …

Russia

Cookies

We zijn wettelijk verplicht om je te informeren en je toestemming te vragen voor het gebruik van cookies en soortgelijke technieken. Op Scientias.nl …

Bekijk: Dankjewel: geen woorden, maar daden

In de hitserie <i>Game of Thrones</i> krijgt de beeldschone Daenerys Targaryen van haar kersverse echtgenoot een prachtig wit paard cadeau. Ze wil hem …

Yerevan calling? UK's Johnson discusses Russia with hoax caller

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talked international relations and rude poetry with a hoax caller who pretended to be the Armenian prime minister in a new gaffe by one of Britain's most prominent politicians.<p>In the 18-minute call, Johnson discussed relations with …

Russia

China denies role in U.S. consular worker's brain injury

BEIJING — China said Thursday it has no clue what happened to a U.S. consular worker who suffered a mild brain injury from mysterious "sensations of sound and pressure" in an incident prompting fears of a sonic attack.<p>The State Department issued a health alert to U.S. citizens in China after the …

China

Russia Is Legally Responsible For Downing Of MH17, Netherlands And Australia Say

<b>Updated at 8 a.m. ET Friday</b><p>The Netherlands and Australia are formally blaming Russia's government for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014, one day after international investigators said the missile that struck the jet originated from the Russian military.<p>The passenger jet crashed in …

Russia

Deze aanval op Baudet mag u van YouTube niet zien

1 min geleden in BINNENLAND<p>YouTube heeft een video verwijderd waarin te zien is hoe advocaat Bénédicte Ficq FVD-leider Thierry Baudet de maat …

’Vunzige puinhoop bij het OM’

Het schandaal handelt om voormalig procureur-generaal Marc van Nimwegen, die geheime relaties had met diverse hoofdofficieren van justitie, zo …

’Links populisme, dat is wat we nodig hebben’

Al die verhitte debatten over Zwarte Piet, genderneutrale toiletten, foute zeehelden en dergelijke vormen één groot afleidingstheater, vindt Ewald …

Midterms are in Putin’s cross hairs, ex-spy chief says

James Clapper believes the Kremlin’s effort is active and even more complex than the 2016 meddling campaign.<p>Not content with installing Donald Trump in the White House in 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin is now revising his sophisticated meddling operation in order to outflank U.S. security …

Russia

Japan’s biggest bestseller is a philosophy book on “The Courage to be Disliked”

When I visited Japan last November, I asked a few people whether everyone was as obsessed with Marie Kondo, the Japanese guru who inspires millions with her treatise on the magic of tidying up, as Americans were. Sure, they said. They knew about Kondo. But the real phenomenon, they told me, was a …

Psychology

Is the White House sinkhole climate change or just karma?

Or is it the failure of the GOP and Trump to address our infrastructure problem?<p>On May 22, 2017, a sinkhole opened at Mar-a-Lago, which President …

The White House

Weed-killing robots are threatening giant chemical companies’ business models

AI-powered weed hunters could soon reduce the need for herbicides and genetically modified crops.<p><b>How it’s done now:</b> Current farming methods involve …

Agriculture

Democrats not invited to DOJ briefing on FBI informant

The White House has invited two senior House Republicans — and no Democrats — to a Thursday briefing to facilitate access for lawmakers to information about an FBI informant involved in the investigation of Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign.<p>The briefing, coordinated by White …

Donald Trump

Europe's Italian Problem Is Bigger Than Brexit

Italy isn't going to leave the European Union. That's what makes it so dangerous.<p>The new government finally taking shape in Italy is one of the weirdest coalitions you could imagine — and a pretty effective combination if your aim was to sabotage the European Union. Although predictions about where …

Europe

Zimbabwe applies to rejoin the British Commonwealth

Zimbabwe has applied to re-join the British Commonwealth and invited observers to attend its general elections. The move is a major step towards …

South Africa

China Wins First Battle In Trade War, Trump Embarrasses America With Humiliating Failure And Retreat

April 4th:<p>Kudlow: There Is Absolutely Not A Trade War Between The U.S. And China<p>Today:<p>“We’re putting the trade war on hold,” Mnuchin said on <i>Fox News</i> …

China

Christianity and depression: It's complicated

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've always been a happy person. I'm the one others seek out for moral support, or a kind, loving word. It gives me joy to lift others with my words.<p>As a Christian, I've always taken pride in spreading that joy and being a strong witness for Jesus -- even when it's not easy or popular.<p>Once …

Mental Health

The Amish can teach us how to take power back from Google and Facebook

After years designing gadgets and services to monopolize our attention and extract our data, tech giants face a mounting backlash. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, long under fire for “programming people’s brains,” will testify before the European parliament next week about his company’s use of data. …

Amish Mennonites

These 5 brilliant Pinterest boards will transform your meal-prep game

Meal prepping is by far one of the best ways to eat healthier, spend less money, and of course, save on the one thing no one ever has enough of: …

Healthy Eating

Bill Gates says Trump was really into his daughter when they met

In a never-before-seen video aired Thursday night, Microsoft CEO and philanthropist Bill Gates discusses his opinion of President Donald Trump after …

Donald Trump

Turning carbon dioxide into rock - forever

<b>Nested in the snow-covered mountains of western Iceland, a maze of turbines and pipes belches thick billows of steam. This mammoth structure is responsible for providing power to a country where 100% of the electricity comes from renewable sources.</b><p>The Hellisheidi power station, 25km (15 miles) …

Hot Springs

Troy mom deported to Albania with no notice or goodbyes to children

A mother with no criminal record was deported to Albania without being offered the opportunity to say goodbye to her three children or husband: The …

Immigration

PVV wil ban waterpijp in horeca

Het roken van tabaksloze kruidenmengsels in de horeca is nu nog toegestaan. De waterpijpcafés hoeven daar geen aparte rookruimtes voor in te richten. …

Informateurs: Rotterdam moet roer omgooien

Dat staat in het conceptcollegeprogramma dat de informateurs Paul Rosenmöller en Pieter Duisenberg hebben opgesteld op verzoek van de beoogde …

Where are all the revolutionaries of 1968? They’re long gone

At the weekend, I sat in a Parisian cafe, sipping a coffee and reading the reminiscences in Libération about the events of May 1968. Fifty years ago to the day, more than 300,000 people had marched through these streets demanding the resignation of President Charles de Gaulle, one of the high …

Political Science