Heidi Woll

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These 11 weapons have been in the US military’s inventory for more than 40 years

The western world is always in a rush for the latest and greatest iPhone or other tech gadgets, but troops know that some weapons systems stand the test of time without too many, if any, mods. Here are 11 of them.

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

Women in Leadership: The Only Thing That Matters is What the Bible Says

When it comes to the issue of women in leadership, I often hear that the only thing that matters is what the Bible says. I completely agree.<p><b>What does the Bible say about women in leadership?</b><p>To answer this question, people usually jump to the passages that they read as limiting the roles of women. …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

Churches Could Fill Their Pews With Millennials If They Just Did This

Recently, I returned for a few weeks to the church where I was baptized in an earnest attempt to put my Christian faith into some kind of measurable practice. It is a progressive, congregational church perfectly at home in my ocean-blue hometown. The nave was old-fashioned, with uncomfortable …

How ‘Human’ Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

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Online Life

11 things the rest of the world does so much better than America

When it comes to food waste, vacation time and student loans, the U.S. is anything but a beacon for the free world<p>America! Land of the free, home of the brave, and the greatest country on the face of the planet, right? A country with seemingly limitless natural resources, and according to many …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

25 tips and tricks to help you get a better sleep

<i>"The fear of not sleeping can drive some to place extreme controls on their life"</i><p><b>Dr Guy Meadows is the clinical director of The Sleep School, pioneering the use of acceptance and commitment therapy for insomnia</b><p><b>Be mindful</b> Many who struggle to sleep worry about the past (how little sleep they have …

Sleep

The science of sleeping in, and why you probably shouldn’t

I hate sleeping in, but that’s mainly because I can’t. Almost every day, since I was a teen, regardless of whether it’s a weekday, weekend or …

Treating HIV in DRC: "They Couldn't Just Let Me Die Like That"

<i>Despite the tremendous progresses made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, many patients in West and Central Africa still struggle to get the treatment</i> …

ISIS and the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon

Why do people travel abroad to take part in somebody else’s violent conflict?<p>In August 2014, ISIS marked Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, with a 20-minute, high-definition video offering its greetings to the Muslim world.<p>Gauzy images of smiling worshippers embracing at a mosque cut to children …

Islam

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Enjoy the Little Things: 11 Ways to Make Everyday Life Sacred

<b>“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault</b><p>One of the things I love about the …

Native Americans

South Korea test-fires missiles capable of striking all of North Korea

South Korea has successfully test-fired two domestically built ballistic missiles that can hit all of North Korea, officials said, amid continuing animosity between the countries over the North’s push to bolster its nuclear and missile capabilities.<p>The missiles, which have a reported range of more …

North Korea

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

No signs of life as rescuers cut into hull of capsized Chinese cruise ship

<b>Jianli County, China (CNN) —</b> With hopes fading of finding survivors, Chinese rescuers are cutting holes in the hull of the capsized cruise ship in the Yangtze River.<p>So far, they haven't found any signs of life. More than 370 people remain missing more than two and half days after the ship, the …

Why Has America Stopped Winning Wars?

Since 1945, the United States has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it’s a superpower in a more peaceful world.<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Harold Smith had just 16 more minutes of the Korean War to survive before a ceasefire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. …

Korean War

As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame?

Last month, authorities in Dallas noticed an uptick in violence that threatened to spoil the city's decade-long drop in crime.<p>Police Chief David Brown, an architect of the historic decline, responded by redeploying more officers into high-crime areas, noting that there was still plenty of time to …

Justice