Jessica Dodd

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Owls, Fireflies, and Jesus

Last summer, few people had heard of Owl City, the one-man synth band masterminded by 23-year-old Adam Young of Owatonna, Minnesota. But when his …

The holiday village run by spies

<b>Arous was an idyllic holiday resort in the Sudanese desert, on the shores of the Red Sea. But this glamorous destination was a base for Israeli agents with a secret mission.</b><p>"Arous on the Red Sea, a wonderful world apart," the glossy brochure says, pronouncing it "the diving and desert recreation …

Israel

Dr. James White Interviews Dr. Brown About the Charismatic Movement

Charisma

Self Authoring Review: Sorting Myself Out With Dr Jordan Peterson

<i>“The unexamined life is not worth living.”</i><p><b>— SOCRATES</b><p>I didn’t take any psychology classes at university. Despite knowing almost nothing about the …

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology
Military

Greece orders raid on government coffers as cash dwindles

Government issues emergency decree forcing all state bodies to transfer funds to the central bank<p>The Greek government has ordered a mandatory transfer of cash reserves from state-owned enterprises to its central bank, in a desperate bid to gather enough cash to remain solvent.<p>Citing "extremely …

Europe
North Africa

Yet another White House fence-jumper arrested by secret service

Person carrying a ‘harmless’ package tried to scale fence Sunday night Intruder ‘immediately arrested’ after climbing fence at about 10.25pm<p>A person who climbed and jumped the White House fence was arrested late on Sunday night by secret service agents, quickly ending the latest intrusion following …

Secret Service

When Cops Check Facebook

America’s police are using social media to fight crime, a practice that raises troubling questions.<p>In 2012, Brooklyn police officer Michael Rodrigues arrested a burglary gang, the Brower Boys, by adding gang members as friends on Facebook. The day of the arrest was like gathering the lowest-hanging …

Social Media

Sandra Bullock's 911 call from inside closet as she hid from stalker

Listen to the chilling audio of a distressed Sandra Bullock on the phone to 911 as she hides from a house intruder<p>The emergency call made by Sandra Bullock as she hid in a wardrobe from a stalker, has emerged after it was played in court.<p>Joshua Corbett, the man accused of breaking into the …

Ryan Gosling returns to Mouse House for Haunted Mansion

The former Disney Club Mouseketeer is set to star in Guillermo del Toro’s movie based on the Disney theme-park ride<p>Ryan Gosling, whose directing debut Lost River opens this weekend, is set to take a leading role in family-friendly Disney adventure movie Haunted Mansion, reports the Wrap.<p>The …

Walt Disney Company

Video of Walter Scott killing is but a glimpse of police misconduct

A generation ago, when someone complained of police misconduct, we would learn that a police spokesperson denied the accusation and that was that. Because we were not there and did not know those involved, it was impossible to draw any conclusions. There was also an understandable reluctance to …

Why the United States is always the loser in any free-trade deal

The Great Debate<p>« Previous Post<p>By condemning nuclear deal, Netanyahu prioritizes his own personal fortune<p>Next Post »<p>Britain prepares for a campaign into political turbulence<p>16 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a …

United States

Happiness Can Be an On-Demand App

I’ve been to two big gatherings of on-demand workers -- the service-providers available through the apps of companies such as Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit …

San Francisco

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immunotherapy

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

Obama and Castro's Latin Summit Meeting Could Be First for U.S.-Cuba in Decades

The last time President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro met face-to-face was in December 2013 — for a three-second handshake during Nelson Mandela's memorial service.<p>The two now could now cross paths again at the two-day Summit of the Americas in Panama, an encounter rife with …

Cuba

Ukraine military, rebels accuse each other of increased attacks | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels accused each other on Friday of intensifying attacks in separatist eastern territories despite a two-month-old ceasefire deal.<p>Members of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry's assault battalion "Aydar" take part in tactical exercises during a …

Russia

Jack Welch endorses GE's mega-restructuring

Among other things, GE announced it would sell approximately $26.5 billion worth of real estate.<p>"I like the package," former GE CEO Jack Welch said to CNBC. "It looks like a smart move and right for the changing financial landscape."<p>This is an important endorsement of the moves being made by …

Jack Welch

Here’s how much you’ll be paying to protect your Watch with AppleCare+

The Apple Watch is now available for pre-orders, and with it Apple has revealed a few more details about the cost of its AppleCare+ service for the wearables — ranging from $49 for the cheapest option all the way up to $1,500.<p>Find out what you need to know below.<p>Even without AppleCare+ every Apple …

Amazon can finally test its delivery drones in the US

Amazon's drone team must have heaved a collective sigh of relief: the company only had to wait a few weeks for the FAA's approval this time. The agency has officially granted Amazon's request to test its new UAVs in the US on Wednesday, April 8th. If you recall, the company's previous request spent …