Krista Colley

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3 Strange But True Reasons Why God Doesn’t Feed All the Starving Children in The World

Every once in a while, I’ll get a question on Twitter that <b>many Christians struggle to answer.</b>The answer to this question usually leads to arguments …

Science is creating super-athletes — and making sports unrecognizable to previous generations

That's because "sports evolve over time," as Brooke Borel writes in the introduction to a discussion on TED.com of how science and technology are transforming sports.<p>As the three participants — "The Sports Gene" author David Epstein, former NFL punter Chris Kluwe, and sports biomechanics expert …

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

Foods to Curb Appetite, Cravings, Eat Less

When you're out to eat, ordering a vegetable soup is a way healthier move than reaching into the bread basket. But it's not just about the calories you'll save; hot liquids can also help you feel more full, so you'll actually eat less by the time your entrée comes. Since it's summer (and hot soup …

Don't Panic, But Our Universe Is Dying

Don't get too attached to the universe. It won't be around much longer.<p>The universe will long outlast Earth. However, in the cosmic sense, it is slowly dying -- something scientists have believed to be the case since the 1990s, but recently confirmed in a new study.<p>A team of international …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

The Atheists Are Coming Out of a Closet Near You

That's right. If the folks behind a movement called Openly Secular have their way, more and more American atheists will be coming out of their religion-free closets to declare their unbelief to friends, family and coworkers.<p>And your neighborhood agnostics, humanists, freethinkers and seculars will …

Mississippians charged with trying to travel abroad in hopes of joining Islamic State group

A federal court hearing continues Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group.<p>Criminal charges filed Saturday say 19-year-old Jaelyn Delshaun Young and 22-year-old Muhammad Oda Dakhlalla were arrested …

Drought Reveals a Town Submerged for Nearly 80 Years

When the Hoover Dam was completed in 1938, it corralled the raging waters of the Colorado River into Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country. …

Comment: God is dead in Europe

I hunger for a return to the robust British spiritual life that once served as the very foundation of British idealism and influence.<p>Orthodox Jews …

Religion

Fastest Neutrino Ever Detected Has 1,000x the Energy of the LHC — NOVA Next | PBS

It was over almost as soon as it started, but the momentary flicker was all physicists needed to make the call. The muon collision their detectors …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Live Science

Archimedes platform<p>During the Apollo missions, the Lunar Orbiter snapped several photos of the area around Archimedes crater, including this one, …

Readers' tips: the world's best national parks

This week’s winning letter<p>Poland<p>“Seaside holiday in Poland!” exclaimed an incredulous friend on my return from Wolin National Park. But it is truly worth it, though getting there is a bit tricky.<p>After a Ryanair flight from Stansted to Szczecin, a train to Miedzyzdroje and a local bus to Swietousc, …

National Parks

Stop Exercising to Lose Weight

Exercise has forever been the go-to torture regimen for people trying to lose weight. It's typically an acrimonious chore or insufferable extra in an already long day. More and more often, exercise requires a self-demoralizing offensive into a meat market filled with coveted six-packs and lavish …

Parallel Worlds Could Explain Wacky Quantum Physics

The idea that an infinite number of parallel worlds could exist alongside our own is hard to wrap the mind around, but a version of this so-called …

Is That Really Alien Life? Scientists Worry Over False-Positive Signs

The search for life elsewhere in the universe is on the cusp of a new era: When scientists will have the opportunity to study the atmospheres of …

Here’s What Happened When a Supposedly Atheist ‘Daily Show’ Correspondent Questioned a Pastor About Contentious Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

“The Daily Show” poked fun at a Christian pastor who expressed his belief that the faithful in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, are being discriminated against following the city’s passage of an anti-discrimination ordinance earlier this year.<p>Pastor Randall Christy spoke out against Ordinance 2223, which …

Do Muslim Women Need a Feminist Revolution?

<b>Like</b> <i>Cafe Dissensus</i> <b>on Facebook. Follow</b> <i>Cafe Dissensus</i> <b>on Twitter.</b><p>By <b>Kouser Fathima</b><p>Richard Dawkins’ tweet about Islam needing a feminist revolution was …

Mobile phones, wifi, devices linked to cancer | Starts at 60

Finally a scientist has come out and demonstrated what we all fear… that our mobile phone, wifi, radio, and TV transmitters that produce low …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

The evil behind Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski: Can we overcome our long, painful history of rape and power?

No one can ignore the truth about Bill Cosby now — and it might help us face the moral darkness of our past<p>This week’s extraordinary cover story by reporter Noreen Malone and photographer Amanda Demme in New York magazine, in which 35 women come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of rape or sexual …

Will Human Beings Ever Reach 'Earth 2.0'?

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered, a place with just enough sunlight to possibly support the crops and house plants of life forms like ourselves.<p>But don't pack your bags just yet. While the planet might seem like a tantalizing target for NASA's next mission, it's extremely …

DNA Reveals These Red-Haired Chinese Mummies Come From Europe And Asia

Within a nondescript Bronze Age cemetery first discovered by Swedish archaeologists in 1934 and rediscovered by the Xinjiang Archaeological Institute in 2000, researchers have found the oldest and best-preserved mummies in the Tarim Basin area of China. Their skeletal remains, along with …

Anthropology

Photos: The world’s most impressive outdoor mazes and labyrinths

Outdoor mazes and labyrinths have captured our imagination for centuries, harking back to King Minos of Crete’s elaborate, winding structure to corral the hulking Minotaur in Greek mythology.<p>Corn mazes, especially plentiful in the US, provide farmers an additional source of revenue. From the 14th …

3 Simple Ways to Master the Paleo Diet by Gentleman's Division

Punching up your workout routine can be a challenge, particularly if you’re glued to a desk for 40+ hours a week.<p>With only so much time, money and …

Who Owns Your Steps?

Millions of people are logging fitness workouts with wearables. Now a growing number of them are trying to free their data from their devices.<p>Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress …

A rare trip to Canada's least-visited national park: Tuktut Nogait

Tundra and canyons in Tuktut Nogait National Park. (Photos by Charla Jones for The Globe and Mail)<p>Mysterious North<p>Few places in the world can push and pull you from agony to ecstasy<p>Looking at a map of Canada, most of us live huddled around the border of the United States; above us, there’s all this …

Artist manipulates photos into surreal and dreamlike scenes

Typically, when we feature Sarah DeRemer's artwork, we're weirded out by her animal mashups. But this time, we're going to peek into her dream …

Digital Art