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Poll: Trump will take office as most unpopular president in at least 4 decades

After a tumultuous campaign and transition, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday as the least-popular incoming president in at least four decades, but a majority of Americans nevertheless express optimism that he will be able to fulfill campaign pledges to boost the …

Donald Trump

Progressive Christian Unapologetics

When it comes to doctrine, we progressive Christians have nothing for which to apologize. We don't believe the old dogma that gets in the way of kindness, inclusion, science, and common sense. No wonder, then, that few of us know much about "apologetics", a major preoccupation of evangelical and …

Here's the full text of Donald Trump's victory speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Here is the text of the speech Donald Trump delivered when he became the President-elect of the United States of America:</i><p>Thank you. Thank you very much, everybody. Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business. Complicated. Thank you very much.<p>I've just received a call from Secretary …

Donald Trump

Teen accidentally killed by father at Florida gun range

SARASOTA, Fla. — A 14-year-old Florida boy died this weekend after he was accidentally shot by his father at a gun range, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.<p>William Brumby, 64, was shooting a handgun Sunday afternoon at the High Noon Gun Range in Sarasota when a shell casing struck a …

Guns

This Artist's Work Looks Exactly Like Photos

Matt Story is a wildly talented artist who specializes in oil paintings that combine two of the hardest things to capture on canvas and brings them …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Holistic Medicine

Washington Post Gets Its Leg Tingling Over Obama's Christian Faith

It really makes you want to gag.<p>Earlier in the week, the Washington Post, the same paper that published a cartoon representing [mc_name name=’Sen. …

8 Mind Bending Optical Illusions by Erik Johansson

These images by Swedish photographer, artist, and Photoshop genius Erik Johansson are anything but ordinary. What at first appears to be a room, …

Is Christianity a Mental Illness Needing Treatment, as Academics Say?

There is a trend in academia to rubbish religion, particularly Christianity, as a kind of a sickness that needs to be treated, but their analyses …

UAE imprisoning rape victims under extramarital sex laws – investigation

BBC Arabic investigation finds that domestic female migrants workers particularly vulnerable under broad laws<p>Hundreds of women, some of them pregnant or domestic servants who are victims of rape, are being imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates every year under laws that outlaw consensual sex …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …