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Merry Christmas to all my Christian readers, Happy Holidays to my Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Jewish readers, and "Have a nice day without desire" to my Zen Buddhist readers. I hope it's a great day for everyone, whatever your faith or philosophy.

I got everything I wanted. The bills are paid. The dog got a bath and Ben came home for the winter break. He smiles just like his dad. <br>Best wishes to …

Religion

More Americans should take the HIV prevention pill, CDC says

'More HIV infections could be prevented'<p>About 1.2 million people in the US are HIV positive — and each year, that number grows by about 40,000. That's why the US government announced today that it wants more people to take Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP. When taken as …

Homophobic people 'more likely to display other undesirable psychological traits'

Levels of aggression, physical hostility and anger can be found at a higher concentration in individuals who express homophobic attitudes, new research by the University of Rome suggests<p>Individuals with homophobic views are more likely to display undesirable psychological traits such as aggression, …

TV industry sees digital threats rising

For years, the threats to traditional television have been present, but the digital revolution now appears to be gathering momentum, raising the prospect of shifts in viewing habits which could devastate an industry that has been lucrative for years.<p>The decades-old model for the industry has been …

Televisions

National Geographic Travel

Where Will Doomed Russian Spacecraft Fall? Experts Can Only Guess

Round and round it goes, but exactly where a failed Russian space cargo ship will fall to Earth on this week is a guessing game.<p>On April 28, Russia's uncrewed Progress 59 supply ship streaked into orbit atop a Soyuz launcher, intended to dock with the International Space Station. But shortly after …

Space Exploration

Anna Kendrick Is Fearful of Being Unemployed Because of Her Parents' Struggles

Anna Kendrick freely admits she’s a bit of a workaholic. And that’s partly because her own parents didn’t always have steady jobs.<p>“As an actress, …

Anna Kendrick

7 Next-Level Condiments That Chefs Can't Live Without

You might find this hard to believe, but chefs don’t make everything from scratch. Here, seven culinary stars reveal the store-bought condiments …

China has a microwave pain weapon of its own

The US may never have used its microwave pain gun in combat, but that isn't stopping China from exploring the concept of non-lethal force. Local manufacturer Poly has unveiled the WB-1, a millimeter-wave weapon that heats the water under your skin (much like the US' Active Denial System) to deliver …

Israel indicts American over plot to bomb Muslim holy sites

An American Christian is facing charges in Israel of plotting to blow up Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem, Israeli authorities said Tuesday.<p>Adam Everett Livix, 30, was identified by the Israeli Police and the Justice Ministry. Livix faces drug charges in the U.S. and that he once turned down an offer …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

Richard Dawkins