Megan MacIntyre

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The new religion: How the emphasis on ‘clean eating’ has created a moral hierarchy for food

<b>Part of a series showcasing the research at the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences conference from May 30-June 5 at the University</b> …

Michigan State University

Paris welcomes world leaders to solidarity rally against terror attacks

Presidents and prime ministers join estimated million-strong march in honour of the victims of this week’s attacks<p>• Live blog: huge crowds gather in Paris for anti-terror rally<p>Protocol went out of the window as the 60 world leaders congregated in Paris on Sunday to show their support and solidarity …

France

How to Make Your Willpower Stronger -- According to Science

The holiday season is over, so it's time to get serious about your New Year's resolutions. But those fine intentions are only as good as your …

Psychology

7 Lessons (Some Embarrassing) I Learned After Writing A Book About Meditation

In 2014, to my vast surprise, I became a public evangelist for meditation. I published a memoir called <i>10% Happier</i>, about an ambitious, agnostic …

Meditation

In defence of Danielle Smith and the Wildrose defectors

The floor-crossing was widely characterized as an attack on democracy. The truth? Alberta will get over it fast, writes Colby Cosh.<p>Throughout …

Voices from the Arab street

The past year has been particularly tumultuous in the Arab world: a devastating war in Gaza; ISIL’s expansion; the seemingly endless civil strife in Syria; a worsening refugee crisis and the growing number of failed states.<p>We spoke to people in Iraq, Jordan, Yemen, Morocco and Syria about this past …

Intimate, Painterly Photographs of London Bus Passengers On Their Nighttime Commute

Photographer Nick Turpin‘s series <i>Through a Glass Darkly</i> takes a different approach to candid street photography than we typically see. Turpin …

These Stunning, Simple Posters Tell The Story Of The Syrian Revolution

Syrian designer Fares Cachoux creates heartbreaking and hopeful posters of his country’s struggle.<p>When the Syrian revolution began, Syrian-born graphic designer Fares Cachoux was living abroad. He couldn’t concentrate on his work–especially after his hometown was bombed–so he quit his job, and used …

Graphic Design

Hundreds of ancient Christian manuscripts saved from clutches of ISIS

More than 1,000 ancient Christian documents have been saved by a Dominican priest who managed to escape ISIS militants in Iraq.<p>Father Nageeb …

Wake Up World

What's Most Valuable: Intellect, Emotional Intelligence, or Intention?

The photos spread like wildfire—striking a nerve throughout a community, and within days, becoming both national and international media stories. The headlines read something like this: Three high school girls had disqualified during a sporting event.<p>The incident we’re referring to happened at the …

Why You Self-Sabotage and What You Can do About It

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Are things going relatively well for you? Have people told you, you are doing a good job?<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>Do you want to ruin all of …

10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out

Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me. She didn’t lose me because of some complicated step sequence or insanely long set …

Try It Now

The Surprising Links Between Faith and Health

If religious faith could be packaged in a pill, the stock price of drug companies would soar. Religion, not merely spirituality, is a profound …

The 6 Secrets of Self-Control | Inc.com

What is it about self-control that makes it so difficult to rely on? Self-control is a skill we all possess--yet we tend to give ourselves little credit for it. Self-control is so fleeting for most that when Martin Seligman and his colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania surveyed 2 million …

Emotional Intelligence