Merilyn Green

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Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule change spreads among faithful

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New Mormon church rules targeting gay members and their children have triggered a firestorm of backlash from church members of …

Crucial Conversations Book

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES<p>The <i>New York Times</i> business bestseller that has transformed organizations and changed the way millions of people communicate. With …

Building a DIY Quadcopter: a Complete Beginner's Guide

Introduction: Building a DIY Quadcopter: a Complete Beginner's Guide<p>This is a real short clip of my quadcopter hovering up and down and moving …

Alma 32

1 And it came to pass that they did go forth, and began to preach the word of God unto the people, entering into their synagogues, and into their …

Samsung teases 'amazing' camera in new flagship phone

A month ago, I wrote about the iPhone's camera and how instrumental it is to many of the things that make that bestselling device so appealing. Today, Apple's most direct competitor, Samsung, has reiterated its long history of developing cameraphones and promised to deliver nothing less than "the …

Helicopter video shows off nighttime San Francisco

Perspective | 4K from Carbon Studios on Vimeo.<p>A high-quality video shot over San Francisco and posted to Vimeo is titled “Perspective,” and it offers just that — spectacular views that shows off San Francisco’s skyline and bridges in new ways.<p>The video, created by Carbon Studios, scans the city …

‘Modern Family’ producers reveal how they filmed an entire episode with iPhones and MacBooks

Last week it was announced that an upcoming episode of the ABC sitcom Modern Family had been filmed using only iOS devices, and the entire story would play out on the screen of a MacBook. Today the producers of the show provided BuzzFeed with a look at how the episode was shot.<p>In order to make it …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

On the Red Couch with Art Director/Style Writer Olga Montserrat

insideflipboard / February 11, 2015<p><i>What makes a great style blog? Charisma, personality and perspective—those things help to separate “style” from</i> …

Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

Image copyright ponsulak / Shutterstock.com.New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had …

Mormon Church Announces Big Change In Stance On Gay Rights

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was lauded by some Tuesday for announcing a new position on gay rights. In a rare press conference in …

The Mormon Church Says It Will Support Gay Rights, on One Condition

Church leaders are willing to support LGBT rights so long as the law protects people who oppose gay marriage for religious reasons.<p>Yesterday, Mormon leaders in Salt Lake City tried to call a culture-war truce, announcing at a rare press conference that they are willing to support …

Mormon Church's Newfound Support of Gay Rights Tied to Religious Exemption Law | VICE News

In an apparent gesture of conciliation to homosexuals, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called a rare press conference in Salt Lake City on Tuesday to announce an adjustment of its position against LGBT rights. But critics argue that the Mormon Church's true motive is to ensure …

An embrace that swayed the Mormon Church on gay rights

It started with a kiss.<p>Matthew Aune and Derek Jones were heading home from a Bon Iver concert on a summer night in 2009, strolling through Main Street Plaza just east of the Salt Lake Temple, the holiest site in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.<p>Aune bussed his partner on the cheek. …

The Church of Latter-Day Saints needs a more productive ways to deal with adherents’ critiques than excommunicating us<p>As a young Mormon girl I was taught a powerful hymn, and the chorus became ingrained in my life: “Do what is right; let the consequence follow.” Paradoxically, speaking out against …

Religion

LDS leader uses family as example of harmony between church, gays

(KUTV) A high-ranking member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said he would like to see additional legal steps taken to protect …

Straight Talk on Mormons and Gays

<i>Note from LDS Expert Krista Cook: I try to represent the LDS (Mormon) faith accurately. Readers should appreciate that some issues are extremely</i> …

Will Mormons Soon Embrace Gay Marriage? Church Leaders Make LDS Stance Clear

Homosexuality was one of the many issues grappled with at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ 183rd Semiannual General Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, over the weekend. While the nation has experienced changing tides on the gay marriage front, leaders made it clear that the LDS …

How Taking More Meetings Could Save Your Life

What you’re doing right now could kill you.<p>You’re sitting, aren’t you? Chances are high that you are. The typical American sits for an average of 9.3 hours per day. That’s nearly an hour and a half longer than we’re sleeping. And all that sedentary inaction is really, really bad for us.<p>In addition …

5 Magazines For Book Lovers

Jenn de la Vega / February 4, 2015<p>Dearest Book Lover,<p>Isn’t it great to curl up with a good tome? These harsh winter months can be a great time to …

Suspect must use finger to unlock phone, as debate shifts over device privacy

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Apple via 9-to-5 mac<p>Not long ago, police could search a cell phone whenever they liked. The Supreme Court, however, …

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