Molly Williamson

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Charts: Renewable energy just had its best year ever

The world may have a turned a corner in terms of producing more and more of its energy cleanly.<p>The International Energy Agency last week sounded an unusually positive note, with one piece of data at the center: global growth is now possible without increased carbon emissions. In 2014, for the first …

Renewable Energy

Who Lost Iraq?

Did George W. Bush create the Islamic State? Did Barack Obama? We asked the insiders to tell us who’s to blame.<p><b>For a brief, happy—and misguided—moment, most</b> Americans stopped thinking about Iraq. After withdrawing the last U.S. troops in 2011, President Barack Obama declared the country “sovereign, …

Middle East

Dixie's Long Journey From Democratic Stronghold To Republican Redoubt

The tragic events in Charleston this month have released years of racial and political tension in the South, and the pressure is being felt by Republican officeholders across the region.<p>Why the Republicans? Because it is increasingly difficult to find officeholders in the region who are <i>not</i> …

Government

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans will be robots' pets

Humans will be taken care of like pets should robots take over because AI will want to preserve us as part of nature<p>Apple’s early-adopting, outspoken co-founder Steve Wozniak thinks humans will be fine if robots take over the world because we’ll just become their pets.<p>After previously stating that …

Artificial Intelligence

Abused Pit Bull Caitlyn Stars In Photo Shoot With Shirtless Firemen

Caitlyn, the dog who was found with her mouth taped shut, is making headlines again, this time for a good cause. Caitlyn's journey has included pain, …

Pets

Islamic State attacks Kobani and pro-regime troops in Syria's north

Car bomb attack launches fresh offensive on Kobani while militants also clashed with soldiers in Hasakah<p>Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in and around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Thursday after launching a counter-offensive under the cover of darkness.<p>The militants - …

Middle East

Queen unimpressed by blue horse painting on German state visit

Maybe it was the fact that her childhood pony had been depicted in blue, but it was clear from the outset that the Queen was less than enamoured with a portrait presented to her by the German president on Wednesday.<p>The Queen hints at desire for Britain to remain in European Union<p>Read more<p>“That’s a …

Prince Philip

Detroit police have issued a felony arrest warrant for famed street artist Shepard Fairey

On Wednesday, police issued a felony arrest warrant, accusing him of property crimes that could land him a penalty of five years in jail and $10,000 fine.<p>"When he returns to the area, he will be arrested if he doesn't turn himself in first," Detroit Police sergeant and head of the city's graffiti …

Forcing Baptism on Anyone is Not God's Way

Forcing Baptism on Anyone is Not God's Way<p>6/25/2015 Catholicism 458 Comments<p>A Catholic priest by the name of Rev. Fr. Stephen “Steve” Shott O.S.F.S. …

This Could Be the Supreme Court’s Busiest Month in History

The last big decision on Obamacare. The future of same-sex marriage. A potential setback for civil rights. Even if you’re no law junkie, June will be …

Same-sex Marriage

Cheney sidesteps question on Jeb, attacks Obama

Forget the debate over whether Jeb Bush would have invaded Iraq knowing what we know now, says Dick Cheney.<p>Instead, the former vice president said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Republicans should ask tougher questions about the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq under President …

World Trade Center

The Iraqi campaign to retake Ramadi from ISIS is a looming disaster

Troops are gathering outside of Ramadi, the city located 80 miles from Baghdad that ISIS took on May 17th. Ramadi is majority Sunni and could serve as an ISIS foothold for an assault on the greater Baghdad area.<p>A successful campaign to retake the city could send ISIS into retreat. But failure would …

'I didn't care if I lived or died': How the daughter of a pastor went from a happy, smiling schoolgirl to a crystal meth addict smoking ice 'all day, every day'

• <b>She led the ultimate party lifestyle - alcohol, drugs and a wealthy boyfriend</b>• <b><br>But her world came crashing down when she tried ice for the first</b> …

Drug Addiction

50 Best Documentaries Of All Time That Will Change Your Life

There are so many life-changing documentaries out there that it can be hard to decide which ones to watch first. We've narrowed it down to the top 50.

Elizabeth Warren: Americans aren’t represented by their politicians

In just over two minutes, the Massachusetts senator nails how the 1 percent has conquered the U.S. government<p>Tuesday night, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the Re/code conference, a confab of media and tech influencers. During a question and answer session, a voter asked why politicians …

Middle-class

Suicide now the biggest killer of teenage girls

“Everyone knew, but we didn’t know what to do,” she said.<p>Hayley had bulimia, she had recurring suicidal thoughts and admits she also self-harmed but …

Mental Health

17% Of Our Genetic Knowledge Is Wrong

Your genes are not your fate.<p>Nonetheless, genes can tell us a lot about our risk for disease, and sometimes they can tell us how to lead healthier lives.<p>The landscape of the human genome is vast and mostly unexplored. There is far, far more that we don’t know than we do know. This is why it’s so …

Genetics

Who's Addicted To What? The First Worldwide Guide

We've always known that people around the world smoke, drink and use illegal drugs. But we've never known just how much people abuse substances, nor have we known whether illegal or legal drugs do more harm to human health — until now.<p>For the first time, researchers have combed through data to …

Ho Chi Minh City

In Age of Science, Is Religion 'Harmful Superstition'?

God is not only dead, author avers. He never lived. Not to mention the deaths of kids treated with faith instead of science-based medicine.<p>Jerry Coyne, author of <i>Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible</i>was in high school listening to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club …

Adorable Toddler Imitates Her Pregnant Mum's Walk In Funny Home Video

We will never know what goes through the mind of a one-year-old child.<p>But according to this home video, it's a lot more than we think.<p>The adorable …

Want millennials back in the pews? Stop trying to make church ‘cool.’

<i>Rachel Held Evans is a blogger and the author of “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church.”</i><p>Bass reverberates through the auditorium floor as a heavily bearded worship leader pauses to invite the congregation, bathed in the light of two giant screens, to tweet using …

Christmas Eve

Eco-Towns: Three Models of Green Urban Planning

<i>Sutton, UK</i><p>Even as the British real estate market crashes with as much of a thud as the American one did, and even though local residents and some …

How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Move the U.S. Economy Forward

Shares 2K<p>This week, National Small Business Week, which has occurred each year since 1963, recognizes the contributions of entrepreneurs and small …

What Is a Loving-Kindness Meditation?

This morning I was doing a "Loving-Kindness Meditation"where you picture in your mind a person you love. Visualizing every detail about them -- how they look and act, the sound of their voice, their unique qualities; using all my senses to capture the deep, rich, loving facts about a specific …

StayCatholic.com, Catholic Apologetics, Biblical Evidence for Catholicism, Fundamentalism, Traditionalists, Freemasonry, The Bible Alone, Jehovah's Witnesses, Fr. Nicholas Gruner, and much more

<b>It is not uncommon for Catholics to have their faith questioned by individuals who claim that the teachings of the Catholic Church are unbiblical.</b> …

Political answers scarce as water in parched California

The drought is having real consequences for the policies and political fortunes of elected officials.<p>LOS ANGELES — For much of the century since William Mulholland, the visionary or villainous engineer who brought water from the Eastern Sierra to Los Angeles, opened the floodgates of his aqueduct …

Water

People with Depression and Bipolar Disorder Feel Sadness Differently

Depression and bipolar disorder can both cause people to go through periods of extreme sadness and despair, and even mental health experts may find …