Shawn Spence

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Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Are Science And Truth At Odds?

Last week, <i>New York Times</i> science writer George Johnson wrote a very disturbing piece concerning the apparent loss of credibility science is now facing with the public at large.<p>Creationism, the anti-vaccine movement, resistance to genetically modified crops, cellphone radio waves, fluoridation, the …

Simone Weil on the Paradox of Friendship and Separation

“It is a fault to wish to be understood before we have made ourselves clear to ourselves.”<p>Friendship is one of life’s greatest graces, and yet we hardly understand the gossamer threads of sympathy and love by which it binds us together. C.S. Lewis likened it to philosophy, art, and the universe …

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10 Eternal Truths About Anger, and How to Overcome It

I've accrued these 10 pearls of wisdom on the subject of anger from great or inspired minds during a decade of clinical work, writing, and lecturing …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Relationships<p>Don't like your Uber rating? Well, in a not-so-distant future, you just might have a score for everything else in your life.<p>By Clay …

Foods that double as medicine

<b>(CNN) —</b> A typical visit to the doctor might leave you with a bottle of pills and instructions to take them twice daily.<p>But a small, growing number of physicians are "prescribing" foods not only for weight management, but also to prevent and treat chronic diseases.<p>CNN spoke with medical nutrition …

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Prosthetic pin discovered in ancient Egyptian mummy

7/12/2015 09:00:00 PM<p>Researchers during a routine DNA test on a male Egyptian have made an astonishing discovery after finding a 23cm iron …

A fitness blogger posted a viral video after he abused her. Most people would never have known.

A woman with an abusive partner bravely shares her story.<p>Emma Murphy is a fitness blogger in Dublin. She's a mom of two and recently has struggled …