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God, Spiritual Evolution, and Internet Porn

Over the holidays, a friend expressed grave concern to me about the devolution of humanity as aided and abetted by the Internet<i>. "How can we get anywhere when Internet violence and pornography sabotage us at every turn?"</i> he said. <i>"It's so bad, and we stand to lose God in the middle of it."</i> This was …

In your country, what should I eat?

In search of some mouth-watering fare, we dove into more than 200 responses to compile a list of locally recommended, must-try dishes from around the world.<p>When it comes to what to eat in a new country, no one knows better than the people that live there. In search of some mouth-watering local …

Chinese New Year

Death of gang-rape victim angers Indians

Indian police have said a teenage girl who was gang-raped twice in Kolkata last October had died after she was set on fire by her aggressors.<p>Police Commissioner Santosh Nimbalkar said on Thursday that before her death, the 16-year-old girl from Bihar gave a sworn statement claiming that she was set …

Why Ariel Sharon was important

Although tarnished by his military record, Ariel Sharon was the first Right-wing leader to grapple with Israel's great dilemma.<p>The stroke that ended Ariel Sharon's premiership in January 2006 also left an impossible question. Without this metaphorical streak of lightning, would the man known as …

Rick Mercer on what's to come in 2014: 'Stephen Harper will resign'

The CBC’s ranter-in-chief predicts the Conservative Party’s future<p><i>Rick Mercer is the creator and host of</i> The Rick Mercer Report <i>and is the author of</i> …

Analysis: Economy becomes liability for Turkey's scandal-hit government | News Home | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - When a senior Turkish businessman publicly criticized the central bank this week for failing to stabilize the tumbling lira currency, he was taking aim at a pillar of support for the government: its reputation for strong economic management.<p>Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip …

Economy

What's happening in every province (and in Ottawa) in 2014

From deficits to devolution, the Globe's team of political journalists give you the low down of what to watch for across the country this year.<p><b>In federal politics:</b><p><b>Conservatives:</b> Prime Minister Stephen Harper is undoubtedly glad to put 2013 behind him. Dogged by a scandal in the Senate that reached …

Stephen Harper won't stop believing

Even though 2013 was dominated by scandal and retirement rumours, the PM isn’t going anywhere<p>As a spokesman for Stephen Harper for nearly a decade, …

'Natural Person' Tax Evasion Theory Caused 'Staggering Losses' At CRA: Report

If you come across claims that you don’t have to pay income taxes in Canada because you’re a “natural person,” you’d be well advised to ignore them, …

Five key leadership traits for 2014

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>No different …

Three family-friendly goals for a happier home

<b>Try this at home:</b> “I turn regular life into a videogame conversation,” says Shapiro. “Ask three questions about videogames, and the fourth about what whatever you want,” suggests Shapiro. “I bet the fourth also gets an answer.” Playing video games is a lot more active than sitting around watching …

How did Isaac Asimov eerily predict life in 2014 way back in 1964?

Amidst the torrent of astrological forecasts that typically mark the start of a new year, it's worth looking back to a set of predictions that Isaac Asimov made 50 years ago in The New York Times.<p>Yesterday, the web site BusinessInsider.com posted an article in its technology section that notes the …

Violence in Central African Republic displaces nearly 1 million: U.N. | News Home | Reuters

BANGUI (Reuters) - Violence in Central African Republic has uprooted nearly a million people, a fifth of the population, and is hampering aid efforts, particularly in the capital Bangui, the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.<p>A family stands near their destroyed house in a village in …

Africa

National Post

Public editor: An unfair photo of our PM?

When is a news photo of a politician an unfair choice and when does it back up the point of an article?<p>A reader in Calgary wondered why the photo above was chosen to go with a comment article on the problem with Canada's foreign policy.<p>"Why would you show PM Harper yawning instead of any of the …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

The World's Newest Island, Niijima

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365

Inuit Families Photographed At The End Of The Earth

Imagine a world far far away from the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the world's major cities, a place so harsh and isolated that only a few …

2013: The year in design

From battery-powered exoskeletons to buildings that melt cars, this year was a notable one for design.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in wildlife

Google Glass

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p><b>For Your World Travel Bucket List</b><p>Typically, when <b>ancient archaeological sites</b> get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development …

The Top 8 Robot Stories Of 2013

Will the robots be our friends or our overlords? With robots learning how to love and imagine, the day of reckoning is getting closer.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The Year<br>• Infographics<br>• …

New Year 2014 in pictures: Fireworks and celebrations around the world - Telegraph

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Happy New Year's in Pictures