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Is Religion the Cause of Violence?

SEAN MCDOWELL BLOG<p>Is Religion the Cause of Violence?<p>SeanMcDowell.org<p>Is religion behind all the violence in the world? Is the cause of all fighting …

Religion

Six Errors Jesus Mythicists Repeatedly Make

The fact that Jesus lived 2,000 years ago in Palestine and a following grew out of his teachings is evident. Even Bart Ehrman, as skeptical as the …

Wildlife

How the Humane Society convinced nearly 100 food companies to take their animals out of cages

When animal welfare activism comes up in conversation, it’s only natural to think of angry protesters waving gruesome photos on the street or a …

Agriculture

Keep baby seals protected!

<b>Sign the Petition:</b><p>The European Union ban on trade in products of commercial seal hunts has already saved more than one million baby seals from a …

New Documentary 'Tyke Elephant Outlaw,' Poised to Be the Blackfish for Captive Elephants - One Green Planet

Thanks to the successful documentary, “Blackfish,” most people are now familiar with Tilikum, the orca made infamous for his role in the tragic death …

Circus

Airline Takes On Big Game Hunters to Protect Rhinos, Lions, and Elephants

It just got harder for big game hunters to bring endangered animal trophies back home from South Africa to hang on their wall.<p>That’s because South …

Wildlife

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

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Matcha Culture: Everything You Need to Know About the Next Big Thing in Tea

The next big thing in tea is here: It's matcha<p>It's no secret we at <i>Bon Appétit</i> love the powdered green tea known as <b>matcha</b>. Heck, we even put it in our holiday cookies. But we're not the only ones smitten by matcha. With one finger on the mug of our green tea latte and the other on the pulse of all …

Tea

The Weird but Totally Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

30 minute ice-packs could be key to burning away body fat, say scientists

Ice-packs have been known to bring down inflammation and prevent swelling in sports injuries, but now scientists have shown they could also help people lose weight.<p>Simply strapping an ice-pack to a fatty area like the thighs or stomach for just 30 minutes can burn away hard-to-shift calories.<p>The …

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

Half of world's animals have disappeared since 1970

A shocking report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has found that 52 per cent of the world's animals have vanished in 40 years<p>Half of the animals in the world have disappeared since 1970 because of uncontrollable human expansion, shocking new figures have shown.<p>A report by the World Wildlife Fund …

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Environment: News & features

The True Story of How a Dog Became a Truffle Hunter Thanks to Magic Mushrooms

An interview with Ilsa the truffle-hunting dog (and her trainer) proves that you, too, can train your pooch to search for truffles.<p>As soon as she’s off her leash, Ilsa the dog darts into the emerald-green woods of Oregon’s Willamette Valley like she’s greeting a long-lost lover.<p>Now she’s a …

Magic Mushrooms