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Millennials leaving church in droves

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Crime

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What to Know About the Science of E-Cigarettes

Two Columbia University professors warned in a new study Thursday that the health fears over electronic cigarettes are hindering research. The very …

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Mission Impossible

11 Ways To Upgrade Your Tacos, Because We All Need It

Tacos are one of those foods that will never be boring. From Baja fish tacos to crispy carnita tacos, there so many ways to make and eat a taco that we could chow down on a different variation every day of the week and never get tired of it. Still, even if they're your favorite thing, you could be …

Lamb Slider Lettuce Wraps with Whipped Feta Artichoke Spread

Lamb Slider Lettuce Wraps with Whipped Feta Spread.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 12, 2014 49<p>So we’re pacing ourselves.<p>We’re pacing ourselves with Orange is the …

Soda Recipe: Homemade Ginger Ale

Peel and finely grate the ginger (I use a Microplane). You should have about 2 tablespoons of grated gingerroot.<p>Bring the water to a boil in a small …

Grilled, Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp With Arugula and Red Onion Relish Recipe

Be careful not to overcook the shrimp or they'll be rubbery. That said, you do want the bacon to achieve a light char and crispness. Achieve this by keeping shrimp just off of direct heat. Keep the grill heat moderate, and don't walk away when cooking, because bacon fat may cause flames to …

7 Genius Things You Can Do With Washi Tape

The colorful Japanese masking tape is having a moment — crafters, designers, and more can't get enough of it. A new book, Washi Tape: 101+ Ideas for Paper Crafts, Book Arts, Fashion, Decorating, Entertaining, and Party Fun! by Courtney Cerruti, shares even more uses for the decorative tape. Check …

Crafting

How to Make 'Grown-Up Lemonade,' Which We'll Be Drinking All Summer Long

Faced with the challenge of inventing a new summer cocktail, one Brooklyn bartender turns to the Franco-Italian liqueur genepy for a new twist<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow’s Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>…

Inventions

The 80/10/10 Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Douglas N Graham<p>Get the definitive guide to the 80/10/10 Diet - the best and most successful raw vegan lifestyle ever! If you have struggled with staying raw, would like to lose weight, or change your life for the better, look no further than this groundbreaking book.<p>What do you get …