Amy Stoos-Shelby

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Modern Paganism - Definition and Meanings

So you've heard a little about Paganism, maybe from a friend or family member, and want to know more. Perhaps you're someone who thinks Paganism …

10 Things to Stop Doing if You're Pagan

Most people who are Pagans didn't start out that way - and sometimes, it's easy to fall into the trap of negative habits. Here are ten bad habits you …

Ancestor Worship & Veneration

The concept of ancestor worship is not a new one for many Pagans today. Ancient cultures often venerated those who came before them, and even now, in …

How Pagans Do It

I know many people who are sympathetic to Wicca but have little idea what we "do": how we worship, celebrate, meditate, pray. Spring, celebrated as a time of rebirth in so many different spiritual traditions, strikes me as a season of inner quickening. It's a time when many of us are open to new …

How to Find Survivalist Friends

Although we’re living in times of political and social turmoil, most people still don’t see the usefulness of prepping. As a result, many of the good …

Survival

Our tips, tricks, tactics and tales will help you get out of whatever it is you've gotten yourself into.

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Michael Douglas, cancer and the growing popularity of oral sex

Michael Douglas has shared, perhaps over-shared, with readers of the Guardian, the news that oral sex caused the throat cancer he was diagnosed with …

Unmarried Chinese mothers to be fined

Plans to fine women who have children out of wedlock have caused outrage in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.<p>On Monday, state media reported that under draft legislation being considered by the city's government unmarried mothers and women who had children with men who were already married would …

Illinois approves concealed carry bill

<b>(Laborant via Shutterstock)</b><p>If the bill is signed, all 50 states will allow some form of concealed carry<p>Jillian Rayfield<p>June 3, 2013 5:37pm (UTC)<p>Illinois lawmakers advanced a bill that would allow residents to carry concealed guns, after an appeals court struck down the state's ban on the practice, …

Are humans getting smarter?

As our capacity for abstract thinking grows, so too have our IQ scores<p>Claude S. Fischer<p>June 3, 2013 9:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Boston Review.<p>Psychologists often use puzzles to test intelligence. So, puzzle this: on the one hand, many psychologists tell us that intelligence is …

Last Boston Marathon Victim Leaves The Hosptial

Erika Brannock, a schoolteacher, lost part of her left leg in the explosions.<p>There is a fund established to help Brannock pay her medical bills at thebrannockfund.com.