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 …

Finding Like-Minded Survivalist / Prepper Friends

Many readers have asked “where or how do I find like-minded folks to form a survival group to help “man” our retreat?”<p>Unfortunately, I’ve known of …

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 …

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Illinois approves concealed carry bill

If the bill is signed, all 50 states will allow some form of concealed carry<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, on the grounds that it violates the Second Amendment. The state was …

Are humans getting smarter?

As our capacity for abstract thinking grows, so too have our IQ scores<p>Psychologists often use puzzles to test intelligence. So, puzzle this: on the one hand, many psychologists tell us that intelligence is an enduring individual trait, pretty much hard-wired by a person’s DNA and by cell …

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.