Anthony Velez

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Photographer Takes Haunting Photos Of Beautiful Abandoned Places

Spooky!<p>Polish photographer Anna Mika knows how to get the most out of an abandoned setting. The crumbling buildings in her work look beautiful and inviting, despite the creepy nature usually associated with vacated spaces.<p>Mika told The Huffington Post that her photos are mainly of mines, hospitals, …

What are Brainwaves? Brainwave Entrainment & Deeper States of Meditation.

Your brain contains billions of braincells (neurons) that communicate with each other using electricity. When millions of these neurons are …

Mayim Bialik Hits Back at Critics Who Slammed Her for Talking About 'Private Matter' of Her Faith: 'It's Public Whether I Like It or Not!'

Mayim Bialik isn’t backing down.<p>The Emmy-nominated <i>Big Bang Theory</i> star took to Facebook to defend herself after receiving backlash for an interview …

The Dark Side Of Jesus People USA, America's Most Influential Christian Movement

For decades, the freewheeling hippies of Jesus People USA —"God's forever family" — forged one of the most influential movements in Christianity. They were also Jaime Prater's family, until he made a documentary exposing the commune's darkest secrets.<p><b>Usually, Jaime Prater</b> felt excited on the first …

Today I Yelled at God and This is What Happened Next

Today I had a fight with God when I was driving in my car. Well, I don't really call God <i>God</i> anymore, now that I no longer follow a traditional religious path, so in reality, I yelled at God-Universe-Higher-Power-Guardian-Angel (and yes, I'm still trying out different names).<p>But that's not really …

“There is no god — now what?”: How to find meaning in an atheist world

Filmmaker and photographer Chris Johnson on the dangers of religion and his new documentary, “A Better Life”<p>In 2014, photographer and filmmaker Chris Johnson published A Better Life, a coffee table book that profiles atheists from around the world as they discuss the pursuits and relationships that …

Your England Photos

The 10 Best Photo Essays of the Month

The New York Times: Walking in War’s PathShejaiya, the destroyed neighborhood abutting the border fence with Israel, in<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Tomas Munita—The …

Citing Pope Francis, bishops call on Congress to renew religious freedom commission

U.S. Capitol Building. Credit: IPBrian via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0).<p>Congress has only one month to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International …

Pope Francis Blesses Lesbian Author Writing Children's Books on Gay Families

The Vatican has clarified in a statement that despite a recent news story of Pope Francis blessing Italian author Francesca Pardi, a lesbian who has …

Full text: Pope Francis’s Year of Mercy letter

The Pope has written to Archbishop Rino Fisichella<p>To My Venerable Brother<br>Archbishop Rino Fisichella<br>President of the Pontifical Council<br>for the …

Pope's Letter To Gay Children's Book Author 'Uses The Language Of Respect'

Read on HuffPost Italy<p>The Vatican issued a statement on Friday reiterating the church's stance against same-sex relationships and gender fluidity after news broke that the pope sent a letter to Francesca Pardi, author of a children's book with gay themes.<p>Monsignor Peter Wells, the Vatican's …

Many Hispanics want Pope Francis to address Trump on immigration

As the popular pontiff plans a U.S. visit, churches note an enthusiasm among Latinos inspired by a leader who speaks their language.<p>As the popular pontiff plans a U.S. visit, churches note an enthusiasm among Latinos inspired by a leader who speaks their language.<p>Karla Perez loves Pope Francis. …

Conservative Christians point fingers at atheists to cover growing corruption in church

When Bill O’Reilly recently tried to pin America’s spree of mass shootings on atheism rather than guns or mental illness, he hoped to tap a specific …

Christian theologian steps down due to Ashley Madison hack

The Ashley Madison hack — the public release of emails of wannabe adulterers — has now ensnared a theologian with a famous name in some Christian circles.<p>Robert Craig Sproul Jr., best known by his first initials, today stepped up to face his sorrow — and teach a lesson in God's grace in the process.<p>…

9 Beautiful Examples of Landscape Photography

This week’s Mobiography Flickr Group showcase looks at a selection of 9 beautiful examples of landscape photography taken with a mobile phone. From …

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …