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See How Americans' Belief in God Has Changed Over 70 Years

Fifty years after TIME posed the question Is God Dead? on the cover of the magazine, Americans’ belief in a supreme deity appears to be declining.<p>The …

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

Here's Why WhatsApp's Encryption Is Such a Big Deal

The news that Facebook’s WhatsApp now supports encryption across all its apps is nothing short of seismic.<p>There have always been those who were keen …

Justin Bieber is Under Fire for His New Dreadlocks

Justin Bieber is being accused of cultural appropriation after debuting his new dreadlocks on an awards show.<p>The controversy began on April 3, when …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Tuesday.<p><b>1. Thousands took to the streets of Reykjavik to call for Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson to step down after leaked documents linked him to an offshore company.</b> The connection was revealed in the Panama Papers, a leak of 11.5 …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

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9 questions about Cuba you were too embarrassed to ask

A little over a year after the US and Cuba revealed their historic deal to take major steps toward ending their 50-plus years of hostility, which they had negotiated in secret, President Obama is in Cuba — the first president to visit since 1928.<p>This is a huge moment for Cuba, for President Obama, …

Some doctors still use leeches. This is what it's like to be treated by one.

If you had one of your fingers severed and got it surgically reattached, a doctor might prescribe an unexpected therapy to prevent blood clots: a leech.<p>they're mainly used as a way to maintain blood flow in surgically reattached tissue<p>Leeches, of course, were used in ancient times as part of the …

Google engineers say renewable energy won’t solve climate change

Can climate change be solved with technologies like wind and solar energy?<p>No, it can’t, according to a new report by two Google engineers, published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.<p>The two engineers worked on an ambitious renewable energy project at Google called “RE<C” – …

Bots were responsible for bitcoin’s stratospheric ascent, anonymous report claims

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>An authoritative-looking report has appeared that suggests bitcoin‘s meteoric rise late last year — …

Iran’s government adds Instagram to list of banned social sites

If there’s one thing Iran’s government doesn’t appreciate, it’s a good selfie.<p>The country put a ban on photo sharing social network Instagram over the weekend, according to a report from ABC News.<p>The move comes after a private lawsuit was filed against Iran’s Ministry of Communications, which …

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

What Was the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?<p>The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was a secretive, multinational trade agreement that …

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