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Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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Why conservative Christians would have hated Jesus

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>Even as they profess to spread his word, fundamentalists are forgetting Jesus’ most important message<p>Frank Schaeffer<p>November 3, 2014 9:55pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><b>Jesus never could have been the pastor of a contemporary evangelical church nor</b> …

The sad, twisted truth about conservative Christianity’s effect on the mind

<b>(Stocksnapper via Shutterstock)</b><p>Some religious beliefs may alter brain function, making us more prone to anxiety and depression<p>Marlene Winell • Valerie Tarico<p>November 1, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>“<i>I am 30 years old and I am struggling to find sanity. Between the</i> …

Scientists Hope To Extend Your Dog's Life With Anti-Aging Pill

You may not need to go all "Pet Sematary" to keep Fido around.<p>The quest to find the Fountain of Youth is still alive and well. But today, its pursuers are molecular biologists rather than conquistadors, and instead of a fountain, the key to long-lasting life may come in the form of a simple …

Sex for the pleasure of women: The amazing heroes behind the invention of The Pill

<b>(AP/Jerry Mosey)</b><p>Margaret Sanger liked sex and wanted scientific birth control. Here’s the story of how we got The Pill<p>Jonathan Eig<p>October 4, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution”<p><b>Manhattan, winter 1950</b><p>She was an old woman …

Patriot Act’s absurd new spawn: Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse | Salon.com

Congress may be preparing to reinforce two horrible FISA Court decisions and an abusive government search with no debate in the coming weeks: a decision to give national security orders unlimited breadth, one making it legal for the government to investigate Americans for activities protected under …

White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await Replies

The White House could hardly contain itself earlier this month when President Barack Obama signed a bill allowing American consumers to unlock their …

The White House

Hacking Team is spreading government malware through YouTube and Microsoft Live

You don't have to click on a sketchy link to end up downloading malware. A new report from Citizen Lab's Morgan Marquis-Boire shows how companies can spread targeted malware by intercepting web traffic en route, sending malicious traffic from an otherwise friendly link. A company called Hacking …

Hollow Earth conspiracy theories: the hole truth

For centuries, Hollow Earth conspiracy theorists have tried to prove that there’s a whole other world beneath our own. But first they need to find the way in...<p><b>Late at night, on October 4 2002, a strange guest appeared</b> on a cult American <b>radio</b> show. Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell had a reputation …