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Here Are 5 Founding Fathers Whose Skepticism About Christianity Would Make Them Unelectable Today

Click here for reuse options! Thomas Jefferson believed that a rational form of religion would take root in America. Was he ever wrong.To hear the …

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

When do you know you're old enough to die? Barbara Ehrenreich has some answers

With her latest book, Natural Causes, Barbara Ehrenreich notes that there’s an age at which death no longer requires much explanation<p>Four years ago, Barbara Ehrenreich, 76, reached the realisation that she was old enough to die. Not that the author, journalist and political activist was sick; she …

Health

Pork Rolls Stuffed with Enoki Mushrooms - Japanese Food - NHK WORLD

1<p>Rub the Korean barbecue sauce and potato starch into the meat. Spread half the slices on a sheet of plastic wrap. Place a bagful of enoki on the …

Tasty

These 4 stuffed garlic bread recipes are INSANELY delicious 😱!

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

Step into the past with the best history podcasts of the present

History is an endlessly fascinating and illuminating topic that can tell us a great deal about where we came from, how we got where we are today, and …

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – what digital money really means for our future

<b>What is a cryptocurrency? Is it like bitcoin?</b><br>In a word, yes. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and is still the biggest, but in the eight years since it was created pretenders to the throne have come along.<p>All of them have the same basic underpinnings: they use a “blockchain”, a shared public …

Bitcoin

Kyoto: A Luxury Collection Destination, Japan

The imperial capital of Japan for 1,200 years, Kyoto is Japan's cultural keeper from kimono-clad Maiko to temple festivals.<p>Over one thousand temples …

Surprise! This Company Holds the Most Blockchain Patents

Hint: Despite what you might think, it's not a technology company. However, it is a household name.<p>If you've been waiting for the greatest thing …

What is Ripple?

Although bitcoin is still the king of the cryptocurrency hill, there are many pretenders to its throne, and some of them are quite different. One of …

MoneyGram teams up with cryptocurrency Ripple on ‘payment flow’ project

Last week, we reported on a rumored partnership between Ripple and Western Union. That remains unconfirmed, but Business Insider has reported that …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

Canada could become the world's bitcoin mining capital as China cracks down

LONDON — Canada is luring bitcoin mining companies to its shores as China, the current global hub of crypto mining, looks to crackdown on the sector's energy usage.<p>Several industry sources Business Insider spoke to this week said that bitcoin miners are thinking of moving to Canada after lobbying …

Here’s What The Trumpists Don’t Understand About American Greatness

Consider what the state of our nation would be without the accumulated protections over a century of progressive legislation.<p>The case for Donald …

America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together | Cornel West

The undeniable collapse of integrity, honesty and decency in our public and private life has fueled racial hatred and contempt<p>We live in one of the darkest moments in American history – a bleak time of spiritual blackout and imperial meltdown. Exactly 25 years ago, in my book Race Matters, I tried …

Cornel West

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Evolution

What is a blockchain? Here’s everything you need to know

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Some people think …

Ethereum vs. bitcoin: What’s the difference?

Cryptocurrencies can be a little confusing. Are they digital money or more like gold? Are they a new way to pay for things online or a way to store …

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

The best bitcoin wallets

With cryptocurrency technologies, trends and values changing on a daily basis, it can often be hard to keep track of the latest best practices. One …

What’s the true value of bitcoin? A Morgan Stanley analyst says it may be zero

According to Coindesk, bitcoin is currently worth about $13,000, but Business Insider reports that Morgan Stanley’s James Faucette suggest the true …

'It's Almost About Anything But the Guns': Sandy Hook and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment

Five years after the Dec. 14, 2012, horror in Newtown, Conn. — when 20 children and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School by …

Guns

Al Franken Not Impressed By Bannon Firing: ‘The Problem With This Administration Is Trump’

The Democratic senator from Minnesota explained to Bill Maher why the problems won’t stop now that Trumps chief strategist Steve Bannon is gone.<p>Back …

Donald Trump

The Grub Hunter: How to co-exist with hungry tourists in your own town

A cook works the pizza oven at farm-fresh Cafe Fina on Fisherman’s Wharf. Mike Hale — Herald Correspondent<p>Dropped into a strange habitat, homo …

The Collapse of American Identity

After the British writer G. K. Chesterton visited the United States for the first time, he remarked that America was “a nation with the soul of a church.”<p>Mr. Chesterton wasn’t referring to the nation’s religiosity but to its formation around a set of core political beliefs enshrined in founding …

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps