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Review: I Am Cait Shows What It's Like to Come Out With the Kardashians

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LGBTQI

3 planets visible to naked eye in coming days

Courtesy of NASA<p>By | Posted Jun 26th, 2015 @ 11:47am<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Those who take the time to look at the night sky will be rewarded with views of …

Astronomy

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Culture Post

Blog Post Block - post not found<p>Behind the Scenes with Modern Luxury<p>Popular Posts<p>Read More<p>‘Fifty Shades Freed' Star Brant Daugherty on Finally …

Revenge against rape culture: Micro-indie film “Felt” is a Rorschach test for gender relations

A young artist haunted by trauma retreats into gender-blur and violent fantasy<p>In its own strange way, the tiny, mysterious and occasionally terrifying indie film “Felt” captures the confusion of this moment in gender relations, and especially the confusion around the term “rape culture.” It took …

San Francisco

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) - Wind And Solar Will Soon Become The 'Least-Cost Option'

How long will it take for wind and solar energy projects to be able to compete heads up with fossil fuel? And will that be enough to halt global …

BMW to Electrify Entire Lineup (Report)

Tightening European emission standards and Tesla Motors' ongoing success are prodding BMW and other luxury automakers to make plug-in cars a priority.<p>…

The Debate Around "Do We Even Need CSS Anymore?" | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On June 26, 2015<p>This has become quite the hot topic lately. It's been talked about at a number of conferences and meetups I've been …

Web Development

Meh, cisgender, jeggings, and other new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Also: Photobomb, crowdfund, totes, sext, and nearly 500 more.<p>From the OED's "New words notes June 2015":<p>English has expanded its vocabulary in recent …

Religion and Science: Where Are They Headed?

Pope Francis's recent encyclical on climate change--and his embrace of mainstream science--brings the question of whether religion and science, two titanic cultural forces, can be reconciled. And it's not just about the Pope and climate change. Whether it's evolution vs. creation through the book …

Religion

Daily Meditation: LGBT Pride

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a portion of a prayer written by Rev. Meg Riley after the controversial …

Meditation

US To Begin the Invasion of Syria. Washington Policymakers Call for the Division, Destruction and Military Occupation of Syria | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>US policymakers sign and date paper calling for the division, destruction, and US occupation of Syria.</i><p><i>Unbeknownst to the general public, their</i> …

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Bad Medicine: Obamacare “Doctors Should Warn Global Warming Could Make Patients’ Health Worse”

If having your doctor quiz you about owning a gun isn’t enough to raise your blood pressure, then this new Obamacare policy surely will.<p>Obama’s White …

Another solar storm to hit Earth this weekend

A solar storm hit Earth early this week, sending northern lights across the skies where they're rarely seen. And the sun's not done yet.<p>Scientists at …

How today’s marriage equality win is also about gender equality

<i>Obergefell v. Hodges</i>, the case legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the country, lays bare a bitter split. That disagreement is not only about the …

5 Amazing Libraries in Ancient History

From ancient times to the present many cultures around the world have considered libraries as storehouses of ideas, creativity and knowledge. Today …

Why Republicans are determined to ignore the threat of right-wing extremism

The GOP is more than happy to rave about Islamic extremism — but refuse to acknowledge the homegrown variety<p>As I mentioned in this earlier piece, just two days before the Charlestown massacre, an op-ed appeared in the New York Times discussing the studies which showed right wing extremism is …

Extremism

NHS endorses Sleepio app for alleviating anxiety and depression

Digital sleep programme Sleepio aids recovery not only from insomnia, but from depression and anxiety according to an informal NHS study.<p>Sleepio was …

Sleep

White House Goes Rainbow After Gay Marriage Supreme Court Decision

The White House was lit up in the colors of the rainbow on Friday night to celebrate the Supreme Court's historic ruling that made same-sex marriage legal across all 50 states.<p>"Tonight, the White House was lit to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to progress and equality, here in America and …

LGBTQI

Singapore Airlines Wants to Bring Back the World's Longest Flight

The problem? Developing a plane efficient enough to make the Singapore-to-Newark route profitable.<p>On November 25th, 2013, Singapore Airlines put an …

Singapore Airlines

Losses weighed heavily on Ryne Sandberg

PHILADELPHIA -- Ryne Sandberg left on his terms.<p>An emotional Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager Friday as Philadelphia struggles with the worst …

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

Programming Languages

Scalia's Dissent: A Direct Attack on American Democracy Itself

In the middle of the celebration of the Supreme Court decision establishing same-gender marriage is an ominous attack on democracy itself from one of the highest constitutionally sworn officers in America, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. His dissent (in the full decision all dissents) is a …

Antonin Scalia

Texas AG already challenging marriage equality ruling: “It is not acceptable that people of faith be exposed to such abuse”

Attorney general Ken Paxton says the state won’t issue marriage licenses yet because of religious liberty concerns<p>Well, that was fast: Within hours of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling extending marriage equality to all 50 states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement directly …

LGBTQI

Gavin Newsom: 'Unbelievable' gay marriage decision, 11 years after his move

Gavin Newsomwas jumping into the car, headed to a breakfast speech on job creation, when a commonplace day turned extraordinary: The Supreme Court of the United States had affirmed the right of gays to marry.<p>Gay rights have been fought for over decades. But among the political class, Newsom was the …

China strikes back at U.S., pointing out American human-rights abuses

The country that tortures political prisoners, censors speech, holds secret trials and forces Muslims to violate Ramadan rules is once again criticizing the human-rights record of its rival, the United States.<p>China on Friday accused the U.S. of discriminating against minorities and said its …