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The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.<p>Image above: Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin<p>At 6 o’clock in the morning, shortly …

Disease

How to Make Clafoutis - Chowhound

“Fancy” is often the descriptor that comes right before the words “French dessert,” but they’re not all fussy macarons and crème brûlée. Some …

The Man Who Lives Inside His Dreams

When the most important people in his life all died in quick succession, Stephen Wright channeled his bereavement into turning his house into a work of art.<p>Every morning, Stephen Wright gets up at around 4:30 AM, makes a cup of tea, sits beneath the oak tree in his back garden, and pretends he's …

Inspiration

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Bucket Lists

There's a 'Doorway to The Underworld' in Siberia So Big It's Uncovered Ancient Forests

A doorway to 200,000 years ago.<p>It's no secret that Siberia's permafrost is on thin ice. Conditions are varying so much that huge holes are appearing …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

Did Archaeologists Just Prove the Existence of Prophet Isaiah?

A stunning article published Thursday announced that archaeologists have stumbled upon the first physical evidence of the existence of the prophet …

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

Guns

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Revered Detroit friar becomes Blessed Solanus Casey

The Beatification of Father Solanus Casey<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

19 Protein-Packed Dinners That You'll Actually Want To Eat

So your stomach isn't making a fuss while you're trying to go to bed.<p>Okay, go for it!<p><i>All nutritional information was calculated using this calculator at Very Well.</i>

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Paul Ryan pushes back on Jeff Sessions' veiled threat to journalists

Sessions made the suggestion in a Friday press conference in which he outlined steps being taken to reduce the volume of leaks that have frequently embarrassed President Donald Trump and his administration.<p>Ryan took issue with Sessions' characterization of journalists' roles in reporting stories …

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

God and the Don - STATE - CNN Politics

Donald Trump

Torgau: Power center of the Reformation

Torgau is a significant location in the history of the Reformation. It became the political hub of Protestant Reformers and it was here that …

Theology

Pope Francis Says Coptic Christians Killed in Egypt Bus Attack Were 'Martyrs'

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis expressed solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians Sunday following the attack on a bus carrying pilgrims to a remote desert monastery.<p>Francis led thousands of people in prayer Sunday for the victims, who Francis said were killed in "another act of ferocious violence" …

Trump's ally-angering trip abroad, explained in 7 images

President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip is nearly over. Some events were near disasters; some went surprisingly well. But nearly all of them were deeply revealing about Trump, saying something important about his administration’s policies and his own diplomatic style.<p>The trip also generated …

Donald Trump

Pope Francis Looks to Reconcile With Breakaway Catholic Group

Pontiff tackles schism, rattles liberals and conservatives with outreach to traditionalist Society of St. Pius X<p>ROME—Pope Francis is edging closer to reconciliation with a breakaway traditionalist group, a possible coup for a liberal pope who could succeed where his more conservative predecessors …

Christianity

‘Russia thrilled to get Saint Nicholas relics from Italy’

<i>Russian Iconic Portrayal of Nicholas of Myra</i><p>Russians are apparently thrilled to get an opportunity to worship the bones of Nicholas of Myra:<p>Russia …

Always act with gentleness and respect, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, May 21, 2017 / 11:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During a visit to a Roman parish Sunday, Pope Francis repeated his frequent condemnation of …

Pope Francis

These 7 TED talks have completely changed how I make decisions

Psychologists have found decision-making is fraught with hidden influences, tricky nuances, and the ability to make us happy in the short-term but unhappy in the long-term.<p>Some of my greatest insights into this aspect of human behavior have come from TED talks, which break down research findings …

The best of 2016’s Oscar-nominated movies are better than they have been in decades, data show

According to critics, the 2017 Academy Award best picture nominees <i>Moonlight</i>, <i>Manchester by the Sea,</i> and <i>La La Land</i> are historically great movies. In fact, these three films were so well received, they might be the best crop of films to have graced the Academy Awards’ Best Picture category in …

La La Land

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

Britain’s extremist bloggers helping the ‘alt-right’ go global, report finds

White nationalists and UK conspiracy theorists have helped spread fake news across the world, says anti-racist group Hope not Hate<p>A rightwing network of British bloggers and social media activists has emerged as an increasingly influential voice for white nationalists and for those who oppose …

britain's

10 of the world's epic train journeys

Whether gliding through the Rockies or labouring up the Andes, our pick of spectacular railway trips gets a green light for all budgets<p>Somewhat greedily, the Swiss boast three world-class rail journeys: the Glacier Express, the Bernina Express and, most spectacular of all, the Jungfraubahn. …

Trains

Aleppo hospitals deal with patient surge after offensive

Hospitals in Western Aleppo are dealing with a surge in patients caught up in a rebel attack on government forces, who have the east of the city under siege.<p>Activists say at least 15 civilians have been killled and more than 100 wounded by rebel shelling.<p>State media say seven people died.<p><b>The rebel</b> …

Middle East