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Five Reasons Fatigue Isn't Like Normal Tiredness (Proving Most People Don't Get It)

Wellness

Megachurches: photographing America's drab new cathedrals

“I started photographing megachurches as an oppositional idea,” explains Lisa Anne Auerbach, a California photographer and artist. “I had been doing a series about small freestanding businesses [encapsulating] this idea of America: you’re an individual, you hang up your shingle, you pick yourself …

Anthropology

Evangelical Worship Has Already Crashed, So Let’s Clean Up the Mess

Evangelical Worship Has Already Crashed, So Let’s Clean Up the Mess<p>June 1, 2016 by Jonathan Aigner<p>In a recent Church Leaders article, Jamie Brown …

Why Grumpiness at Work Lies About God

Guest, Tim Keller, discusses the Gospel and work with Tony Reinke.

Time I

8 quick ways to clear up drive space in Windows 10

Bumping up against your PC's physical storage limit? Here's how to grab a couple gigs' worth of space.<p>Face it: No matter how large your hard drive is -- how many empty terabytes you had when you first bought your PC -- you always seem to fill it right to the brink.<p>If you're bumping up against your …

Operating Systems

Neanderthals collected manganese dioxide to make fire

During excavations at several Neanderthal sites in France large numbers of small black '<i>blocs</i>' where found. The usual interpretation is that these …

Lost 'Epic of Gilgamesh' Verse Depicts Cacophonous Abode of Gods

A serendipitous deal between a history museum and a smuggler has provided new insight into one of the most famous stories ever told: "The Epic of …

Mesopotamia

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Exercise on Its Own Won't Make You Lose Weight

This is why diet is so important.<p>Anyone who's spent hours slaving away on the treadmill will know that more exercise doesn't always equal more weight …

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Stephen Hawking: There Is No God And The Theory Of Evolution Better Explains The Origin Of Life

For someone that is supposedly so “brilliant”, Stephen Hawking really doesn’t have a clue. In a recent interview with Spain’s El Mundo, Hawking …

Johns Hopkins University

Stephen Hawking makes it clear: There is no God

The physicist explains that science now offers more convincing explanations for existence. He is therefore an atheist.<p>If I were a scientist, I'd stick to the Goldman Sachs principle: bet on both sides.<p>"Believe in science, believe in God" seems to cover all the possibilities and gives you the best …

Faith

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

‘Grandparent genes’ discovered by scientists

Grandparents are genetically programmed to care for their grandchildren, a new study suggests.<p>Genes which ensure the survival of grandparents so that they can care for grandchildren and pass on wisdom to future generations, have been found by scientists.<p>Special gene variants, which appear in large …

Biology

First Direct Evidence That ADHD is a Genetic Disorder Found

Neuroscience researchers from Cardiff University have found the first direct evidence that ADHD is a genetic disorder. The research found that of the …

Pediatrics

Carson tells AP: Seventh-day Adventism is right for him

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — As his surge in heavily evangelical Iowa puts a spotlight on his faith, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is …

Religion

Windows 10 will automatically download on to Windows 7 or 8 PCs

Microsoft’s efforts to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10 will soon see it automatically downloaded on to users computers without their knowledge.<p>The company announced that Windows 10 will become a “recommended update” starting next year, which means anyone with Windows 7 or 8 that has automatic …

Windows 10

Is It a Fake? DNA Testing Deepens Mystery of Shroud of Turin

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 1:55 p.m. E.T.</i><p>Is it a medieval fake or a relic of Jesus Christ? A new analysis of DNA from the Shroud of …

Jesus Wasn't On The Right...or Left

These are contentious times when it comes to the junction of religious faith and politics. Whether the issue is poverty, same-sex marriage or abortion, there is remarkable division even within the Christian world. This is evident in the fact that people often refer to, or ally themselves with, the …

Christianity under global threat due to persecution, says report

Christianity is in danger of ceasing to be a truly global faith as increasing numbers of its followers flee violence and persecution across swaths of the Middle East and Africa, according to a new report.<p>“Christians are fast disappearing from entire regions – most notably a huge chunk of the Middle …

Christianity

Lyme Disease Treatment Would Prevent Infection, Researchers Say

Researchers working to develop a way to prevent Lyme disease say they’ve had promising results with an unusual approach that stimulates the immune system to ward off infection.<p>They’ve developed a lab-engineered antibody that they say could protect against Lyme for a whole season. Tests in mice show …

Disease

Glass of red wine a day can keep diabetes under control

Red wine lowers bad cholesterol and keeps diabetes under control, Israeli scientists have found<p>A glass of red wine a day can keep diabetes under control, say scientists.<p>A study of patients who did not normally drink found those having the regular tipple with their evening meal had healthier hearts …

Diabetes

8 Sex Rules To Reconsider

Ah, sex rules! I can list about a dozen or so that have been crammed down my throat. It actually began with mi mami. She gave me a list of do’s and don’ts early on in life: <i>Don’t sit with your legs open! Don’t sit on an hombres lap unless he's your husband! (His pene might poke you.) And don’t even</i> …

The 10 most egregious U.S. abuses of psychology and psychiatry

<b>(AP/Brennan Linsley)</b><p>From Project MKUltra to the CIA’s torture program, mental health professionals in the US have some explaining to do<p>Bruce E. Levine<p>September 29, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Psychiatrists and psychologists have been used by the U.S. Central …

Mental Health

Driven Underground Years Ago, Japan's 'Hidden Christians' Maintain Faith

From the Roman Empire to the Cold War-era Soviet Union, many Christian groups throughout history have been forced to conceal their faith to survive government persecution. But some of Japan's <i>kakure kirishitan</i>, or "hidden Christians," have remained closeted for nearly 4 1/2 centuries — long after …

Christianity

I’m Proud To Be A Christian, But The Way Some of Them Act Breaks My Heart

It’s true. I’m proud to be a Christian, represent Jesus Christ and proclaim The Gospel that has forever transposed my life. But while I’m all “for” …

Social Media

Destroying the Decepticon in My Living Room - Cutting Cable TV's $1K Umbilical Cord

My new rabbit ears...<p>Our electric bill had jumped so much, I thought maybe three or four neighbors had run extension cords off the back of my garage. We walked all around the house, examining every outlet, toaster, stereo and toothbrush charger--right past the culprit hiding in plain sight. We were …

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Neanderthal Woman's Genome Reveals Unknown Human Lineage

The existence of a mysterious ancient human lineage and the genetic changes that separate modern humans from their closest extinct relatives are …