Heather Crowley

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Naked Wedding Cakes Are Good Enough to (Actually) Eat

Since the Victorian era, an elaborate white confection, topped with fondant and edged in edible pearls, has been the platonic ideal of a wedding cake. Unfortunately, fondant, though perfectly lovely and smooth, tastes about as good as sugared Play-Doh. It should surprise absolutely no one, then, …

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UN says Israel, not Iran, North Korea or Syria worst violator of human rights

What country deserves more condemnation for violating human rights than any other nation on earth? According to the U.N.’s top human rights body, that would be Israel.<p>Last week, Israel was the U.N.’s number one women’s rights violator. This week it is the U.N.’s all-round human rights …


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14 Better Alternatives To Your Phone's Lousy Default Apps

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Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety and Depression

Michael Forrester, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Mindfulness is “the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, …

Making Sure Children Actually Hear the Gospel and Not Just a Bunch of Bible Stories

But we don’t remember that Moses said, “This blood is a symbol of the covenant,” in the Old Testament. We don’t understand why Abraham would be …

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

<b>Before (1999)</b> <b><br>I Always Skipped Breakfast</b><br>I knew I needed to eat less, so I would hold off on eating until I was absolutely famished, which meant nothing until lunchtime. Not only did this slow down my metabolism, but I also ended up feeling so hungry that I ate a much bigger lunch than I normally …


Here's How the New Christian Left Is Twisting the Gospel

Peek behind the curtain of some "progressive" or "hip" evangelical churches, past the savvy technology and secular music, and you will find more than …

A Guide for Bible Skeptics: An Interview with John Dickson

The Bible continues to be the world’s bestselling book. Doubters, skeptics, and critics have attempted to discredit it, ignore it, and ban it. Yet …


The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers

Natural light is what landscape photography is made of. Other forms of photography rely heavily on flash, but most landscapes rely entirely on the …


Oscars 2015 Recap: Everything Is Awesome, Glory, and More Best and Worst Moments

Everything was not awesome about this year's Academy Awards—except for that stellar Tegan and Sara + Lonely Island <i>Lego Movie</i> performance, of course—but for every cringe-worthy joke or awkward face touching, there were inspiring speeches, adorable Emma Stone faces, and other good moments. So let's …

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26 Real Places That Look Like They've Been Taken Out Of Fairy Tales

If you love fairy tales and have a serious case of wanderlust, this bucket list was made for you. Travel suggestions via this Quora thread.

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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …