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This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …


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Pope Francis: better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic

Pope Francis has delivered another criticism of some members of his own church, suggesting it was better to be an atheist than one of many Catholics who he said lead a hypocritical double life.<p>In improvised comments in the sermon of his private morning mass in his residence, he said: “It is a …


Avenged Sevenfold: "The Stage" Studio Sessions - "Paradigm" Pt. 1


Avenged Sevenfold

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Of Science And Faith, As Discussed By A Physicist And A Cardinal

Many of my non-believer colleagues would think it foolish to step onto a stage with a high-ranking Vatican cardinal to discuss science and religion.<p>They would claim it to be a waste of time, and the more extreme ones would say that doing this gives religion a credibility it doesn't deserve. Given …

Orthodox Judaism

Artificial intelligence and language

The concept of artificial intelligence has been around for a long time.<p>We’re all familiar with HAL 9000 from <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, C-3PO from <i>Star Wars</i> and, more recently, Samantha from <i>Her</i>. In written fiction, AI characters show up in stories from writers like Philip K. Dick, William Gibson and …

Artificial Intelligence

Ask Ethan: Could Our Universe Be A Hologram?

Holograms are some of the most interesting “flat” objects humans can create. By encoding a fully three-dimensional set of information onto a two-dimensional surface, holograms change their appearance accordingly as you change your perspective. Well, many extensions to our current understanding of …

Quantum Mechanics

What’s the Point of Being Human? The Best Answer So Far

<b>By Deepak Chopra, MD</b><p><b>The point of being human is to push the envelope of being human. This is worth remembering when times are tough and we lose</b> …


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David Bowie: astronomers give the Starman his own constellation

David Bowie has been given his own constellation, consisting of seven stars that shine in the shape of the lightning bolt.<p>Belgian astronomers announced the registration of the constellation, which appropriately sits in the vicinity of Mars, following the artist’s death last week.<p>David Bowie's last …

David Bowie

Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

In The Matrix Reloaded, who is the Architect, and what's he talking about?

<b>The Architect is the creator of the Matrix.</b> He sits isolated in a room of monitors displaying everything that happens, and simulations also help the …

10 Great Philosophical Movies That Question Reality

“Reality is diabolical. Your hiding place isn’t watertight. Life trickles in from the outside, and you’re forced to react. No one asks if it is true …

A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …

Muslim scholar backs Christian pastor's right to call Islam 'satanic'

A Muslim academic has spoken outside a Belfast court in support of a born-again Christian pastor who is on trial after denouncing Islam as “satanic” and “heathen”.<p>Pastor James McConnell is being prosecuted under the 2003 Communications Act over his anti-Islam remarks during a controversial sermon …


God: Not so Black-and-White

Those who have felt the presence of God understand that we, as humans, do not have the capacity to understand Him fully. God is a great--arguably, the greatest--mystery to us. He is able to understand more, knows more, loves more, and is the only truly just being in all of creation. His mind and …

"Jade Helm" Original Score From Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.

Call of Duty

USS Enterprise Evolution in Photos: The Many Faces of Star Trek's Favorite Starship

The Enterprise Throughout History<p>Credit: Namco Bandai<p>Starship USS Enterprise, serial number NCC-1701, of the United Federation of Planets, has …

Science Fiction

13 striking photos that show Earth's beauty from 250 miles above

In the 15 years that people have been living and working aboard the International Space Station, astronauts and cosmonauts have sent incredible views …

Red Sea

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Gets Song Written by Avenged Sevenfold

Metal band Avenged Sevenfold, whose songs (and even likenesses) have appeared in past Call of Duty games, is again working with Activision on the shooter series. Developer Treyarch announced this week that the group has written a "unique" instrumental song for Call of Duty: Black Ops III.<p>The track, …

10 Unforgettable Avenged Sevenfold Moments