Kristian Suson

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Places I'd Like to See in Japan

There are some many beautiful places to see in Japan. Here are a few of the destinations that I'd like to see during my travels.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>What I'd Like to See in Japan<p>Follow Claudine Williams on Twitter: www.twitter.com/somewherelux

Japan

If God is All-Loving, then why . . . ?

A common question about God, or objection raised in the form of a question, begins with “If God is all loving then why . . . ?” So many words can be …

Sorry, Science Doesn't Make a Case for God. But That's OK.

Last week, Eric Metaxas wrote a piece for the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> entitled "Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God." In it, he argues that the parameters for human life are so precise that they are indicators of God's existence. As he phrases it:<p>Today there are more than 200 known parameters …

Faith

'Free' pot offered by Vancouver medical marijuana dispensary

People are usually bombarded with advertisements at this time of year, but one ad campaign in Metro Vancouver is turning heads.<p>Some shoppers …

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

Flying

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Who Shares In Marijuana Taxes? The Surprising Answer

Taxes on marijuana are big, and it’s easy to see why. A discussion about legalizing marijuana often segues into one about tax revenues. Marijuana for medical use is legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Recreational marijuana is legal in DC and in four states, Colorado, Washington, …

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

How I Manage My Stock Portfolio

If you're wondering what to do in the current stock markets you are definitely not alone. I myself have certainly wondering what to do in the current volatile times. In this piece I would like to discuss what I have done, the reasons I have done what I have done, and how I see the future going …

Everyone dies: Why the best kids’ movies are also the saddest

<b>"The Lego Movie" (Warner Bros.)</b><p>A new study confirms what we’ve always known: Movies for kids are sad and violent — for good reasons<p>Erin Keane<p>December 18, 2014 8:30pm (UTC)<p>New research published in the British Medical Journal examining decades' worth of popular animated films concludes the obvious: …

7 Bible Verses to Help Ease Our Minds

When we are dealing with troubling times we allow it to influence our minds. Influencing us with fears, doubts and anxieties even though we know that …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

Air Travel

6 Items That Will Make Holiday Travel a Breeze

The decorations are hung. Holiday classics are on every TV channel. There's an ample supply of mom's homemade peppermint bark in the kitchen (which, let's be real, will be gone in a week).<p>The holiday season is a magical time... unless you have to travel.<p>Don't let crowded parkways and flight delays …

Holiday Travel

The Speech That Could Make Elizabeth Warren the Next President of the United States

Early Friday evening Sen. Elizabeth Warren took to the Senate floor and gave a plain-spoken, barn-burning speech that could make history and put her into serious contention to be the next President of the United States.<p>There are only a handful of political speeches that have such historic impact. …

Catholic and biblical warnings about ‘Christmas trees’

What does the Bible teach about using trees in worship? Have Catholic writers made warnings against Christmas trees?<p>First, notice that the Bible has …

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unveil mortgages with 3% down payment

Hoping to broaden the pool of home buyers and boost the real estate market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are launching mortgage programs with down payments as low as 3%.<p>The move, targeting buyers with good credit but little cash, has drawn fire for encouraging the kind of risky lending that caused …

Real Estate

What 2014 Taught Me

Come December, I usually write a blog post and look back and express gratitude for all the exciting opportunities that came my way that particular year. I also recall my top 10 travel moments of that year. But as I put pen to paper this year, I share not my travel experiences but what the year has …

The Cannabis Media Network

• Growing<p>2:22:28<p>Growing with Fishes - Episode 95 Growing With Fishes<p>1 day ago<p>Products<p>30:07<p>Smoking with the Masters Featuring Bodhi High - Chronicast …

Reasons Why I Love Living in Utah

I moved to Salt Lake City over 25 years ago. Although I've lived in Honolulu, Seattle, Montana, Idaho and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Utah is my home. Unlike those people who move somewhere, live there for the majority of their lives and refuse to claim their city, I'm proud to call Utah my home. …

Kanye's Creative Director Breaks Down Their Hypervisual Artistic Process

Sorry James Franco, but when it comes to the whole Renaissance Man thing, Virgil Abloh has you beat. A trained structural engineer, Mr. Abloh is also an architect, a gallery owner, a clothing designer, a DJ, <i>and</i> the creative director for Kanye West. (If the Mona Lisa hadn't already been painted, …

Vernazza Is The Most Stunning Cliff Town We've Ever Seen

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment?<p>Welcome to Vernazza.<p>This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who …

Humanist chaplain John Figdor: “Religion introduces moral problems that wouldn’t exist otherwise”

<b>Charlton Heston as Moses in "The Ten Commandments"</b><p>Let’s start with this one: “There is no God”<p>Michael Schulson<p>December 7, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>When students come to John Figdor, the humanist chaplain at Stanford, they’re often comfortable with their atheism. Big questions about God aren’t necessarily …

A New Poll Shows Americans Are Creationists, but Not Confident Creationists

In a dozen polls taken from 1982 to 2014, Gallup has asked Americans to choose among three views of evolution. One view is that humans “developed …

This Diet Has Been Linked to a Longer Life—Again

It’s no coincidence that some of the world’s populations with the longest lifespans live along the Mediterranean coast. The climate there ensures …

The ultimate adventure travel bucket list | CNN Travel

How to tell if an early stage company will succeed — in 1 meeting

I’ve worked with many early-stage companies — some have failed, while others have gone on to see enormous success. I’ve created a rubric over the years that I use to judge whether a company is on the right path or is marching towards failure. It takes far less time than you would think to make that …

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

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Thomas Jefferson vs. the Bible: What America’s founding father really thought about religion

<b>(White House Historical Association)</b><p>Our third president had famously complicated attitudes about Christianity. But just how conflicted was his?<p>Valerie Tarico<p>December 3, 2014 2:23pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>American Founding Father Thomas Jefferson, who authored the …