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5 Scientific Explanations That Get Misused Constantly

Science can explain most things, but most people can't explain science. That's why so many treat it like magic -- a few nonsense words they say to …

How I use hypnosis to cope with Asperger's Syndrome

In many ways I was an easy child.<p>One of three brothers, I was bright, well behaved and happy in my own company. But I was unusually calm and observant; unmoved by drama or emergencies. Once, when I was five, I noticed our babysitter was nudging the rug on the floor closer and closer to our fire. I …

Sleep Problem: My Brain Won't Shut Off

When getting into bed cues that ticker in your head.<p><i>The Arianna Huffington +</i> Furthermore <i>Sleep Series knows that all good sleepers are alike; all bad sleepers are bad in their own way. When we asked you what your sleep issues were, you answered. Many of you said you couldn't shut your minds off at</i> …

What life is like when you don’t feel real

<i>This week (May 16-22) is Mental Health Awareness Week, with “relationships” as the theme. We’ll be running features all week about the mental health of those close to you, the mental health of the artists that inspire you and the different ways that communities and individuals deal with the issue.</i> …

Hey, Paleo People, Put A Potato On The Plate, Says Science

Good news, paleo diet people. You can finally toss a potato on your plate alongside your steak. After all, it's what your paleo cousins would've done.<p>…

Angry Transgender Activists Turn on Caitlyn Jenner — Here’s Why They’re So Upset

Caitlyn Jenner got an earful from transgender protesters outside a Chicago charity event where the former gold medal-winning Olympian was keynote speaker Thursday.<p>“You are an insult to trans people! You are an insult to women!” one protester yelled through a bullhorn at the 66-year-old. “You have …

This Transgender Man Thought He Was Just Out Of Shape… But He Was Actually Pregnant!

Now THAT'S an unplanned pregnancy!<p>A transgender man who transitioned over a decade ago thought he was out of shape and needed to hit the gym… but it …

Pregnancy

Mormons plan 'mass resignation' over policies for gay people

<b>A group of Mormons have planned a "mass resignation" after leaders changed church policies regarding gay people.</b><p>The rules, which were not meant to be made public, say children living with a gay parent cannot be baptised until they are 18 and only when they renounce homosexuality.<p>The new rules also …

No regrets for gay priest sacked by Vatican

The Polish priest made waves last month when he announced his homosexuality -- and said he had a Spanish boyfriend -- on the eve of a bishops' synod on the family at the Vatican.<p>Charamsa was sacked from his post working for the Vatican office for protecting Catholic doctrine, and the 43-year-old is …

How Can We Feel When Someone Is Staring At Us?

Have you ever had the feeling somebody was staring at you only to discover that you were right, as you awkwardly locked eyes with the starer and felt …

Psychology

Straight man has lovely response to a gay man who asked for his number

Shane asked for Chad's number at a wedding, and although Chad had a girlfriend he gave a brilliant response<p>It takes a lot of courage to ask someone you don't know for their number - especially if you are gay and don't know whether or not they are too.<p>"I thought it was extremely brave and I know …

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

‘Gay’ Doritos Prompt Freak-Out

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’ attempt to turn Rowan County into a no-gay-marriage zone has failed, but conservative enthusiasm for pointless posturing …

lgbtq

Five Bible-based responses to common arguments against marriage equality

(Continued from Page 3 )<p><b><br>Argument #4: The Bible says “homosexuals” won’t go to heaven.</b><p>Before 1946, no Bible translation had ever used the word …

LGBTQI

Pope Francis sends letter praising gay children's book

Italian book that explores different family types including same sex was banned by mayor of Venice, but pontiff becomes unlikely supporter<p>The hippos, kangaroos and penguins adorning the cover of Piccolo Uovo (Little Egg) give little hint of the political and religious storm the children’s book has …

Pope Francis

Here's Why it Makes Perfect Sense That Josh Duggar Cheated

Now can we stop? Please? Can we please stop acting as if Conservative, right-wing "Christians" make any sense or are even "good" people? Any extreme is bad. Any. And that goes for people who call themselves "Christians" and it goes double for anyone who calls him or herself a "fundamentalist" …

If I Must Accept the Hobby Lobby Decision, You Must Accept Marriage Equality

June 2014: the Supreme Court hands down its opinion in a controversial case, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. In a 5-4 vote, the court allows corporations to claim religious exemptions from federal laws. Opponents are angered but accept the court's decision as the final word on the subject.<p>June 2015, the …

Being Christian Doesn't Give You the Right to Discriminate

Conservatives have spent a lot of time recently asserting their right to illegally discriminate, which they like to call "religious freedom". The problem is that these conservatives seem to have different standards depending on whose rights are being discussed.<p>A perfect example of this issue comes …

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (11 July 2015)

<b>Top picks</b><p>Two pairs of identical twins were mixed up at birth and raised as two pairs of fraternal twins. Then they found each other. It’s the plot of Comedy of Errors, but in real life. By Susan Dominus.<p>New horned dino Wendiceratops was named after professional fossil hunter Wendy Sloboda, who then …

'A Very Easy Decision': These Straight Couples Waited to Wed Until Gay Marriage Was Legal

When Roxy and Jordan Davis got engaged in 2009, Proposition 8, banning gay marriage in their home state of California, had recently passed. Instead of saying "I do," both decided, "we won’t" until everyone had the right.<p>"It was a very easy decision to make," said Roxy, 29.<p>Jordan, also 29, said he …

Facebook says no sex apps on Oculus, but won’t discuss limits on violence

The Facebook-owned company will start selling its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in the first quarter of next year. And it will operate its own app store (similar to Apple's app store) so you can download games and other engrossing apps that deliver the thrills of virtual reality. Oculus will …

Background info on US spies, military stolen by hackers

Wondering how the recently uncovered hack covering personal information from millions of government employees could be worse? We now have our answer, as sources have told the <i>Associated Press</i> and other outlets that in another breach, hackers accessed data from security clearance checks for military …

July 2015