Patricia Mariz

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Why you don't need God

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was January 2014 and I was sitting on the beach in Malibu looking out at the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean, ebbing and flowing. I had just begun a personal project of challenging my lifelong assumption that God exists.<p>You see, I had been a Seventh-day Adventist pastor for 19 years. I …

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Pop Quiz: Which K-Pop idol is my perfect valentine? (For Girls)

T.O.P - classy<p>You are a classy lady who deserves a Valentine's date with many a woman's ideal type, the classy T.O.P with his sexy eyes and possibly …

EXO’s Suho to Cameo in “Prime Minister and I”

<b>EXO</b>’s <b>Suho</b> is set to cameo in his <b>Girls’ Generation</b> sunbae <b>YoonA</b>’s drama “<b>Prime Minister and I</b>.”<p>He will appear on KBS 2TV’s Monday-Tuesday drama “Prime …

Shazam Recaps the Top EDM Tags of 2013

Shazam, one of the most useful smart phone apps available for music lovers, recently published a list of the most tagged EDM tunes of 2013. Avicii …

Scientists Find Aggressive New HIV Strain

Swedish scientists have identified a new strain of HIV that appears to progress much faster than most previously identified variations of the …

Tryptophan Making You Sleepy Is A Big Fat Lie

It feels like there is a simultaneous conversation happening at Thanksgiving tables across the country. You eat a big meal -- which includes a generous helping of turkey -- and all of a sudden you're feeling like you really want to lie down and take a nap. "It's the tryptophan," says Aunt Doris or …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

This Is What Happens To Your Brain Whilst High On Cocaine

Bands love it, rappers praise it, police hunt it and celebrities and politicians are frequently caught with it. Now what could we be possibly talking …

Suzy reveals how she maintains her perfect skin and figure

The 'Produce 48' contestants are winking away in hopes of becoming the next Park Ji Hoon.In the previous season with the male trainees, Park Ji Hoon, …

Print It: The Look Better Naked 2-Day Cleanse Diet

This short and sweet cleansing diet will help you get on the road to faster weight loss<p>What are you doing this weekend? Ready to look better naked? The best way to get into the groove of a new approach to eating is by experiencing early results. And you will—with this 2-day plan by dietitian Keri …

The Lose-Weight-in-7-Days Eating Plan

An eating plan to slim down without starving<p>Wish you could fit into your "thin jeans" next weekend? You totally can! Just eat the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (yes, there's still room for snacks!) outlined in this healthy eating plan for the next seven days. You'll drop pounds</i> …

Eye-Opening Portraits of Living Conditions for Animals in Zoos

<i>Captive</i> is a powerful series by Washington D.C.-based Canadian photographer Gaston Lacombe that takes a look at animals in zoos and their living environments. Shooting his images from the perspective of any regular visitor, Lacombe manages to capture portraits of creatures, big and small, confined …

Disney Princesses as Superheroes

With Halloween fast approaching, US artist Isaiah K Stephensdecided to the give the Disney Princesses a costume makeover.<p>In his illustrated series, he turned Ariel into Black Widow, Aurora into Daenerys Targaryen, Snow White in Wonder Woman, and Jasmine into Chun-Li.<p>Check out the rest of the Disney Princesses and their amazing costumes: http://bit.ly/1cVF574

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

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10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Every Nation Is Number 1 at Something

And my own sweet land of liberty? We Americans lead the world in Nobel laureates and getting killed by lawnmowers. Yeehaw!<p>USA! USA! USA!<p>Doghouse …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

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Our 15 Favorite Apple Pie Recipes

From crumbly pies to the classic lattice top, these 14 apple pie recipes will get you baking all fall<p>There's nothing quite like the smell of an apple pie baking in the oven—sweet fruit, warm spices, buttery crust. But even better than smelling it? Eating it. We have 15 awesome recipes that you've …

Baking

Someone

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

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Bank of America to Review Working Conditions After Intern Death

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has announced it will review working conditions for junior employees after the death of a 21-year-old intern last …

The 13 Songs of Summer 2013 According to Time

With the summer coming to a rapid close, Time decided to rank what they found to be the 13 songs of the Summer. With Daft Punk, Zedd and Avicii …

Futuristic Sleeping Pods Recharge Modern Workers

During a typical day's work, many employees start feeling tired by mid-afternoon. Who wouldn't love to take a quick nap to recharge their batteries before pushing through the final hours? Unfortunately, sleeping on the job is frowned upon in many places of employment, but one company is hoping to …

Pope Francis reaches out to Muslims at end of Ramadan

<b>Pope Francis has urged Christians and Muslims to work together to promote mutual respect, particularly by educating new generations of believers.</b><p>He greeted Muslims around the world during his Sunday blessing of pilgrims gathered in St Peter's Square in Rome.<p>He said that "our brothers'' the Muslims …

Top Birthday Freebies Include Free Entrees, Desserts

Don't you hate it when you realize <i>after</i> your birthday that you missed out on loads of freebies that could have helped you celebrate your big day even …