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4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30

By the time you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake, most professionals have been working for a solid eight years. Throw in …

Emotional Intelligence

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

Diabetes

Military Report Says UFOs May Have Communicated With a Massive Underwater Object

In 2004, US military planes conducting a training exercise off the California coast noticed something strange in the sky. A foreign object with a …

Top Secret US Air Force Base Contains a Vast Complex With Living and Dead Aliens, Former Worker Claims - Alien Revelations

Raymond Szymanski is a retired Air Force Engineer, who worked at the Ohio Base for 39 years.<p>He claims that the UFOs and aliens from the outrageous …

Paranormal

This 3-Letter Word Will Make You Live Longer and Happier, According to Science

It's as simple as taking a walk outside.<p>Ever encountered something so vast, so beautiful, so intense, that your mind struggled to comprehend it? There's a word for that, and multiple studies have concluded that it's very good for your health. It's the experience of <i>awe</i>.<p>Psychologists describe awe as …

Psychology

In Interview, Top Indonesian Muslim Scholar Says Stop Pretending That Orthodox Islam and Violence Aren't Linked

Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, has a constitution that recognizes other major religions, and practices a syncretic form of …

Religion

Eight great tricks for reading people’s body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn’t wanted to read …

The Atlantic on Twitter: "The First White President, by @tanehisicoates https://t.co/mjv5eJwQAd… "

New conversation<p>Tweet unavailable<p>Tweet unavailable<p>Tweet unavailable<p>Replying to @<b>TheAtlantic</b><p>Wow, just wow!! Carnival barker indeed. The right mix of …

Man Shall Not Live on the New Testament Alone

No less than Jesus in the wilderness, we need every word that comes from the mouth of God. What do Christians do with the Old Testament, with its …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

Are Aliens Real? NASA Astronauts Share Their Experiences With Extraterrestrials

How often have we thought about the existence of life beyond Earth, and feared that if we ever encountered extraterrestrial beings, they might wreak …

Control Your Sexuality

This whole series titled “Run to Win“ had its genesis in a number of real-world conversations. In one, a woman told of her struggles with her …

Is All Sin the Same?

Any kid in a half decent confirmation class will be able to tell you that all sin is not the same.

The Reformation | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Unleashed in the early sixteenth century, the Reformation put an abrupt end to the relative unity that had existed for the previous thousand years in …

Generational Divide in American Evangelicalism

<b>Editors' Note</b>: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on the Future of Faith in America: Evangelicalism. Read other perspectives …

Franciscan Citizenship – A Reflection on the first four years

We all know how good citizenship, civic involvement and concern for the common good are important and necessary for society. Citizenship has been …

Why Does the New Testament Cite Extrabiblical Sources?

Sometimes biblical authors drew in material from outside the Bible in order to strengthen their points for their audience.Listen Now

How to Unleash Positive Change in Your Life Immediately

When you are aware of your passion, you don't need resolutions. You don't need to suffer through diets. You will see your purpose with clarity.<p>You see people succeed all around you and it seems effortless for them. You feel you've stalled, or worse -- you feel like you've wasted your time doing …

Diets

5 Scientific Myths You Probably Believe About The Universe

The Universe is a vast, mysterious place, encompassing everything we’ve ever known, observed or could ever hope to come into contact with. For millennia, a look up at the sky — our window into the cosmos beyond our world — was met with wonder, awe, and a fascination with the unknown. Thanks to all …

If we made contact with aliens, how would religions react?

The discovery of life on another planet might seem incompatible with faith in a deity. Yet many theologians are already open to the existence of extraterrestrials, argues the writer Brandon Ambrosino.<p>In 2014, Nasa awarded $1.1M to the Center for Theological Inquiry, an ecumenical research institute …

Billy Graham

Muslim Woman Devotes Her Life to Helping Christians Displaced by ISIS

Many are familiar with "The Vicar of Baghdad," Canon Andrew White, the head of one of the most prominent relief charities helping thousands of Christians displaced by ISIS, but many don't know that much of the work White gets credit for is actually carried out by a Muslim woman.<p>Meet Dr. Sarah …

I’m a Christian With Stage IV Cancer. I Want Death With Dignity.

I’ve had cancer now for four years. I was diagnosed with stage-three lung cancer in 2012. It was a surprise to my family and to myself. I don’t …

Cancer

6 Things Christians Should Stop Saying To People Who Doubt

And what to focus on instead.<p>I couldn’t tell you exactly when I started losing my faith. I can only describe it like this: It’s something like standing near the ocean and watching the sun glistening on the water, only to realize much later that the tide has gone out.<p>That’s exactly where my …

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

IT’S one of the things we are most afraid might happen to us. We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it all the same: We marry the wrong person.<p>Partly, it’s because we have a bewildering array of problems that emerge when we try to get close to others. We seem normal only to those who …

Relationships

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

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Fermi’s Paradox and the Missing Aliens

While our galaxy hosts billions of planets, it seems quite extraordinary that we have not had any contact with a single extraterrestrial …

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

1/<p>Aliens 101: The Kardashev Scale & Fermi Paradox<p>Universal Pictures<p>Think about how far humanity has progressed in its short 200,000 years of …

Universe