Samuel

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Beer Gut: Man’s Belly Brews Own Beer

<b>Free beer might sound like heaven to some tailgaters on this football weekend, but consider the case of a man whose tummy was fermenting its own brew.</b><p>Suspected for five years of being a “closet drinker,” the 61-year-old man showed up in 2009 at a Texas emergency room with a blood alcohol …

How to: Turn Your Car Into a Camper

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Earlier this year, I was awarded a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant to spend four months driving around the United States documenting nocturnal culture with my partner and collaborator, Kevin Weidner (who helped me write this piece), and our two dogs (check out my …

How would the Hyperloop actually work?

ELON MUSK has made a career out of confounding the experts. When he promised to slash the cost of spaceflight he was told it could not be done; …

Catholic News Service

Vol. 48, No. 13<br>August 16, 2018<p>-- In separate statements eight bishops, a university president and a lay organization react to sexual abuse …

Pope’s Eucharist adoration prayers in English y en Español

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has two sets of prayer intentions for the worldwide, simultaneous Eucharistic adoration scheduled for Sunday, June …

Japan's Secret WWII Weapon: Balloon Bombs

The Japanese harnessed air currents to create the first intercontinental weapons—balloons.<p><b>Balloon bombs aimed to be the silent assassins of World War II. Hitching a ride on a jet stream, these weapons from Japan could float soundlessly across the Pacific Ocean to their marks in North America.</b><p>Still …

Bishop Barber: First Jesuit Appointed Bishop by a Jesuit Pope

OAKLAND, Calif. — Bishop Michael Barber scanned the packed congregation at Oakland’s modern Cathedral of Christ the Light on May 25, and he then …

Tim Cook: Apple will open up its APIs (update: video)

Tim Cook's had a lot to say today at D11, from talking about wearables to the next versions of iOS and OS X, and he just gave devs for those software platforms a bit of good news. That's right, folks, Tim Cook has pledged that Apple will open up its APIs more, but "not to the degree that we put the …

Comfort women: South Korea's survivors of Japanese brothels

<b>Elderly women once forced to work in Japan's military brothels live out their days in a unusual retirement home next to a museum that records their suffering. Their numbers dwindling, the former "comfort women" feel they have never had a full and sincere apology - and are still waiting.</b><p>On a winding …

Examine what prevents intimacy with Christ, Pope says

Vatican City, May 29, 2013 / 12:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The faithful need to examine their lives to find the “riches” that prevent them from “getting …

Courageous prayer leads to miracles, Pope reflects

Vatican City, May 20, 2013 / 11:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis encouraged bold prayer and faithful trust in God during his homily at Mass today …

Presbyterian in a pickle

DAVID FORD, the thoroughly decent leader of Northern Ireland’s non-sectarian Alliance Party, is in a tight corner. That is not a consequence of his …

Northern Ireland

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

The Greatest Car Ever Built

Like a lot of Vanagonauts, I joined the tribe thanks to a wayward ski, surf, and climbing bum. This guy was from Crested Butte, Colorado, and everyone referred to him as Turtle, in part because of the white pop-top camper shell that covered his back at night. Turtle’s van had an equally befitting …

PowerPoint Rangers

A YOUNG consultant’s life is gruelling. A typical week starts before dawn on Monday, with a rush to the airport and a flight to wherever the client …

Korean Peninsula