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This nighttime routine will help you be more productive in the morning

This way you can get the rest you need, and you will be prepared for an energetic and focused tomorrow.<p>The Nightly Routine doesn't have to be as long as the morning  —  mine is only around 15 minutes or so; however, I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to crush the day.<p>After recently writing a …

27 Seriously Underrated Books Every Book Lover Should Read

You've read Harry Potter 12 times now. Put it down, and read these instead.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

Here's what two scientists think it will take to save the planet

Carroll visited Wilson's office at Harvard University for a free-ranging, hours-long chat. It covered concerns for the future and reminiscing about the past - and morphed into an idea for a global campaign to unite biologists behind the common cause of saving the natural world, a prerequisite for …

Why should atheists have to show respect for religion?

“Can’t we all just get along?”<p>Among progressive and moderate religious believers, ecumenicalism is a big deal. For many of these believers, being …

Religion

New temperature records highlight global warming's continued rise

<b>(CNN) —</b> New climate change records have come along to remind us that Earth's thermostat is steadily pushing upward.<p>More exactly, there are two global high temperature records and a smattering of climate change low points.<p>March 2015 was the warmest March since record-keeping began in 1880, says the …

Climate Change

Why Clinton’s immigration speech left many Republican rivals speechless

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s fighting words on immigration this week, designed in part to provoke Republicans into a reactionary counterattack, instead drew an unusual early response from several top-tier GOP presidential candidates: silence.<p>Two days after Clinton vowed to expand on President Obama’s …

Government

Hillary Clinton Channels Obama in Thunderous First 2016 Speech

Before a friendly audience in Manhattan on Thursday, Clinton took a page from the president’s speech playbook, placing her candidacy within women’s …

Government

Quit Saving So Much Money For Retirement If You're Not Taking Care Of Yourself

That’s not the most politically correct way to start a retirement article but I’m sick of being nice about it. I’ve often said that your health is your real wealth and that one of the best ways to make a smooth transition into the next phase of life is to be mentally and physically prepared. …

Retirement

Actor who played Jesus in 'The Bible' now plays the devil

NEW YORK (AP) — Diogo Morgado, who played Jesus in the History channel's 2013 miniseries "The Bible," has a new TV series. This time he plays a …

Christianity

Clinton gives glimpse of how she plans to run as a woman

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for women in the U.S. and …

Government

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Why Obama’s trip to the Florida Everglades is a shrewd move in the climate debate

It may not be as obvious a climate symbol as the rapidly warming Arctic. But with President Obama’s climate-focused visit on Earth Day, Everglades National Park could take on new significance as a politically potent case study of how global warming directly impacts people living in the United …

Everglades

“The direction of change is clear”: 4 reasons the green movement is picking up steam

Historians will remember 2015 as the year the world decisively moved away from its reliance on fossil fuels<p>Don’t hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began, the moment when the world started to move decisively away from its …

Stephen King lets Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have it

<b>Stephen King (AP/Francois Mori)</b><p>In a brilliant tweet, the horror master perfectly sums up the state of the 2016 presidential race<p>Salon Staff<p>April 19, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Stephen King has unloaded on the Republican presidential field on Twitter -- the horror master's latest dive into savvy GOP …

Republicans

This year Earth is off to warmest start in at least 136 years

Earth has had a remarkably hot first quarter of the year, with the January through March period coming in as the warmest such period on record, …

How To Tell If The Article About Climate You Are Reading Is B.S., In Four Easy Steps

class=”wide-photo-box” ><p>Humanity’s choice (via IPCC): Aggressive climate action ASAP (left figure) minimizes future warming and costs a mere 0.06% of …

Climate Change

From Fracking to Keystone XL, Green Groups Face a Hillary Clinton Problem

Way back in October 2010, when federal deliberations over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline had only been plodding along for a little over two years, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had this to say when asked about the wisdom of “mainlining” heavy Canadian crude oil amid escalating climate …

Oil & Gas Industry

Apple digs in on green with China solar, US forest projects

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — In a quest to be more green, Apple says it is investing in Chinese solar power and preserving forests that make …

Renewable Energy

Rapid warming period may be underway as Earth sets another record

March was the warmest such month on record for the globe as a whole, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), which is one of the centers …

“You’re a 10-foot-tall crybaby”: Bill O’Reilly destroyed by another Fox host over “War on Christianity” claims

O’Reilly complained that Christians are being “verbally killed” in the streets. John Stossel was having none of it<p>On "The O'Reilly Factor" last night, Bill O'Reilly tried to browbeat Fox Business host John Stossel for claiming that Christianity is not under attack in America today -- needless to …

Is Christianity Dark Enough for Millennials?

An interview with the author Rachel Held Evans about her new book and searching for authenticity in the church<p>"I caution against the idea that the way to get young people into church is to be hip and cool and have a pastor who wears skinny jeans." Rachel Held Evans could have been talking about any …

Map: These are the world’s least religious countries

The world's most populous country is also the globe's least religious. According to a new study, 90 percent of all Chinese consider themselves to be atheists or not to be religious.<p>The survey of 65 countries, conducted by Gallup International and the WI Network of Market Research, is based on …

Religion

Global Warming Is Already Clobbering the Amazon

When it comes to doing research in the Amazon, Oliver Phillips says the worst part is the sweat bees. Phillips, an ecologist from the University of …

“An embarrassment for the interests of Latino community”: How Rubio’s climate denial could doom his presidential hopes

The presidential contender may live to regret his anti-science statements<p>Newly announced presidential hopeful Marco Rubio once used the words "global warming" in a sentence that didn't include the word "hoax" or "alarmists." It was in a 2007 speech, in which the then-Speaker of the Florida House of …

Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid: Find Out Where She Stands on Climate

There's a cliche among those who are discouraged by the political climate that "there's no difference between the candidates." Now that Hillary …

China is about to pass US as the top cause of modern global warming

China's cumulative greenhouse gas emissions since 1990, when governments were becoming aware of climate change, will outstrip those of the United States in 2015 or 2016, according to separate estimates by experts in Norway and the United States.<p>The shift, reflecting China's stellar economic growth, …

Abraham Lincoln would despise you all: Race, the South and the GOP’s most delusional fantasy

Republicans call themselves party of Lincoln, then take stands on race the late president would never, ever back<p>In an extraordinary amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court to oppose gay marriage, the attorney general of South Carolina recently declared that the Republican congressmen who framed …