Shane Corbett

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A Year Without God: A Former Pastor's Journey Into Atheism

<i>What difference does God make?</i><p>About a year ago a friend and Episcopal priest, told me her atheist friend asked her this question. She found it harder to answer than she expected. He had batted away her first few attempts and she was now running it by me. We didn't end up discussing it for very long …

What the Brosurance and Creepy Uncle Sam Ads Don't Get About Millennials

Obamacare's biggest fans and staunchest enemies are desperately trying to get their message to young folks—and boy are they failing.<p>There’s a term that those in the health-care conversation use to describe my age group. Ordinarily, we’re known as Millennials, Generation Y, or just plain “young …

The Great Snapchat Mirage

We don't know a single useful number about the hottest company in tech. Why Snapchat may be much smaller than it sounds.<p>Every few months, since late 2012, Snapchat has released a new number to the public. This number is touted as an important, defining metric — it is intended as a sort of Snapchat …

When Low-Wage Workers Can't Afford the Food They Stock Themselves

Is Charles Manson Getting Married?

Charles Manson, perhaps the most infamous convicted killer of all time, is 79 years old and still locked up in California’s Corcoran State Prison, …

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Somalia arrests woman over rape allegations

Police in Somalia have arrested a 19-year-old alleged rape victim and a journalist who interviewed her about the attack, a government official told Al Jazeera.<p>Both the victim and Mohamed Bashir, a reporter for Radio Shabelle, were arrested for defamation, government spokesman Abdirahman Omar Osman …

Dutch alcoholics paid to clean up Amsterdam streets – in beer

Instead of loitering in the streets, Dutch alcoholics clean them up – and get paid in beer.<p>Only in Amsterdam, you might say.<p>As part of a government-funded scheme, about 20 chronic alcoholics receive five cans of beer, half a pouch of rolling tobacco and the equivalent of $13 each for six hours of …

Sarah Palin Serves Up a Healthy Serving of Venom in Her Christmas Book

She didn’t write about ‘Protecting the Heart of Christmas’ at all—instead, the eternally offended governor may have penned the perfect manual for …

Why the Braves are leaving Atlanta, in one map

<i>Correction: The Braves moved to Atlanta from Milwaukee, not Boston.</i><p>The Atlanta Braves are leaving Turner Field to be closer to their fans — who are, increasingly, no longer based in Atlanta.<p>The Braves, who have called downtown Atlanta home since relocating from Milwaukee in 1966, will build a $672 …

Nexus 5 review: the best Android smartphone going

The Google Nexus 5 is the fifth generation of the Google-designed Nexus Android smartphone line, which is now faster, slimmer and even better.<p>The Nexus line represents the best of Google in a smartphone. Google chooses a manufacturing partner – in this case LG as it did with the Nexus 4 before it – …

Cassini reveals Saturn's true colours

"There is not perhaps another object in the heavens that presents us with such a variety of extraordinary phenomena as the planet Saturn," William Herschel once remarked. "It is a magnificent globe, encompassed by a stupendous double ring; attended by seven satellites; ornamented with equatorial …

11 Unusual Drinks That Will Up Your Cocktail Game

Because there's more out there than just rum and coke.<p>Be warned: you might have to repeat your order to a (kind of annoyed) bartender a few times, but it's totally worth it.

The Risky Groupon Initiative That Beat Back LivingSocial Perhaps Once and for All

Since Groupon’s earliest days, there was always one constant: It would almost never take less than 30 percent of the proceeds from the daily deals it …

Timelapse Photography of the Active Skies over La Palma

At 270 square miles (700 sq. km) and less than 100,000 residents, La Palma may be the third smallest of Africa’s seven main Canary Islands, but it …

Incredible Satellite Image of Super Typhoon Haiyan Bearing Down on the Philippines

This unbelievable satellite photograph shows the sheer horrifying magnitude of Typhoon Haiyan, the terrible tropical cyclone that caused unimaginable …