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Screen Test | Katie Rose Wilkinson (NSFW)

Screen Test <i>is an in-house photo editorial series curated by Highsnobiety. Each edition highlights the best up-and-coming models and photographers</i> …

Professor explains how his study of the historical Jesus made him leave atheism

Dr. Michael F. Bird has a great article in Christianity Today. I’ve featured his debates with atheist historian James Crossley on this blog before, …

Cats do not need their owners, scientists conclude

Rudyard Kipling was right. Cats really do walk by themselves and do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, a new study has shown.<p>Although owners might worry that their pet is nervously pining for their return when they leave the house, in fact, cats show no sign of separation …

How Diabetes Affects Your Brain

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US federal air marshal attacked with syringe in Lagos airport

The FBI and CDC are investigating an attack on a federal air marshal who was injected with a syringe full of an unknown substance inside the Lagos, Nigeria airport on Sunday, according to a Situational Awareness notice obtained by FoxNews.com.<p>A federal air marshal reported being attacked by a …

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

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Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Impoverished Individuals Defy The Laws Of Physics To Survive

In 3rd world countries around the world, transporting goods via freight just isn't an option or a luxury the vast majority of traders can afford.<p>Many …

Lauren Bacall's Effortless Glamour

The Hollywood icon leaves behind a legacy of style and glamor. This is 'The Look.'<p>Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall died yesterday at the age of 89. She leaves behind a legacy of style and glamor: those seductive cat eyes, that sultry swagger, that voice. Called "The Look," for the way she gazed at her …

The essential Lauren Bacall: 6 must-see films from 'the girl with the look'

With her sultry beauty and penchant for high-fashion style, it's no wonder Lauren Bacall was known as the 'girl with the look.' She also was the girl with the amazing résumé. Bacall, who died Tuesday at 89, shot to stardom practically the second she hit the big screen, kicking off a career that …

The Look And The Legend Of Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall, nicknamed "The Look," was one of the last remaining vestiges of the golden age of Hollywood — with the mythology, unique beauty, and gravitas of all classic stars. In the wake of her death, this is how her legacy came to be and how it will live on.<p>Lauren Bacall was a woman of sharp …

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Jon Stewart Responds to Sean Hannity: "You're The Arby's of News"

Posted on April 24, 2014<p>Daily Show: In contradiction to his unwavering patriotism, Sean Hannity's support of an anarchist rancher goes against the …

How to Meditate: A Primer for People Who Don't Like to Meditate

"Take a deep breath and close your eyes," the speaker said in a soothing, somewhat commanding voice. I knew what was coming: He was going to ask us to meditate. I shifted in my chair and my mind began creating excuses to opt out. You might know the excuses: It's too New Age-y; it's not for me; my …

Obamacare Is as American as the Founding Fathers

Republican opposition to the Affordable Care Act springs from a radical individualism that’s antithetical to why the nation was founded.<p>Republican …

As he sweats on Chilcot, question of trust is last thing Blair needs

• <b>Intimate note by Wendi Deng fuels Murdoch and Blair's feud</b>• <b><br>Ex-PM banned from summit after tycoon said: 'It's me or Tony'</b>• <b><br>Blair and Murdoch, once</b> …

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Blair's mission to murder Mugabe: As it's claimed ex-PM planned to topple Zimbabwe despot, top thriller writer chillingly imagines the audacious SAS raid

<b>This week, South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki made the extraordinary claim that 13 years ago Tony Blair asked him for help in ‘invading’</b> …

The Heart of Francis' Mission

WASHINGTON -- Christianity has often been used over the centuries to prop up the powerful. But from the beginning, the Christian message has been …

A Pope's Pointed Message

WASHINGTON -- "Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably …