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Pope Francis Apologises For Sex Abuse Of Children By Catholic Church Clergy

The head of the Catholic Church has issued an apology for clerical sex abuses against children.<p>Speaking to members of the International Catholic …

'Let Jesus be known': Pope speaks English publicly for the first time

Pope Francis spoke English publicly for the first time in his role as leader of the world’s Catholics in a message released Friday to participants at an evangelization conference in the Philippines.<p>In the recording, which runs about two minutes long, the pope addresses those attending the …

Christianity

Pope Francis breaks tradition during confession

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has kneeled before a priest and confessed his sins in a St. Peter's Basilica ceremony he hopes will inspire others to seek forgiveness.<p>Traditionally, popes have heard confessions of some faithful in the basilica on Good Friday morning. But Francis did so three weeks …

Providence College Ignoring Pope Francis's Advice on Gay Marriage

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pope Francis made waves last week when he criticized the Catholic Church for being "obsessed" with …

Philomena Lee on meeting the Pope: 'Those nuns would be jealous now'

Philomena Lee, whose search for the son sold by nuns to America when he was three years old inspired an Oscar-nominated film, has said that meeting Pope Francis has helped her find closure.<p>"I felt such a sense of relief yesterday for the guilt I carried and that I still carry a little bit today," …

Wine tasting notes: the best wines from Saint-Chinian

Saint-Chinian in the Languedoc makes some of southern France’s best wines<p><b>2012 Saint-Chinian, Domaine Raynier £5.75, Wine Society</b><p>Minervois or Corbières may grab the Languedoc’s headlines but to my mind this small region to the north-west of Béziers makes some of southern France’s most serious wines. …

Wine Tasting

'Hand of God' Image Captured by Space Telescope (+Photo)

The “Hand of God,” the energized remains of a dead star that resembles a hand, was captured by NASA’s NuSTAR telescope.<p>The image, along with one that …

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GP surgery inspections reveal practices that put patients at risk

Evidence of medical records left lying around, vaccines not kept at the right temperature, and dangerously dirty rooms with maggots found at one practice, have all been uncovered during inspections of GP surgeries, an official report reveals on Thursday.<p>The inspections of 1,000 surgeries across …

World's Third Oldest Bible Displayed at Smithsonian

Ancient gospels with unique passages attributed to Jesus makes a rare holiday appearance.<p><b>Perched in the middle of a Victorian dining room, and surrounded by antique Asian vases, the world's third oldest Bible is now on display in Washington, D.C.</b><p><b>The Codex Washingtonianus, located at the</b> …

I would totally buy this awesome Apple curved HDTV

Tim Cook says that Apple has <i>BIG</i> plans for 2014. Everyone is assuming that it will finally be the fabled Apple TV set. Our friend Martin Hajek joined …

Ancient burial box claimed to have earliest reference to Jesus

For 2,000 years, pilgrims and archaeologists have hunted for physical evidence of Jesus and his family, without success.<p>But now an ancient burial box claiming to contain the earliest reference to the Christian saviour is about to go on public display in Israel after its owner was cleared of …

Floridians spot 'angel cloud' after new pope named

A message from above?<p>That’s what several South Florida residents thought after looking toward the sky on the day a new pope was named.<p>Most saw an angel in the clouds and grabbed their cameras to document the vision.<p>For some, it was a clear sign from heaven, maybe a message from God himself, showing …

Turkey: in search of Saint Nicholas

After a dream-like day of swims, sweetmeat snacks and sultry temperatures, it seemed counterintuitive to be driving along Turkey’s Turquoise Coast in search of Father Christmas.<p>Had I ever known that Father Christmas – referred to in these parts as Saint Nicholas – hailed from here, then it had long …

Chromecast wins the Time Magazine Gadget of the Year!

There have been other technologies and gadgets to wirelesssly “cast” your content from a device to your television – DLNA, Bluetooth, Apple AirPush, …

8 Simple Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter

With these gadgets you'll be feeding your pets when you're not at home and discovering how much energy those old appliances are sucking.<p>With these gadgets you'll be feeding your pets when you're not at home and discovering how much energy those old appliances are sucking.

The Best Gluten-Free Pastas

Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, a panel of Bon Appétit editors gathered in the Test Kitchen for a blind taste test.<p>Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, we procured 35 types (in five different shapes) from over a dozen producers: …

Cooking

Zuli’s Smartplugs Turn Your Phone Into The Proximity-Based Switch For The Connected Home

A recent Kickstarter project called the Zuli Smartplug makes each of your power outlets intelligent thanks to Bluetooth low-energy, along with remote control from a smartphone, proximity triggering and scheduling, too. It’s sort of like what you maybe have been hearing about with Apple’s iBeacons, …

Lost Egyptian City Discovered by Underwater Archaeologist After 1,200 Years

For many centuries the fabled city of Heracleion was thought to be a myth, a place of amazing affluence talked about by Herodotus, frequented by …

Archaeology

The Swing At The End Of The World (Video)

From the looks of the photos, the Swing at the end of the world, looks like the world’s highest rope swing, it is located in the city of banos in …

Gear & Gadgets

So lonely: Isolation drives one in five patients to GP

Loneliness is driving more and more otherwise healthy people to visit their GP, a study shows.<p>One in five patients visits their doctor because of an …

How DNA Sequencing Is Changing Medicine

In April 2013, we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. Led by the National Institutes of Health, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was completed 2.5 years ahead of schedule and well under budget. “For the first time, anyone could freely read the fundamental …

Gift Ideas for DIY Foodies

That SodaStream was a gateway toy. This year, it’s all about meat grinders, smoking chips, and fermentation crocks

Foodies

Patrick Soon-Shiong is remaking the US healthcare system. Here's how

<i>This article was taken from the August 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Why Brain Surgeons Want Help From A Maggot-Like Robot

Brain surgery is a dicey business. Even the most experienced surgeons can damage healthy tissue while trying to root out tumors deep inside the brain.<p>Researchers from the University of Maryland are working on a solution, and it sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. They're developing a tiny, …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …