Day: April 14, 2018

For many, Christianity and Trumpism are synonymous. These evangelicals are pushing back.

Source: Vox Lynchburg’s Red Letter Revival brought “pro-testifiers” to Jerry Falwell Jr.’s door. By Tara Isabella Burton@NotoriousTIBtara.burton@vox.com  Apr 12, 2018, 3:30pm EDT SHARE Alex Wong/Getty Images Lynchburg, Virginia, became the site of a battleground over the future of American evangelicalism last weekend. On one side of the conflict was Liberty University, the […]

Superstitions are a control issue

Source: The Star By ISABEL TEOTONIO Life Reporter On Friday the 13th, Star readers share their superstitions. Why do they persist in an information age? Well, we are hard-wired to believe certain behaviours result in reward or punishment, so superstitions provide a simple reason for things that one can never fully understand. […]

How Being a Night Owl Endangers Your Health

Source: Time By ALEXANDRA SIFFERLIN A new study found that night owls—people who like to stay up late—are more likely to die early compared to morning larks, who rise earlier. The new report, published in the journal Chronobiology International, analyzed a study of about half a million people from ages 30 to 73 and followed what […]