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Robert Downey Jr.’s Epic Saga: Addiction, Family Life, and The Judge. 32 Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud. Yet Another 12 Mind-Blowing Documentaries To Watch On Netflix. 17 Books to Read Before the Movie Hits Theatres This Year. Don’t be like my students (just kidding guys, you know I love you) and respond with, “Well, I’ve seen the movie” if someone asks you if you’ve read a book.

17 Books to Read Before the Movie Hits Theatres This Year

Movies are awesome, and the film adaptations of Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games and Everything is Illuminated, for example, are on the same level as their printed counterparts. But no matter how advanced and authentic the film version is, watching the movie just isn’t the same as reading the book. Animal Spirit. Animals Were Harmed: Hollywood's Nightmare of Death, Injury, and Secrecy Exposed. List of Doctor Who Mini-Episodes : doctorwho.

42 Experimental And Mind-Bending Maps That You Won't See In Textbooks. This Terrifying Raptor Chase Is the Most Traumatic Prank of All Time. I hate Strong Female Characters. I hate Strong Female Characters.

I hate Strong Female Characters

As someone spends a fair amount of time complaining on the internet that there aren’t enough female heroes out there, this may seem a strange and out of character thing to say. And of course, I love all sorts of female characters who exhibit great resilience and courage. I love it when Angel asks Buffy what’s left when he takes away her weapons and her friends and she grabs his sword between her palms and says “Me”. California Governor Signs Groundbreaking Bill Protecting Transgender Students. By Zack Ford "California Governor Signs Groundbreaking Bill Protecting Transgender Students" California made history Monday with Gov.

California Governor Signs Groundbreaking Bill Protecting Transgender Students

Jerry Brown’s (D) signature on the School Success and Opportunity Act, a bill that protects transgender students and ensures their full participation in schools. Taking effect January 1, 2014, the law requires California public schools respect students’ gender identities and ensure that they can use all appropriate school facilities and participate equally on sports teams and other extracurricular activities. Women And Sex. Carl Sagan on Science and Spirituality. John Fugelsang: An open letter to our pro-life, anti-abortion Republican friends - Viewpoint. To Our Faithful Current.com Users: Current's run has ended after eight exciting years on air and online.

John Fugelsang: An open letter to our pro-life, anti-abortion Republican friends - Viewpoint

The Current TV staff has appreciated your interest, support, participation and unflagging loyalty over the years. Your contributions helped make Current.com a vibrant place for discussing thousands of interesting stories, and your continued viewership motivated us to keep innovating and find new ways to reflect the voice of the people. We now welcome the on-air and digital presence of Al Jazeera America, a new news network committed to reporting on and investigating real stories affecting the lives of everyday Americans in every corner of the country. You can keep up with what's new on Al Jazeera America and see this new brand of journalism for yourself at Thank you for inspiring and challenging us. . – The Current TV Staff. S-H-I-N-E Middle Grades Collaborative - Welcome.

Study: Home-Schooled Kids Not as Weird as They Used to Be. By Staff Writer on September 1, 2011 A recent study conducted at Stanford University shows that kids schooled at home by their parents are significantly less weird now than they were 25 years ago.

Study: Home-Schooled Kids Not as Weird as They Used to Be

The study, which has been going on for more than two decades, followed 1,200 home-schooled kids each year from 1985 through 2010. Results clearly show a decline in weirdness from that time until now. A Muslim Scholar Wrote A Book About Jesus. Watch A Confused Newscaster's Brain Shut Down. Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology. The Straight Married White American Male Feminist Manifesto. 80 Percent Of U.S. Adults Face Near-Poverty, Unemployment: Survey. WASHINGTON — Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

80 Percent Of U.S. Adults Face Near-Poverty, Unemployment: Survey

Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor, and the loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend. The findings come as President Barack Obama tries to renew his administration's emphasis on the economy, saying in recent speeches that his highest priority is to "rebuild ladders of opportunity" and reverse income inequality. Free Online Course Materials. Religion in Prisons: A 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains. Little is known about the religious makeup of the state prison population.

Religion in Prisons: A 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains

Government agencies routinely report on the gender, racial and ethnic composition of inmates in state and federal prisons (see Appendix C) but not on their religious affiliation. One of the central goals of the Pew Forum survey is to offer a glimpse into the religious lives of prisoners through the observations of prison chaplains. Atheism & Morality - Investigating Atheism. In the strict sense atheism only entails disbelief in God, so in principle atheists can hold a range of ethical beliefs from various forms of secular moral objectivism to moral nihilism.

Atheism & Morality - Investigating Atheism

The Failure of Atheism to Account for Morality. By Matt Slick As a worldview, atheism is intellectually bankrupt and is wrought with philosophical problems.

The Failure of Atheism to Account for Morality

In this video, let's look at the inability for the atheistic worldview to offer objective morality. First I need to clarify that atheists can be morally good. Dogs Don't Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving. Packing all of your belongings into a U-Haul and then transporting them across several states is nearly as stressful and futile as trying to run away from lava in swim fins.

Dogs Don't Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving

I know this because my boyfriend Duncan and I moved from Montana to Oregon last month. But as harrowing as the move was for us, it was nothing compared to the confusion and insecurity our two dogs had to endure. Our first dog is - to put it delicately - simple-minded. Our other dog is a neurotic German shepherd mix with agonizingly low self-esteem who has taken on the role of "helper dog" for our simple dog.

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Eight Things I learned from 50 Naked People. Don’t worry though—the fancy parts were covered—I’m a massage therapy student. They have you start on friends and family, other students and then the general public. Some people are silent during a massage; others can’t stop talking in a nervous attempt to clothe themselves with something, even if only words. Despite our obsession with sex, American culture doesn’t really encourage nakedness (physically or emotionally).

You're Going To Wizard Summer Camp. Honey. Simon. Honey. You need to get up. Media Ignore Why Women Need Access To Abortion After 20 Weeks. Part III - Family Influences. Part IPart II. Evolutionary Psychology: What it is, how it works, what it says. Best. Technical College. Ad. Ever. 46 Calls. The dozens of calls to police Zimmerman made in the years before he shot Trayvon Martin. Along with the audio recordings of six calls to Sanford police that George Zimmerman made in the weeks before the Feb. 26 shooting of Trayvon Martin, the Sanford Police Department has posted reports of 46 911 and nonemergency calls it says Zimmerman made between August 2004 and Martin’s shooting. The Daily Beast has compiled a list of the calls from the reports. Interpreting Your Dog's Barking. Berkeley Earth. Our ongoing research includes the study of climate variability, extreme events, and the role of the oceans.

Were Two Pyramids Just Discovered in Egypt Using Google Earth? Sixty Years Of Memories. What Makes a Gifted Student? - InformED. Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence. Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter.

Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages. Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines. OCR for page R1 SODIUM INTAKE IN POPULATIONS ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCE Committee on the Consequences of Sodium Reduction in Populations Food and Nutrition Board Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice Brian L. Mobile Site Preview. Amazon. The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty. Ancient DNA Linked To Living Descendants In Genetic Study. What if you could trace your ancestry back to around 5,000 years ago? Researchers were able to do just that in a fascinating new DNA study, which found a direct genetic link between the ancient remains of Native Americans and their living relatives.

"It's very exciting to be able to have scientific proof that corroborates what our ancestors have been telling us for generations," study co-author and participant Joycelynn Mitchell said in a written statement. "It's very amazing how fast technology is moving to be able to prove this kind of link with our past.

" In the study, U.S. and Canadian researchers used mitochondrial genome (mitogenome) sequencing to analyze DNA inherited exclusively through mothers. Looking at the mitogenome is cheap, easier to sequence than nuclear DNA, and skirts around the problem that European men mixed with Native American women. Nazi anatomy history: The origins of conservatives’ anti-abortion claims that rape can’t cause pregnancy.