Jacquelyn Martin/AP Children who called the US military’s North American Aerospace Defense Command to get updates on Santa Claus’ progress on Christmas Eve were greeted by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday night. Together, the Trumps answered some of the phone calls in what has become an annual tradition for the […]
Reality vs. belief about the shape of the Earth. Click for a full transcript. There’s no shortage of strange beliefs out there, and not all of them involve having a firm grip on reality. But it’s truly bizarre to see one from the latter camp have a sudden surge in popularity and attention millennia after […]
Skipped vaccines for personal belief reasons ‘have caused a lot of damage’ in U.S. measles outbreaks, MD says
Since 2009, the number of ‘philosophical-belief’ vaccine nonmedical exemptions has risen in 12 of 18 U.S. states that currently allow this policy, researchers find.
THE idea people can be fat and fit is nothing but a myth, a major British study suggests. New analysis has challenged the commonly held belief it could be possible to be obese and not at increased risk of heart disease, a phenomenon known as the obesity paradox.
GETTY – STOCK Being ‘fat but fit’ is a myth says a study But research shows the risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure rockets as body mass goes beyond 22. Risk also shoots up the more fat someone carries around their waist, according to findings published in the European Heart Journal today. […]
The Netflix movie has been called Spain’s answer to The Conjuring and has caused a social media storm. Early viewers claimed it was too frightening to watch all the way to the end. Based on a horrifying true story, the ‘Vellecas case’, and the disturbing police investigation afterwards, the movie has become an instant sensation […]
Cheating is taboo in most relationships, but shockingly Christians are more likely to be caught straying away then atheists, according to one website. Followers of Christianity are more likely to be unfaithful in their marriages than atheists, IllicitEncounters.com has claimed. The site for online cheating asked its members to state their religious belief. They found […]
Scientists test the hypothesis that humans are born believers by following pilgrims on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain. Also, remembering Canada’s Dr. Elizabeth Stern, a scientist whose pioneering cancer research is still saving lives. CBC | Health News
GETTY / BBC Abortion On Trial promised us people, spending a weekend at Anne Robinson’s house, talking abortion The one that stands out though is not the rudest, goriest or even the most boring. It’s the one that seems to grasp the point of television the least. It’s a genre rather than an actual show, […]
Don Ryan/AP Photo APRIL 18, 2017 —Contrary to popular belief, supported by complaints many hear as Tax Day approaches in mid-April, most Americans pay taxes and feel a sense of pride in doing so, studies have shown. But they don’t necessarily believe that their fellow Americans are feeling, or acting, the same. As the tax […]