January 27, 2017

Faith rebounds: an atheist’s apology for Christianity | Aeon Essays

Source: Faith rebounds: an atheist’s apology for Christianity | Aeon Essays

January 25, 2017

Hidden Heart Risks? Masked Hypertension May Affect 17 Million

About one in eight Americans with normal blood pressure may have masked hypertension, a type of high blood pressure that can be difficult to diagnose, a new study finds.

Source: Hidden Heart Risks? Masked Hypertension May Affect 17 Million

January 24, 2017

Forks Over Knives | After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks

I never had a weight problem until I turned 20 and put on a few extra pounds. I then dieted for the next 33 years of my life. I was on the cabbage diet, celery diet, boiled egg diet, toast… Read more

Source: Forks Over Knives | After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks

January 15, 2017

Scientists Release Definitive Study: Marijuana Is a Medicine | Alternet

Can we finally put to rest the canard that marijuana has no medical value? And will someone tell Congress and the DEA?

Source: Scientists Release Definitive Study: Marijuana Is a Medicine | Alternet

January 15, 2017

Bad times make great art. Worlds of light and shadow: The reproduction of liberalism in Weimar Germany – Salon.com

The claim that good art comes from hard times is the height of delusionally entitled thinking

Source: Bad times make great art. Worlds of light and shadow: The reproduction of liberalism in Weimar Germany – Salon.com

January 15, 2017

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it. – Vox

Source: The case for eliminating sugar. All of it. – Vox

January 3, 2017

Salon’s author questionnaire: 5 books to start your new year off right – Salon.com

Salon talks to Kris D’Agostino, Derek B. Miller, Ottessa Moshfegh, Jon Raymond & Emily Ruskovich on their new books

Source: Salon’s author questionnaire: 5 books to start your new year off right – Salon.com

January 1, 2017

14 Award-Winning Books You Might Have Missed in 2016

Add these critically-acclaimed reads to your list.

Source: 14 Award-Winning Books You Might Have Missed in 2016

January 1, 2017

Intellectual Honesty – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A Field Guide to One of the Most Important Traits You Can Have

Source: Intellectual Honesty – The Coffeelicious – Medium

January 1, 2017

7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People stop eating meat to lose weight, gain energy, reduce heart disease risk, and lots of other reasons. What happens to your body when you go plant based?

Source: 7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat