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Franklin Graham: Pope Francis is not the judge, God is the judge

Franklin Graham, the son of influential evangelist Billy Graham, does not think Christians should shy away from criticizing LGBT people and their relationships. “God would have to shift and God doesn’t,” Graham said in an interview that aired NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday. “God’s word is the same, yesterday…

Poll: Republicans agreeing evolution is ‘lies from the pit of Hell’ up 10 points

A recent poll about how the United States views evolution may leave some believing that Republicans are definitely not evolving. According to a Pew Research Center’s Religion and Public Life Project telephone survey released on Monday, the number of Republicans who believe in evolution has dropped by 11 points in…

NBA star Tony Parker apologizes for past use of ‘reverse Nazi-salute’

NBA star Tony Parker apologized Monday for making a gesture with anti-Semitic overtones in a photograph taken three years ago, which became an issue after French footballer Nicolas Anelka made the same gesture Sunday. “Since I have been made aware of the seriousness of this gesture, I will certainly never…

U.S. offers to help Russia with Olympic security following deadly suicide bombings

The United States on Monday called for closer security cooperation with Russia ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, after two deadly bombings in the city of Volgograd. “The US government has offered our full support to the Russian government in security preparations for the Sochi Olympic Games, and we would…

Puff, puff, pass: Young dolphins deliberately chew puffer fish to get high with each other

Experts have found evidence that young dolphins purposefully and carefully chew puffer fish to get high. The behavior was captured by filmmakers during the creation of the BBC One documentary series Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, which used spy cameras hidden in fake turtles, fish and squid to film more…

Jamie Dimon’s daughter falsely uses Mideast photo to smear Flint, MI as ‘apocalyptic’

The daughter of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is hot water over a recent column that alleged Flint, Michigan, was “apocalyptic” and used a photo of a run-down Israeli street as evidence. In her PolicyMic article titled “This is America’s Most Apocalyptic, Violent City — And You’ve Probably Never Heard…

Why Are Republicans Rejecting Basic Biology Even More?

I wish I could say this news is surprising, but it’s really not (via): Over the last four years, the percentage of Democrats who said they believe in evolution has risen by three points, from 64 percent to 67 percent. But the percentage of Republicans who believe in the theory…

Say farewell to an iconic symbol of nomadic hippydom: The Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi van

It was the defining image of nomadic hippydom, gracing Bob Dylan album covers, hauling surfers and their boards in search of killer waves and serving as the vehicle of choice for Scooby-Doo and his hapless, ghost-busting gang. But this month the last ever Volkswagen camper van rolled off the production line, 63…

Chelyabinsk meteorite hit the Earth like a warning shot fired from space

Just after sunrise on 15 February 2013, as commuters made their way along snow-covered roads to Chelyabinsk in south-west Russia, the clear blue sky was torn by a hurtling lump of space rock. The meteorite appeared without warning, out of the sun, on a shallow trajectory. It thumped into the atmosphere…

Fox News analyst suggests extra-constitutional measures to protect Constitution from Obama

A retired general and Fox News analyst has prescribed a regimen of extra-constitutional measures to protect the Constitution from President Barack Obama. “We need to get off our derrieres, march at the state capitol, march in Washington (and) make citizens arrests,” said conservative activist and retired Major Gen. Paul E.…

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