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At age sixteen I began what would be a four year struggle with bulimia. When the symptoms started, I turned in desperation to adults who knew more than I did about how to stop shameful behavior—my Bible study leader and a visiting youth minister. "If you ask anything in faith, believing," they said. "It will…
The United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow this month was billed as the last chance to save the future of life on earth by ensuring global warming did not exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit). There were notable pledges by participating nations to roll back the use of coal and fossil…
US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) This article originally appeared on Raw Story On Friday, The New York Times reported that former President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is trying to raise money for his new investment firm in the Middle East. "So far, he is having only mixed success,"…
While most people have likely never heard of loss aversion, the concept — arising in the social sciences some four decades ago — is among the most influential in the behavioral sciences. In a nutshell, it holds that when people make decisions, the impact of losing something carries greater weight than the impact of gaining something…
Australian police are now helping patrol Honiara, the capital, which was relatively calm on Saturday morning.The bodies of three people have been discovered in a burnt-out building in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, police said on Saturday, the first reported deaths after days of rioting in the restive city. The charred bodies were…
During my junior year of college, I spent a semester in London, where I met a guy—I'm going to call him Jimmy—who became my boyfriend for the four months that I was in England. We would sometimes take the train a few hours north to his hometown and stay with his sister, who let a…
Sondheim, renowned for musicals including West Side Story and Sweeney Todd, died at home in Connecticut.Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, widely credited with transforning musical theatre, died on Friday at the age of 91, his publicist said. Sondheim – renowned for musicals including West Side Story and Sweeney Todd – died at his home…
The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated a new coronavirus strain detected in South Africa as a “variant of concern”, prompting countries around the world to impose travel restrictions amid fears over its potential spread. A WHO advisory panel on Friday said early evidence shows the new B.1.1529 variant, which it dubbed Omicron after a…
New York Post Store To be a true host with the most, you need to make sure you’re keeping the beer flowing like a stream at any shindig. And if you want to make sure no one ever complains about going thirsty at your holiday party, you can make sure opening drinks is not only…
The Biden family offered their services to a huge, Chinese-government-linked energy consortium to expand its business around the world. How do we know? Because of hundreds of emails documenting the deal found on Hunter Biden’s laptop, left in a Delaware repair shop in April 2019. In her new book, “Laptop from Hell,” New York Post…