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Gay Marriage 'Graver Threat' Than Divorce, Cohabitation, Rick Warren, Other Evangelicals, Catholics Declare

Influential megachurch pastor Rick Warren and 49 other Catholic and Evangelical scholars and intellectuals have signed their names to an eight-page declaration that opposes society's growing acceptance of same-sex marriages and labels homosexual unions as a "graver threat" to marriage than widespread divorce and cohabitation.

5 Big Reasons The All-Female Ghostbusters Is A Great Idea

Growing up, I was probably just as big a Ghostbusters fan as you. Its off-beat brand of humor and scares is one of the inspirations for my second book, A Boy and His Corpse. The movie was highly influential for me. So when I heard the...Show More Summary

Mitt Romney is not running for president

Mitt Romney is out of the 2016 race. Romney is expected to confirm the decision in  conference call  Friday morning. According to influential conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Romney will make a statement on the call attributing the decision to a need for new leadership for the Republican Party. Show More Summary

Energy, Frequency, Vibration

Many of the worlds' greatest thinkers and warriors have been telling us the same thing. Ueshiba, Tesla, Hirano, Laban, Tohei, Solomon. The influential school of jujutsu, Kitoryu, was all about the waxing and waning of energy. Henry Kono...Show More Summary

Technological Damnation #75: Mobile Movement

Two damning posts ago we wrote about influential damnation #75 Consortiums and how they were the damnation you couldn’t live with but yet couldn’t live without. However, consortiums are not the only damned-if-you-do but damned-if-you-don’t situation that you need to deal with this year. The other is the mobile movement. Consumerization has been coming to […]

Roberto Mancini wants to sign Yaya Toure at Inter Milan

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has expressed an interest in signing midfielder Yaya Toure for his current club Inter Milan. Toure was hugely influential for Mancini's side during the Italian's spell in charge at the Etihad Stadium from 2009-13. … Continue reading ?

YouGov’s Peter Kellner: The DUP unlikely to hold the balance of power but could be influential

The President of one of the UK’s most reputable polling companies YouGov, Peter Kellner, was in Belfast at an event hosted by Chambre Public Affairs and Lucid Talk. I began by asking him what we should be looking out for at this point in the parliamentary year? Kellner highlighted a few things to watch out more...

“Humans Of New York” Helps Raise Over $1 Million For Brooklyn School

A little over a week ago, Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the blog “Humans Of New York,” posted a photo of a young man named Vidal who cited his school principal, Nadia Lopez, as the most influential person in his life: “When we get in trouble, she doesn’t suspend us. She calls us to her office [...]

Art's Seductive Veil of Beauty: This Artweek. LA (January 26, 2015)

Jim Morphesis: Wounds of Existence | Curated by Peter Selz, Ph.D., this exhibition examines an impressive oeuvre of one of the most influential members of the Neo-Expressionist art movement in Los Angeles. Taking its title from whatShow More Summary

Andrew Sullivan Is Retiring From Blogging For The Best Reason

Even the most influential bloggers must abandon their posts behind those computer screens at some point. Andrew Sullivan, a renowned political writer and one of the first to truly embrace blogging, announced Wednesday that he will be retiring his popular blog The Dish sometime in the near future. Show More Summary

Oprah Winfrey's Net Worth and Legacy as She Turns 61

Brynn Anderson/APOprah Winfrey is one of the biggest stars and most influential public figures in America, and Jan. 29 she turns 61. By Elyssa Kirkham Today, GOBankingRates says "Happy birthday, Oprah," as we take a look at her legacy...Show More Summary

We’re bringing back the best of TNW for Europe 2015

Since 2006, our events have proudly played host to some of technology’s most exciting and influential minds. This year, in honour of our 10th birthday, we’re bringing back the best. TNW Conference 2015 will see a dream team of the decade’s...Show More Summary

Mondo Cuomo: Andrew's Very Bad, Terrible Month

There is something about New York that, virtually alone among states north of the Mason-Dixon, manages to produce the most useless influential Democratic politicians you can find. First, there was Daniel Patrick Moynihan, probably the most...

Doing the Right Thing: An Interview with Stevan Harnad

Readers will find here a wide-ranging interview/dialogue with Dr. Stevan Harnad, the founder and former editor-in-chief of the highly influential journal called Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS). Dr. Harnad is a broad, eclectic, and thoughtful man and this discussion covers many topics including research methodologies, computers, and animal ethics.

The Difference Between Popularity and Influence in Social Media

It is more important to have influence in social media than popularity. You could easily have more visitors than your competitor, but your competitor could be more influential. It is better to receive less traffic if your visitors are regular and more invested. Show More Summary

Sundance 2015 - Day Four

The Stanford Prison Experiment (dir. Kyle Patrick Alvarez) The influential 1971 experiment wherein a groups of students volunteered for a psychological study about behavior, were divided into groups, prisoners and guards, and placed into a mock prison has been studied, discussed at length and even made into two different dramatic films. Show More Summary

Clark Gilbert is leaving Deseret News

Clark Gilbert, one of the most influential thinkers and practitioners in the digital transformation of newspapers, is leaving his job as CEO of Deseret News and Deseret Digital Media In April, he will become president of BYU-Idaho, where he had worked for several years before joining Deseret in 2009. Show More Summary

A Saint With A Mixed History: Junipero Serra's Canonization Raises Eyebrows

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Pope Francis announced he will elevate the influential missionary to sainthood when he visits Washington, D.C. But Native American groups say Father Serra was far from saintly.


2 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

If you don’t care much for football but want to do a crash course before this weekend’s Superbowl party, Ninja Essays has an infographic for you. The NFL Reads graphic outlines a number of influential books written about football, any of which could help increase your understanding of the game. Show More Summary

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