Vatican turns off iconic fountains in sign of water-saving solidarity
July 26, 2017, 8:23 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
It's the first time the fountains have been dry in recent memory.
Dalai Lama celebrates 81 years (in this lifetime, anyway)
July 5, 2017, 4:42 p.m. by Catie Leary
In honor of his birthday, let's take a look at some of the amazing people the revered spiritual leader has met over the years.
World's oldest 'comic book' boasts an all-woman cast, plenty of good vs. evil
June 6, 2017, 11:37 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
'Psychomachia' is a 10th century smitefest in the name of God.
Atheists are less fearful of death than most religious people
March 24, 2017, 5:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A new study on religious leanings and death anxiety reveals some surprising findings.
Hmong shaman work with traditional doctors to heal patients at California hospital
March 12, 2017, 2:21 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The new policy builds trust and community, and the patients are seeing the results.
Tiny golden scrolls found on 2,000-year-old skeleton contain ancient magic spells
August 11, 2016, 3:12 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The spells are written in a mysterious language, but a few names of demons could be deciphered.
Ancient stone engravings could be long lost religious text
March 31, 2016, 4:26 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
2,500-year-old stone slab could offer clues to deciphering the lost language and religion of the Etruscans.
Record-breaking 'monster wave' detected in Southern Ocean
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
One woman met a stray dog — and changed everything for a forgotten breed
17 surreal images of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants