New DNA study finds modern-day Lebanese are descendants of the Canaanites
July 27, 2017, 2:32 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Modern-day Lebanese are descendants of the Canaanites, proving that they weren't wiped out after all.
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.
Coast redwoods: Majestic giants benefit all humankind
The problem with fake service dogs
Canada opens world's longest hiking trail that stretches coast to coast
What does Mercury in retrograde mean?
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger
Can you get sued for adopting a rescue dog?