Forthwith, I shall be found on Facebook. Some of the material here will be recycled there.
Daniel Matarazzo (1:53)
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More than half of those surveyed said they felt God would protect them from infection.
By Carlie Porterfield @ Forbes
Other past studies have revealed “no scientifically discernible effects” for intercessory prayer for healing.
By Marla Milling @ Forbes
It suggests that religious conservatives are likely to prevail in other cases asking the Court to weigh whether civil rights laws apply to people who object to those laws on religious grounds.
By Ian Millhiser @ Vox
Stationary bikes at home are now encouraged.
By Andrew Jankowski @ Willamette Week
Curator Letizia Treves curates (30:51)
The Raven spoken by Christopher Lee (12:03)
In 1954, the Comics Code Authority was created to monitor comics before they were delivered to the public.
By Alan Kistler @ Polygon
Ontario Premier Doug Ford
By Sarah Miller Llana @ The Christian Science Monitor
Lao Tzu (1:59:23)
“Operation Gridlock” — a large-scale demonstration organized by the Michigan Conservative Coalition and the Michigan Freedom Fund, a conservative group linked to the family of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
By Quint Forgey @ Politico
The class-action lawsuit was filed Monday by “Student A,” who, according to her lawyers, chose to remain anonymous “out of fear of retaliation and harassment.”
By Konstantin Toropin and Daniel Burke @ CNN
Paul Freedman is the Chester D. Tripp Professor of History at Yale University. (45:49)
Thirty three minutes of near total isolation.
“I don’t think God wants Christians to just sit back and not protect what they believe in and protect the people they have a fiduciary responsibility to protect.” Liberty University President Jerry Falwell,
By Kate Riga @ Talking Points Memo
A dispiriting couple of weeks in the lives of music fans have now climaxed with the death of Bill Withers, whose lean, leathery-tough vocals on such pop classics as “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Use Me,” “Just the Two of Us” and “Lean on Me” were deeply woven into the soundtracks of several generations’ lives.
Opinion by Gene Seymour @ CNN
One day as I was fast-forwarding through the commercials of a show I recorded, I noticed an inordinate number of scenes, however brief, of smartphones whizzing by in the ads. Practically every commercial displayed a smartphone or computer of some type, regardless of the product being advertised. The innumerable number of smart devices are less obvious when watching the commercials at normal speed, but the rapid succession of images brought them to light. My subsequent inspection of commercials have revealed a bit less than my initial discovery, but it’s still striking.
On the other hand, there are movie.
During the 1980s, Frank Schaeffer could make more money off of a single book table after giving a seminar to 15,000 people than he now makes in a year, he claims.
By Micah Danney @ Religion Unplugged
From the Library of Congress to the Smithsonian Institution, national research resources abound for the curious writer. Here’s how to use them.
By Jennifer L. Blanck @ The Writer
The rufous hornero.
A Fox News internal document is critical of pro-Trump Fox regulars for spreading ‘disinformation.’
By Will Sommer, Maxwell Tani, Andrew Kirell @ The Daily Beast