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Whistleblower says Google blacklisting conservative news

blacklisting

A former Google software engineer has accused his former employer of political bias and blacklisting through its attempts to manipulate public opinion. The goal, says the whistleblower, is control of news and ...

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Most protestant churchgoers say they think of God each day

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American Protestant churchgoers say God is on their mind throughout their day in both intentional and impromptu moments. The 2019 Discipleship Pathway Assessment study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research identified seeking God as ...

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Study: ‘Preppers’ don’t promote fears, the media does

preppers

Doomsday preppers are famous for stockpiling food, medicine and other supplies in case of an apocalyptic scenario. The practice has long been painted by the media as a peculiar behavior only exhibited ...

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Severe burns after generic phone charger touches necklace

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A young woman suffered severe neck burns after her necklace came in contact with her generic cell phone charger, prompting experts to warn about the potential dangers of using these products. The ...

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Why restaurants hate putting calories on menus

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From Bible studies meeting at the local cafe bakery to lunch out after church, people are more conscience of the calorie count in prepared food and they’re looking at the menu. A ...

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Today’s dads spending more time with kids

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Last week Metro Voice published a story about the negative effects on society when fathers are not present in the lives of their kids. A reader responded that we should publish some ...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – Alone time

Alone time – Years and countless nights were spent helping prepare my son for sleep from the comforts of our sturdy rocking chair. We may have outgrown the ability to snuggle comfortably ...

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‘Serving others’ more difficult for church-goers

serving others

Everyone is busy. We seem to live in an age where “activities” fill our time. Like most people, Christians often admit having a hard time serving others. This despite it being a ...

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Living at home a stigma after what age?

living at home

A new study says living at home with your parents after college isn’t embarrassing when you’re in your early 20s but as you get older it may be. Current parents, millennials and ...

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Cocaine and sugar addictions have similar withdrawal

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It’s true. A sweet tooth can be more addictive than cocaine is for a crackhead. A new study confirms obesity increases the risk of disease and early death and that if you try ...

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New York Times says religious conservative wives are the happiest; social media completely loses it

Over the weekend, the New York Times caused an uproar of anger on social media after they published an op-ed showcasing a report that detailed the happiest of American wives identify as religious conservatives. ...

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Study finds Missouri has huge drug problem

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Missouri has a drug problem. That’s the conclusion of a study that found Missouri has one of the worst drug problems in the country while Kansas is significantly better. The personal-finance website ...

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Socialism isn’t free: millennials learn hard lesson

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Free isn’t always free. That’s what a new study finds millennials are leaning when it comes to government programs and socialism. The survey by the Harvard Institute of Politics shows 18-to-29-year-old voters ...

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Study: Restroom hand dryers suck in, blow out poo onto users

hand dryers

An exhaustive study has revealed that hand dryers in public bathrooms are blowing out fecal matter onto people’s hands. The report, published in the Applied and Environmental Microbiology Journal, said that scientists put ...

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Only 1 in 4 Christians acting out their faith at home

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Twenty-five percent of professing, practicing Christians live in households that regularly pray and practice Bible reading together and conduct outreach together to others, while 28 percent live in a home that does ...

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Women are giving themselves cancer with alcohol

women alcohol

Middle-aged women aren’t getting the message that there’s a proven link between alcohol consumption and higher breast cancer risk, according to researchers from Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. The small-scale study suggests women ...

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Eggs really are incredible!

incredible egg

Can’t figure out whether eggs are as incredible as they say? You’re not alone. These grocery store staples have been like ping-pong balls in the health community. First they’re good, then they’re ...

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Half of those who think they have a food allergy really don’t

food allergy

If you think you have a food allergy, you probably don’t. A study released in January showed many adults think they are allergic, but haven’t been tested. In fact, half of those ...

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Childhood football and irreversible brain damage

childhood football

Football has long been a tradition of the college campus. Then came its widespread move into the nation’s high schools in the 1930s and 40s. And then middle schools in the 70s ...

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Study: After an upbeat 1950s, pop songs have become dark, angry

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From “All Shook Up” to “Uptown Girl” to “Uptown Funk,” music has gone through many changes over the decades. Not just stylistically, though. According to new research, lyrics to pop songs have ...

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Shampoo, toothpaste causing early puberty in girls

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Many parents already worry about the chemicals in the personal care products that their kids use but now a new study takes that fear to the next level: the exposure starts even ...

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One energy drink increases heart attack risk in young

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Just one energy drink can harm blood vessel function and increase the risk of cardiac problems–even in college-age people. That’s according to a new study that will be presented at the American ...

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Faith does affect words we choose on social media

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Are you more likely to use words like “happy” and “family” in your social media posts? Or do you use emotional and cognitive words like “angry” and “thinking?” The type of words ...

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Daily wine shortens your life in its prime

wine

New research out of Washington University’s (St. Louis) School of Medicine suggests that daily glass of wine may not be such a good idea after all. Instead, it actually raises your risk ...

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Lack of sleep causes loneliness which spreads to others

others

Are you draggin’ today? You might think that not sleeping well is your own business but it affects others around you. It causes loneliness and others “catch” the loneliness from you. An ...

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