Are We Really That Happy?

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Happiness is something that all of us want. Whenever people are asked about their overall goals in their lives, the most popular response is usually happiness. They might not express that exact phrase, but the items they do list are things that they believe will make them happy. They usually …

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Life’s Building Blocks Discovered on Mars

building blocks of life on mars

It is very easy for us to forget that since 2012, mankind has been driving around a nuclear-powered vehicle about the size of an ordinary SUV on Mars. This amazing feat of engineering is known as NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, and has completely revolutionized our knowledge about the red planet. …

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Do you know the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World?

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The incredible displays of architecture and art referred to as the 7 wonders of the ancient world are a strong testament to the imagination, ingenuity, and hard work that mankind is capable of achieving. However, they are also reminders of mankind’s ability to disagree, destroy and glorify our egos. When …

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When Science Ends Up Proving that God Really Exists

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God and science has always had a very unique relationship. Many people believe that these two entities are mutually exclusive, but nothing could be further from the truth. The fact is that science always winds up confirming the existence of an intelligent creator of all things, and who else could …

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Why We Make Bad Decisions

time saving bias

Many of us have wondered exactly why we make bad decisions. We are educated and we understand cause and effect of our actions, yet somehow we fall right into the same traps over and over again. As with many things in our society today, we look for specific reasons as …

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When People Make Tragedies Much Worse

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We have witnessed many human tragedies in our lifetimes. We have seen several wars that have killed millions of people. We have seen torture beyond all civil comprehension. And then there was the time when two skyscrapers in New York City fell after jetliners were flown into them by terrorists. …

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The Real Power of the Roman Empire

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The powerful Roman Army was probably the most dominant and most successful in all of world history. Roman soldiers were feared for good reason. They were highly disciplined, very well trained, and had seemingly endless stamina. Because of this, this powerful army became a major player in the world of …

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Why is the Middle East so Unstable

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Have you checked out the Middle East these days? It is one hot mess, there are countless civil wars going on, protest after protest, fighting across borders, car bombs going off, suicide bombers, and on and on. And all this occurs in only a week or so. Actually, the Middle …

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Learning About the Most Insane Rulers in History

truly insane rulers

As we all have been taught, we know with enormous power comes lots of responsibility. And in many cases, we also witness lots of cruelty, some sadism, plenty of violence, a bit of delusion, and most definitely some sexual deviancy. So when it comes to maintaining a very powerful position …

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