What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


BIOLOGY

Why Killer Viruses Are on the Rise

The rich diversity in the rain forest doesn’t apply to just creatures we can see. It also applies to creatures we can’t see. Microcreatures. Nanocreatures. You guessed it: viruses….Read Full Article

From npr


SOCIETY

Single and Satisfied

The majority of Canadians are part of a couple, either married or common law, but the demographics are shifting. The number of adults living without a serious partner — those who are divorced or widowed or who never married — increased from 38.9 percent in 1981 to 42.3 percent in 2011. Even with the divorce rate still hovering around 40 percent, the proportion of those who have always stayed single is growing.…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


HEALTH

The best trick for cutting down on sugar

If you are like me, you are also the veteran of several campaigns to eat healthier. You’ve read many tips on kicking the sugar habit. The rational part of your brain knows the price your health pays for eating too much sugar, but the sweet tooth can still get the better of you…Read Full Article

From treehugger


ETHICS

Are vegans right?

The writer is in the midst of a radical six-month change of diet. He’s discovering that no cheeseburger tastes as good as being ethical feels…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


RELIGION

25 Great Things You Can Do for Lent

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40 days of preparation for the Easter season when Christians are called to deepen their spiritual lives through the practices of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. …Read Full Article

From bustedhalo


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Categories: Ethics, Health, Religion, science, society

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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