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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico with force not seen in ‘modern history’ With sustained winds of 155 mph at landfall — a strong Category 4 storm and nearly a Category 5 — Maria was so powerful that […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! IMMIGRATION From far and wide I was an engineer in my country, but here in Calgary it’s different. I needed to start another thing. I volunteer with Calgary Outlink [a centre for gender and sexual diversity] and […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls The discovery in 1947 of ancient biblical manuscripts in a rugged cave near the Dead Sea triggered a scholarly detective project that continues to this day. In the early 1950s, Rev. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Have a Little Faith Let me begin my story with an unimportant fact—I love butterflies. You are probably wondering what butterflies have to do with faith, but to explain that I will have to start at […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY Worried about the planet? Avoid that extra kid Enough with the cloth bags, LED light bulbs, and recycling bins! It’s time for some straight-talk on which actions really make a difference when it comes to mitigating […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! INTERNATIONAL Jump Rope Heroes: Watch School Kids Set A One-Minute Guinness World Record The video is mesmerizing, if a bit noisy: Moving in a figure-eight pattern, elementary school students hop over a jump rope with perfect timing, […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Two Ways of Pronouncing ‘Amen’ Even after all these years on Sirius XM, a radio listener can still call the Busted Halo Show with a question for Father Dave that he’s never been asked before. That’s […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIVING Welcome to the Lush Cosmetics factory! When I was a child, I dreamed of visiting Willy Wonka’s magical chocolate factory. Unfortunately, that wasn’t possible, since it only ever existed in author Roald Dahl’s fabulous imagination. But […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Even in Canada, Conservative Churches Are Growing Amid the decades-long decline in mainline Protestantism in North America, researchers in Canada recently found an “elusive sample” of congregations whose growth has bucked the trend….Read Full Article From […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIETY Dear Grandkids Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart…Read Full Article From ucobserver SPIRITUALITY A Light in the Abyss Since the dawn of time, people have searched for truth amid the metaphorical abyss of […]

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