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Star Wars Jediism is a real religion more honest than Christianity, scholar argues

Star Wars-based Jediism, the Tolkien-inspired Elven community, and other religious movements inspired by popular fiction are genuine religions which are ...

Poor health of Irish immigrants linked to childhood abuse

The generally poor health of Irish immigrants to England during most of the 20th century was not caused primarily by difficulties of assimilation or ...

Degrading TV portrayals of women cause sexual harassment

Degrading TV portrayals of women play a causal role in both gender harassment and sexual-coercion intentions and this relationship with gender harassment ...

Smoking changes our genes

Smoking alters several genes that can be associated with health problems for smokers, such as increased risk for cancer and diabetes, according to a study ...

Earth’s oceans won’t evaporate for another billion years, scientists find

Planet Earth’s oceans will only begin to boil in approximately one billion years, and not in 150 million years as some models have previously predicted, ...

Glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away

Moderate alcohol consumption could bolster our immune system, and potentially improve our ability to fight infections, according to latest research. ...