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Frog murder and boiled children: 'Merry Christmas' Victorian style - BBC News
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Murderous frogs, children boiled in teapots and a mouse riding a lobster are generally not images seen today on Christmas cards but in Victorian times it was all par for the course.

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An American Christmas Story - Racked NY
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Behind the scenes with the company transforming New York City's biggest landmarks and stores every holiday season

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If you call yourself a moderate Muslim it’s your duty to speak out. Most Muslims are innocent but unless majority of Muslims stand up against the extremists they are all responsible. Radical Islam is your problem, do not expect the... More

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Same-sex marriage ruling's ripple effect – historic celebrations of love | US news | The Guardian
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Supreme court’s 5-4 ruling that the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage may prove the most momentous civil rights case in a generation

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Why Realists Should Celebrate Gay Marriage | Foreign Policy
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Today's Supreme Court ruling will help create a better, stronger America.

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Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling | US news | The Guardian
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With 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v Hodges, justices determine right to #marriage equality is protected under constitution in decision hailed as ‘victory of love’

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Tracking the Legalization of Gay Marriage Across America - Racked
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In 1996, Gallup first asked US adults where they stood on the legalization of gay marriage. The resulting poll revealed that 27% of the people surveyed believed that gay marriage should be valid....

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Supreme Court Will Rule for Gay Marriage-But It Won’t Go Far Enough - The Daily Beast
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Even if the court rules as expected, it won’t do enough to protect #LGBT people from discrimination.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Invisible Atheists: The Spread of Disbelief in the Arab World | The New Republic
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The spread of disbelief in the Arab world. #athiests

Posted by gilligan  (United States)

The Gods of Creation and Legendary Beasts of the Guarani | Ancient Origins
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The ancient culture of the Guarani people, who are spread across Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, and Bolivia, is as strong today as it was many centuries ago, sustained through an oral tradition of passi

Posted by gilligan  (United States)

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What it’s like to be a professional Santa Claus - Vox
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Beyond the 16-hour days and children with uncontrollable bladders, it’s a job that offers some unique perks.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

The Best Christmas Movies: 'Grinch,' Rudolph' and More | Hollywood Reporter
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The holidays just wouldn't be the same without Rudolph, Ralphie and the Grinch. THR looks back at the films that define Dec. 25, from 'A Christmas Story' to 'Elf' to 'Die Hard' (really!).

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Interview: Kevin Kruse, Author Of 'One Nation Under God' : NPR
http://www.npr.org/2015/03/30/39...

Kevin Kruse's book looks at how industrialists in the '30s and '40s recruited clergy to preach free enterprise. And under the Eisenhower administration, Christianity and capitalism moved center stage.

Posted by cancan  (Canada)

GOP May Be in for a Rude Awakening on Immigration When Pope Francis Addresses Congress | Foreign Policy
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#Pope Francis in September will head to the United States for a trip that will include addresses to the United Nations and a joint session…

Posted by ann  (United States)

Full Sky Debate: Freedom Of Speech Vs Freedom Of Religion
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As broadcasters and newspapers around the world decide whether to publish provocative images of the Prophet #Mohammed in a show of support for the #CharlieHebdo magazine, Sky News asks whether it is important to publish content when you know... #Islam

Posted by ann  (United States)

Real Time with Bill Maher: Je Suis Charlie -­ January 9, 2015 (HBO)
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Subscribe to the Real Time YouTube: itsh.bo Bill Maher and panelists Salman Rushdie, Carly Fiorina and Paul Begala discuss the recent terror attacks in France. Connect with Real Time Online: Find Real Time on Facebook: http... #Islam

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İslam ve Demokrasi
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Is #Islam compatible with #democracy?

Posted by phil  (United States)

Ricky Gervais - The Bible
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STOP RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM IN YOUTUBE! This video is being under attack from #christian #fundamentalists in Internet. There is a stupid censorship in YouTube going on which goes against the rights of free thinking people and free souls. ... #bible

Posted by tom  (United States)

Obama Tackles Toy-Gender Stereotypes
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At a Toys For Tots toy-sorting event, the president refused to put all sports toys and tool toys in the "Boys" bin. #Obama

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

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