Feminism In Faith: Sister Elizabeth Johnson’s Challenge To The Vatican

June 23, 2018

Widely considered one of the architects of Catholic feminist theology, the 72-year-old nun and professor has often clashed with institutional leaders — including the future pope — in her fight for equality in the clergy. View this image › Photograph by Macey Foronda for BuzzFeed “You say Mary is too passive. Isn’t obedience the greatest virtue?” This was one of 40 questions sent to Elizabeth Johnson by a cardinal when…

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As It Turns Out, You Can’t Take Emotional Support Peacocks On Planes

June 23, 2018

If you and your emotional support animal were planning on taking a trip on United Airlines anytime soon, you might want to reconsider after what happened to one woman and her peacock companion. (Or not, since your animal probably isn’t a peacock. Anyway…) While most people’s emotional support animals come in the form of a cat or dog, every once in a while something a bit more out there like…

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This Poor Baby Survived A Horrifying Encounter With An Awful Person

June 22, 2018

While all stray animals suffer to some degree without a loving home, this sweet pup has had it worse than most. Two-year-old Teresa was living on the streets in Thailand when she became the victim of a person who wanted to eat her. While trying to cut her head off, the cruel individual missed and brutally cut off part of her face. She was lucky enough to escape and get…

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I Had To Look Twice At Most Of These 27 Ads. But Once I Got Them… Absolutely Brilliant.

June 22, 2018

With how often each of us are online or using our mobile phones, you would think that print advertising is an antiquated artwork that no one pays real attention to. You’d be wrong, though. We found 27 of the most stunning or clever print ad campaigns out there. They are seriously impressive, even though they are completely static (unlike most of the ads we see online). THIS is advertising. 1….

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This Woman Noticed Something Weird On Her Fitbit, And It Came As A Huge Surprise

June 22, 2018

Fitbits are wonderful tools that tell you things like how many steps you’ve taken in a day, how many calories you’ve burned, and what your heart rate is. Some of them can even give you information about your sleep patterns. They were designed with health in mind. But what one couple discovered through their Fitbit was bizarre. Through this piece of technology, they learned that they were expecting their first…

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At Least 10 Killed In Twin Bombings At Luxury Somalia Hotel

June 22, 2018

Several government officials were inside a hotel in central Mogadishu when Islamist militants initiated a combination car-bomb and suicide bomber attack, officials said. View this image › Smoke and steam from fires extinguished with water, clouds the scene of the bombing attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Feb. 20. Farah Abdi Warsameh / AP Lawmaker Omar Ali and Mogadishu Deputy Mayor Mohamed Aden were among those who died in a multi-pronged…

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A Man Going For A Jog Found This Baby Bird. You Have To See Next 36 Days… AMAZING.

June 22, 2018

Veterinarian ‘DachsUndDachshund‘ recently posted this amazing story to imgur about how out jogging one day he stumbled upon this tiny freshly hatched songbird that had fallen out of its nest. Unable to locate the nest so he could return the baby bird to it, he decided to take it home and hand raise it himself until it was big and health enough to be released into the world to sing its…

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23 Of Our Favorite Feature Stories We Published This Year

June 21, 2018

A housewife who became the first woman to fly around the world. The boxer who integrated Louisiana. A deep-dive into the 60-word basis for the war on terror and an exploration of whether elementary schoolers should be locked up for plotting to kill their classmates. A debauched week in the world’s largest retirement community, a weekend at a clown convention, and 36 hours on the fake campaign trail with Donald…

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These Three Girls Beat Cancer Together…And They Didn’t Even Know It.

June 21, 2018

Meet three of the bravest young girls in America: 4-year-old Ainsley Peters, 3-year-old Rylie Hughey, and 6-year-old Rheann Franklin. They all have one very tragic and one very amazing thing in common. At their incredibly tender ages, each was diagnosed with a different form of cancer. But after losing hair, battling chemo, and multiple surgeries, they are all happily in remission. This photo of Ainsley, Rylie and Rheann went viral earlier this year after it was…

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It’s Flu Season — Here Are All The Lies You’ve Been Told About It

June 21, 2018

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Just like clockwork, with the start of fall, flu season is in full-swing. And like every flu season that I can remember, doctors’ offices and pharmacies all across the country are encouraging patients to get vaccinated. It’s an effective way to stay healthy during the upcoming months. Surprisingly, though, only half of all Americans received the flu vaccine last year. (Honestly, I was one of them.)…

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