Friday, May 15, 2015

Take off that Fitbit. Exercise alone won’t make you lose weight. - The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/05/15/take-off-that-fitbit-exercise-alone-wont-make-you-lose-weight/


---Steve

America’s Epidemic of Unnecessary Care - The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/05/11/overkill-atul-gawande


---Steve

U.S. Religious Groups: Demographic Data | Pew Research Center

http://www.pewforum.org/2015/05/12/chapter-3-demographic-profiles-of-religious-groups/
Atheists and agnostics have high levels of education as well, with 43% of self-identified atheists and 42% of agnostics saying they have completed college.

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Skepticism with a smile: 'The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom' | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2015/05/11/Skepticism-with-a-smile-The-Moral-Arc-How-Science-and-Reason-Lead-Humanity-Toward-Truth-Justice-and-Freedom-by-Michael-Shermer/stories/201505090126


---Steve

Pew religious study

A better society coming?  Removing the moral totalitarianism of centralized church authority.

"the percentage of Americans who are religiously unaffiliated – describing themselves as atheist, agnostic or "nothing in particular" – has jumped more than six points, from 16.1% to 22.8%"



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New Pew Research Center Study Examines America’s Changing Religious Landscape | Pew Research Center

http://www.pewforum.org/2015/05/12/new-pew-research-center-study-examines-americas-changing-religious-landscape/


---Steve

Make Green Pesto from Just About Anything with These Ratios

http://skillet.lifehacker.com/make-green-pesto-from-just-about-anything-with-these-ra-1704523343/+andyoooo


---Steve