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Cat Person: The short story people are talking about

Cat Person: The short story people are talking about

Cat Person: The short story people are talking about By Rozina Sini BBC UGC and Social News 11 December 2017 Image copyright NicolasMcComber/Getty A fictional short story published in a magazine is being shared widely online as social media users discuss how much it...
Hanukkah’s true meaning is about Jewish survival

Hanukkah’s true meaning is about Jewish survival

www.shutterstock.com Beginning on the evening of Dec. 12, Jews will celebrate the eight-day festival of Hanukkah, perhaps the best-known and certainly the most visible Jewish holiday. While critics sometimes identify Christmas as promoting the prevalence in America...
Feeling guilty about drinking? Well, ask the saints

Feeling guilty about drinking? Well, ask the saints

Pious drinking. Walter Dendy Sadler via Wikimedia Commons Each year the holidays bring with them an increase in both the consumption of alcohol and concern about drinking’s harmful effects. Alcohol abuse is no laughing matter, but is it sinful to drink and make merry,...
Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

The intensity of heavy downpours in Houston has increased dramatically since the 1950s, leading some people to argue the city's disaster planning and infrastructure are not up-to-date. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are...
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