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Discovering Lightning’s Path!

  1. 06th February 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Benjamin Franklin discovered that lightning was caused by electrical discharges from clouds, and he is credited with inventing the lightning rod. Almost three centuries later, high-speed photography in the twenty-first century has revealed precisely how a lightning discharge happens, and it is much more complex than previously thought. Slowing down the flash...

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American Exodus from Christianity

  1. 03rd February 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

In Europe, the secular exodus from what is called “Christianity” has been gradual, but in the United States, the decline has been very rapid since the early 2000s (GRID News, December 17, 2022). The Pew Research Center projects that those who call themselves “Christian” will be a minority in the U.S. by 2070. The largest group of the non-religious are those aged...

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Can We Save Ourselves?

  1. 30th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Former Polish President Lech Walesa and a tank driving across a burning battlefield In a wide-ranging interview, Lech Walesa, former President of Poland and leader of the famous Solidarity trade union that helped topple the communist government of Poland, made some sobering observations about the continuing military conflict in Ukraine (The Epoch Times, January 21, 2023). Mr.

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America’s Troubled Youth

  1. 27th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

teenager holding his head in his hands sitting in a dark hallway The American Psychological Association has reported on multiple findings, warning that children in America are experiencing an unprecedented crisis in mental health (2022 Trends Report, January 1, 2022). Schools and hospitals are seeing a striking increase in children and young people seeking mental health care, and suicide has become one of the leading causes...

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Israel’s Conservatives Create New Fight

  1. 23rd January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Israeli flag in a shield with Itamar Gvir to the left and Netanyahu on the right Benjamin Netanyahu is once again Prime Minister of Israel after 20 months out of office. When Mr. Netanyahu failed to form a government in March 2021, many believed he stepped down due to charges of corruption. However, Mr. Netanyahu is again at Israel’s helm, backed up by what many consider Israel’s most conservative government yet (BBC, January 5, 2023).

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The World Is In a “Slow-Motion Train Wreck”

  1. 20th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

the earth with red waves emanating from it with an illustration of a train wreck in the background So says famed economist and advisor to presidents, Nouriel Roubini (Newsweek, October 13, 2022). Nicknamed “Dr. Doom” by Wall Street, Dr. Roubini released a new book in October titled MegaThreats: Ten Dangerous Trends That Imperil Our Future, And How to Survive Them. Leading up to the book’s release, Dr.

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Birds Can Make Us Happier

  1. 13th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

little girl amused by some pelicans walking up to her According to a recent study in Nature’s journal Scientific Reports, a “growing body of empirical evidence is revealing the benefits of nature for mental health, including higher mental wellbeing and lower risk of mental illness.” The study of over 1,200 people asked them to record their mental and emotional wellbeing in real time during and following exposure to...

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Japan’s Historic New Military Buildup

  1. 09th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Map showing Japan with some tanks and missile launchers Japan has had a pacifist stance since World War II. Yet with China’s massive military buildup and territorial expansion in the South China Sea and North Korea’s overt missile testing, Japan is being moved to expand its military. In an unprecedented move, the island nation will double its military budget by 2027, from 1 to 2 percent of its GDP, in line with the...

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A Special Clean-Up Crew

  1. 06th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

buzzards circling in a clear blue sky Scavenging animals are often looked down upon as dirty creatures. Yet, they play a vital role in balancing and protecting the ecosystem, and “the more scientists find out more about these consumers of the dead, the clearer it becomes that we should be valuing and protecting scavengers far more than we do today.… By devouring carcasses, they prevent pathogens...

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Brain-Computer Interfaces

  1. 02nd January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

man with electrodes attached to his head As technology continues to advance, one cutting-edge area focuses on brain-computer interfaces, or BCI (The Conversation, December 2, 2022). This new technology has many applications from the biomedical field to defense arenas. However, ethicists fear the technology is rushing forward while crucial ethical questions remain unanswered.

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