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From Atheist to God-Believer: Anthony Hopkins Reveals the 1 Question That Changed His Mind

ShareTweetPinterest Actor Anthony Hopkins was a self-acclaimed atheist for the greater part of his life. However, a single question about God posed at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting shifted his perception drastically. Hopkins described his spiritual turning point during an appearance at the 11th annual LEAP conference. During a pivotal AA meeting in 1975, a woman asked the actor a simple question that led to deep introspection for Hopkins. “Why don’t you just trust in God?” she asked. The fellow AA member’s advice led Hopkins to say “why not” and take…

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The Galaxy Fold Can Turn Into A Full Tablet, So Get Ready To Watch Movies On Your Phone

Courtesy Of Samsung How Big Is The Samsung Galaxy Fold? It Depends On How You’re Using It By Lizzy Rosenberg 8 hours ago In case you haven’t heard, Samsung has launched yet another model of its Galaxy phones, which is officially called the Galaxy Fold. And even though many of the company’s phones are somewhat comparable to other smartphones size-wise, its latest and greatest model is especially unique because its screen actually folds in half. So you might be wondering: How big is the Samsung Galaxy Fold? Basically, it can…

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Them Too: We Need to Listen to Justin Fairfaxs Accusers

To be a black woman in America is to constantly be forced to choose between two identities. Black women since slavery have always been the backbone of the black community. They endured daily the unthinkable at the hands of their slave-owners: rape, abuse, and back-breaking work, and in spite of all of that, they did their best daily to protect their black sons from being beaten, sold, or worse, lynched. Black women have always been expected to protect black men, even when they hurt us, abuse us, mistreat or rape…

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Original Content podcast: The Inventor offers a compelling overview of the Theranos saga

The story of how blood testing company Theranos rose to prominence, then collapsed following accusations of fraud, is getting told and retold in many forms: There’s reporter John Carreyrou’s book “Bad Blood,” plus an upcoming feature film adaptation starring Jennifer Lawrence, plus a podcast from Nightline called “The Dropout” — and “The Inventor,” a new HBO documentary directed by Alex Gibney. Our colleague Josh Constine already reviewed the film after seeing it at Sundance, but we had thoughts of our own, which we hashed out with guest host Anna Escher on…

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Olivia Jade Is ‘In Hiding’ After College Admissions Scandal, Reportedly ‘Still Very Upset’ At Her Parents – Perez Hilton

Olivia Jade is in hiding!!! The YouTube star and disgraced daughter of Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli has completely fallen off the radar after According to a source close to the situation who spoke to Us Weekly about the former USC student’s whereabouts lately, the YouTuber has apparently opted to lay VERY low in a Malibu hideout with her boyfriend, Jackson Guthy. The source revealed (below): “Olivia has been staying with her boyfriend in Malibu. She’s not talking to her parents right now. Olivia hasn’t been out with friends. She is completely in hiding right now.…

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Britney Spears’ Mom Breaks Her Silence Amid Pop Star’s Reported Mental Health Struggles – Perez Hilton

See the post (below): Wise words, Mrs. S. / (c) Lynne Spears/Instagram “Keep going no matter how bad things are right now, no matter how stuck you feel, no matter how many days you’ve spent crying, no matter how many days you’ve spent wishing things were different, no matter how hopeless and depressed you feel—I promise you won’t feel this way forever. Keep going.” The comments section of the post was flooded with messages from fans sending the Spears brood love and support. The past few months have been a…

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1 in 4 Pregnant Women Carry the Infection That Killed Her BabyNow Shes Warning Moms Everywhere

ShareTweetPinterest A mother from Salem, Oregon is sharing her story this week in hopes of spreading awareness and empowering parents to advocate for their children’s health after an undetected bacterial infection claimed her 7-week-old daughter’s life. Ginger McCall and her husband, Omar Quintero, welcomed their firstborn daughter, Evianna Rose, in January 2019. They called her Evi. “We dreamed of climbing mountains with Evi, of sharing our love of nature with her,” McCall tells PEOPLE. “Our pregnancy announcement was a picture of us atop a mountain with our 10-week sonogram.” Unfortunately, they…

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Relativity, the 3D-printed-rocket manufacturer, inks multi-year contract with Telesat

, the Los Angeles-based manufacturer of 3D-printed rockets, has signed its first public commercial contract with Telesat, the longtime vendor of satellite services for telecommunications and business information.  The deal marks the first agreement between a major satellite operator and an entirely venture-backed company in the “New Space” industry and is a huge win for Relativity’s low-cost rocket manufacturing platform. Relativity’s first launch of its Terran 1 rocket, the first fully 3D-printed rocket built using Relativity’s proprietary printing technology, is slated for the end of 2020. The company already has…

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Marry the Man Who Will Empty Your Puke Bucket

ShareTweetPinterest You see a lot of advice about what kind of man to marry. He needs to be strong, or he needs to be a good provider. Some look for financial security or seek out the chivalrous type. Many women desire a romantic fella who buys flowers, plans picnics at the park, or always opens the door for them. Heck, for many of us it’s all about the chemistry, and I recall that attraction I felt when watching my husband, before he was my husband, strumming a guitar. His long…

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