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The Buddhist practice of planting trees in human ashes is saving space across the planet
More and more Japanese families are favoring "tree burials" over tomb sites.
Real-life climate disasters are mirroring doomsday myths—and that’s worse than you think
If people start to believe the end is nigh, they might give up on tackling environmental problems.
The psychology behind our love of Christmas movies
Holiday movies offer viewers a glimpse into the world as it could be.
The way we take the pill has more to do with religion than science
Having a monthly "period" while on the pill is far from necessary
Exploring the complicated link between volcanoes and religion
Did an eruption turn Icelandic vikings into Christians?
The origin story of domesticated rabbits may be all wrong
The path from wild rabbit to fluffy bunny is much more mysterious than we thought.
Humans Calculated Paths Of Planets 1,400 Years Earlier Than We Thought
On Ancient Babylonian tablets, a precursor of calculus
How An Evangelical Christian Researcher Reconciles Science With Her Faith
Climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe writes about God, climate change, and the unknown.
How The World’s Religious Landscape Has Changed Since 1960 [Infographic]
A detailed look at religion in every country, then and now
What Twins Reveal About The Science Of Faith
Studies of twins suggest that faith is influenced by genes.