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Chipotle is testing out a drone-based burrito delivery service at Virginia Tech University. Students order online, and a nearby Chipotle truck launches a burrito-equipped aircraft . What a time to be alive.
GEORGE CLOONEY UNCOVERED SOME SERIOUS CORRUPTION AN ORGANIZATION co-founded by
George Clooney, The Sentry, recently released the findings of a two-year undercover investigation into war profiteering within the South Sudanese government. Clooney's org found officials have amassed massive personal fortunes from arms deals, oil and gambling—all to fuel what's become one of the world's deadliest confl icts, leaving tens of thousands dead and half the country without access to food.
"I don't think this is an official Apple case."
Disney announced it is remaking the early-'90s classic The Lion King with director Jon Favreau at the helm. If his recent The Jungle Book is any indication, it could be another live-action remake. Because people buy things.
FAITH IS NOW WORTH MORE THAN SILICON VALLEY
not uncommon to hear people claim religion is bad for society. Of course, many disagree for all kinds of reasons. But one might surprise you. The Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion recently published results of a study on the economic impact of religion on America—which is the first of its kind. The study, "The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis" looked at the economic impact of the
James Corden’s popular segment "Carpool Karaoke" is going high-brow: The sketch took home a Creative Arts Emmy award— against the competition of Beyoncé, Adele and Amy Schumer.
social programs of 344,000 religious congregations around the country, in addition to quantifying the economic impact of religious institutions and religion-related businesses. They valued the total economic contribution of religion in America at almost $1.2 trillion. Here's a little perspective on what that means: Religion in America, according to this study, produces an economic value equal to the world's 15th largest economy. That’s more than Apple, Google and Amazon—combined.
MILLENNIALS: AMERICA'S MOST CONSERVATIVE GENERATION? THE GENERATION AFTER "X" is
Reaganing. A study published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin shows that during their last year of high school, a larger percentage of millennials identify as conservative than did Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, which is a key indicator for generational researchers. Because groups traditionally grow more conservative, this study anticipates millennials will end up as the most conservative generation ever.
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Published on Oct 26, 2016