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9 Religious Companies Besides Chick-fil-A
As the controversy over Chick-fil-A’s founder publicly opposing same-sex marriage continues – Mike Huckabee is pushing for a Chick-fil-A day, while the Jim Henson Co. is cutting ties to the chain - we’re republishing our list of 10 other religious companies. Our initial list was provoked by an earlier Chick-fil-A/same-sex marriage controversy. Is our list missing any names? Tweet us at @CNNBelief to let us know. Here are 10 well-known companies that don't make religious products - we're not talking kosher foods manufacturer Manischewitz here - but that nonetheless take their religious sides seriously (listed in no particular order).
15 Video Game Myths and Conspiracy Theories
In 2011, researchers at Stockholm University found that players with preexisting mental issues could become so immersed in the gaming world that it would overflow into real life, making them believe it was totally a-OK to shoot a guy who ticked them off. Though the video game industry at large denies any link between gaming and real-world violence, two separate crime sprees were tied to the game Grand Theft Auto.
10 Incredible Sea Forts
Sea forts were strategic bases usually built on small islands or shallows that lies at a significant distance from the shore. A sea fort was exactly as the name indicates - a giant fort with stone walls and housing cannons to fend off intruders. Today, the sea forts are mostly deserted, but some of them have been renovated and converted into tourist attractions. The seven towers of Red Sands were placed approximately six miles off Minster, Isle of Sheppey in the Thames Estuary, over the period July 23rd to September 3rd 1943. The forts were designed to house various gun installations to combat the twin threats of enemy aircraft and E-boats (fast warships).
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5 Reasons Why You Never Hear Back After Applying For A Job
People often wonder why they never hear anything back after they hit ‘send’ on the email with a resume attached or on the on-line job application. If you’re very lucky, you might have a preliminary email exchange with a recruiter and then never hear from them again. It’s a depressing experience, and one which also casts a shadow on the hiring company’s reputation. So why does it happen? Is it you, is it them, or is it just something every candidate must prepare for in the hiring process?
10 Tips To Prevent Snoring
Poor sleep, daytime fatigue, irritability and increased health problems are serious disadvantages that snoring can bring about to a snorer and his or her partner. In fact, the snorer may be the only person in his household getting enough sleep at night. And if your snoring frequently interrupts your partner’s rest, it can also create major relationship problems. Many people think of sleeping in separate bedroom as a remedy for snoring. The good news is that lifestyle changes as well as medical advances can minimize your snoring problem.
5 Ways To Optimize Your Online Job Postings
Online job postings whether on your company careers page or on an online job board are an effective way to reach active job seekers while also providing insights into job specifics as well as your company’s culture and employment brand. These job announcements can serve as third function as they build links and drive very targeted and qualified job seeker traffic to your job openings online. Called SEO, or search engine optimization, recruiters can use what are considered online marketing tactics to extend the life of a traditional online job posting, help increase your company’s search engine page ranking, and reach a very specific audience of job seekers all online.
11 Commercials for Defunct '90s Food and Drinks
Back in the 90s, you could buy any of these things. You could get them all at the same time if you wanted. Now you can’t get any of these products in stores, but you can shell out too much cash for a 16-year-old bottle of Orbitz on eBay.
10 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee
Move over, green tea. Recent studies indicate that coffee drinkers are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s, colon cancer, and diabetes compared to non-drinkers, and they’re also less apt to die from heart disease. To be sure, coffee isn’t for everyone: It can cause insomnia, anxiety, and irregular heartbeat in some people, and too much caffeine during pregnancy can increase miscarriage risk. Plus, specialty coffee drinks (like Starbucks Frappuccinos) can be high in calories. But if coffee’s your drink of choice, let’s look at the many ways that coffee can boost your health.
The 20 Most Influential Americans of All Time
The legend of the man is sheltered these days behind high fences of respect. Were the real Washington on hand today, that might not be the case, and therein may lie a lesson. By our modern measures, George Washington did not read the right books: he relished how-to-do-it texts, with their new ideas on the use of manure, turning soil and animal husbandry. He did not delve very far into art, philosophy or science. Nor did he speak foreign languages (Thomas Jefferson spoke or read five). Washington never traveled to Europe, while Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Jefferson all spent years there. Aloof and remote, meticulous in his wardrobe, he was not one of the boys, and he was never an accomplished public speaker.