The Babylon Bee

Commentary Rep. Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.) is a fan of The Epoch Times, because, as he told me during a Zoom interview on Jan 13, “I sneak around the paywall all the time to read the articles. “I’m a fiscal conservative,” he added with a grin. I guess he is. Burchett,... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
Georgia offensive lineman Devin Willock and a recruiting staff member were killed early Sunday in a car crash, the school said, just hours after the Bulldogs celebrated their second straight national championship with a parade and ceremony. Two other members of the football program were injured in the crash, which... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
Tech companies hire rooms full of highly intelligent people to figure out how to best design their product to exploit the features of your brain’s reward systems. Their mission is to cause habitual addictive behavior. This process is called reward prediction error (RPE) encoding and features a neurotransmitter called dopamine.... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
The number of federal food stamp applications in Orange County reached a five-year high of 14,261 in 2022, according to data from the County Department of Social Services. During the past five years, the county’s food stamp applications have been on an upward trend, with the pandemic year of 2020... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
Rep. Adam Schiff (R-Calif.), a former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, conceded Sunday that it’s possible national security was jeopardized after President Joe Biden’s lawyers confirmed classified documents were found—now the center of the Justice Department special counsel investigation. When asked about a potential national security risk during a... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
NEW ORLEANS—R’Bonney Gabriel, a fashion designer, model, and sewing instructor from Texas who competition officials said is the first Filipino American to win Miss USA, was crowned Miss Universe on Saturday night. Gabriel closed her eyes and clasped hands with runner-up Miss Venezuela, Amanda Dudamel, at the moment of the... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
U.S. — Theologians from seminaries across the country have united in agreement that holy Scripture is 72% more powerful if read in an awesome foreign accent. ... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
Researchers have discovered that you can wake up each morning without feeling sluggish by paying attention to three key factors: sleep, exercise, and breakfast. Do you feel groggy until you’ve had your morning joe? Do you battle sleepiness throughout the workday? You’re not alone. Many people struggle with morning alertness,... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
President Joe Biden will become the first sitting American president to speak at a Sunday service at Martin Luther King Jr.’s church in Atlanta as he seeks to bolster support among African Americans ahead of an expected run for reelection in 2024. The Epoch Times will livestream the event at... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) is demanding that President Joe Biden make public the visitors log for the chief executive’s Wilmington, Delaware, residence, as well as “documents and communications about all properties and locations searched, including the identities of the Biden aides conducting the searches.”... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
TORONTO—Kelly Fairchild will be paying more to take public transit this year – money she says will come directly out of her food budget. “Food and groceries are going up and if they keep increasing transit … it’s just not sustainable,” says the Toronto resident, who receives a limited income... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
SAINT−ROCH−DE−L’ACHIGAN, Que. — A solidarity mass will be held this morning in a town north of Montreal where three people remain missing following a fire and explosion at a propane distribution company. The service will take place at a church in St−Roch−de−l’Achigan, Que., about 50 kilometres north of Montreal. Two... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
The decline of public trust in COVID-19 vaccines significantly impacts vaccination rates against routine childhood diseases. This multiple-part series explores the international research done over the past two decades on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine—believed to be one of the most effective vaccines developed to date. Summary of Key Facts... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
Throughout the ages, heroic men and women—real and mythological—have roused the spirits of those who hear or read about their exploits. Achilles, Hector, Antigone, Aeneas, and other Greco-Roman figures galvanized entire cultures. In story and song, the Middle Ages celebrated Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, Charlemagne, Richard... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
The chairman of the U.S. Foreign Relations Committee vowed Friday to hold back the Biden administration’s plan to sell fighter jets to Turkey, unless Ankara improves its human rights record and ceases threatening other NATO allies. “As I have repeatedly made clear, I strongly oppose the Biden administration’s proposed sale... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
A plane crash killed at least 68 people after it went down while trying to land in the city of Pokhara on Sunday, officials said. In a news release, Nepal’s Civil Aviation Authority said the aircraft last made contact with the airport from near Seti Gorge at 10:50 a.m. before crashing. The twin-engine ATR... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
A small but growing number of doctors are using the science of sound to give patients a peek inside their arteries so they’ll know whether they’re at risk of a heart attack or stroke. High-frequency sound waves produced by handheld ultrasound devices allow doctors to see inside the carotid arteries... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
About an hour outside Montgomery, Alabama, there are seven acres of green fields, carefully grafted fruit trees, a garden, and natural woodland. Here, deer, elk, squirrels, rabbits, quail, ducks, wild turkeys, and doves live and forage, eating the acorns dropped by the oaks, grazing freely in the fields, and enjoying... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
Life on Plum Creek that June of 1875 looked bright as a new penny to Charles Ingalls, his wife Caroline, and their three young daughters. For months, the family had lived in a dugout on their homestead while Charles plowed fields for wheat and dug a well near the spot... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15
Australia’s Prime Minister has invested $70 million (US$48.87 million) to build a hydrogen hub in northern Queensland as part of Labor’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 43 percent in 2030. Speaking to reporters at Townsville, Queensland, Anthony Albanese said the plan is part of a half-a-billion dollar program that Australia’s centre-left... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-15