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FDA Approves World’s 1st Contact Lenses That Darken in Sunlight

Contact lenses that automatically darken when the wearer goes outside are cleared to hit the market after the innovation got a green light from the …

The Secret to a Good V8 Lies in its Firing Order

Engineering Explained uses a 3D-printed Chevy LS3 to explain one of the world's greatest engines.<p>The cross-plane V8 is one of the greatest engine configurations of all time thanks to its balance, compact dimensions and big power potential. Jason Fenske at <i>Engineering Explained</i> reveals the simple …

A powerful collection of prayers to the Holy Wounds of Christ

Enter into Jesus' bitter pain with these prayers.<p>Starting in the 12th and 13th centuries, there arose an increase in devotion to the wounds Jesus’ …

Pre-Christian story of Noah and other figures on public display for first time

The only copy of an ancient script telling the story of Noah, Abraham and other biblical characters in the first person, has gone on display in public for the first time.<p>The Genesis Apocryphon was written by a Jewish sect in the 1st century BCE and discovered in desert caves in the West Bank around …

Atheists Get Salty Over Chris Pratt Offering Prayers to Kevin Smith, but Director James Gunn Slaps Them All Down

Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World Star Chris Pratt makes no effort to hide his Christianity and oftentimes wears it proudly. This has caused …

James Gunn

5 Things They Get Wrong About Christianity

Opinion<p>Posted: Feb 17, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Christianity is …

Faith

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Matthew 5:38-48]-February 23, 2017

Scripture Reading(s)Matthew 5:38-485:38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’5:39 But I say to you, Do not …

Thoughtful dad sends flowers not to his wife, but to his dog

Whenever a loved one in your life is going through a hard time, it often feels like you are also going through that hard time and you would do …

Flowers

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Psalm 40:1-11]-January 9, 2016

Scripture Reading(s)<b>Psalm 40:1-11</b>40:1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry.40:2 He drew me up from the desolate pit, …

Incredible rooftop farm takes over Israel’s oldest mall to grow thousands of organic vegetables

An amazing farm has sprouted in an unlikely place—the rooftop of Israel’s oldest mall in the heart of Tel Aviv. Hidden between high-rises, “Green in …

Teen gives boyfriend a Bible with every page marked

Reagan Lee, 16, outdid herself this Christmas.<p>She spent the last three months personalizing every single page of the Bible for her boyfriend, who said he wanted a copy for Christmas, according to her tweet.<p>She highlighted, drew in the margins and made notes for him, then posted photos to Twitter:<p>At …

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Isaiah 63:7-9]-December 26, 2016

Scripture Reading(s)Isaiah 63:7-963:7 I will recount the gracious deeds of the LORD, the praiseworthy acts of the LORD, because of all that the LORD …

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [2 Peter 3:8-15] – December 17, 2016

Scripture Reading(s)2 Peter 3:8-153:8 But do not ignore this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand …

Why the words we speak matter (especially after Communion)

Ever gossip or go off on an angry rant as you're leaving Mass? Don't just feel terrible about yourself -- here's what you can do.<p><i>Good sense makes a</i> …

Want to sleep peacefully? Pray this prayer of the night

The best way for a good night's sleep is to reclaim your inner peace and rest with a heart united to God<p>God in heaven,<br>O Creator,<br>O One who loved me …

3 Ways to Bring Your Children to Jesus

You know the story: A group of people brought some little children to Jesus so He would lay hands on them. The disciples rebuked the people and …

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [1 Peter 5:6-11] – November 30, 2016

Scripture Reading(s)<b>1 Peter 5:6-11</b>6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you,7 casting …

19 Thanksgiving sides that will make you say, 'What turkey?'

What would the turkey be without its side dishes? What is a movie star without its supporting actors? Just a lonesome bird without anyone to interact with, quite frankly bland without stuffing, gravy and the plethora of vegetable-based dishes to enhance its flavor.<p>So can we <i>please</i> find a better word …

Keep Christ in Christmas and Have Your Starbucks Red Cup

Last year when the original Starbucks cup controversy hit the internet, I wrote a post entitled "Topless Mermaids Have Nothing To Do With Jesus". When the green cup was revealed this year, I wrote a post entitled "I'm Christian And I'm Not Offended By Starbucks Cups" because, well, I just want all …

‘The Real Jesus Of Nazareth’ Series Coming To The Smithsonian Channel

Forty years after the 1977 miniseries <i>Jesus of Nazareth</i> premiered, the Smithsonian Channel has greenlit <i>The Real Jesus Of Nazareth,</i> a four-part series …

Tim Tebow Allegedly Saved A Man’s Life With Prayer After A Baseball Game. No, Seriously.

It’s really easy to make fun of Tim Tebow, as he went from a great college quarterback to a not great NFL quarterback to a minor league baseball player in the New York Mets system. But when Tebow deserves credit, he gets credit, and my goodness does it sound like he deserves credit for this.<p>We …

How to Discern God's Will for Your Life

Too often, we overcomplicate God's will for our lives. We think of it as a dot requiring pinpoint accuracy. But thinking of His will more like a …

If You Have This Plant In Your House, You Will Never See Mice, Spiders And Other Insects Again!

<i>Insects are the most numerous species on Earth. In fact, there are over 200 million insects living on our planet right now. They are arthropods whose</i> …

10 Olympic athletes who were not afraid to share their faith

It was surprising -- and inspiring -- to see so many athletes give witness to their strong Christian beliefs. Here's a round-up.<p>Olympic athletes have …

Texas Judge Victorious Over Atheist Group in Prayer Dispute

Judge Wayne Mack, a justice of the peace in Montgomery County, Texas, recalls several people telling him they were initially worried about coming …

Your Daily Herbal Advisor

7 Houseplants That Purify The Air (And Are Nearly Impossible To Kill)

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend an estimated 90 percent of their time indoors. Shocking, right?<p>Even more surprising …

God’s Great Rescue Plan

God’s eternal love for mankind did not change because of man’s disobedience. God’s great rescue plan made a way to save mankind, that is, to restore …

Happy 60th Birthday to our national motto: 'In God We Trust'

On July 30, 1956 – sixty years ago – President Eisenhower signed legislation officially making “In God We Trust” our national motto.<p>Prior to the passage of the law, there was no official motto for the United States. Congress noted that “In God We Trust” had already been inscribed on coins and was …

God Works in Those Who Wait

We are living in the age of impatience. Whether it’s waiting in line, waiting in traffic, waiting for food service, or waiting for marriage, biding …