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Pastor: Actions of many Christians today would 'frighten Jesus'

Last week I received an email from a prominent evangelical Christian organization with the subject line, “A Win!” The email began: “A few days ago, President Trump announced that he has banned transgendered individuals from serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. President Trump demonstrated courage and …

ESA Video Shows How to Hack Your Webcam to See Infrared Radiation

A new video from the European Space Agency (ESA) provides step-by-step instructions for how to modify an inexpensive webcam so that it sees infrared …

Animated map of Israel taking over historic Palestine - Palestine Remix

VANISHING PALESTINE<p>Creating a Jewish state in Palestine was a deliberate, drawn-out and violent process. Palestinians were dispossessed of vast swathes of land. Over 80 percent of Palestinians in what became Israel in 1948 were made into refugees overnight. The process may have culminated in 1948, …

Solving the mystery of evaporating black holes: What happens to its stuff when it vanishes?

For all their extraordinary power, black holes are not immortal.<p>They have a life cycle just like we do. Forty years ago Stephen Hawking, the world’s …

Black Holes

Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.<p>US President Donald Trump called Jerusalem the capital of Israel on December 6 and began the process of moving his country's embassy to the city.<p>The move sparked global condemnation from world leaders.<p>Israel occupied East Jerusalem at …

SCIENCE: Eating What You Pick Out Of Your Nose Might Actually Be Good For Your Health

Eating boogers (or bogies) is the key to a happier and healthier life. You might be reading that last sentence over for the third time, but that’s exactly what scientists are saying they’ve recently found. According to scientists, new research shows eating snot could help people’s immune systems …

Scientists studying cancer stumble on 'breakthrough' in search for baldness cure

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.<p>The cells that makes hairs and turns it grey was accidentally discovered by US scientists as they explored how certain cancer tumours form.<p>The breakthrough could one day identify possible treatments for …

Her Husband Was Dying From A Superbug. She Turned To Sewer Viruses Collected By The Navy.

Scientists have long dismissed “phage therapy” as a fringe idea pushed by eccentrics who enjoy fishing in sewage. But now the Navy is betting on it.<p><b>Two days after</b> walking through the pyramids, Tom Patterson got very sick. The psychiatry professor was in Egypt with his wife on one of their many …

Red Bull heir lives jet-set life while avoiding prosecution over fatal hit-and run

BANGKOK — The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took …

Let there be cheap light: $1 LED bulbs and $6.99 dimmable LEDs

We thought that the Nanoleaf Bloom was a nifty idea, but too expensive when it first came out at $40. But for $6.99, this dimmable LED is a much smarter buy. That's what EarthLED is charging for this dimmable LED bulb, and you even get free shipping. The Nanoleaf Bloom is a great pick for home …

Free Shipping

A Charming 1930s Style Animation That Explains General Relativity in Just 500 Words

Maxwell the Demon stars in a charming 1930s style animation that explains the concept of general relativity in just 500 words. Maxwell is also …

Facebook policy chief: social media must step up fight against extremism

Social networks such as Facebook need a more proactive approach to countering extremism and hate speech than simply deleting extremist posts, the tech giant’s head of product policy said at SXSW on Saturday night.<p>“Even if we were perfect at keeping violent extremism from ever hitting our community …

Social Media

If You Get Frequent Headaches, Science Has an Easy Cure (With Life-Changing Benefits) | Inc.com

The list of reasons for why headaches occur can seem almost endless: stress, anxiety, eye strain, colds, fevers, arguments with people that--however difficult this is to imagine--don't love Monty Python, certain smells, harsh lighting, allergies...the list goes on and on.<p>Now there's another item …

Police violated suspected drunk driver’s rights by weighing her during breath test: judge

A woman accused of drunk driving has been acquitted because a police breath technician ordered her to stand on a scale and be weighed.<p>“Do I have to?” …

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day

If you’re looking to move but can’t find the house of your dreams, you may be able to just print out what you’re after in the near future.<p>A San Francisco-based 3D-printing startup, Apis Cor, has come up with an exceedingly affordable solution for building new houses. It can 3D-print concrete walls …

San Francisco

New leak exposes a trove of personal passwords and sensitive info

Cloudflare, one of the giants of internet security responsible for keeping the websites we all visit safe, is itself the source of a vulnerability …

Security

How the cookie fortune crumbles: Dare family embroiled in lawsuit over company’s fate

In an age when the market for cookies and candies is dominated by faceless conglomerates, Dare Foods tries to retain the old-time spirit of its …

Your new tool to beat hackers? A portable battery pack

Thinking about charging your device from a public outlet? Think again.<p>Drew Paik, founder of security firm Authentic8, told CNN that hackers access phones from public outlets and wi-fi via a technique called “juice jacking.” It works because your USB cable is designed to transmit data, even when you …

South Africa may be the epicenter of a geomagnetic pole reversal in progress - ExtremeTech

By on February 10, 2017 at 2:06 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Don’t start running around like …

These Artificial Cells Are Not Alive - But They Just Passed The Turing Test

They're communicating with bacteria.<p>Scientists have built artificial cells that are so life-like, they've tricked natural cells into thinking they're …

Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer

In 1971, Intel, then an obscure firm in what would only later come to be known as Silicon Valley, released a chip called the 4004. It was the world’s first commercially available microprocessor, which meant it sported all the electronic circuits necessary for advanced number-crunching in a single, …

Moore's Law

Alleged Barrie, Ontario robber caught after stopping to wash hands

ORO-MEDONTE, Ont. — A would-be robber is now facing criminal charges after putting hygiene above a clean escape.<p>Police in Barrie, Ont. say a man woke …

There's a Pretty Good Chance You're Showering Too Much

Some researchers believe over-showering can be bad for your health.<p>It's been well-reported that a number of gross things happen to our bodies if we don't shower for a couple of days, yet there's increasing evidence to suggest that showering too often can actually do more harm than good.<p>Some …

My Take on The Future of Christianity

ONE<p>We sense the rhythms of an emerging global spirituality. But it will take universal cleansing. As much that is deemed religious atrophies, much …

‘It’s perhaps the most beautiful paper of my whole life’: U of A researchers solve puzzle that’s baffled scientists

A team of University of Alberta physicists has deciphered a scientific mystery that evaded computer whizzes for decades, resulting in a discovery …

Hired gun in a lab coat: How medical experts help car insurers fight accident claims

In the years after being rear-ended in a car accident, Liese Bruff-McArthur saw a small army of medical professionals. Most agreed the crash had left …

Low Back Pain: A Guide for Coaches and Athletes on Anatomy, Types, and Treatment

When I practiced massage therapy, clients frequently came to me seeking treatment for lower back pain. Now, as a coach, I see that coaches will …

Hurray for Hollyweed! Prankster changes wording on iconic Los Angeles sign

LOS ANGELES — No, Los Angeles residents, it wasn’t your hangovers playing tricks on you. The Hollywood sign really did read “HOLLYWeeD” for a few …