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9 Classic Christian Books Worth Revisiting

Some of these you've read. Some of them you haven't. All of them are worth re-reading.There’s no shortage of great new books to fill your fall …

3D Robotics X8+ personal drone can carry heavy camera loads

DJI isn’t the only maker with a sleek drone to show off this month. In comes 3D Robotics’ X8+ drone, a personal UAV that boasts a rugged construction …

Drones

The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream

One November night in the 1870s, legendary Russian writer <b>Fyodor Dostoyevsky</b> (November 11, 1821–February 9, 1881) discovered the meaning of life in a dream — or, at least, the protagonist in his final short story did. The piece, which first appeared in the altogether revelatory <b>A Writer’s Diary</b></i> …

Transparent Nearly Invisible Mice Created By Japanese Scientists

Scientists are getting a look at the inner workings of mice like never before thanks to a new technique that renders the rodents so transparent they're nearly invisible.<p>Researchers from the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center at Osaka University say the biggest challenge was the light-blocking "heme" …

Does God Really Want Everyone in Heaven?

The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of The Christian Post or its editors.<p>So if God really wants …

Spooky! Human Brain Waves Control Mouse Genes

Human thoughts can be used to turn on genes in mice, new research suggests.<p>A tiny, light-based machine uses people's brain waves to generate a …

This Three-Word Poem By Jesse Damiani Just Changed Everything

Several days ago, I received permission from colleague and poet Jesse Damiani to republish his extraordinary poem "Knock Knock" on <i>Ink Node</i>, a publishing platform for literary artists. I asked to republish the poem because I was struck by both its textual simplicity and conceptual complexity. "Knock …

Smallbore WonderGuns Magazine.com | Guns Magazine.com

The Iconic 1903<br>Mannlicher-Schoenauer<br>in 6.5×54.<p>If there ever was an “iconic” firearm with an international following reading like a “Who’s Who of the …

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

November 11, 2014<br>They key to critical thinking is the ability to pose challenging and provocative questions to yourself. To think critically is to …

The Full List of Dark Net Markets Shut Down by Operation Onymous

Last week, a coalition of international law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and Europol, carried out a widespread digital sting, arresting …

Why a Physics Revolution Might Be on Its Way

The field of physics may be turned on its head soon, said renowned physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed during a live lecture from the Perimeter Institute for …

Paul Haggis: 'I've seen Scientology ruin people'

For a time, the distinguishing fact attached to Paul Haggis was his being the only person ever to have won the Oscar for best picture two years running. He wrote and produced 2004’s Clint Eastwood-directed Million Dollar Baby and then, the following year, won his second statuette for writing, …

Limitations drive hip-hop producer RJD2's creativity

"Basically, I'm here to make records." For a musician who has access to any piece of kit under the sun, producer RJD2 prefers limits to keep him on task musically. Anything else -- restoring old synthesizers or building new ones -- is just a distraction from his actual job. With hard rules in place …

My Pagan Youth Within The Walls Of Christianity

I think it's safe to say that most of us have heard someone say the phrase, "I'm not exactly religious. I'm more, kind of, you know, like... spiritual." I've muttered it myself upon more than one occasion -- until it became obvious that I was mimicking others like an inebriated parrot. The phrase …

Why an Australian atheist philosopher moved to Egypt and became a Coptic monk

Vintage Motivational Posters From the 20s and 30s | The Art of Manliness

Today’s business motivational posters — symbolized most prominently by “Sucessories” — are the butt of many a joke. But back in your grandpa’s day, …

A TED-Ed Animation Explaining the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

“What Is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle?” is a TED-Ed animation by physicist Chad Orzel that explains both what the Heisenberg Uncertainty …