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World's Top New Testament Scholar - Christians Need To Read The Gospels Through Ancient Jewish Eyes

I’ve written here about New Testament scholar N.T. Wright and his most recent book, <i>The Day the Revolution Began</i>. The book was published recently and is now being made available in an online course format. The book (and the course) will bring insights to even the most seasoned student of the …

Theology

Government hostility to religion spiked under Obama, new report finds

It’s hard to believe American teenagers could be arrested for delivering a prayer, but that’s the kind of nation we live in – a nation that was fundamentally transformed by the <b>previous presidential administration.</b><p>In 2011, the class president at Hampton High School in Tennessee wanted to deliver a …

Proper Running Technique: Running Form Tips and Drills

How to Build Running Stamina

More Than This - More Than This

Chocolate Makers Still Haven't Mastered Online Shipping

American still have a sweet tooth–good news for chocolate manufacturers like Hershey (hsy) and Mars.<p>But more problematically, like many other …

Riddle of the ages solved: Where did the Philistines come from?

As civilization collapsed 3,200 years ago, the Sea People – of whom the Philistines were but one - arose, seemingly sweeping away all that stood …

Hey Google, don't just change fundamental parts of my launcher without warning

Since it became available I've been using the Google Now Launcher on pretty much every phone. Though it's of course pre-loaded on Nexuses and now …

Science Says Your Lack Of Sleep Is Making You A Miserable Person

"Slangry" is the new "hangry."<p>Forget feeling "hangry." There may be another monster that's causing your next-level irritability: Exhaustion. According to a new small study, a lack of sleep may alter your ability to process emotions and keep them in check.<p>Researchers from <b>Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical</b> …

Sleep

What’s the difference between Apocalyptic Islam & the “last days” according to Bible prophecy?

<b>UPDATED:</b> Shana Tova! Sunday evening at sundown in Israel begins a new Jewish year. And as we begin, the region is full of anxiety over what the …

Theology

Can eating more than six bananas at once kill you?

<b>It's sometimes said that eating a lot of bananas at once could be dangerous - it has even been suggested that eating more than six in one sitting could kill you. Can this really be true?</b><p>Bananas are one of the world's most popular fruits, stuffed with vitamins and minerals. On the face of it they …

Nutrition

Kim Davis Needs to Read the Bible Again

Kim Davis, the clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky, returns to her post soon, after spending five nights in jail and then a few more days recovering at home. A Pentecostal Christian, Davis says “God’s authority” instructs her not to issue licenses for gay marriage, even though the law compels her to. …

Sleep More, Sneeze Less: Increased Slumber Helps Prevent Colds

The viruses that cause the common cold are always lurking. But consider this: Even if we touch a doorknob or keyboard that's covered in cold germs from an infected person, we don't always catch the cold.<p>"Sometimes when we're exposed to viruses, we end up not getting sick," says Aric Prather, a …

Sleep

Jake Arrieta's 1st No-Hitter Cements His Status as One of MLB's Top Aces

LOS ANGELES — Jake Arrieta’s solidification came loud, clear and dominant.<p>No-hitters tend to do that. But when they do it for an ace on the rise who's on a team thinking about the World Series, they do so with more authority.<p>Already in the midst of greatness this season, the Chicago Cubs’ …

Baseball

How To Plate Food Like A 3-Star Michelin Chef

Tracey Torres has cooked in some of the best kitchens in the world. Now she shares trade secrets on how to plate food like a pro.<p>Take a trip to Daniel or Eleven Madison Park, and you won’t just be blown away by the flavors of the food. The plating itself is an abstract work of art. Now that the …

Inside the mind of a mazemaker

With more than 700 creations, Adrian Fisher is the world's most prolific maze designer. He explains what goes into those twists and turns – and why we love feeling so confused.<p>In the 36 years that Adrian Fisher has been in business, he has created every kind of maze imaginable – from simple, …

United Kingdom

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Tourism

17 Dogs You Should Be Following on Instagram

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On the Red Couch with L.A. Times Reporter Diana Marcum and Photographer Robert Gauthier

<i>The chances of California returning to normal water conditions is like a snowball’s chance in, well, California. The picture is not a good one. River beds are dry, farms are parched and boats sit idle throughout the state.</i> <i><br>If one thing has grown from this mega-drought, it’s the perseverance amongst</i> …

Snorkeling

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

Art

10 Healthy Foods That Will Help You Sleep Like A Baby Tonight

Never go to bed hungry again.<p>Go ahead and give in to that pre-bedtime snack craving.<p>Science has shown that proper diet and sleep quality go hand in hand, but hitting the hay with a satisfied stomach can also be crucial to a truly restful night. Experts recommend eating a small meal rich in …

Sleep

Even Collaborative Cultures Need Space for Introverts

Open working spaces have their time and place, but the smartest office designers also recognize the need for quarters where you can hole up and work quietly.<p>How would you design the ideal workspace for a fast-growing company?<p>BlackLine, a seven-time Inc. 5000 honoree whose software automates …

Employees Perform Better When They Can Control Their Space

If you want to build a culture of high performance, start by taking a look at your office environment. It matters more than you may realize.<p>As co-CEO of the design and architectural firm Gensler, I’ve spent my career designing workplaces and studying the link between design and business …

Introducing A Little Compassion To Your Workplace Culture Has Big Benefits

Many business leaders firmly believe compassion has no place in the business world. While some managers fear showing too much kindness could be perceived as weakness, others think pressure—not compassion—is the only way to keep employees productive.<p>Despite those concerns, there is actually clear …

The Workplace

How To Boost Performance Through Thoughtful Workplace Design

Does workplace design boost performance, or is it another passing trend for companies who are grasping at straws in their ongoing quest to be “cool”, innovative or enticing in their efforts for attracting top talent?<p>First, let me be clear: I’m not an expert in the design of physical workspaces. …

The Workplace

New leaders need a little extra care

Bill Gentry is a first-time manager. He also is a researcher who has studied the difficulties people new to management face, and through his work at the Center for Creative Leadership, has trained new managers. "The biggest thing is that what made you a successful individual contributor won't work …