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Microsoft Office, Google Docs beware: This open-source startup is after your users

Latvian company OnlyOffice wants to create the Swiss watch of office suites and convince people there are valid choices beyond the big brands.<p>Seven …

Were Neanderthals Religious?

Imagine this scene: Inside a cave in Spain, a group of people gather around the grave of a toddler. Hearths with lit fires, marked by 30 horns of animals including bison and red deer, surround the grave. A rhinoceros skull is nearby.<p>At a conference this fall, archaeologist Enrique Baquedano and his …

Anthropology

Christians should not fear speaking about their faith at work and in public places, Theresa May says

Christians should not be afraid of of speaking "freely" about their faith at work and in public places, Theresa May has said.<p>The Prime Minister said people should be able to celebrate Christmas as she endorsed a report which said that Christianity should be "celebrated, not denigrated".<p>The report …

MLB, MLBPA Agree on New CBA: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

Link to Media<p>After some concern about labor strife between Major League Baseball's owners and the MLB Players Association, the sides have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.<p>MLB announced the news Nov. 30, adding at the time that the two parties were continuing to draft the entirety of …

Baseball

There Is No Morality Left In The Moral Majority

Christian fundamentalism has always presented itself as a morally superior group in direct touch with God, following the Bible, and at war with secular society.<p>What aspects of society they want to defeat may vary. In the early 1900s they were obsessed with Jews, evolution and immigration. As such …

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize, Redefining Boundaries of Literature

Half a century ago, Bob Dylan shocked the music world by plugging in an electric guitar and alienating folk purists. For decades he continued to confound expectations, selling millions of records with dense, enigmatic songwriting.<p>Now, Mr. Dylan, the poet laureate of the rock era, has been rewarded …

Literature

Google Photos Can Now Fix Sideways Snaps and Generate GIFs to Share

Google has announced a few notable updates to its Photos app, with some new features powered by its machine-learning technology.<p>The app can now automatically generate animated GIFs from videos you upload to the service. Google says its technology looks for video segments that capture activity – "a …

Google Photos

Compelling Images from the Baseball Playoffs

Carlos Santana

Email took an almighty beating this week, but it’s far from dead

While 2016 is shaping up to be the year virtual reality and the Internet of Things went mainstream, it could also go down in history as the year email’s much-touted demise cranked into overdrive. At least, if this week’s events are anything to go by.<p>With the likes of Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat, …

FAA

Call It What You Want, but Don't Call It Christian

I watched a fascinating interview on television recently. Fascinating and disturbing.<p>The interview was on the evening news. It was with three Muslim American citizens. Each of the three was proud to be an American.<p>The first man interviewed spoke eloquently of his love for the values that define …

Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Coolio And More Headline The Amazing ‘I Love The ’90s’ Tour

It has become increasingly common for musical acts to band together for tours built around some sort of connection between said artists. It’s the nature of the beast for acts that are no longer popular, necessarily, but still want to make a living. Touring has pretty much always been the real …

The Democrats own this mess too: Gerrymandering and obstructionism alone can’t explain American inequality

Progressives are told time and again that Clinton and Obama are the best their party can do. It’s a total crock<p>[<i>This piece has been adapted from Thomas Frank's new book,</i> Listen, Liberal, or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? <i>(Metropolitan Books).</i>]<p>When you press Democrats on their …

‘Batman v Superman’ is too smart for Marvel fans

The verdict is in on “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”: The critics say it’s worse than leprosy. In fact, it’s even worse than last year’s …

Country's Jesus-and-partying crew cheapen both the faith and the music

There’s an old adage that’s popular among Christian pastors: “If you’re going to sin, sin boldly.” The saying is, in fact, a shoddy repackaging of a letter Martin Luther wrote to Philipp Melanchthon in the 16th century, but its meaning is nonetheless clear: don’t be lukewarm. As the saying goes, if …

Music

Amazon Starts Building Its Own Bundle by Selling Showtime, Starz and More With Amazon Prime

Small steps, but interesting steps.<p>Amazon has a new weapon to boost its video streaming service against competitors like Netflix and YouTube: Other people’s streaming services.<p>Starting today, Amazon will give its Amazon Prime subscribers — who already get access to Amazon’s homegrown streaming …

Pope Francis inaugurates special Year of Mercy at the Vatican amid fears of terrorism

Crowds of faithful smaller than expected amid concerns the Vatican could be a target for Paris-style terrorist attacks<p>Pope Francis inaugurated a special year of Mercy at the Vatican on Tuesday but fears of terrorism meant that the crowds in St Peter’s Square were much more modest than expected.<p>The …

Jan Hus and Human Rights

<i>The following remarks were given at a conference in Prague commemorating the 600th anniversary of the burning of Jan Hus. The conference was sponsored by the Law Faculty at Charles University and the Universal Peace Federation.</i><p>In a technical sense, Jan Hus had nothing to do with human rights. Human …

A Lesson In American Christianity From John Piper

(Credit: Wikipedia)We were sitting in the car going to I don’t quite remember where when our conversation about I don’t remember what somehow turned …

Faith

Was There Gospel-Centered Theology Before the Reformation?

Did anything <i>good</i> happen in church history from the time of John the Apostle dying to Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ …

Theology

Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin reviving NHL’s lost art of goal scoring

Nobody does it better than Alex Ovechkin, this lost art of NHL goal scoring, and Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby thinks he knows why.<p>"The main thing is just the raw power you don't see in other players," explains Holtby, who gets to practise against Ovechkin virtually every day. "You …

Bernie Sanders' Debt To Religious Freedom

Bernie Sanders applied for conscientious objector status during the Vietnam War. Although his application was ultimately rejected, by the time that …

WATCH: Connor McDavid dekes Petr Mrazek out of his shorts for goal

BREAKING: Connor McDavid is good at hockey.<p>You may have heard of this young fellow Connor McDavid. The 18-year-old sensation had all of the hype …

Ice Hockey

England’s churches can survive – but the religion will have to go

England’s biggest, most plentiful, most beautiful buildings are its churches. They are also its emptiest. There are some 16,000 churches in total, and every now and then their owner and janitor, the Church of England, utters a howl of pain. This month a church report points out that more than a …

Church of England

Franklin Graham Opposes Oprah's 'Belief' Series for Suggesting Many Paths to God

Evangelical preacher Franklin Graham has taken issue with Oprah Winfrey's new documentary series "Belief," and said it's wrong to suggest there are …

Oprah Winfrey

Mets Sweep Cubs, Head to World Series: Pictures

World Series

Sam Harris slams liberals who “followed Noam Chomsky off the edge of the world”

He’s right to criticize Chomsky’s solipsistic view of foreign policy, but this might not be the best way to do it<p>Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz appeared on "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" Thursday night to promote their new book, "Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue," but it didn't …

Why Brené Brown 'Abandoned' The Church -- And Why She Went Back

"[I] really wanted to find a spiritual home where there is room at the table for everyone."<p>Bestselling author Brené Brown has become one of the foremost authorities on shame, vulnerability, courage and worthiness. Her talks and thoughts on these topics are backed by years of compelling research, …

Faith

Christian Population in Iraq in Danger of Being Eradicated in 5 Years

The Christian population in Iraq is in danger of being extinct in about five years, a recent report from an international Catholic charity …

Population