Deirdre Federico

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Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Air Travel

Salem ‘Witch Book’ Sales at Auction for $180,000

Last week, a one of a kind copy of a 17th century religious text, <i>The Bay Psalm Book</i>, sold at auction for $180,000. The book itself is plenty rare, …

Crime

All Authority in Heaven and on Earth (RJS)

February 4, 2016 by RJS<p><i>Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples</i> …

East Africa
Biochemistry

My Response to "The Bible Answer Man" Objections

Recently, a caller asked Hank Hanegraaff ("The Bible Answer Man") about the message of grace that I share in my book "The Naked Gospel." Below are Mr. Hanegraaff's comments, along with my thoughts in response.<p>Hank Hanegraaff: "Andrew Farley teaches that the Lord's Prayer is an old covenant prayer, …

Theology

Trading faiths: how Marco Rubio's past could unite Christians and Republicans

The people Marco Rubio thanked in his speech after the Iowa caucuses on Monday night checked all the Oscars acceptance-speech boxes. He thanked the people of Iowa. He thanked his wife. He thanked Mike Huckabee, mostly for suspending his campaign.<p>And twice, Rubio thanked “almighty God”.<p>The senator …

Government

Padre Pio's 50-Year-Old Corpse Is Paraded Through The Streets Of Rome Wearing A Silicone Mask

A 50-year-old corpse wearing a silicone mask was paraded through the streets of Rome on Saturday, cheered on by thousands of onlookers who took …

Christianity

Here is what it’s like to be homeless in Super Bowl City

The homeless have to “leave the streets” for Super Bowl Sunday said Ed Lee, mayor of S.F. back in August.<p>Whether it is over safety concerns or …

Homelessness

'Inside Out' wins outstanding animated feature at the Annie Awards

"Inside Out,"the acclaimed box-office hit about a young girl dealing with her emotions, was the big winner at the 43rd Annie Awards for animation given out Saturday evening at UCLA's Royce Hall.<p>The film from Pixar Animations Studio, which is owned by Disney, won for outstanding animated feature, …

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (6 February 2016)

<b>Top picks</b><p>From me at The Atlantic:<p>Clearing the Body’s Retired Cells Slows Aging and Extends Life<br>• The Weird Thing About Cat Legs<p>“You are worthy”: Melissa Wilson Sayres’ wonderful letter to students, on the subject of harassment.<p>Beautifully written piece on how body clocks affect our medicines, by …

How Facebook is changing at age 12

It's been a big week for Facebook.<p>The social networking giant turned 12 and unveiled a few very cool features to celebrate the milestone.<p>On this …

PM urges prison rethink for mothers with babies

<b>David Cameron has called for an urgent rethink of the way the prison system in England and Wales treats pregnant women and mothers with babies.</b><p>Ministry of Justice figures suggest 100 babies spent time living with their mothers in prisons last year.<p>The prime minister said it was "absolutely …

Downing Street

China arrests Protestant church leader who opposed removal of crosses

The Rev Gu Yuese is believed to be the most senior government-sanctioned clergyman to be arrested since the Cultural Revolution<p>China has formally arrested a prominent Protestant church leader who last year criticised a law sanctioning government removal of church crosses.<p>Authorities in Zhejiang …

China

Netflix Could Be the Key to a Happier Relationship

The couple that streams together, stays together.<p>If you haven't already made Valentine's Day plans, you might want to put some Netflix and chill on the schedule.<p>According to a survey conducted by Netflix, 58% of people say they bond with their significant other over the streaming media giant's …