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NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Famous Pastor Explains Biblical View on ‘Manhood and Womanhood’ and ‘Draws a Line’ on the Transgender Issue: ‘I Would Be Lying to Call a He a She’

Prominent theologian and pastor John Piper recently tackled questions from podcast listeners about how to handle the transgender issue from a Christian perspective, explaining how sex and gender are defined in the Bible and proclaiming that he would be “lying to call a he a ‘she.'”<p>Pastor John Piper …

Can Evangelicals and Christians Coexist in America?

I just read an article entitled, “Can Gays and Christians Coexist in America?” Once again, I find myself annoyed by the presumption--the enduring arrogance present in unself-critically asserting that the “Christian position” with respect to LGBTQ people is by definition condemnatory.<p>This just in: …

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Science Has Made a Fascinating Discovery About Fiction Readers

LIT_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_336x280<p>For most, the love of books starts in childhood. For others, this love blooms later, eventually revealing the vibrant …

Books

Shattering the Lies About the Bible

Written by: Jeff Allen<p>Published on: June 3, 2015<p><i>All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in</i> …

Homeschool mom who debunked evolution visits Ken Ham's creationism museum: 'It's pretty convincing'

Megan Fox, the home-schooling mom who “destroyed” evolutionary science in a video that went viral — with a million views — is back, casting her …

Mike Huckabee: The Supreme Court can't overrule God

<b>Houston (CNN) —</b> Mike Huckabee rallied a crowd of Hispanic evangelicals on Wednesday night, pushing back in the debate over religious freedom just one day after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments to determine whether states have the right to ban same-sex marriage.<p>"I respect the courts, but the …

Muslims Slaughter 211 Christians Trapped In Church, Then Miracle Happens

Why satire not scandal could derail Hillary Clinton's campaign

"Serious" stories about Hillary Clinton did not attract as much coverage as her failure to leave a tip at a Mexican restaurant, writes Matt Lewis<p>Republicans are the usual targets for caricature on popular US comedy show Saturday Night Live (remember Tina Fey as Sarah Palin?). But comedienne Kate …

Snapchat and Twitch Tapped to Tease New Video Games From Activision, Square Enix

"What does it mean?" a marketing team imagined the Internet saying.<p>Forget bus ads or radio spots. Two big video game publishers are using Snapchat and Twitch today to hype new, officially unannounced titles.<p>The first game being teased is probably Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 because it comes via an …

You have Twelve Minutes to figure out what's going on in this game

Describing Luis Antonio's <i>Twelve Minutes</i> in traditional terms — "point-and-click," "adventure game," "top-down perspective" — may tell you about the <i>kind</i> of video game it is, but it does a poor job of explaining <i>what</i> it is.<p>"<i>Groundhog Day</i> + family mystery" is useful shorthand that comes closer. As in …

‘All Along I Thought I Was Serving God’

<i>Note: A photo of John Mulinde was incorrectly identified in this story earlier today. Charisma Magazine apologizes for the error. This is the third</i> …

Dressgate: the science of why THAT blue dress looks white

It has divided a nation. How can a blue and black dress look white to some people? Science has the answer<p>Not since the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out wearing her Sarah Burton designed wedding outfit has social media been <b>so obsessed with one dress</b>.<p>Is this Roman Originals bodycon shift white or …

The Universe Smiles From 7.5 Billion Light-Years Away

That picture above is real! It’s a Hubble Space Telescope image of a cluster of galaxies with the poetic name of SDSS J1038+4849 (called that because …

Universe

James Patterson releases the 'world's first' self-destructing book

James Patterson's new book is set to blow up. Literally.<p>In a sign that book publishing has entered the Snapchat era, Patterson has partnered with a …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Super Mario AI learns how to play by listening to your advice

As fun as <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> games are to play, wouldn't it be nice if you could coach from the sidelines every now and then? The University of Tubingen has developed an artificial intelligence that lets you do just that. Its Mario AI project makes Nintendo's plumber both aware of his environment and …

Secrets of seeing God: The long, strange history of divine revelation

<b>(Triangle c via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>For millennia, people have claimed to bear witness to divine beings. Their visions come in all shapes and sizes<p>William B. Irvine<p>January 17, 2015 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Aha!: The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World.”<p>Author C. S. Lewis was an atheist for …

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