Marcel Kurtz

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These simple steps will ensure you never lose an Apple device ever again

There are few worse feelings than realizing you left your expensive gadget somewhere and have no idea where to look for it. It’s all happened to us …

Personal Information

Canadian families find unexpected benefits from living in small spaces

Adrian Crook hadn't always intended on raising his five kids in a three-bedroom condo in downtown Vancouver.<p>But skyrocketing real estate and rental markets across much of the country have some families choosing small spaces over suburban sprawl – and finding unexpected benefits.<p>Crook moved downtown …

This Sample Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Will Help You Live Longer

The Mediterranean diet has consistently been lauded as one of the healthiest diets, with a long list of proven health benefits and a reputation for …

Nutrition

The Collected Best Christian Books of 2017

For the past couple of weeks my RSS feeder has been humming with list after list of the best books of 2017. It seems that just about every avid …

Books

This is why Facebook arguments don’t work—according to science

Next time you’re inclined to spend hours arguing with a Facebook friend, or even a stranger, in the comments of a post, take a moment to close your …

University of Chicago

Has your iPhone started crashing in iOS 11.1.2? You're not alone... and there's a fix

Today is December 2, and some iPhone users have found that their phones are constantly crashing. A problem with iOS 11.1.2 means that repeated …

Apps

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Time Management

Cozy Hygge Bedtime Rituals To Try Tonight

After a hectic day, most of us just fall into bed without decompressing, only to start another busy day the following morning. What if we changed …

Sleep

Still thinking of home ownership as an investment? Here's proof you're wrong

Take some advice from rookie home owner Desirae Odjick about houses as an investment.<p>As a personal finance blogger, she ran the numbers on the cost of owning a home and concluded that breaking even would be a good outcome when it comes time, many years down the road, to sell. "A house is not a …

Real Estate

The Message of the Cross – 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

In 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:16, Paul shows the heart of his message was that God sent his son into the word to die on the Cross in order to provide …

Theology

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

Experimental brain technology can rewind Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is considered a global challenge of the century. Alzheimer’s disease is a thief. It comes and takes away the most precious …

Patriots QB Tom Brady set for exclusive interview on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

The New England signal caller will sit down with Norah O'Donnell during the 90-minute show<p>Just a few hours before he leads the New England Patriots …

NFL

Philly Archbishop: Mass Media Redefine Biblical Morality as ‘Hate’

In today’s culture wars, the mainstream media are endeavoring to redefine traditional biblical morality as hate speech, while pushing their own …

Breast cancer and Mirena IUD: What's the link?

Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device. Similarly to other hormonal IUDs, it releases levonorgestrel, a synthetic form of the naturally occurring …

One week with Siri

The iPhone has been my primary smartphone for well over a decade, and therefore I've had Siri on my phone ever since its introduction in 2011. But I never really found a reason to use it. I've always felt self-conscious when talking to my phone -- I find people who use voice commands in public …

San Francisco Giants

Loneliness Is Longing for Relationship with God

<b>“It is not good for the man to be alone”</b><b> (Genesis 2:18b NIV).</b>What you often call loneliness is really homesickness for God. You’ve just never …

Faith

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that hooks up to your TV. Apple calls it "the future of television."<p>You can tell if you have the latest Apple TV by looking at the remote: the new version's remote has a touchpad and six …

Smart TV

10 free online courses you can take to learn to be more productive

Finding enough hours in the day to accomplish all of your tasks or goals can be difficult.<p>Sometimes the day has slipped away and you have accomplished little, and you don't know why.<p>It is also frustrating when you know that part of the reason you cannot get everything done is because you are not …

Time Management

The midlife health checklist: how to maximise your wellbeing in your 40s and beyond

There is no louder wake up call than crossing the threshold into middle age. Turning 40, according to cancer specialist Dr David Agus, is when we begin to question our mortality and take stock of our sedentary, desk-bound lives – and rightly so, given that in our fourth decade we put on weight more …

How to Clean Up and Optimize Your Sluggish Mac

GIF<p>Your Mac is running a little slow these days. It takes forever to boot up. You have to delete something just to download that file attachment from …

Operating Systems

What's the most convincing argument against porn? Science.

San Francisco, Calif., Nov 12, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ’s list of “The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st …

Catholicism

What Is Really Best for Me? Applying the Bible to the Same-Sex-Attracted

Which produces better fruit for same-sex-attracted men and women: the traditional or the progressive interpretation of the Bible’s sexual ethic?<p>The …

Resources for Studying the Second Temple Period

Christians have often called the Second Temple Period is sometimes called the “400 silent years” since there are no authoritative writers from the …

Theology

You Can Easily Read An Entire Book In One Day (With These 4 Skills)

We’ve all been there; we’ve all put off getting required reading done until the day before. Maybe you’re in a book club, or you’re trying to get an …

Is the New Star Really a Sign of a Messiah for Israel?

Humans across the world will get to see a star born in 2022, and one rabbi says it’s a sign from the Bible of a new military leader for Israel.<p>In …

Neuroscience Reveals How Gratitude Literally Changes Your Brain to be Happier

We often hear about the power of gratitude for creating a more positive and happy mental state. But did you know that gratitude literally transforms …

Fitbit’s New Collab Uses YOUR DNA to Create Your Perfect Diet

We’ve made our New Year’s resolutions, and for the most part we are looking forward to a good 2017, and hopefully, actually following through with our goals this year. For many of us, that resolution is to eat better — something that’s about to get a lot easier, with the brand new collaboration …

Biomarkers

19 Things That Will Make Coffee Lovers Say "More Please"

*sips coffee* *handles everything like a boss*