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17 Rainy Day Soups to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that …

A Dream Come True in Corporate Worship

Something remarkable, even unimaginable will take place when you gather with God’s people this weekend. Most of us have lost our sense of wonder and …

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There's just no explaining 2014

Published on December 28, 2014<p><b>It was a year of mysteries</b>. To list some of the more baffling ones:<p>A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN.<p>Millions of Americans suddenly decided to …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains His Controversial Christmas Day Tweet

The message racked up thousands of retweets and made it his most popular, and seemingly most controversial, tweet yet.<p>Some thought his sentiment was anti-Christian. Many agreed he was trolling (with a twinkle in his eye).<p>The day after Christmas, Tyson turned to Facebook to flesh out an explanation …

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Dame Maggie Smith's Best One-Liners From Downton, As Told By Gifs

Happy birthday Dame Maggie Smith -- or should we say Lady Grantham? The Dowager Countess turns 80 on Sunday and though her "Harry Potter" days are over, we thank our lucky stars we can still get our weekly dose of her sharp wit and biting humor when "Downton Abbey" returns for its fifth season on …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

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Mozilla calls out iOS and Android as ‘closed systems’ with ‘almost a complete lack of transparency’

While it has yet to become a significant player in the smartphone market, Mozilla is hoping that its open-source Firefox OS will be a game changer when the mobile operating system gains a larger presence in countries like the United States and United Kingdom. In the meantime, the software maker has …

10 Totally Unexpected Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

Put down the pie and pick up the waffles: This nutritional powerhouse and quintessential fall and winter ingredient can be a star at breakfast, …

Breakfast

The Only 5 Kitchen Tools You Really Need — & How To Use Them For Everything

Once upon a time, when I was a very young person living in a reasonably priced, moderately sized apartment in the suburbs, I owned this thing called …

'The Tale of the Princess Kaguya' is the most gorgeous film you'll see all year

Much was made of animation legend Hayao Miyazaki’s decision to retire last year, but a new movie out today from his Studio Ghibli comes from the mind of no less great a talent. <i>The Tale of the Princess Kaguya</i> was directed by 78-year-old Isao Takahata, a co-founder of the studio, and you won’t see a …

Be Ready to Answer Your Kids’ Questions About the Bible

Kids are thinkers. They ask good and sometimes hard questions. My kids have asked me some of the hardest theological questions between ages 5 and 8. …

The Redwoods and the Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment

J.I. Packer says that the Puritans are the theological and devotional Redwoods of the western world (<i>A Quest for Godliness</i>, 11f). My own experience …

What Australians Can Teach Us About the Work-Life Balance | Inc.com

Months before my college graduation, one of my friends brought up the idea of embarking on a three-month backpacking trip across Australia. It sounded like fun, so I did what any sane entrepreneur-to-be would do: I put off my last quarter of college and joined him.<p>While we planned the trip, several …

Work-life Balance

What The World Thinks A Cashless Future Will Look Like [Infographic]

There are well-established adages about time, money and technology that seem to have been accepted as universal truth: time equals money; money doesn’t grow on trees; need is the mother of invention…to name just a select few.<p>And at PayPal, we’re hoping to create new ones that will be part of our …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

26 Best (And 1 WTF) New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (8/12/14 - 8/25/14)

Article Contents<p>1 Featured App<p>1.1 ZeoSpace<p>2 Apps<p>2.1 TapPath<br>• 2.2 Blur - A Launcher Replacement<br>• 2.3 Snapshot<br>• 2.4 WeTransfer<br>• 2.5 Zoe (Beta)<br>• 2.6 Olympic TV<br>• 2.7 …

'Game,' about De La Salle High's unbeaten run, stands tall in the genre of sports films

'Game,' about De La Salle High's unbeaten run, stands tall in the genre of sports films<p><b>When the Game Stands Tall</b><p>Sports drama. Starring Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern and Matthew Daddario. Directed by Thomas Carter. (PG. 115 minutes.)<p>Outside of humans invaded by body snatchers and …

High School Sports

Riddles, Lies, and Lives -- From Fidel Castro and Muhammad Ali to Albert Einstein and Barbie

<b>Century of Disaster</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p><i>The following passages are excerpted from Eduardo Galeano’s history of humanity,</i> Mirrors <i>(Nation Books).</i><p><b>Stalin</b><p>He learned to write in the language of Georgia, his homeland, but in the seminary the monks made him speak Russian.<p>Years later in Moscow, …

Fidel Castro

This Free MIT Photojournalism Course Helps You Take Meaningful Photos

We highlight a number of free online courses in our Lifehacker U series, but this free course from MIT on documentary photography and photojournalism …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Delighting in What Is Not God