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Read Pope Francis’ uplifting Pentecost homily

The Spirit does not only change hearts; he changes situations. Like the wind that blows everywhere, he penetrates to the most unimaginable situations.<p>…

The tools you need for repairing PCs, smartphones, tablets, and much more | ZDNet

iFixit Manta Driver Kit<p>iFixit's Manta Driver Kit not only contains 112 bits designed to tackle pretty much every fastener you're likely to come …

How to access the Dark Web

The Dark Web is an infamous digital hive of scum and villainy, where people around the world visit their black markets and conduct encrypted business …

Dark Web

Secret Bluetooth tips: How to print files and share your phone's web connection without Wi-Fi

Bluetooth has multiple uses, here is our pick of those you may not know about<p>Of all the developments that have made significant impacts on how we use …

Francis says Mass is not a “weekly task” but the starting point for Christian witness

The end of Mass should mark the start of bringing Christ’s message to the world outside the Church, Pope Francis said today during the General …

Pope Francis: The Church cannot be silent about economic suffering

Vatican City, Apr 12, 2018 / 08:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the preface to a book on his economic thought, Pope Francis has written that the Gospel is …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

The 12 key principles of financial success in today's world

Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it's usually based heavily on a set of internal principles, whether that person can spell out those principles or not.<p>Principles are simply sets of internal rules that you live by. They're usually just a reflection of the things that you value, …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Marketing

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Happiness

7 Principles to Lead as Jesus Led

Jesus did not come to be your leadership guru. He came to die on the cross, for your sin, and in your place.<p>Yet, he did lead. And we can learn from …

Theology

An ancient philosopher’s advice for living a fulfilled life, even in the darkest times

Few who knew Epictetus would have considered him lucky.<p>He was born a slave 2,000 years ago. He lived and died in poverty. He was permanently crippled from a broken leg given to him by his master.<p>They’re not necessarily a list of circumstances that you would wish on anyone you cared about even …

10 Essential Business Tools for Entrepreneurs

What differentiates successful entrepreneurs from their peers?<p>Do they share certain qualities?<p>Yes, having an unwavering passion, hard work and a …

These are the best apps you've probably never heard of

Have you ever wondered what products or apps you’re missing out on? It’s easy to find the most popular ones in a particular category—but what about the hidden gems? One of Product Hunt’s community members David Spinks has the same question. So, he asked other users: <i>What’s one app you use a lot that</i> …

How to send large files for free

For bigger file transfer, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

7 Interesting Traits Divorced Couples Have In Common, According To Divorce Lawyers

When it comes to separation, reasons why couples get divorced are varied, as well as the problems that might have led them there. While every couple …

Divorce

The real reason why there was “no room at the inn”

The "inn" is not what you think it was.<p>The Christmas story is very familiar to many of us, but growing up certain images can cloud our view of what …

The Medieval Origins of Christmas Traditions

I’m smelling mulled cider on the stove, seeing mistletoe in the entryway, and hearing carols carried upon the wind. It’s Christmas time, so let’s …

The Rodney Dangerfield Of Christmas

By Mike Glenn Rodney Dangerfield, the great comedian of the last generation, was famous for his line, “I don’t get no respect.” He would then …

Franciscan monks put baby Jesus on bed of bullets to press for peace

ASSISI, Italy (Reuters) - Franciscan monks have put the baby Jesus in a crib made of bullet shells in a yearly "provocation" nativity scene designed to draw attention to those suffering in the world.<p>The successors of St. Francis of Assisi, who invented the nativity scene, craft a different scene …

2017 TOP 100 PHOTOS From the Editors of TIME

On May 23, photographer Phil Hatcher-Moore saw Naneyan Lokopir, a 13-year-old in South Sudan, lying on the ground of a cholera treatment center. That …

What history really tells us about Jesus' birth

I might be about to ruin your Christmas. Sorry. But the reality is those nativity plays in which your adorable children wear tinsel and angel wings …

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

Pope Francis: ‘Catholic Church committed to protecting migrants’

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message to the President of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) on the occasion of its …

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on Your I-95 Road Trip

If you want to drive along America’s East Coast, chances are you’ll motor on I-95 for a good portion of it. Beginning in Maine and ending in Florida, …

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Pope urges that the best priests be sent to the peripheries

ROME – Pope Francis is legendarily a pope of the peripheries, and judging by his comments to the superiors of a major Catholic religious order on …

Secure Messaging App Showdown: WhatsApp vs. Signal

So, you’re interested in secure, encrypted chat apps. You have a few different choices, but as with any chat app, what all your friends are using is …

“13 Reasons Why” Is Deceptive and Destructive

Written by: Trevin WaxI can't believe I'm writing this post.First, because I am in no way recommending the new Netflix teen drama <i>13 Reasons Why.</i> From …