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Bernie Sanders introduces "College for All Act" to make public colleges tuition-free

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the College for All Act Monday, a piece of legislation that would make four-year public colleges and …

Middle-class

Best jokes for smart people explained

HBO<p>There's a special glee that comes from getting a really nerdy joke.<p>You feel both smart and dorky at the same time.<p>Redditors took turns sharing their best intellectual jokes, and we've gathered our favorites here.<p>From chemistry to art to music, these are the jokes you can pull out at your next …

Winston Churchill

Rich Students Go to Graduate School to Get Richer

A new study shows pupils from higher-income backgrounds are more likely to enroll in programs with larger payoffs.<p>More Americans are pursuing graduate degrees, but students from wealthier backgrounds are most likely to earn the degrees that pay the most, a new report published by the Urban …

College & University

This Purdue Defender Had No Idea An Arizona State Player Was About To Put Him On A Poster

The basketball game between Arizona State and Purdue on Tuesday has been billed as something of an undercard for the main event taking place afterward, as Duke will face off against Florida at Madison Square Garden. However, the Sun Devils and Boilemakers combined to provide the basketball world …

3 Ways to Bring Your Children to Jesus

You know the story: A group of people brought some little children to Jesus so He would lay hands on them. The disciples rebuked the people and …

6 of the Best Commentaries on the Bible

A Bible commentary is simply a book written by a scholar who has done the hard work of dissecting a portion of the Bible, or sometimes the entire …

Theology

Does Your Preaching Have Calories?

A few friends recently suggested I read <i>Quack This Way: David Foster Wallace and Bryan A. Garner Talk Language and Writing</i>, and I found it …

David Foster Wallace

When Your Pastor Preaches a Sermon Dud

On Sunday, thousands of sermons will be preached in churches across the world by men who have given their lives to the study and proclamation of …

Fantasy Football

Bear Grylls Has Some Advice That Might Save Your Marriage

Survivalist and TV star Bear Grylls recently wrote what he called “the most difficult” and “most important” column that he's penned for the UK’s <i>GQ</i>, …

Survivalism
Faith

The Bible Says, "Fear Not," But I'm Scared Sh**less Sometimes. Are You?

photo by Daria Nepriakhina<p>I haven't counted for myself, but I've heard it said, "Fear not," is in the Bible 365 times. They teach, preach, and beseech us "not to be afraid."<p>But frankly, I'm scared shitless sometimes. I fear clowns, criticism, crashing my bike, and car wrecks. Bridges, bears, big …

Faith

How to: The Pour Over

A step-by-step video<p>Not too heavy and not too light, the pour-over produces a cup of coffee that in Starbucks partner Chris Smith’s words, “is just …

Coffee

Ronda Rousey says 'don't cry' to Bethe Correia after knockout

Ronda Rousey is not here to play your petty mind games.<p>Don't even try to mess with Ronda Rousey — she will beat you down in 34 seconds and make you eat your words.<p>That's what happened to Rousey's latest KO, Bethe Correia. Correia tried everything from screaming "DON'T CRY" in Rousey's face...<p>...to …

Ronda Rousey

3D scanning deciphers ancient Hebrew scroll

A fragile scroll discovered in 1970 on the western shore of the Dead Sea has finally been deciphered, revealing it to be part of a Torah scroll.<p>A scroll that had been burnt to charcoal inside the Ein Gedi synagogue some 1,500 years ago has now been read for the first time, thanks to modern …

Archaeology

Golfer angrily shatters his club, still has 7 more holes to play

Greg Owen is near the lead at the St. Jude Classic, but now he'll have to play most of his back nine with one less club than everyone else.<p>Greg Owen started the day at the FedEx St. Jude Classic with the lead and has stayed near the top of the leaderboard all day. He came to the 12th tee just a …

Golf

Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte makes his MLB debut

He's finally here!<p>On Friday night, switch-pitcher Pat Venditte made his much-anticipated debut for the Oakland Athletics, coming into the game in the seventh inning to face some right- and left-handed Boston Red Sox batters. His first left-handed pitch? A strike. His first right-handed pitch? A …

Boston Red Sox

Samsung is 'placing the wrong bet' on its flagship smartphone and now the company is going into total meltdown

Over the past year, the South Korean company has seen a catastrophic collapse, with sales in China dropping by more than 50%.<p>Now shipments of its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, are also down, while the iPhone soars to unprecedented heights.<p>So what's the issue?<p>In April, Samsung released …

Profit

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Family runs in terror after gorilla charges them and CRACKS THE OBSERVATION GLASS

This is one of the most terrifying animal videos ever.<p>Note to self: never let your child pound their chest at a gorilla when it's just glass between you and the gorilla. The family (understandably) fled when the glass cracked. When they circled back to the area a few minutes later, zoo employees …

Employment

The St. Louis Cardinals Will Win The World Series

Major League Baseball may have just kicked off the start of its season, but fans on social media have already predicted the winners: St. Louis …

Reggie Jackson hits the longest finger roll we've ever seen

With time running down, Reggie Jackson just kinda threw the ball towards the rim underhanded, because it was the only way he could. And it went in!<p>Swished it. Reggie Jackson took a shot with perfect bowling form in an NBA game and it went in the hoop. We wouldn't even try this in HORSE because it'd …

Basketball

Where to Eat at Chase Field, Home of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Chase Field is home to the <b>Arizona Diamondbacks</b>, but it's also the place to find some pretty flashy stadium food — including some dishes making their very first appearances this season. Here's where to eat at the Phoenix ballpark, no matter how hungry you are.<p>Of Note at Chase Field<p><i>Churro Dog —</i> …

Arizona Diamondbacks

Odell Beckham Jr. throws down dunks at ASU

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is known for his unbelievable hands, but he can also throw down some nice slam dunks with a …

Georgia State coach falls off his chair in joy after his son wins game with miracle 3-pointer

GSU coach Ron Hunter, who tore his achilles celebrating getting into the tournament, spent the game coaching from a wheeled chair.<p>When his son, guard R.J. Hunter, made a long, long 3-pointer with two seconds left to win the game, Hunter went so nuts he toppled over in joy.<p>The full play:<p>A close-up …

TBS

Riots in Pakistan follow suicide attacks on two Christian churches

Anguished Pakistanis protesting suicide attacks on two Christian churches clashed with police and other residents in chaotic scenes in the city of Lahore on Monday, leaving one person dead and several others injured, police said.<p>The mainly Christian demonstrators hurled stones, damaged cars and …

Stephen Curry knew this shot was good, started celebrating immediately

Stephen Curry