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Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Web Design

WATCH: Beautiful! How all of history culminates in the birth of Jesus

An artist dramatically brings the story of salvation to life<p>This gorgeous video by the Skit Guys captures the work of a talented artist at high speed …

US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 2: Michael Flynn's war on Islamism - Firstpost

<i>This article is second in a series on key members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s national security team. You can read the first and second</i> …

When The Vandals Took North Africa, They Had Their Way With The Roman Empire

North Africa was one of the heartlands of the Roman Empire. It produced most of the grain that fed Rome, the olive oil that burned in lamps from …

Ancient History

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV 4, which came out last fall, is one of the most advanced media streamers on the market.<p>As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>You can tell if you have the latest …

Smart TV

The Experiment: Capitalism versus Socialism

Paul Driessen writes:<p>University of Delaware climatology professor (and amateur history buff) David Legates offers some fascinating insights into a …

I Am Happily Married to God — as a Consecrated Virgin

Yes, I'm celibate. No, I'm not a nun.<p>One August morning, I walked to the front of the church in my white gown, nervous and excited. Family and friends stood in the pews of Queen of Apostles in Alexandria, Virginia. They smiled and wiped tears. The bishop began the ceremony. I was getting married — …

Everything you think you know about the collapse of the Soviet Union is wrong

Every revolution is a surprise. Still, the latest Russian Revolution must be counted among the greatest of surprises. In the years leading up to 1991, virtually no Western expert, scholar, official, or politician foresaw the impending collapse of the Soviet Union, and with it one-party …

Russia

Get Ready for the Polyamory Movement

August 22, 2016 by Erin Wathen<p>Why do I reject polyamory? Am I merely rewarding circuits in my brain? Do I blindly appeal to tradition – marriage …

C.S. Lewis

Decline of religion in Britain ‘comes to a halt’ – major study suggests

It is more than 130 years since Nietzsche declared that “God is dead”, and forecasts of the demise of organised religion in the UK and elsewhere have been a regular fixture ever since.<p>But new figures from Britain’s longest-running and most important barometer of general public opinion suggest that …

2006: a space oddity – the great Pluto debate

Long known as the ninth planet, Pluto was downgraded in 2006, sparking a scientific spat that raises basic questions about how we understand the universe<p>Imagine that you have nurtured an ambition for 25 years to head up an expedition to the last unexplored planet in the solar system. You’ve worked …

Solar System

Bill Nye Is Talking Out of His Ass on Quantum Physics

Traveling back in time? Harvesting energy from black holes?<p>Here is a video in which Bill Nye the Science Guy answers the question, "How will quantum mechanics change the world?"<p>Bill Nye's answer goes like this:<p><i>Tom: Hi, Bill. Tom, from Western Australia. If quantum entanglement or quantum spookiness</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Are All Empires Bad?

Rhodes must fall. Churchill must fall. Queen Victoria must fall. Are there any statues of Gordon or Kipling still standing? If so, they must fall …

Goths vs. Greeks: Text Reveals Epic Ancient Battle

Fragments of an ancient Greek text telling of an invasion of Greece by the Goths during the third century A.D. have been discovered.

Greece

Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell review – what do we know about Jesus’s closest followers?

Origen, one of the wisest and most interesting of the early theologians, had an ingenious theory about the obvious discrepancies in the Bible. If one discovered a difference in, for example, the genealogies of Jesus as they appear in Matthew’s and Luke’s Gospels, he argued that these were …

Theology

In defence of the Archbishop (and why the Bible isn't sexist)

<b>Some of my fellow students took issue with what the Archbishop said about women, but they've misrepresented him. And I can testify to just how</b> …

Feminism

Mary I: a highly impressive queen cut off in her prime

'Bloody Mary’ Tudor was long branded a religious bigot and a military failure. Yet as Anna Whitelock explains, the first woman to wear the crown of …

What conservative gay Christians want

It’s not church doctrine on marriage that needs to change. It’s almost everything else<p>The LGBT rights movement — so the story goes — has split the Christian churches in two. On one side are the progressives, who believe that Christianity should accept gay people and recognise gay marriage. Lined up …

Faith

The Shot That Set the World on Fire — How George Washington Started History’s First “World War”

“While serving as a lieutenant colonel in the Virginia Regiment, the 22-year-old future U.S. president touched off a global conflict that would …

Military History

Test tube babies could die sooner

Scientists fear health implications of being conceived by IVF may not be known for many years to come<p>Children born through IVF could have shorter lifespans and poorer health in later life because the assisted reproduction bypasses critical natural selection processes in the body, an evolutionary …

Six Parliament Traditions That Make Printing Laws On Goat And Calf Skin Seem Modern

The centuries-old tradition of printing laws on goat and calf skin is to continue, the Government confirmed yesterday, after it looked set to be …

United Kingdom

9 Things You Should Know About Justice Antonin Scalia (1936–2016)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died today at the age of 79. He reportedly died in his sleep during a visit to Texas. Here are nine things …

Debunking Silly Statements About the Bible

One American tabloid recently said this about the Bible:<p>No television preacher has ever read the Bible. Neither has any evangelical politician. …

War