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Go forward in what God is leading you to do in life

In the early 1900s, 16-year-old William Whiting Borden graduated from The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania – a prestigious boarding school known for sending its alumni to Princeton University. He was an heir to the Borden family mining fortune, and had a clear path to wealth and success set …

Princeton University

Democrat-Led Cities Top List as ‘Worst-Run’ Cities in America

Sometimes statistics can be misleading. Sometimes, they tell a very interesting story. WalletHub recently released its list of the 150 best-run …

Demographics

Pray this beautiful prayer to the Holy Spirit when you are feeling uninspired

Written by St. Augustine, this poetic prayer fills the soul with God's presence.<p>It is not always easy finding the right words to pray. On certain …

Catholic Cemeteries Remember The Brave With Memorial Day Masses

Memorial Day field masses planned for Monday, May 28, at Chicago-area Catholic cemeteries.<p>CHICAGO, IL -- Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, the Auxiliary …

This Isn’t Bigotry. It’s a Religious Disagreement.

Why all the outcry over a Baptist pastor who believes non-Christians can’t be saved?<p>So you think I’m going to hell. So what?<p>Color me genuinely confused by the outcry against Texas televangelist Robert Jeffress, who spoke Monday at the opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem. Jeffress has …

Basic Overview

Using stock historical data, train a supervised learning algorithm with any combination of financial indicators. Rapidly backtest your model for …

5 best geology apps for Android!

Geology is the study of the earth’s structure, the various processes that act on it, and its history. That’s a lot of ground to cover (heh heh). However, there aren’t a ton of Android apps for geology fans. Most of your info comes from books, maps, and actually being there to see it. Mobile apps …

New York Times reports on right wing conspiracies – then issues an epic correction

The New York Times was mocked on social media over a correction made Tuesday that revealed a bias many allege the news outlet has against conservatives.<p>In article detailing the role of Campbell Brown as the head of news partnerships for Facebook, technology reporter Nellie Bowles inserted an …

Remarkable Evidence That the Bible Is the Word of God

Noted Bible experts say that the historical evidence surrouding the ancient book gives strong reasons to trust its contents. Dr. Jonathan Morrow, who …

The evidence for Christianity is like a tsunami

My life growing up was a struggle. When I walked into college, I carried a heavy burden of years of hurt and bitterness.<p>I was mad at my father for beating my mother. I was angry at a man who worked on our farm and sexually abused me from ages 6 to 13. All of this led to me to really despise God, …

Fsociety Hacking Tools Pack

Fsociety Menu<p>Information Gathering<br>• Password Attacks<br>• Wireless Testing<br>• Exploitation Tools<br>• Sniffing & Spoofing<br>• Web Hacking<br>• Private Web Hacking<br>• Post …

Scanners

WATCH: Parkland Student Complains Clear Backpacks Infringe On His Constitutional Rights

On Friday, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left-wing activist David Hogg complained that the school's new policy of making students use only …

The Psychology of Progressive Hostility

Recently, I arrived at a moment of introspection about a curious aspect of my own behavior. When I disagree with a conservative friend or colleague …

Why Christians Support Israel

Opinion<p>Posted: Mar 06, 2018 1:55 PM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>In speeches to …

The 70-hour and four-day work weeks are both rooted in Christian philosophy

The trend toward intense 70-hour work weeks is well-documented. Yet even as it has become standard in some industries to work until midnight on most weekdays, there’s also a trend in the opposite direction.<p>German union IG Metall recently negotiated an agreement allowing workers to work 28 hours …

Great Depression

Extremely Early Testimonies to the Deity of Christ

The conventional wisdom among liberal theologians and higher critics of the Bible is that the deity of Christ was a concept that grew up out of a …

The Scandal of Sheer Grace

Two criminals hang next to Jesus. One mocks him, but the other recognizes his innocence. And the repentant criminal, an outcast from society and …

Can thorium reactors dispose of weapons-grade plutonium?

Thorium reactors have long been proposed as a cleaner, safer alternative to conventional nuclear energy, and now a new Russian study has added …

Accelerating light beams in curved space

By shining a laser along the inside shell of an incandescent light bulb, physicists have performed the first experimental demonstration of an …

Fractions: Where It All Goes Wrong

Many children never master fractions. When asked whether 12/13 + 7/8 was closest to 1, 2, 19, or 21, only 24% of a nationally representative sample …

Mathematics

Billionaire Brothers Buy a $650 Million Stake in Time Inc.

Conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch cemented a deal on Sunday to buy a $650 million stake in Time Inc., through The Meredith …

Why are scientists filing lawsuits against their critics?

When fellow scientists critiqued Mark Jacobson, he took their dispute to court<p>Scientific disputes traditionally have been settled by time and experiment, but lately researchers are using the judicial system to resolve what appear to be fundamentally scientific issues, or to defend themselves …

Yes, the Clintons should be investigated

President Trump's critics are arguing that GOP calls for the Justice Department to investigate Hillary Clinton and Democrats' ties to Russia are an effort to distract from the real Russia investigation, into potential Trump-Russia collusion.<p>No, they are not.<p>Ever since Watergate, the mantra of all …

How to have a well-behaved puppy...make sure it sees a man with a moustache within six weeks of birth

The secret of how to make puppies well-behaved has finally been found, and it involves stroking them with a toothbrush and exposing them to men with moustaches.<p>The charity Guide Dogs, which trains 1,300 puppies a year, has created the first programme which is scientifically proven to have a …

Google and Facebook under pressure after helping anti-refugee campaign

Secure America Now received targeted help to efficiently use its millions of dollars in ad-spending ahead of US general election in 2016, reports say<p>An anti-refugee campaign, Secure America Now, received targeted help from Facebook and Google to achieve the most efficient use of its millions of …

Mel Brooks slams today's 'stupidly politically correct' culture

"I personally would never touch gas chambers or the death of children or Jews at the hands of the Nazis," he said. "Everything else is …

Mel Brooks

The 6 Healthiest Alcohols You Can Be Drinking

Getting drunk isn't the only thing alcohol does for you.<p>September 19, 2017<p>People usually refer to the act of drinking as "unhealthy," but it doesn’t …

Startup That Sells Zero-Days to Governments Is Offering $1 Million For Tor Hacks

A startup that sells exploits to governments says it wants hacks for the browser used by activists, protesters, journalists, and criminals.<p>A notorious startup is offering up to $1 million in rewards to security researchers who can find bugs and develop techniques to exploit the anonymous web …

Privacy

How can we create a better life for everyone?

Why is equality still so elusive, while inequality is seen as normal and almost inevitable? We interview the sharpest economic minds in the world, as …

The simple metaphor that’s increasingly getting in the way of scientific progress

Once upon a time, people believed in the soul, a god-given vital force that animated human beings and left the body upon death. Around the 1500s, this theory of vitalism fell from fashion and we started to see beings as more like machines.<p>Dissections and anatomical drawings showed scientists body …

Consciousness