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40 Books Every Christian Should Read

I believe that reading books written by other, wiser Christians is one of the most effective ways to grow as a Christian. But with millions of books …

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Limited Edition Whiskeys for Gifting

The whiskey lover in me adores this time of year, when distillers from all over the globe unleash their new limited edition offerings. The suspense! The mystery! How will the label look? What's the shape of the bottle? How many are they making? How much will it cost? Is this variation on a meh …

Whiskey

British Airways boggles minds with projection-mapped flight video

It's quite frankly near impossible to watch this video of a British Airways flight and believe that it's not just a mere animation.<p>In fact the video …

Asking the Bible to do More than it does

November 10, 2014 by Scot McKnight<p>The issue can be settled into two terms: the Bible teaches <i>truth</i> but it does not teach the <i>path</i>. These two terms are …

The Neuroscience Of "Harry Potter"

Or, what happens to your brain when you’re lost in a book.<p>Let’s do a casual experiment. Here’s a brief passage from the first book in some obscure fiction series called <i>Harry Potter:</i><p>A bush on the edge of the clearing quivered. … Then, out of the shadows, a hooded figure came crawling across the …

9 Small Beer Cities That Deserve National Attention

By: Andy Kryza<p>Portland, Denver, San Diego... blah blah blah. Whenever a discussion of America's best beer cities starts up, people simply trot out the same old cities over and over. And while it's hard to argue against their prowess, oftentimes smaller cities and towns get lost in their …

5 Great Reads for Your Bookclub

As someone who runs three (yes, three) online book clubs, I read a lot. Of course, I always have done, but I used to do it in isolation. In the last couple of years, first with the Author Effect, then with 52 Books in 52 Weeks, and most recently with One Book One Facebook, I've come to appreciate …

The Abenomics conundrum: Exports surge, but imports surge more

Japan logged its thirteenth consecutive trade deficit in July, as just-released statistics underscore the challenge facing Abenomics. Simply put: It’s the energy costs.<p>Japan logged a trade deficit of ¥1.02 trillion in July (roughly $10 billion). Exports rose a tidy 12%, the fastest annual pace in …

Economy

Future of flight: the Airbus vision

Duration: 9 minutes 33 seconds <br>The Airbus Concept Plane illustrates what air transport could look like 20-40 years from now if improvements in …

Engines

Why Boeing Is Buying Up Older 747s

Auto dealers have long been willing to take an old clunker off a potential buyer’s hands in order to clinch a sale of a shiny new model. Now airplane …

Associated Press News

Time to rebuild dollar longs?

2013-07-31T09:00:55.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Here’s a chart that caught our eye on Wednesday morning (click to enlarge):<p>It comes via George Saravelos …

The latest stimulus strategy for the global economy is wooing Chinese immigrants

In the late 1800s, Chinese citizens were banned from immigrating to the US where authorities feared they would take American jobs. Now, Chinese nationals, or at least the wealthy ones, are among the most sought-after immigrant groups around the globe.<p>There are two main reasons for this. First, …

Boeing 787 Dreamliner: a timeline of problems

April 26, 2004 – All Nippon Airways (ANA) becomes the launch customer for the Dreamliner, with the first of 50 planes to be delivered in 2008. By the end of 2004, total orders had reached 237. First flight scheduled for autumn 2007.<p>July 8, 2007 – first 787 unveiled at Boeing’s Everett assembly …

Yahoo

News Associated Press<p>TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - It started on Facebook, as many political arguments do these days.<p>News Malay Mail<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 - Umno …

Boris Johnson

FED PAPER: The Labor Market Won't Return To Normal Until Summer 2015

The Federal Reserve has said it won't begin to taper its stimulative bond buying program and raise interest rates until the outlook for the labor market has significantly improved.<p>But how will we know when we get to that point?<p>A new paper from the Kansas City Fed, "Assessing Labor Market …

Labor Economics