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Trumped

What is the appeal of Donald Trump to millions of American voters? In the best explanation I have seen, Rod Dreher interviews J.D. Vance, author of</i> …

The Christian Sects Who Protest at Conventions

Those who demonstrate at the RNC and DNC have extreme views within their faith. But they are increasingly mistaken for the mainstream.<p>PHILADELPHIA––If a visitor to the DNC judged Christianity by the most visible adherents on the streets of this city, or their analogs at the RNC in Cleveland, rather …

Pastor Says Churches Have ‘Done a Disastrous Job Dealing With Homosexuality.’ Here’s His Take on Exactly What the Bible Says About Gay Relationships.

Pastor Landon Schott is stepping into the ever-contentious battle over what the Bible has to say about homosexuality, releasing a new book that he’s hoping will motivate Christians to both discuss the complex issue — and take action.<p>Pastor Landon Schott is out with a new book about homosexuality …

Jesus of Nazareth, Whose Messianic Message Captivated Thousands, Dies at About 33

Sam Roberts, an obituary writer for The New York Times, imagines how, given the facts available then, his predecessors might have reported the aftermath of an execution in the Middle East one Friday two millennia ago.<p>Jesus of Nazareth, a Galilean carpenter turned itinerant minister whose appeals to …

Chocolate Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients needed:<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) butter<br>1/3 cup packed light brown sugar<br>1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>2 tablespoons milk<br>1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla …

20 Insanely Great Radiohead Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

“Banana Co” (1993)<p>Perhaps the most overtly political song that Radiohead cut prior to their Bush-era LP, <i>Hail to the Thief</i>, this sarcastic early …

13 Times Celebrities' Younger Selves Starred in Hilariously Cheesy Commercials

If we've come to know one thing about celebrities, it's that each and every one has a past — many of which includes a before-they-were-famous appearance so good you couldn't have imagined them in your wildest dreams.<p><b>1. Sarah Michelle Gellar for Burger King</b><p>Despite the fact that 5-year-old Sarah was</i> …

Supercut Of Actor Playing Every Ethnicity Hollywood Has Asked Him To Play

Hollywood has a tradition of casting white actors to play nonwhite roles, commonly referred to as "whitewashing", and despite the backlash they …

Apple Pencil makes app designers stand up and shout

The iPad Pro and Apple Pencil are making paper and pencil design workflow a thing of the past.<p>Amanda Somers, a user experience (UX) designer for mobile app developer Mindsea Development, writes on Medium about her newfound respect for the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro combination.<p>“We are confident in …

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The Lord is my What?!

For the past couple of Christmases I've noticed a bit of a theme in some of the sermons. People seem to be emphasising what a low opinion the Jews …

Should Editors Transcode AVCHD to ProRes in Premiere?

Do you need to transcode your AVCHD media when editing in Premiere Pro? Let's discuss this highly debated topic.

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

2015 saw some highly anticipated returns by some of our favorite artists—Sleater-Kinney, Wilco, Kendrick Lamar, Father John Misty, Sufjan Stevens—but …

The best albums of 2015

Music,2015 in review,Culture,Pop and rock,Folk music,Indie,Electronic music,Rap,Metal,Deerhunter,Drake,Tame Impala,Jamie xx,Carly Rae Jepsen,Grimes,New Order,Laura Marling,Sleaford Mods,Chvrches,Franz Ferdinand,Dr Dre,Janet Jackson,John Grant,Iron Maiden,Joanna Newsom,Young Fathers,Jazz,Courtney …

The 20 best Bandcamp releases of 2015

<b>Every month, FACT’s Miles Bowe examines the Best of Bandcamp, unearthing the finest, freshest and no doubt weirdest releases the burgeoning DIY</b> …

50 Best Songs of 2015

50<p>Titus Andronicus, “Dimed Out”<p>In a year where more was more, this pulse-racing punk anthem about never settling for less than the realest, deepest …

All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2015

Bob loves it. He hates it. He's on the fence about it. Lyrics from Courtney Barnett's "Pedestrian At Best," from Bob Boilen's favorite album of 2015, could also stand in for his feelings about the music he listened to all year. But today we're here to celebrate the best of the bunch. On this week's</i> …

Top 50 Songs of 2015

Every single year, music gets braver. It gets broader, too — for every faithful soul revivalist, there’s a button-pusher breaking down the walls of …

Top 50 Albums of 2015

There are years in which some albums rise significantly above the pack, a bundle that so far outshine the rest that we can fill out a set of 50 …

Features | Quietus Charts

Forget the squeezed middle, most of the music we love at The Quietus is from the fucked bottom. Yet with the music business coin situation still …

50 Best Albums of 2015

50<p>Bomba Estéreo, ‘Amanecer’<p>Colombian electro-cumbia duo Bomba Estéreo ramp up the bass tenfold on their major label debut, delivering an …

Revealed: Q’s Top 50 Albums Of 2015

Get our new issue – on sale from today (24 Nov) in print and on digital – for reviews of this year's best records, plus interviews with the people …

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50 Best Albums Of 2015: The Final Reckoning! — Mojo

Listen To A Spotify Playlist Of NME’s Best Tracks Of The Year 2015

From space rock anthems to exhilarating grime bangers, 2015 has been a vintage year for music.<p>Having revealed our list of the best tracks of 2015 …

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2015

This is how we listen: Take 12 months, a few thousand albums and pan for gold. We sift for works that are definitive and for sounds or songs that cross boundaries, make connections, teach us something new. We allow ourselves to be swept away, to be seduced, to be fooled by a good new trick or an …

Atheist Richard Dawkins’ Tough — and Surprising — Message to Anyone ‘Offended by Something so Trivial as a Prayer’ After U.K. Movie Theaters Ban Commercial

The Church of England is receiving some unlikely support from outspoken atheist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins after U.K. movie theater chains refused to run a Christian ad encouraging people to pray.<p>The explanation by the Digital Cinema Media agency, which books ads for major theaters …

18 Disney Movie Locations That Actually Exist In Real Life

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Joy from the Islamic World

1. <i>Genuinely multiracial worship</i>. There’s a taste of the new creation when you sing in Turkish, then English, then Arabic, and then have a prophetic …

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Björk on Iceland: 'We don't go to church, we go for a walk'

Björk used to walk across the tundra singing at the top of her lungs. John Grant left America for its rocky grandeur and Sigur Rós’s music captures its isolation. What is it about the Icelandic landscape that hypnotises artists?<p>“I was brought up in the suburbs of Reykjavík,” says Björk, sitting in …

Three Reasons Why We Don't Pray the Sinner's Prayer With Our Children

Praying for Jesus to be put into the hearts of our children is a seminal moment for evangelical families. It is believed to be the moment when children are saved, secured eternity in heaven, committed to follow Jesus for the rest of their lives. It is a significant and momentous event, one worthy …