Brian Delaney

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There's a good reason why the crazy new game that pits 100 people against each other on a deserted island is coming to Xbox One exclusively

An incredible video game is dominating the attention of millions, having sold over 4 million copies and amassed over $100 million in revenue— and it's not even out yet. The game in question is named "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds."<p>How does a game that's not out manage to make over $100 million in …

Gaming

No, Jesus didn’t ‘hang out’ with sinners

I was recently informed by a fellow Christian that it’s perfectly OK for a follower of Christ to march in a gay pride parade because, as he explained it, “Jesus hung out with sinners.” It was far from the first time that I’ve heard a clearly objectionable act justified on these grounds. This is …

Iraqi forces seize Mosul bridge as thousands of civilians flee

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces seized a damaged Mosul bridge on Monday which could link up their units on either side of the Tigris river, as thousands of civilians fled the fighting for Islamic State’s remaining stronghold in the west of the city.<p>Displaced Iraqi women who just fled …

Mosul

Fiber-reinforced hydrogel is 5 times stronger than steel

Hydrogels have shown significant potential in everything from wound dressings to soft robots, but their applications have been limited from their …

Rick Banks launches innovative online “type tester” for F37 Foundry

Graphic designer Rick Banks, who runs Face37, has launched a new website for his foundry F37 that allows designers to test out typefaces within a web …

Researchers invent paper that can be printed with light and reused 80 times

In an effort to fight the detrimental environmental impact of inkjet printing, researchers have invented a new type of “paper” that can be printed …

Samurai concept aimed at making Japan (aesthetically) great again

It's an odd looker at first glance, but the philosophy behind this Samurai motorcycle concept is an interesting one: why don't Japanese motorcycles …

Motorcycles

Microsoft patent reveals foldable phone that turns into a tablet

There could be some clues here for the Surface Phone<p>Microsoft is attempting to patent a device with a flexible hinge and display that would transform a phone into a tablet. Patent filings discovered by MSPoweruser reveal that Microsoft is, at least, experimenting with this type of concept for a …

Nintendo Switch Price and Release Date Confirmed

The Nintendo Switch launches on March 3 for $300 in the US, Nintendo confirmed during its livestream presentation on Thursday night.<p>Switch will launch simultaneously in the US, Canada, Japan, "major European countries," Hong Kong, and other territories. Pricing was only shared for the US and Japan …

Nintendo Switch

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

Millebot, A Large Scale 3D Printer Built Inside an Easily Transportable Shipping Container

Millebot is a large-scale 3D printer that is built inside an easy to transport shipping container so production can be moved to where it is needed. …

A Catholic reads the Bible, Week 49: Training body and soul with St. Paul

<b>(CNN) —</b> St. Paul is my favorite. There is no other way to start this piece than by laying it out there. His words comfort me.<p>Until this project, I didn't really think about St. Paul at all. I heard him mentioned sometimes in the Mass readings, but that was about it.<p>So what I knew, basically, was …

Here's your first look at Windows 10's upcoming design overhaul

We heard last November that Microsoft was working to overhaul its design language for Windows 10’s interface as well as for first- and third-party apps on the platform. Now, MSPoweruser has obtained leaked images of that program, dubbed Project NEON.<p>It’s more iterative than wholly revolutionary, …

Windows 10

An Open Letter To The American Church

Oh American church -- I am you. The son of a pastor: born on the west coast, raised on the east. I wrestle with the faith of my fathers -- MLK, Bonhoeffer, Kierkegaard, St. Paul, Abraham. We are born from a history of glory and shame. From the cross to the inquisition, from slavery to civil rights. …

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …

Steam to Make All Games Compatible With Xbox Controllers

X been given to ya.<p>Steam's latest update will add the ability to use Xbox One or Xbox 360 controllers with any game on the service, even if they do …

Hackers unlock NES Classic, upload new games via USB cable

It’s not as simple as drag-and-drop, but no screwdriver or hardware mods needed.<p>If you managed to get your hands on an NES Classic Edition this …

Retrogaming

Justin Taylor Endorses Clarifying The Bible

<i>This sponsored post was prepared by Clarifying the Bible.</i><p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>“Biblical literacy may be higher in some places, but here in the …

Theology

Zambia women's 'day off for periods' sparks debate

<b>Discussing female menstruation publicly is something of a taboo in Zambia.</b><p>This is no doubt why a provision in the country's labour law that allows female workers to take off one day a month is known as Mother's Day, even though it applies to all women, whether or not they have children.<p>The legal …

Zambia

It sounds like Microsoft's first-ever PC is performing better than anyone expected

The report also says Microsoft is anticipating shipping another 30,000 Surface Studio PCs in the first quarter of 2017, the first full quarter it'll be on store shelves.<p>That 30,000 number may not sound like a lot, especially compared to the millions of Macs sold every quarter, but take this into …

MacBook

MIT's self-folding origami technology could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables

PUMPED UP<p>MIT’s self-folding origami technology could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables<p>By December 29, 2016<p>Think “inflatables”—balloons, airbags, or pool rafts probably come to mind. The list might get a bit longer.<p>Researchers at MIT’s Tangible Media Group have developed a …

Robotics

Carrie Fisher: A Life in Pictures

Carrie Fisher

5 reasons why Windows on ARM could change computing -- and 3 reasons it won't

If Microsoft could go back in time, I've a pretty good idea what would happen. CEO Satya Nadella would hand his younger self the code for <b>Microsoft's new Win32 on ARM emulator</b>.<p>It's the missing piece of the puzzle that could finally let Microsoft build Windows phones, razor-thin tablets and tiny …

God Hates Sexual Immorality

Those who love must also hate. Those who love what is good, what is beneficial, what is honorable must hate what is evil, what is harmful, what is …

How to make your own video game: Guide to using Twine, GameMaker: Studio and Unity engines

But whether you prefer console or PC gaming, chances are at some point you've wondered about making your own game — even if all you managed to do was …

How Popular Voice Actors Took A D&D Game Global With Critical Role

Imagine a game of Dungeons & Dragons between Ellie from The Last of Us, Chun-Li from Street Fighter, Phoenix Wright from Ace Attorney, and Knuckles …

Board Games

The UN Just Gave Scientists the Green Light to Mess With Natural Selection

Of all the potentially apocalyptic technologies scientists have come up with in recent years, the gene drive is easily one of the most terrifying. A …

Silence is beautiful, unsettling, and one of the finest religious movies ever made

Martin Scorsese’s film keenly understands Shūsaku Endō’s novel and challenges believer and nonbeliever alike.<p>Shūsaku Endō’s novel <i>Silence</i> (first published in Japanese in 1966 as <i>Chinmoku</i>, then translated into English in 1969) is slippery and troubling, a book that refuses to behave. It flatters no …

Theology

Thermoelectric paint generates electricity from almost any heat source

Thermoelectric generators convert heat or cold to electricity (and vice-versa). Normally solid-state devices, they can be used in such things as …

'Star in a Jar' Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy

For several decades now, scientists from around the world have been pursuing a ridiculously ambitious goal: They hope to develop a nuclear fusion …

Nuclear Energy