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Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Science & InnovationGory Details<p>Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The</i> …

General Hospital

The Abcs Of Church Change (Always Be Changing Something)

Change is healthy. Change is good. Change is normal.<p>All living things change. Or they die.<p>The church is no exception to that.<p>No, we don’t change the …

Sources: Patriots' Reputation as NFL's 'Best Cheaters' Made Them a Target

In the long history of the NFL, players, coaches and team executives have found the most aggressive, incredible, slick and futuristic ways to cheat. In some cases, it borders on NASA engineer-type stuff.<p>Whether it's in the composition of the human body, inside the football itself or in a blade of …

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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

How To Invest $1,000 Right Now

Getting started investing is tough. Many investment accounts have minimums that keep small investors at arm’s reach, for instance.<p>Buying stock with limited resources can be difficult as well. You might end up with five or 10 shares of two or three firms at most. Commissions are low but they add up …

Allen B. West

Can Christians Believe in Science and the Resurrection?

WASHINGTON — Was the resurrection of Jesus Christ an anti-scientific event? This question was discussed at a March 13 conference on science and …

4. Obadiah

Introduction<p>The Author<p>The author of the book is named Obadiah which means “Servant of Yahweh.” Some have thought that this is the same Obadiah that …

The week in Reviewed: Plasma TV is (un)dead

This week we reviewed an impressive slate of new gadgets. These ranged from Bose's latest and greatest noise-canceling headphones to an actual range, the excellent GE Profile PHS920SFSS induction oven. Another appliance we tested out this week also featured the burgeoning induction cooking tech: …

Sony's A5000 is the best sub-$500 camera around

Sony has enjoyed great success with its compact system cameras, dating back to the generally excellent NEX series. Its new crop of Alpha-branded E-mount cameras has already had a strong start with models like the enthusiast-minded A6000 and more recently the new A5100.<p>The next camera in this …

Israel to expand ground offensive in Gaza

<b>Gaza City (CNN)</b> -- The battle between Israel and Gazan militants is growing, as the Israel Defense Forces announced early Sunday that it will expand its ground offensive.<p>On Saturday, Hamas Islamist fighters infiltrated nearby parts of Israel via underground tunnels and clashed with Israeli troops. …

Hundreds of protests set this weekend against illegal immigration, Obama's policies

Hundreds of protests are taking place across the United States this weekend in opposition to the surge of immigrants illegally crossing the country’s southern border and proposed immigration reform that organizers say gives amnesty to those already living illegally in the country.<p>Organizers say 321 …

Iraqi Christians Flee Mosul As ISIS Orders Them to Convert or Be Killed

Mideast<p>A majority of Christians in Mosul fled Iraq’s second-largest city ahead of a Saturday afternoon deadline issued by Sunni insurgents for them to convert to Islam. If they chose not to convert, they were told they could pay a tax, leave or be killed, NBC News learned. The deadline set by the …

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma two days

On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.<p>The most severe temblor registered 4.3 near Langston, the U.S. Geological Survey site showed, delivering a rumble to Logan County, north of Oklahoma City, according to the U.S. …

Medal of Honor recipient: This belongs to comrades

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Ryan Pitts will wear the nation's highest award for combat valor, but the humble and soft-spoken Medal of Honor recipient who …

Syria crisis: Obama asks Congress for $500m for rebels

<b>President Barack Obama has asked the US Congress to approve $500m (£294m) to train and equip what he described as "moderate" Syrian opposition forces.</b><p>The funds would help Syrians defend against forces aligned with President Bashar al-Assad, the White House said.<p>The aid would also counter Islamist …

Muqtada al-Sadr Issues Warning to Iraq's ISIS Militants

World<p>Iraq's firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr vowed his supporters will "shake the ground" in the fight against Sunni militants wreaking havoc across his country.<p>Sadr's warning was the latest sign that the poster boy for violent uprising against the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq is back and …

Aviate's ever-changing Android home screen is now available to everyone

Just several months after it first surfaced, Aviate's self-organizing Android home screen is now available to everyone, with no invitation required. The finished launcher remains focused on presenting just the apps and info you need at the time you need them. You may get news when you're at home in …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Rumor report: What to expect from iPhone 6

With just months before the expected release of the iPhone 6, rumors continue to roll in about Apple’s next-generation smartphone. Will it have a thinner bezel? A bigger screen? A glowing logo on back? In today’s video, we catch up with all the latest speculation regarding the iPhone 6.<p>Subscribe to …

Apple

More Secure Credit Cards With Chips Coming To The U.S.

While Europe, Canada and Mexico have had chipped cards for years — usually with a chip and a PIN (personal identification number), the U.S. card issuers have studiously avoided the more secure, but more expensive, cards. To some extent American issuers didn’t need the card-based security. Unlike …

What you need to know about 3D printing

Dutch designer Iris van Herpen used one to send collections down the runway. Mink hopes you'll rely on one to create custom makeup at home. Andrey Rudenko is optimistic that he can use one to help him build his next home. And soon we'll create new human organs with them.<p>The mysterious agent of …

Google I/O to showcase new smartwatches

Robot valet to park travellers’ cars at German airport

Plane to catch and don't feel like hunting for parking?<p>Travellers at Duesseldorf airport in Germany can soon leave the job to a robot valet.<p>An airport spokesman says the robot, nicknamed Ray, starts work Tuesday and can be booked using a smartphone app.<p>Thomas Koetter says all travellers need to do …

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