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A Biblical Theology of Trees

Many theologians explain the biblical storyline by framing its contents in four distinct movements: creation, fall, redemption, and restoration. Most …

Grand Rapids

'All Unwanted Pregnancies' Are Not Caused By 'Irresponsible Ejaculations'

Some chick who calls herself the Design Mom wrote a Twitter thread the other day that has some good points but also a load of false information about …

Conservative View

Making Death Easier Makes Life Harder

Easing access to suicide continues to be debated, usually in discussions of the legalization of assisted suicide (now often called euphemistically …

Assisted Suicide

Soothe Your Animal Defenses with Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

By now, you have most likely learned about and understand what it means when people use the phrase “fight or flight” to describe how our bodies use …

Psychotherapy

Debate: Libertarians Should Work Within the Two-Party System

AFFIRMATIVE:<br>Republicans Get Elected; Libertarian Party Members Don't<p><b>Rep. Thomas Massie</b><p>First, there's the existence proof. Even on the worst days, …

Libertarian Party

How Feminists Trap Themselves Inside 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Self-inflicted repression is an odd feature of contemporary feminism. In Gilead, the violently misogynistic dystopia of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” women …

The Handmaid's Tale

If you're upgrading to an iPhone XS, your old iPhone X case might cause more harm than good

To the untrained eye, it seems as though the iPhone X and the iPhone XS are identical. They both have the same screen, the same dual camera, and the …

Credit freezes are (finally!) free for everyone: What you need to know

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

Identity Theft

Before You Buy Long Term Care Insurance, Check Out These Alternatives

If you’re the proud (or panicked) owner of a long term care (LTC) health insurance policy, I’ll bet you 10 to 1 you heard the phrase “lock in the rates” from the agent who sold you your policy.<p>Thousands of people were told at the point of purchase that it was smart to take out their LTC policies …

Health Care

Fi routers

Computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have discovered a vulnerability in all modern Wi-Fi routers that cannot be …

Routers

The Zero-Sum Thinking Behind Group Rights

Intergenerational guilt is one of the oldest and nastiest bigotries, because it is among the most natural.<p>Dear Reader (Including my guilty …

Meet the Press

Freezing your credit is now free

You can now add credit-report freezes to the list of best things in life that are free.<p>As of Friday, consumers won't have to pay a fee to …

Elon Musk asks this simple interview question to tell when an applicant is lying

Honesty might be the best policy, but that doesn't stop jobseekers from stretching the truth. According to Ron Friedman, an award-winning social …

Don't fall into these Medicare traps – they could cost you thousands

Every month, thousands of Americans turn 65.<p>By the time that landmark birthday rolls around, they've already been inundated with mail and phone calls …

Insurance

Alphabet, Facebook and Netflix are about to destroy the stock market's biggest dividend trade

One of the stock market's biggest problems is how a handful of technology stocks continue to gobble up more of the market. Tech has grown to be …

Stock Markets

Vegan Beyond Meat Debuts at Del Taco

Starting today, Del Taco will add Beyond Meat Beef Crumbles—a vegan meat replacer made with pea protein—to its menu at two Los Angeles locations …

Culver City

Are emos, goths and rockers at increased risk of self-harm and suicide?

Every year three quarters of a million people take their own lives, and suicide is the leading cause of death in adolescents. Non-lethal self-harm is …

Depression

Your iPhone Has a Secret Texting Feature You Might Not Know About (Video)

And it's a huge time-saver.<p>If you’ve ever wished there was a quicker way to easily edit your texts and notes when using your Apple devices, we’ve got …

iOS

Secrets to Dental Health

I f you’re 65 or older, you might find that your dental health is iffy. Twenty percent of older adults have untreated tooth decay, more than …

Dental Care

Guy Notices Something Odd On Top Of Ancient Greek Temple In 1858 Photo, Makes Fascinating Discovery

Being a history researcher means endless hours of poring over books, paintings, photos and manuscripts, looking for clues from the past to create an …

Sri Lanka

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

You may not want to hear this.<p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was "How Am I Doing?" Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

Social Security

This Study on Nearly Half a Million People Has Bad News For The Keto Diet

Here's what you should do instead.<p>Scientists and dietitians are starting to agree on a recipe for a long, healthy life. It's not sexy, and it doesn't …

Diets

Why Schools Are Banning Yoga

Mindfulness programs have become popular on K–12 campuses, but in some parts of the country concerns about religious intrusion keep the trend at bay.<p>In certain parts of the United States, it’s getting more and more likely that rather than a game of dodgeball in gym class or a round of Heads-up, …

Yoga

Oprah Winfrey Uses the Same 3 Sentences to Get Every Meeting Off to the Perfect Start

Many meetings limp to a start. The group sits waiting for people to straggle in late. Others want to keep chatting about "important" but unrelated topics: The dreaded "since I have you here" move that turns the group's agenda into a personal one. Still others keep texting and emailing while the …

Oprah Winfrey

Scientists determine four personality types based on new data: Comprehensive data analysis dispels established paradigms in psychology

Comprehensive data analysis dispels established paradigms in psychology<p>Researchers have sifted through data from more than 1.5 million questionnaire …

Northwestern University

iOS 12 Hidden Features: 4 Features Apple’s Tips Won’t Tell You About

There are a host of secret features.<p>By now, iPhone users may have noticed the little yellow light bulb that appears in your Notification Center to …

iOS

iOS 12: 7 apps you should try right away

With iOS 12 out now, developers can release app updates that incorporate iOS 12's new features among other improvements. So far, the rate of app updates has been at a trickle, but that will surely pick up in the coming days and weeks. Whether you get the new iPhone XS and XS Max or upgrade your …

iOS

Woke Ideology & Biological Reality

Challies’ post quotes from LGBTQ site <i>them</i>, which reviews this research. The <i>them</i> post is worth digging into further. Take this paragraph:<p>Surprisingly, …

These Clever Travel Jackets Will Help You Avoid New Airline Baggage Fees

If you’re flying somewhere soon, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news: Several airlines have raised their luggage fees. The good news: You can avoid new airline baggage fees — by wearing the right jacket.<p>That’s right, a jacket.<p>Consider what will happen when Linh Tran boards a flight this …

Jackets

The lithium-ion battery that didn't explode

Batteries are our lifeblood. Lithium-ion power cells, first commercialized by Sony in 1991, enable nearly every 21st century convenience: Phones, laptops, wireless headphones, cordless power tools -- even electric vehicles.<p>But like the other great conveniences of our modern age -- automobiles and …

The Future