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Pastor Was so Frustrated With Christians ‘Brainwashed Into Thinking That Jesus Was a Socialist or Marxist’ That He Penned This Book

Chad Hovind, lead pastor at Horizon Community Church, in Cincinnati, Ohio, was so frustrated with “Christians who had been brainwashed into thinking that Jesus was a socialist or Marxist” that he decided to set the record straight, publishing “Godonomics,” a book that analyzes the Bible’s take on …

Rare Pictures: Snow Leopards Caught in Camera Trap

Endangered big cats photographed in northern Pakistan.<p>The cat's out of the bag—or, should we say, the mountains.<p><b>Notoriously elusive snow leopards have been caught by a camera trap in northern Pakistan as part of a three-year study by scientists with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. The</b> …

N.Y. teachers turn on Common Core

The board of the New York state teachers union this weekend unanimously withdrew its support for the Common Core standards as they have been implemented — a major blow for Common Core advocates who have been touting support from teachers as proof that the standards will succeed in classrooms …

In Alaska's wilds, the mystic hiker's bus draws pilgrims to danger and death

The old bus in which Chris McCandless died in 1992 in the interior of Alaska – made famous in Jon Krakauer's book <i>Into the Wild</i> and later in the Sean Penn film of the same name – long ago lost its windows to souvenir hunters.<p>A plaque inside the bus, installed by his family, commemorates his life. A …

Hit on Bengals punter was illegal

CINCINNATI -- The hit by a Pittsburgh return team blocker that ended Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber's season was an illegal one, Dean …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Rashida Jones has “had enough” with the “pornification of pop stars”

<b>(Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com)</b><p>The feminist actress criticizes pop stars for “acting like whores,” without realizing how anti-feminist that is<p>Prachi Gupta<p>December 7, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Two months ago, after being exposed to Nicki Minaj’s bedazzled breasts, Miley Cyrus’s twerk-a-thon and Rihanna …

Ellie Goulding: 'My voice is the top thing. That's the key'

After a quick scurry around to check that her bed is made ("Half made, will that do?"), the singer Ellie Goulding leads me on a tour of her home. It's a two-bed-and-balcony flat in west London, decked out in testament to a pop career going well. Platinum discs for her 2010 debut album, the …

America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF

An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"<p>Call it Jacob's ladder.<p>When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For most of the 1960s, and then on throughout the '70s and '80s (and almost all of the '90s!), the …

Twitter Succeeding Where Facebook Failed

As Twitter grows beyond its 140-character limitation and prepares for an IPO, we could be witnessing the rise of a platform that succeeds where Facebook has failed.<p>Remember the Facebook platform? Its debut was May 2007, and it was a big deal at the time. “Right now, social networks are closed …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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A Crazy Size Comparison Of Sci-Fi's Greatest Ships [Infographic]

The _Star Wars _vessels are puny compared to the ship from _Independence Day. _<p>Being a small child, I often think to myself: <i>What if the _Star Wars _spaceships got into a fight with the ships from _Star Troopers</i>? _Thanks to this infographic from DeviantART user Dirk Loechel, I finally have an …

‘Breaking Bad’s Infamous Phone Call Becomes a Referendum on the Show and Its Audience

Interpreting 'Breaking Bad's Infamous Phone Call<p>It was clear five minutes after <i>Breaking Bad</i>‘s “Ozymandias” finished airing on Sunday night that …

Death of Windows XP quickly approaching

On April 8, 2014, it's the "end of life" for Windows XP.<p>Now, that doesn't mean XP will suddenly stop working. You can keep using it if you want, but I wouldn't recommend it.<p>End of life means Microsoft won't be releasing any more security updates to the average user. Any security flaws that hackers …

European Parks—Rivers, Lakes, and Shores

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of rivers, lakes, and shores in European parks in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Cool Stuff: 'Breaking Bad' Alchemy on iPad – /Film

The final season of <i>Breaking Bad</i> begins this weekend and, among TV fans, it’s all anyone can talk about. Marathons, theory sharing, and predictions …

A Seasonal Cleaning Schedule: What To Do When {Part 1}

Cleaning the gutters, dusting the ceiling fans, going through the boxes in the attic … there are some chores you just don’t do every week. We all …

Major opinion shifts, in the US and Congress, on NSA surveillance and privacy

Numerous polls taken since our reporting on previously secret NSA activities first began have strongly suggested major public opinion shifts in how …

Found guilty of the worst bowel movement ever

<b>(M. Unal Ozmen via Shutterstock)</b><p>Imprisoned for pooping. Really. A Maine man gets a week in jail for a terrible No. 2 — the ruling is a must-read<p>Aaron Kase<p>July 26, 2013 8:51pm (UTC)<p>People with loose bowels, beware. Anyone who doesn't fully trust the integrity of their gastrointestinal system would …

The Superman and Batman Movie is Inspired by Frank Miller’s ‘The Dark Knight Returns’

<b>Update:</b><p>It’s looking like a showdown between Supes and Batman, according to Slash Film. The film will pull inspiration from Frank Miller’s <i>The Dark</i> …

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer: The Revolution Has Begun – /Film

The latest trailer for <b>Francis Lawrence</b>‘s highly anticipated sequel to <i>The Hunger Games</i>, <b>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</b> has just been released. <b>Jennifer</b> …

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'The Flash' and 'Justice League' Rumored for 2016 and 2017 – /Film

<i>Briefly:</i> One more update to the big slate of rumored WB projects expected to be announced in the next couple hours at Comic Con. In addition to the …