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Allah, Divine?- Chapter One- Ishmael, Abraham, and the Arabs

Allah, Divine?- Chapter One, Learn the Story of Ishmael, Abraham, and the Arabs as told in the Bible and History.<p>Part One: The Children of …

How to choose the right microSD card for your Android

Want to add extra storage to your device, but not sure what you should be looking for in a microSD card? Here's what you need to know.<p>There are a lot of microSD cards to choose from, but not all of them will work with your Android phone or tablet. When you're choosing between SDHC and SDXC, or a …

Mobile Technology

A History of Islam by Ryan Reeves

In AD 622, Muhammad and his followers took flight from Mecca to Medina—an event known as the <i>Hijra</i>. This date is seen as the beginning point of the …

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Jordan: Cameras to be installed on Temple Mount to document Israeli 'violations'

He said that the cameras were not intended to help Israel arrest Palestinian men and women who have been protesting visits by Jews to the site.<p>><p>A …

19 Futuristic Home Tech Products We Love

Each of these products uses technology to solve a problem. Unlike gadgety gizmos you use once and forget, you'll wonder how you got along without …

Gear & Gadgets

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

Art

The planet’s history of violence over 4,000 years in one simple map

Search the interactive map to see where major battles in history have occurred and the 'bloodiest' parts of the world<p>A new ‘geography of violence’ map reveals where in the world major battles in the past 4,000 years have taken place.<p>The interactive journey through 'every battle' has been created …

It Really Sucks to Be a Christian Right Now

I don't like being a Christian today. Actually, I should say, I don't like most Christians today. Wait. What I really mean is, I don't want to fight with Christians anymore.<p>I was once a youth pastor, a speaker, a worship leader, an avid blogger, and a radio host. Everything that entered my brain …

Steve Austin

American Christianity Is Dying and the Republican Presidential Candidates Are Showing Us Why

The Barna Group has been putting out research for years about the decline of Christianity in America. A recent study in 2015 found that "In just two years, the percentage of Americans who qualify as "post-Christian" rose by 7 percentage points, from 37% in 2013 to 44% in 2015. Across the United …

Faith

These 7 maps explain the Middle East

Geographically, it's the region that stretches from the eastern Mediterranean and southern Turkey to the Iran-Afghan border.<p>The region, however, is far more complex than lines on a map. It can also be defined based on ethnic and religious bloodlines.<p>In the modern Middle East, the Arab world …

Middle East

Russia gives a gift of 10,000 automatic rifles to Afghanistan | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan officials took delivery of 10,000 automatic rifles and millions of rounds of ammunition as a gift from Russia on Wednesday, another sign of deepening involvement by Moscow in the war-torn country.<p>Boxes of ammunition are seen inside a Russian aircraft at the International …

Afghanistan

'China is clearly militarizing the South China Sea and you’d have to believe in the flat Earth to think otherwise'

"I believe China seeks hegemony in East Asia. Simple as that," Adm. Harry Harris told the Senate Armed Services Committee.<p>Harris said tensions with China are escalating as Beijing moves ahead with military deployments on new islands in the South China Sea, a strategic waterway through which some …

Military

The exotic new weapons the Pentagon wants to deter Russia and China

Pentagon officials have started talking openly about using the latest tools of artificial intelligence and machine learning to create robot weapons, "human-machine teams" and enhanced, super-powered soldiers.<p>It may sound like science fiction, but Pentagon officials say they have concluded that such …

Military

Airstrikes cutting into Islamic State's cash supply, U.S. says

Islamic State's finances have been squeezed by falling oil prices and airstrikes on oil production sites and cash hoards, forcing salary cuts for its fighters and limiting purchases of arms and ammunition, according to U.S. officials.<p>Unable to dislodge the extremist group from its quasi-state, the …

The Bible and science: The ultimate power couple

Many people today see science and the Bible as a bitterly divorced couple and feel forced to take sides. It’s a real tragedy because notwithstanding the impression created by extremists on both sides, the two are in fact remarkably harmonious.<p>As a theoretical physicist and Christian, I have …

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA. He created the image below that shows the observable …

Universe

How to Install a USB Wall Charger Outlet

In this digital age, it can be a challenge to help an older home keep up with our ever-increasing technological needs. For example, do you have more …

A powerful cyclone has pushed the North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

From Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning, a mind-boggling pressure drop was recorded in Iceland: 54 millibars in just 18 hours. This triples the criteria for "bomb" cyclogenesis, which meteorologists use to describe a rapidly intensifying mid-latitude storm. A "bomb" cyclone is defined as dropping …

Weather
Israel

‘I helped create ISIS’: Iraq War veteran says US policy caused 'blowback' in Middle East

Saying he had “helped create ISIS,” an Iraq War veteran and US Marine is speaking out about the atrocities and criminal activities he and his fellow …

The Christmas Revolution

BECAUSE the Christmas story has been told so often for so long, it’s easy even for Christians to forget how revolutionary Jesus’ birth was. The idea that God would become human and dwell among us, in circumstances both humble and humiliating, shattered previous assumptions. It was through this …

Faith

Stratfor has 11 chilling predictions for what the world will look like in 10 years

While international analysts often try their hand at predicting the major events of the coming year, Stratfor believes that it's identified the major trends of the next 10.<p>In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world a decade from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other …

Geopolitics

ISIL 'caliphate' shrank by 14 percent in 2015: monitor

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has lost about 14 percent of its territory in 2015, while Syria's Kurds have almost tripled theirs, think-tank IHS Jane's has said.<p>The development will be seen as a blow to the group given its stated aim to capture and hold territory to expand its …

Middle East

Something strange is happening to US temperatures right now

The East Coast is warmer than the West Coast right now. A storm that drenched California over the weekend turned an Arizona town into one of the coldest cities in the continental US. Phoenix has been colder than New York City this December, where the temperature hit a record high of 66 degrees …

Weather

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Universe

'Shocked and alarmed': New York Times reporter back from Libya describes the ISIS surge there

A New York Times reporter who recently returned from covering ISIS — aka the Islamic State and ISIL — in Sirte, a coastal city in northern Libya, told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Thursday that he was "shocked and alarmed" at how much ISIS has grown there.<p>"I have to say I was personally shocked and …

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