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The Evolution of Rallying Is One Of The Best Motorsport Movies Ever

Choosing the best motorsport movie is a tough decision as there are so many good ones. Everything from documentaries, like <i>Truth in 24</i> to biographies …

Your Essential Sci-Fi Reading List for December 2016

These are the winter science fiction books you're looking for.<p>Just because 2016 is almost over doesn’t mean there’s not still time to head into the …

Science Fiction

11.06.06: Fractions: Building a Strong Foundation Based on Conceptual Understanding

Introduction<p>In preparation for my work developing this curriculum unit, I spent three days learning about Singapore Math at Worcester State …

Mathematics

When The Lab Girl Went To Church

Ever since Cardinal Bellarmine warned Galileo against teaching that the earth revolves around the sun, the Catholic Church has had what might be called an ambivalent attitude to science.<p>I don’t mean in the sense of rejecting the findings of science (admittedly late in the case of Galileo), but …

Science

Preacher’s Toolkit: 8 Lessons Calvin Teaches Us About Preaching

<b>Editors’ note:</b> “Preacher’s Toolkit” is a monthly series that seeks to answer questions related to preaching. If you have a preaching-related question …

Big in Europe: The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

Though Pastafarianism was founded to critique organized religion, it’s now an organized movement.<p>This spring, the Infrastructure Ministry in Brandenburg, Germany, found itself litigating what counts as religion. The ministry typically concerns itself with worldly issues like road signage. But then …

Religion

They Have Faith Their Church Will Change

They are often pro-gay, vote Democrat, and are pro-choice, but their churches aren’t. Can they convince their brethren to change?<p>They're young, …

Faith

Video Games Are Fulfilling Young Men And It’s Affecting Their Career Aspirations

Looking around the Internet there is no lack of material talking about the much-derided “Millennials.” Millennials are the new lost generation that an older generation looks down upon from their place on Mount Olympus, shaking their head at how they’ve squandered the world that they’ve inherited. …

Universal Basic Income

Sunday blues: Growing up in an ultra-strict church

Joan McFadden loves Sundays because she can do what she likes after a childhood in the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland, where almost everything but worship, Bible study and eating was banned on the sabbath<p>I didn’t know we were different until I started school. On the day of the Christmas party …

Muslim Brotherhood

Pope: It's 'terrible' children taught they can choose gender

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that gender can be a choice, adding that his predecessor, Benedict XVI has labeled current times "the epoch of sin against God the Creator."<p>Francis weighed in with his view on gender and what he said was that of …

Pope Francis

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time on your hands, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

Kristen Wiig

14 Best mountain biking apps for iPhone and Android - MBR

The most useful mobile apps for mountain bikers: if you use an app not listed here, tell us about it<p>In alphabetical order here are the 14 apps that …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Language

Zoho Notebook is the prettiest note-taking app you'll ever use

Mobile note-taking apps are a dime a dozen these days; iOS has one baked in, and so does practically every flavor of Android. Then there are heavy hitters like Evernote, Microsoft’s OneNote and Google Keep.<p>So why look at another one of them? Everyone’s note-taking needs and styles are different, …

Apps

Alexander Skarsgård Ate 7,000 Calories A Day While Training For ‘The Legend Of Tarzan’

It has been said of Alexander Skarsgård’s acting talent that he’s quite the hunk. That’s not meant as a dig at the 39-year-old Swede, because it’s basically a documented fact that Skarsgård is easy on the eyes, as far back as when he was having a gasoline fight with his fellow male models in</i> …

Alexander Skarsgård

The Evangelical Right's Theology On LGBT People Is Violence

There is a direct correlation to the anti-LGBT theology shared by religious leaders to the violence LGBT people face. This theology -- which dehumanizes, ostracizes, and demonizes LGBT people -- does not happen in a vacuum.<p>Just over a week ago, forty-nine members of the LGBT community, …

LGBTQ

Civic Type R sets five new FWD lap records

While most of the world's media was testing the <b>Golf GTI Clubsport S</b> is at the Nurburgring last week, a few - including PH - were at the Hungaroring …

Prostate cancer: Four extra inches on a man's waistline increases deadly disease risk by a fifth

Every four inches on a man's waist increases risk of deadly prostate cancer by a fifth, a major study by Oxford University has found.<p>The study of almost 150,000 men has established strong links between middle-aged spread and the most aggressive forms of the disease.<p>The 14-year-study, which spanned …

Cancer

An anonymous millennial just translated The Bible into emoji

God created the world in six days, rested the seventh and on the eight he discovered emoji.<p>Fast forward about 6,000 years (if you’re a Christian), or 4.5 billion years (if you’re not) and God’s supposed word has just been translated into the language of the millennial — emoji. There were things …

Millennials

The unapologetic introvert: I had to leave the U.S. to stop pretending to be an extrovert

America values the bold and gregarious, but when I moved to Switzerland, I found my people—no fake smiles required<p>Sometimes people ask why I work from home. Well, if you must know, I work from home to avoid a lot of things: the average American commute time of 26 minutes, obnoxious open-plan …

Atheists don’t need faith, any more than we need religion

Religion is on the decline in the UK, but any attempt to suggest that non-believers simply have a different kind of faith is misplaced. Our values are rooted in everyday joys<p>Religion is on the decline, with nearly half of us in England and Wales – and more than half in Scotland – saying we have no …

Women Teaching Men — How Far Is Too Far?

Where is the line when it comes to women teaching men? May women preach on Sunday mornings? Teach a Sunday school class? Lead a small group? Instruct …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

An Audience with EVE Online's Space Pope

We’re not the “good guys”: American drone warfare is terrorizing the Middle East

The Obama administration clings to Hollywood fantasy about the war on terror, even as its whistleblowers call foul<p>In a trio of recent action-packed movies, good guys watch terrorists mingling with innocent women and children via real-time video feeds from halfway across the world. A clock ticks and …

“Why, in heaven’s name, don’t we tax religion?”: Bill Maher says it’s time all religious groups paid Uncle Sam

“Almost a quarter of us in America are being forced to subsidize a myth that we’re not buying into,” Maher said.<p>Real Time host Bill Maher last night made the case that churches, in addition to corporations, should pay their fair share of taxes.<p>"There are 300,000 religious congregations in this …

Ban homework: It doesn’t help little kids learn—and it ruins their love of school

We have elementary education all wrong. It is time to ease up on our kids, an expert tells Salon<p>If you are hoping to raise a child who always shares, who follows all the rules, and doesn’t act angry once in a while, you will want to skip the books by Heather Shumaker. A speaker and authority on …

Why Google Maps Shows You Different Borders, Depending On Where You Are

Google has become the de facto arbiter of national border placement, and it’s basically trying to not piss anyone off.<p>Next time you look at Google Maps, remember that it might not be as absolute as you thought. That’s because Google shifts the borders between countries, depending on what country …

Maps

Why Bible believers are not really Bible believers

A good number of evangelical Christians self-identify as Bible believers. It’s a peculiar way for a Christian to self-identify when you think about …

Christianity