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Pitching, Gap, Lob & Sand Wedge Lofts: Everything you need to know

Why you need to mind the gaps in your short clubs<p>Odds are your wedge lofts - everything from your sand wedge to your pitching wedge - are messed up. But it’s not your fault. Manufacturers have been strengthening the lofts on irons for decades and while there are merits and demerits to this …

Golf

3 Keys For Big Tee Shots

You can hit it far. You're probably not limited by your size or fitness as much as you think. I work out for a lot of reasons, and packing a few extra yards is just one. I'm 150 pounds, never been much more, but I've always been pretty long. The secret is not leaking any energy, not a single drop, …

Golf

Top 7 Most Metal Fantasy Premises

1<p>Robert Howard’s Conan the Barbarian & Red Sonja Mythos<p>Celebrated pulp author Robert Howard’s Hyborea first appeared in <i>Weird Tales</i> magazine, the same …

George R.R. Martin

A Quick Fix For That Slice Off The Tee

Our weekly review of your weekend mistakes looks at how to straighten out your drives<p>How was your round last weekend? Anything go wrong? Wouldn't it be nice if you had a teacher to fix it?<p>Golf Digest has the best network of teachers and they're here to help you out. All you need to do is send an …

Golf

Kasich on nomination race: 'It's a bizarre process'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ohio Gov. John Kasich called the Republican presidential primary delegate process "bizarre" on Monday and said the Republican National Convention should adopt rules that would open up the nomination to more candidates.<p>He also reiterated his call for states to "move on" from …

Government

How to SIM unlock the LG V10

The LG V10 is quite a unique device. It’s not LG’s 2015 flagship phone, but it definitely has all the right ingredients to set it apart from the …

Mobile Technology
Archaeology

What Jesus Talked About When He Talked About Hell

June 25, 2014 by Benjamin L. Corey<p>What was Jesus talking about when he talked about hell? Well, that’s actually a great question.<p>Growing up I was …

Theology

Hell In The Bible: Examining Every Place The Bible Mentions Hell

<b>Hell is not a Biblical concept.</b><p>Much of the Bible is debatable. Much of the Bible is open to numerous interpretations. There are many theological …

Let there be light: Handwritten draft of King James Bible reveals the secrets of its creation

Every great work of literature is a product of meticulous editing and revision. The King James is no exception<p>The King James Bible may well be the greatest work of literature ever written by committee—and now we know a bit more about the collaboration that produced it.<p>Jeffrey Allen Miller, an …

Literature

Being Christian Doesn't Give You the Right to Discriminate

Conservatives have spent a lot of time recently asserting their right to illegally discriminate, which they like to call "religious freedom". The problem is that these conservatives seem to have different standards depending on whose rights are being discussed.<p>A perfect example of this issue comes …

LGBTQI

Lakers' Infusion of Young Talent to Test Kobe's Ability to Take Needed Step Back

Kobe Bryant split a pair of hapless defenders like he was slipping through a closing door at the last second. Then, after breaching the lane, he looked off a third misguided soul, opening up a chasm for him to do the kind of things he does. He elevated and floated a beautiful ball over a desperate …

Basketball

ANABAPTIST BLOG NETWORK

Are you in the market for the best gaming chair? If you are looking for the best ones out there, you can narrow it down to two brands – Maxnomic and …

Faith

Do Not Be Too Righteous: A Bible Study

“Consider the work of God: who can make straight what he has made crooked?” —Ecclesiastes 7:13The first thing that strikes you about this verse is …

Bible

The Bible’s racist monstrosities: How the “word of God” has been — and still is — used to oppress

Conservative Christians have always found something in the Bible to justify all kinds of hate and evil. A history<p><i>White folks and colored folks, you listen to me. You cannot</i> <i><br>run over God’s plan and God’s established order without</i> <i><br>having trouble. God never meant to have one race. It was not</i> <i><br>His purpose</i> …

Middle School

The perverse obsessions of right-wing patriarchal Christians

They’re hardly unique to the Duggars. A fascination with procreation can be traced all the way back to the Iron Age<p>Stories of patriarchal Christian leaders groping, fondling or otherwise harassing or assaulting women and having clandestine sex with men seem to be a media staple of late. At the same …

Religion

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Mental Health

Andy Lee Chaisiri's answer to Why are atrocities committed by the Nazis considered war crimes but civilian deaths caused by indiscriminate Allied area bombing (particularly the atomic bombing of Japan) are not?

Let me share with you the view of an individual who not only witnessed World War 2 as it happened, but was also chosen as one of the judges for Axis …

World History

‘But Jesus Didn’t Say…’

Remember the old bumper sticker that proclaimed, “God says it. I believe it. That settles it.”? An updated version might read, “Jesus didn’t say it. …

Jesus went to hell: The Christian history churches would rather not acknowledge

Prior to his resurrection, Christ descended to the underworld — a paradox most churches prefer not to confront<p>"It was Saturday that Jesus Christ went to Hell.”<p>This is one phrase that Christians, whether mainline or evangelical, Catholic or Protestant, will likely <i>not</i> hear from the pulpit this week. …

Theology

The twisted morality of climate denial: How religion and American exceptionalism are undermining our future

Despite overwhelming scientific consensus, Americans remain split on climate change. Here’s why<p>James Inhofe, the senior Republican senator from Oklahoma and author of "The Great Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future," has recently become chairman of the Senate’s Environment …

Climate

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Leo Tolstoy’s theory of everything

Before writing some of the greatest novels in history, Tolstoy asked some of philosophy’s hardest questions<p>Tolstoy’s first diary, started on March 17, 1847, at the age of eighteen, began as a clinical investigation launched under laboratory conditions: in the isolation of a hospital ward, where he …

Literature

What does "Many are called, but few are chosen" mean in Matthew 22:14?

In a previous post we looked at the statement of Jesus in Matthew 20 that “many are called, but few are chosen.”<p>This post looks at the identical …

Theology

Finding The World's Best On-Ear Headphones

The $180 Bose SoundTrue offer the best combination of sound quality, portability, and comfort, of any on-ear headphone. If you don’t like in-ear headphones, or need something more portable than bulky over-ear headphones, the SoundTrue are the ones to get.<p><b>Why should you trust me?</b><p>We came to this …

Unbroken - Trailer 1

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

World War II

New Testament Parallels to the Works of Josephus

It is Luke's writings, both the Gospel and the Book of Acts, that have the most points of contact with Josephus, particularly the Antiquities. Most …