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How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

Installing a solid-state drive is one of the best upgrades you can make for your desktop computer. And the easiest way to get one into your system is …

Operating Systems

Seidensticker Folly #11: Slavery & the New Testament

August 20, 2018 by Dave Armstrong<p>Atheist and anti-theist Bob Seidensticker runs the influential <i>Cross Examined</i> blog. He asked me there, on 8-11-18: …

Elizabeth Warren’s Batty Plan to Nationalize . . . Everything

Wholesale seizure and control of private property? With 2020 in her sights, Warren woos the hard Left.<p>Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has …

Add 10,000 sq ft of coverage to any Wi-Fi network and save $110 in the process

If you’ve been living with spotty Wi-Fi coverage in your home because you think you have to shell out hundreds of dollars for a mesh wireless system …

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

iOS

A Month of Data Provides Ample Evidence for Why Law-Abiding Citizens Own Firearms

There is no denying that lawful gun owners use their firearms in self-defense far more often than those decrying the “myth” of a good guy with a gun …

Tucker Carlson: If Democratic Socialism works, why doesn’t Venezuela have toilet paper?

Tucker Carlson devoted a segment of his show last night to discussing Democratic Socialism with Professor Cornel West. After outlining some of the …

God Rules the Heart of Every Man: Elijah’s Battle with the Prophets of Baal

When I read a story in the Old Testament, I want to read it on its own terms and let the flow of the story tell me the author’s main point. I don’t …

Should You Claim Social Security at 70? Probably Not

The more you know, the more money you can get from Social Security -- potentially thousands more.<p>When should you start collecting your Social …

18 DIY Garage Storage Ideas You Probably Didn’t Know About – Page 18

Make Your Own Screwdriver Storage:<p>There are plenty of kinds of a tool in the workshop depending on the type of project and the task you need them …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

What Is The Religion Of Mass Public Shooters?

1:52 AM 05/26/2018<p>After the attack at the Santa Fe High School, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick denounced a loss of faith and religion in society. While …

Santa Fe

Smug Seattle to mom and pop landlords: Criminals are welcome! Your rights not so much

My landlord is a dying breed. He’s a middle-class guy who owns and rents out the tiny house we live in, built in the 1950s on the other side of the lake from Seattle. That house is his retirement plan.<p>When he comes to repair the stuff our kids break, he always asks about the latest with Seattle’s …

Housing

Mike Rowe Breaks Down The Real Tragedy With The ‘Death Of The Boy Scouts’

5:31 PM 05/17/2018<p>Mike Rowe said the real tragedy with the “death of the Boy Scouts of America” is not the decision to allow girls to join, but …

God's Land Grant to the Jewish People

It is a common belief among American fundamentalist Christians, that the covenant by which God gave the land of Palestine to the Jews was an …

Theology

The Jihadi Who Turned to Jesus

ISTANBUL — When 22 Christian refugees gathered in the basement of an apartment in Istanbul early on a recent Sunday afternoon, it was quickly clear that this was no ordinary prayer meeting. Several of them had Islamic names. There was an Abdelrahman and even a couple of Mohammads. Strangest of all, …

You Need To Try These Beers Before Calling Yourself A ‘Beer Lover’

Drinking beer is a luxury for some, a hobby for many, a way of life for acolytes of Dionysus. Refining a beer palate takes time (and money). There are so many brews out there — with nearly 3,000 breweries in the United States alone. So let’s dig a little deeper, past “where to start” and toward …

Beer

Moral Outrage Is Self-Serving, Say Psychologists

When people publicly rage about perceived injustices that don't affect them personally, we tend to assume this expression is rooted in altruism—a …

Psychology

Stop Blaming Managers for the Shortcomings of Workers

For a decade, I taught a variety of business and economics courses to MBA students. Central to classes such as entrepreneurship and innovation, …

Seven Inconvenient Facts About Trump's Refugee Actions

The sober and logical reasons for President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and visitors are rising above the noise after an evening of …

Beer of the Week: A creamy English ale in a can, without the plastic widget

By Fritz Hahn<p>Fritz Hahn<p>Reporter covering bars, drinks and nightlife for The Washington Post's Weekend section<p>Email Bio Follow<p>If you drink English ales in America, you’ve probably bought a can containing a widget, a plastic device that releases nitrogen into the beer when the can is opened, creating …

Coventry

The Government Just Suspended A Move That Would Have Made Mortgages More Affordable

Fewer people are buying homes, and that may have something to do with redefining the American Dream, but it’s also because, for many people, housing …

Housing

10 Fascinating New Discoveries Involving Ancient Gods

The gods of old still command our attention. They still have a lot to reveal about the cults of yesteryear and even the extinct cultures who believed …

America Called Bullshit on the Cult of Clinton

If you want to see politics based on emotionalism over reason and a borderline-religious devotion to an iconic figure, forget the Trump Army; look …

How Trump Can Gut Obama's National Security Policies on Day One

U.S. news<p>President Obama made aggressive use of the CIA and Special Operations Forces to hunt and kill al Qaeda, ISIS and other terror groups. But he also imposed a set of rules designed to regulate the conduct of U.S operatives — banning torture, for example, and minimizing the risk of civilian …

DIY Storage Shelves, How to Build a Floating shelf

<b>DIY Storage Shelves —</b> This do-it-yourself floating shelves project creates a shelf that looks great and seems to float on the wall without support. …

The Democratic Party descends into 'civil war' after Clinton's loss

President-elect Donald Trump's unforeseen election win over Hillary Clinton has ignited immediate infighting inside the Democratic Party, with progressive members lashing out at the establishment wing for failing to defeat one of the most flawed Republican presidential candidates in a …

My Thoughts

Eight years ago, millions of Americans were unhappy with what they saw as a dramatic turn in our country's direction when their candidate lost the …

Black Lives Matter