Nathan McConnell

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An In-Depth Interview with Vern Poythress on Biblical Theology and Christ in the Old Testament

Vern Poythress is a polymath.At the age of 20 he graduated from California Institute of Technology with a BS in mathematics, and went from there to …

Theology

Five Excellent Reasons You Don’t Need Pappy Van Winkle

<i>This article was originally published October 23, 2014.</i><p>It happens like this: Mid-October rolls around, fall Pappy Van Winkle allotments are distributed nationwide, and Wall Street hooligans, hedge fund playboys, tech-star cowboys, and booze scenesters hound liquor purveyors by the thousands asking …

Please Don’t Tell Me That Dennis Quaid Freakout Video Was A Setup For *This*

The other day, a video of “A DENNIS QUAID ON-SET MELTDOWN!!!11!!!ONE!” went viral. Quaid was just convincing enough as “angry actor guy” that people wondered if it might be real. Some blamed Jimmy Kimmel and he mentioned it in his monologue. And then today, there’s this Funny or Die video, starring …

Dennis Quaid

Isolation Play

It isn't Kobe's taunts or humiliating viral videos that have made this the toughest year of Jeremy Lin's life. It's the feeling that, as hard as he …

Pacific Ocean

Nvidia Titan X Graphics Card Review: Future-Proofing The 4K Game

As we’ve already concluded, Nvidia’s Titan X is the best single-GPU graphics card on the market. Of course, there exists a myriad of talking points and nuanced analysis that must be explored before the majority of us even consider plunking down $1000 for <i>any</i> addition to our rig. Over the course of …

Computer Hardware

The Solitude of 'Skyrim' Remains The Remedy For An Overly-Connected Age

The first thing I did when I got my new gaming PC set up was to use Internet Explorer to download Google Chrome. The second? I downloaded Steam and installed Skyrim straight away.<p>I did it as a test of sorts. I’d never played Skyrim on PC before, because my past computers have always been too …

Call of Duty

Pastor Has a Big Message About Political Correctness, Tolerance and Defending the Christian Faith

Dr. David Platt, an author and head of the International Mission Board, is challenging Christians not to retreat from culture and to, instead, engage on contentious issues like homosexuality, abortion, sex trafficking and pornography, among others.<p>Platt, whose new book “Counter Culture” decries the …

Faith

Ex-Muslim Imam Pens Open Letter, Giving Obama A History Lesson About Islam

How to install Yosemite right now without ruining your Mac

OS X 10.10 Yosemite is gorgeous. It’s the biggest visual overhaul to come to OS X since Aqua, which has caused a rush of Apple fanboys – including our own Leander Kahney – to jump the gun and install the buttery smooth interface on every Mac in sight.<p>Playing around with Apple’s newest software is a …

Operating Systems

Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is finally showing us its idea of how we’ll compute in the future. Perhaps not surprisingly, this pristine vision of our computing destiny — unveiled after years of secret, patient and painstaking development — aligns perfectly with how we currently use our …

Apple

iOS 7 launch & release date: what to expect and what you need to know

The Techradar team says iOS 7 will bring the biggest changes to the operating system since its launch.<p><b>iPhone 5S and 5C release - live</b><p>Chief executive Tim Cook has described iOS 7 as “the biggest change to iOS since the iPhone”.<p>What Apple has done is show that it can cater to its own loyal fan base …

iOS

34 Courses That Every Golfer Must Play

We've created the ultimate bucket list for golfers.<p>Some of these golf courses are famous for their rich history, while others offer breathtaking views and unique locations.<p>From Scotland's historic Muirfield to the Dominican Republic's challenging Teeth of the Dog, here are the golf courses every …

LeBron’s Quest for Immortality

With a title in hand, the next step for King James is to secure his legacy<p>At the relatively tender age of 28, he stands alone on the mountaintop, …

Apple’s Golden State: Just Doing What’s Right

Among his last advice he had for me, and for all of you, was to never ask what he would do. “Just do what’s right.”<p>That’s what Tim Cook told the audience of Apple employees at the memorial for Steve Jobs, following his passing in 2011. Now, nearly two years later, we’re starting to see that plan …

WWDC wrapup: iOS 7, iTunes Radio's value, and a newly confident Apple

Apple's WWDC announcements – and particularly the unveiling of iOS 7 – have already reverberated around the tech industry. Here's your guide to what …

Animal Crossing: New Leaf review

If video games are all about escapism, there are few nicer destinations than Animal Crossing: New Leaf. The most pressing matters in its breathless …

Exclusive First Look at Xbox One | WIRED

I don’t think I’ve ever hated a piece of cloth so much in my entire life.<p>It’s Monday morning in mid-April, and I’m sitting in a many-couched …

Here's What iOS 7 Could (And Perhaps Should) Look Like [Video]

The folks over at digital agency Simply Zesty have been thinking about what iOS 7, the upcoming new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will – or should – look like based on the typical rumours and speculation that precede every major Apple event.<p>With Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference just …

Tiger Woods at Players Championship 2013: Day 2 Recap and Twitter Reaction

Link to Media<p>Tiger Woods has earned the massive amount of attention he's getting through two days at The Players Championship. He came into Friday on fire after a five-under 67 on Thursday.<p>He's playing extremely well. Take a look at the numbers from ESPN Stats & Info:<p>After two rounds, he sits at …

Golf

Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…<p>The new interface is said to …

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

The Shock Doctrine - BioShock Infinite (Spoiler-free) Review

Booker DeWitt is a man out of his element – a fish 20,000 feet above water. At the beginning of <i>BioShock Infinite</i>, he is reluctantly transported to a new and strange world – just like the hero of <i>BioShock</i>, the game’s spiritual successor. As in <i>BioShock</i>, his arrival will set in motion a series of …