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Autodesk Launches Tinkerplay App, Making 3D Modeling & Printing Easy & Fun

We all know how important 3D modeling and printing will be in the years to come. If I had children, I would be teaching them at the earliest age …

3D Modeling

Shame and Grace in the Pastor’s Life

<i>The God of biblical faith is the God who meets us at those moments in which for better or for worse we are being most human, most ourselves, and if</i> …

'Star Wars' lightsaber thumb-wrestling goes to the digit side

It's the eternal struggle of good versus evil, but in the end, only one thumb can truly triumph. To emerge as victor, you will need to train hard with your Jedi master teacher, the "Star Wars Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling" book.<p>The book from Chronicle Books is actually more of a kit. It includes two …

Movies

News for our time

Autumnal Equinox 2013: First Day of Fall is Sunday

The first day of fall is today, Sunday, which is marked by the Autumnal Equinox 2013.<p>The equinox is the precise instant when the sun is located in …

Scientists set to prepare strongest warning that warming man-made | Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists meet on Monday to prepare the strongest warning yet that climate change is man-made and will cause more heatwaves, droughts and floods this century unless governments take action.<p>A truck engine is tested for pollution exiting its exhaust pipe as California Air Resources …

Climate Change

Beautiful And Bizarre Translucent Snail Discovered In Croatia

Hi, new friend. You are pretty.<p>Deep in one of the deepest caves in the world, a cave that reaches more than 4,500 feet below ground, scientists made a startling discovery: a new species of snail with a near-transparent shell.<p><i>Zospeum tholussum</i>, an air-breathing land snail, is a brand-new entry in …

How dare God disagree with Richard Dawkins

Charles Moore reviews An Appetite for Wonder by Richard Dawkins (Bantam Press)<p>John Henry Newman wrote the greatest spiritual autobiography in English, his Apologia. In it, he recalls that, when young, he lived under the ''detestable doctrine’’ of predestination. He believed he was saved, which made …