Nicky Adriaansz

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An Introduction To Yom Kippur, The Jewish Day Of Atonement

Dates, prayers, history and more.<p>Yom Kippur begins on October 11 in 2016. Known as the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur falls on 10 Tishrei 5777 on the Hebrew calendar, which is from sundown on October 11 and nightfall on October 12, 2016.<p>The Day of Atonement is considered the most important day …

Christianity

How Airplanes Fly

- basic principles of flight.<p>The basic principles of why and how airplanes fly apply to all planes, from the Wright Brothers' first machine <i>Wright</i> …

France church attack: Even if you are not a Catholic, this feels like a new and deeper wound

Writer and Paris resident Andrew Hussey says that people’s need for answers is not being met – and anger is rising<p>The killing of Père Jacques Hamel in his church in the Normandy town of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray last week is not the first time that the death of a French priest at the hands of …

Terrorism

Clinton accuses Trump of 'degrading comments about Muslims'

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Sunday that Donald Trump repaid the "ultimate sacrifice" of a U.S. Army captain killed in Iraq with insults …

Donald Trump

19 Beautiful Alternative Wedding Bands That'll Steal The Damn Show

This finger ain't big enough for the two of us.

Jewelry

Stand to Reason Blog

“The Bible is full of contradictions!” We hear it all the time from skeptics and atheists as if it’s common knowledge. But is it true?<p>I’ve devoted …

Theology

Stonehenge Was Built By Satan's Giants, Creationist Claims

"That’s just one out of hundreds and hundreds of gigantic places around the world."<p>Who built Stonehenge? One creationist claims to have the answer: Giants.<p>Not just any giants, either. Theologist Dr. Dennis Lindsay, president and CEO of Christ For The Nations, claims Satan created a race of giants …

Archaeology

Admire Singapore from top-down with these gorgeous drone shots

You've never seen Singapore so gorgeously symmetrical until you've seen it from drone's eye view.<p>Local drone enthusiast @idroneman has been …

Houston's Emory House is a spatially-efficient marvel on a tight lot

The sustainable Emory House is a cozy home for a young family in Texas. In designing the house, Houston-based studioMET Architects focused on design …

Living Rooms

Iranians and Israelis are in a battle over history — and the holiday of Purim

Though Israel and Iran are archenemies, they’re both in celebration mode this week — and some Israelis and Iranians see each other reflected in their holidays.<p>In Israel, Jews this week celebrated the holiday of Purim. The centerpiece of the holiday is the biblical Book of Esther, a tale about an …

The Message of Islam vs. The Gospel of Jesus

<b>Editor’s note</b>: Click here to learn how you can partner with TGC to provide gospel resources to the Middle East and North Africa. All donations toward …

Religion

Israel Is the Unsung Hero in Water Management

TEL AVIV - So I am here to study the world's leader in water conservation. Who knew that Israel legitimately has earned this distinction?<p>Visual provided by Fra.ctl, Andrea Rodriguez<p>Indeed, Israel is one of the only countries in the world that has created such an efficient infrastructure of water …

Banned in Pakistan: A Muslim Porn Star’s Sexual Crusade

Pakistani-American adult film star Nadia Ali is famous for wearing a hijab in her porn films. She says she’s challenging how the veil suppresses …

Religion

25 Timeless RPGs You Need to Play Before You Die

First of all, Skyrim is big. <i>Huge</i>, even, with hundreds of hours of gameplay and epic side quests. And you're going to want to take your time exploring: As Kevin VanOrd wrote in his review of the game, "A side quest that starts as a momentary distraction may turn into a full-fledged tale that could …

The Elder Scrolls

The leaders of Christianity's 2 biggest churches will meet for the first time in 1,000 years

Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis heads to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration.<p>The Argentine pontiff is due to spend about two hours in private conversation …

Watch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's intense final trailer

These guys really don't like each other<p>The final trailer for this spring's <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> has made its way online. You can watch the new video above to see the titular pair nearly come to blows amidst tons of wreckage, explosions and very dim lighting.<p>Zack Snyder's superhero …

Do We Worship the Same God?

<b>"Through A Glass Darkly"</b><p>Masham Parish Church, Yorkshire<p>-Photo by Michael Jinkins<p>When I meet God I am prepared to stand corrected. This is because, as a Christian, I believe that when I meet God, I'm in for some surprises. I think we all are.<p>The incomparable Daniel Migliore, for many years professor …

Tremendously Religious Donald Trump Shows the Evangelicals His Bible

It's from his Mom. She wrote his name in it.<p>Religion has proved a bit of a stumbling block for one Donald Trump. He mispronounced the name of a Biblical book many Evangelicals hold dear. He's been getting in arguments about how often he goes to church. (Trump says he goes "a lot." His church says …

Donald Trump

The 25 Most Important Full Frontal Nude Scenes in Movies

As titillating as the phrase "full frontal nudity" may sound, baring it all on screen is not always a sexy endeavor. Truth be told, nudity can be as …

Activité Steel Smartwatch by Withings

Automatically track your lifestyle and activities with the Activité Steel Smartwatch by Withings. With a durable stainless steel case and an ultra …

Wearable Tech

Movie Review - Love (2015)

<b>Love</b> 2015<p>Directed by Gaspar Noe<br>Starring Karl Glusman, Aomi Muyock, and Klara Kristin<p><b>SYNOPSIS</b>:<p>Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a …

Framing

Top 10 Box Office Hit Horror Films Of 2015

And the winner is……horror fans.<p>Here’s a look at the top 10 grossing horror films of 2015. A few you would expect but there’s a couple that came to …

8 Bible Verses About Physical Exercise

The Bible has much to say about how we should treat our physical selves: Treating the body as a temple, disciplining the body, taming the tongue, …

New York City

\'Muslims are just sick of Islam\': More refugees in Iraq embracing Jesus Christ

More and more Muslim refugees in UN camps in Iraq are embracing Jesus Christ and expressing repugnance of their former religion, Christian Aid …

Faith

Turning Japanese: 7 Must-See Vehicles from the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Halloween, Jesus, and Giving the Devil His Due

This Halloween there will be plenty of opportunities to have our wits scared out of us by the usual array of haunted houses, horror flicks, and devilish pranksters, but I wonder what a real encounter with El Diablo would be like if such a being exists. Curiously, the Bible's most famous story about …

10 Amazing Solar Powered Gadgets

<b>5. Six in 1 Solar Robot Kit</b><p>If you’re sick of changing the batteries in your child’s toys – get this solar powered toy. This gadget can work from …

Gear & Gadgets

Christianity was the only way out, says North Korean defector

Joseph Kim revered the Great Leader as a child, but on arriving in China he realised that if he embraced Jesus missionaries would help him escape<p>The first time Joseph Kim heard the words “Christian” and “church”, he had no idea what they meant. He had never seen a church and Christianity was as …

North Korea

City envy: forget canalboats, we want Dubai's submarine apartments

Flo is International Content Producer at Time Out. 'Flo is cool' – Flo's mum. Follow her at @karaokeflo

Dubai

10 Awesome New Gadget Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p><b>Blocks – The World’s First Modular Smartwatch</b> <br>Swap the wristband modules in and out to customize.<p><b>CellRobot: 100 Robots in One</b> …