Richard Saunders

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Why Some Men Don’t Work: Video Games Have Gotten Really Good

If innovations in housework helped free women to enter the labor force in the 1960s and 1970s, could innovations in leisure — like League of Legends — be taking men out of the labor force today?<p>That’s the logic behind a new working paper released on Monday by the National Bureau of Economic …

World of Warcraft

Former French Atheist Becomes a Christian: An Interview.

SEAN MCDOWELL BLOG<p>Former French Atheist Becomes a Christian: An Interview.<p><b>SeanMcDowell.org</b><p>Recently I had the chance to meet Guillaume Bignon, former …

France

Burglary suspect hides in Florida lake, where gator eats him

A suspected burglar jumped in a Florida lake apparently hiding from law enforcement before an 11-foot alligator killed him, investigators said Monday. His hand and foot reportedly turned up inside the animal's stomach.<p>The alligator that killed a suspected burglar in Florida. (Brevard County …

Crime

Infestation of ants removed from girl's ear

It was an ant problem that couldn’t be handled by an exterminator— hundreds of ants were removed from a 12-year-old girl’s head after setting up a colony.<p>In a video of the extraction process, live and dead ants are removed from the girl’s ear. According to the Toronto Sun, a dozen or so emerge …

Biomedicine

Google Maps error allegedly leads to demolition of wrong house

Technically Incorrect: Take two streets with similar sounding names. Add a Google Maps error. Result: a Texas house disappears.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The motto of Billy L. Nabors Demolition, a Seagoville, Texas, company that …

8 Reasons College Students Turn Away From Church

Participation in organized religion is declining in the United States and I do not see that trend reversing anytime in the near future. Working in higher education, I have seen the decline in the number of college students participating in worship services and other religious activities. So I asked …

Herod the Great

Herod I, or Herod the Great (c. 75 – 4 BCE), was the king of Judea who ruled as a client of Rome. He has gained lasting infamy as the 'slaughterer of …

Ancient History

10 survival myths that might get you killed

But survival in the harsh conditions of nature is no simple affair, and most lessons can't be learned from television. In fact, some of the "survival advice" that we've picked up over the years is totally wrong, often dangerously so.<p>Here are some myths you don't want to rely on if a short jaunt …

Zoology

A Growing Number of Scholars Are Questioning the Historical Existence of Jesus

Christmas is a time of year where people are supposed to put aside their differences and come together to celebrate in peace, love, and …

The Lord's Supper Is a Rehearsal Dinner

When we partake in communion, we're practicing for something big.

Weddings

The shaky evidence for flossing

FLOSSING.<p>Does it even matter, really?<p>Hard to say, I guess? Because here's the headline on a new Associated Press report, which states that there is "little proof" that the practice is helping: "Medical benefits of dental floss unproven."<p><i>D a n g</i>. That seems like a bit of an undersell by our pals at …

Dentistry

The First 6 Bike Tools You Need to Buy

Just keeping these few tools handy at home can help you solve a majority of maintenance issues<p>Unless you live next to a bike shop (and even if you do), you’ll need a few tools and supplies handy at home to keep your bike tuned and ready to roll. Here are the basics we recommend. (If you’ve already …

Multi-tools

There Is No Radical Christianity That Compares to Radical Islam

One of the persistent fallacies that emerges from the left side of the political spectrum after really any sort of mass atrocity, regardless of who …

Read the Bible as if it were a diary of humanity's teenage years

<b>To the editor:</b> Carel van Schaik and Kai Michel have an interesting premise, but they miss a major point. ("Atheists and believers are reading the Bible the wrong way," Opinion, June 10)<p>Yes, the Bible is a series of stories written to explain the natural world and the culture of the time, and it was …

Faith

Crocheted Wire Anatomy by Anne Mondro | Colossal

<p>Since the earliest days of her artistic career, Michigan artist Anne Mondro has been captivated by human anatomy, creating her own interpretations …

Serpentine Tattoos That Weave Black & White Ink by Mirko Sata | Colossal

<p>Milan-based tattoo artist Mirko Sata focuses on serpentine designs, snakes that twist around his clients’ arms, hands, and legs. The snakes he …

Wi-Fi

Weekend Edition—June 3, 2016

British Evangelicalism, A Confession, Military chaplains, church signs and more! British Christianity isn't dying. It's sleeping. Evangelism can …

Evangelical Christianity

11 Hilarious Comics That Capture The Reality Of Sex After Kids

Because becoming a parent changes EVERYTHING.<p>Having kids changes everything ... including your sex life.<p>From the interruptions to the scheduling failures to the general exhaustion of parenting, intimacy can often be a real challenge or even a distant fantasy. Here are 11 comics that show how …

How to Speak Human

Philosophy may have begun in wonder, but these days it’s often lost in technical language: either the convoluted prose of …

Israeli Man Files Restraining Order Against God

The plaintiff just wants God to stop interfering in his life.<p>A man in Israel apparently doesn't want God to answer his prayers, so he's filed a restraining order against the Almighty.<p>The plaintiff, identified as David Shoshan, appeared in a courtroom in Haifa on Tuesday demanding that God stop …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

Cycling

7 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes for Post-Ride Recovery

These meals, snacks, and sweets cook while you're training—so all you need to do when you’re done riding is eat!

The 10 Commandments Of An Un-Committed Christian

A Christian is committed to God. It is not a half-hearted journey. At least it is not intended to be. But many “Christians” have done it. They have …

Sermon Illustrations

CHOICE <br>(see also DECISION)<p>During World War II, Winston Churchill was forced to make a painful choice. The British secret service had broken the Nazi …

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Magna Carta

5 Recipes to Fuel Every Kind of Ride

Riders need the right fuel for every situation. These recipes will fill your most important fueling needs.

Wanted: Web developers and coders for Canada’s tech ‘gold rush’

Three years ago, Erik Dohnberg was working at the Genius Bar at an Apple store in London, Ont.<p>He'd been there for 10 months after graduating with an information and media studies degree from Western University when he decided he wanted more.<p>With the intention of starting up his own business, …

15 Pieces of Writing Advice from C. S. Lewis

In his letters and other sources, C. S. Lewis left various bits of advice on the craft of writing. Below are 15 of the things he said. The bold is my …

Creative Writing

The Science Behind Why Monogamy Really *Does* Work

And 7 other sex truths you need to know now.<p>Finally—some science you can bring into the bedroom. How often a couple should have sex is an age old question, something we've discussed over and over again. But how necessary is it for a successful relationship? And just what makes a relationship work? …

Canada child benefit: How to calculate what your family will get

Online calculator only provides an 'illustration' of benefit amounts<p>If you are wondering how much of a financial break your family will get with the …