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[Lecture 5] - God's Work & Our Work

10 Things Millennials Won't Spend Money On

Kids these days don't spend money on the same things their parents did<p>Millennials are often maligned for their lack of financial literacy, but there …

Personal Finance

These Are the 10 Best Cities to Visit Around the World

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Cities

Answers in Genesis Rips 'A.D. Bible Continues' Miniseries as 'Absolutely Dismal' and Inaccurate

Ken Ham's Answers in Genesis group, which has reviewed each episode of the "A.D. The Bible Continues" miniseries that aired on NBC, has written in …

Faith leaders: It’s ‘freedom of religion,’ not just ‘freedom of worship’

A big list of prominent faith leaders from across America have joined together to ask Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to fix a …

Broken but Redeemed

<i>God has blessed Mars Hill with an incredible team of men and women who love Jesus – the risen, reigning, and returning King. Together, we</i> …

Fact Sheet

Mission<p>The mission of Mars Hill is to use media to draw people to Jesus Christ.<p>Scope<p>Mars Hill media is used in nearly every country of the world. …

Check Out These Beautiful NASA Photos From Across the Solar System

It’s one of the most mysterious aspects of the universe—what, exactly, is out there? NASA’s Deep Space Network has for decades been helping us get …

Space

Apple wants to change the way we read news, and it could upend the entire media industry

It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface.<p>The idea isn't revolutionary. Plenty of other apps, such as Flipboard, offer the same services and have been doing so for much longer.<p>But for …

It's official: Google blew it with YouTube, and Facebook has caught up

Fortune has a story out about Facebook's huge investment in video in which writer Erin Griffith reports: "In April, Facebook hit 4 billion views per day, matching the latest estimates available for 10-year-old YouTube."<p>Here are some other notes from the story:<p>Facebook's 4 billion daily views are up …

In Age of Science, Is Religion 'Harmful Superstition'?

God is not only dead, author avers. He never lived. Not to mention the deaths of kids treated with faith instead of science-based medicine.<p>Jerry Coyne, author of <i>Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible</i>was in high school listening to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club …

Religion

How to take Christ out of Christianity

<i>Alana Massey is a writer in Brooklyn covering news, sex and culture.</i><p>When I tell my socially progressive, atheist friends that I’m “culturally Christian,” they’re momentarily concerned that I have a latent preoccupation with guns and the Pledge of Allegiance. Using the term with devout believers …

Why There Is No God: Simple Responses to 20 Common Arguments for the Existence of God

• <b>Author:</b> Armin Navabi<p>• "Science can't explain the complexity and order of life; God must have designed it to be this way."<br>• "God's existence is proven by scripture."<br>• "There's no evidence that God doesn't exist."<br>• "God has helped me so much. How could none of it be true?"<br>• "Atheism has killed more …

Is Opera The Browser Innovation Wild Card?

The web browser industry is 25 years old, which is an eternity in the tech world. Though some of the early entrants have disappeared, and a few arrived over the last decade, change in the industry has been driven (or resisted) mostly by pre-installation deals on hardware devices. Despite continuous …

Can The Banks Save Online Banking From Themselves? [Infographic]

It’s safe to say most people don’t find online banking to be a pleasurable experience. When comparing banking experiences, conversations often tend toward comparing whose bank’s services are the “least bad.” According to The Millennial Disruption Index, the industry currently most ripe for …

Banking

LinkedIn just bought online learning company Lynda for $1.5 billion

Founded in 1995 by Lynda Weinman and her husband, Bruce Heavin, Lynda.com lets users learn business, technology, software, and creative skills through videos. People can access Lynda on their own, and corporations and schools can purchase subscriptions.<p>Weinman serves as the company's executive …

Obama backs efforts to end 'conversion therapy'

President Obama is lending support to efforts to end "conversion therapy" that seeks to change the sexual orientation of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.<p>Responding to a petition on the White House website calling for a ban on conversion therapy, Obama writes that "tonight, somewhere in America, …

1 in 4 Americans Don't Believe in God; Lack of Trust in Local Churches Cited as a Reason Why Adults Are Leaving the Faith

Barna Group has released its 2015 study on the state of atheism in America, and has revealed that one in four unchurched adults in the country now …

YouTube introduces interactive cards to complement annotations – and they work on mobile too

YouTube annotations – often useful uploader addendums, other times annoying distractions. Today though, the video platform is announcing a new and improved tool: cards.<p>Cards are like interactive annotations that allow creators to add outside links and images in addition to information. Like …

6 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Marriage

Know what you’re really getting into before you say “I do.”<p>For something most of us have either done or plan to do someday, getting married sure comes with a lot of myths. We can credit old-school mindsets and princesses living “happily ever after” for most of them. Here are six of the biggest …

YouTube ditches Flash for HTML5 video by default

YouTube today announced it has finally stopped using Adobe Flash by default. The site now uses its HTML5 video player by default in Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s IE11, Apple’s Safari 8, and in beta versions of Mozilla’s Firefox browser.<p>At the same time, YouTube is now also defaulting to its HTML5 …

Software

10 Apps to Grab for Your New Smartphone or Tablet

By this point, you’ve probably seen them. They all look so shiny and fantastic and the best ever. They all want a place on your home screen, to …

Sorry, Science Doesn't Make a Case for God. But That's OK.

Last week, Eric Metaxas wrote a piece for the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> entitled "Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God." In it, he argues that the parameters for human life are so precise that they are indicators of God's existence. As he phrases it:<p>Today there are more than 200 known parameters …

The Red Tape Strangling Good Samaritans

Regulations and rules are making it harder to do the right thing.<p>In January 2014, a lifelong District of Columbia parks employee, Medric Mills, …

The Best Beach Resorts in the World

Private islands in the Caribbean. Mega-resorts on Bali. Readers of Condé Nast Traveler have cast their votes, selecting these 40 as the best beach resorts around the world. Some are unusual, some exclusive, and all are perfect for armchair travel or booking that next warm getaway. Click here to …

Built In Brooklyn: Atavist Is Both Publisher And Platform For Online Storytelling

We returned to Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood for the latest episode of Built in Brooklyn. This time we visited the offices of Atavist, which co-founder and CEO Evan Ratliff described as “a storytelling company” — it’s both a publisher of longform journalism and the company behind Creatavist, a …

God Is Not Great

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Hitchens<p><b>Whether you're a lifelong believer, a devout atheist, or someone who remains uncertain about the role of religion in our lives, this insightful manifesto will engage you with its provocative ideas.</b><p>With a close and studied reading of the major religious texts, Christopher …

Thanksgiving Day Parade in Pictures