Timothy Hamel

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"Brain in Butt" Study Points to True Location of Second Nervous System

No, it's not actually in the butt.<p>The brain and spinal cord may control most of the body, but some parts handle themselves just fine without their …

Marriage Is Not About Me

All my girlfriends were in a desperate frenzy to find a husband, and I was the fish swimming against the current. I gave a resounding “yes” to Paul …

Relationships

The 26 greatest alien encounter movies, ranked

Every Knee Shall Bow? Our Glaring Need for Christian Sympathy

On Friday night, August 26, 2016, San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a stand by taking a knee.<p>Before a preseason game with the …

Is God the Center of Your Marriage?

Making God the center and highest priority of your marriage may be the key to saving it, even if it’s not in trouble — yet.<p>How often do newlyweds …

Can We Be Saved Without the Church?

<i>Extra ecclesiam nulla salus</i>, said Cyprian of Carthage: "Outside of the Church, there is no salvation." Even more provocatively: "he cannot have God …

US surgeon general sends warning letter to all doctors on opioid epidemic

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the next few days, every doctor in the United States will be receiving this letter (PDF) from the US surgeon general.<p>It's the first time that America's top doctor has reached out to all physicians.<p>But Dr. Vivek Murthy has an urgent reason: Americans are dying each year by the tens of …

Painkillers

The 17 best Netflix movies for when you just want to be alone

Whether it's because life is too dull, hard, or muggle-heavy, there's always a good reason to escape the world for a few hours with a good film. In the spirit of this desperate desire and need, I have put together a list of the best movies to watch on Netflix when you just want to be alone and …

Augustine and Australia

I've made the point before that if our reading of Genesis is challenged by evolution, or dinosaurs, it should also be challenged by Australia. What I …

Suzuki X6 “HUSTLER” - CLASSICS REMEMBERED

Even to remember the name ‘X6 Hustler’ puts a person on the suspected codger list, but there was great excitement at the announcement of this super …

Which medical tests are worth doing?

<b>There are lots of medical screening tests available and screening is big business, but which of these tests are really useful and what are the drawbacks? Michael Mosley decided to find out by looking at the evidence and trying a whole battery of them.</b><p>I began with heart disease, as it is the largest …

Too Many Pastors Are Wasting Their Lives

I love pastors. I was one for thirty years. But my heart goes out to them because most of them are wasting their lives. Let me tell you …

Is transhumanism really the world’s most dangerous idea?

Step by step, our lives are being absorbed by technology. Read more...

Making Sense Of Suspension: DAMPING

As discussed in last month’s MC Garage piece, “Springs, Explained” <b>(see Making Sense Of Suspension, Part 1 here)</b> those coiled lengths of wire we call …

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

Science Fiction

The 8 best science movies and shows on Netflix

While most of the time you're probably happy just plunking down on the couch to watching 'Breaking Bad' for the umpteenth time, sometimes you need to watch a film or show that challenges your perception of the world.<p><i>Produced by</i> <i>Darren Weaver. Original reporting by Julia Calderone.</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On …

The 105 best movies on Netflix right now

We know the feeling: You’re tired after work and all you want to do is relax and watch a good movie on Netflix. But you have no idea where to start …

25 Best TV Shows Hidden on Netflix

<i>Editor's Note: This post is updated monthly. Bookmark this page and come back every month to see what unknown classics are being added to</b> …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

18 Movies That Will Make You Want to Travel the World This Instant

Travel the entire world without ever leaving your couch.<p>Even though these movies weren't all shot on location, they will still satisfy your desire to get up and go.<p>1. Paris, France: <i>Amelie</i><p>The surreal tale of a young woman (Audrey Tautou) who sees the world in a magical way.<p>2. French Riviera: <i>To Catch</i> …

Freedom, Sanctions and North Korean Ice Cream: Q&A With Defector Hyeonseo Lee

Aged just 17, Hyeonseo Lee crossed the Yalu River from North Korea into China on a whim. After living secretly in China for 10 years, she finally …

The Best Comedies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: September 5th</b><p>Comedies can be difficult to compare. Sometimes you’re in the mood for something cerebral, and other times you just want to watch people get punched in the nuts. While there are definitely some gems in Netflix’s movie sections, you have to dig through a lot of …

Entertainment

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 30th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

Entertainment

The Best Sci-Fi Shows On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: September 12th</b><p>In the world established by Joss Whedon’s famously canceled <i>Firefly</i> television series (which is sadly no longer available on Netflix), the word “shiny” shares a connotation with the word “cool.” So the co-opted adjective is all too perfect for assessing the 10 best sci-fi …

Altered Carbon

12 Nature Documentaries That Will Blow Your Mind

You can learn so much without ever leaving your couch.<p>Binge-watching comic-book shows and savoring prestige dramas are fine pastimes, but sometimes you need to sit back, relax, and look at animals walking around in scenic vistas. If you pay close attention, you might even learn a weird fact about …

We Asked Riders From Motorcycle Clubs All Over America To Recommend Their Favorite Roads

There’s nothing quite like traveling this country on a motorcycle.<p>The sun warm on your back, the wind and the roar of your bike crowding your ears, the clear air spiked with salty ocean breezes or the heavy perfume of harvested maize. Birds dip in and out of sweet songs both foreign and familiar, …

Roads

10 Best Classic Movies on Netflix

While Netflix has scaled back on their movie library in recent years to make way for more TV and exclusive content, there are still more movies on …

Netflix’s Docuseries The Ascent of Woman Puts Women’s Rights in a Powerful New Context

<i>Vogue</i> contributor and professional historian Amanda Foreman has spent much of her 25-year career taking deep dives into very specific subjects. She wrote the celebrated biography <i>Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire</i>—which later became a movie starring Keira Knightley—and <i>A World On Fire</i>, an exploration …

Documentaries

The Best Documentaries Currently Available On Netflix

By Jodi Smith | Streaming | March 8, 2017 |<p>By Jodi Smith | Streaming | March 8, 2017 |<p>James “The Amazing” Randi is the focus of this engrossing …