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Google I/O 2015 sets a low bar for Apple's WWDC to leap

Editorial<p>From all the breathless coverage detailing Google's I/O 2015 conference announcements, you might not have noticed that virtually all of what …

Apple Pay

How to Read the Bible for Yourself

1. Read for the author’s meaning, not your own.<p>When we read, we want to know what an author intended us to see and experience in his writing. He had …

"You Are Quite Wrong"

I used to celebrate that the emergent church has gone the way of the buffalo. With Rob Bell jumping the shark and Brian Mclaren's "marriage" of his …

Why the Apple Watch Edition exists

The Apple Watch Edition has been surprisingly controversial. "Not Apple-like" has been a repeated charge, as has "betrayal of the ideals of …

The Heartland’s best hits: top Kansas sights along I-70

This is the stuff road trips through Middle America are made of: slurping milkshakes at a Formica countertop in a diner that hasn’t changed since 1950, cruising by fields of sunflowers and amber waves of grain that stretch as far as the eye can see, and stopping at the quirky, always-superlative …

11 Most Useless And Misleading Infographics On The Internet

Everybody loves infographics. Facts (and assertions) just spring to life when you make them into cool pictures. But this powerful tool is all too …

Infographics

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

Publishers Pulling Book About Boy Dying, Going To Heaven Because Boy Didn’t Die, Go To Heaven

Almost five years after the release of The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven, publisher Tyndale House says it’s yanking the book from shelves …

The Bizarre Story Of A Girl Who Met Her Dad Through Facebook And Began Dating Him

There is a “thing” that can sometimes happen when family members are reunited after long separations. It is called genetic sexual attraction and it occurs when two members of the same family become sexually attracted to one another and begin dating and/or acting on that. While it may sound a bit …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

VirtualBox

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

Jian Ghomeshi: How he got away with it

Jian Ghomeshi’s behaviour was an open secret, going back to his university days. Not that anyone took action. In fact, the CBC made him a</i> …

Journalism

Barcodes, bank cards and digital TV: the secret numbers that run our lives

Millions of numbers and patterns keep our data safe and make our gadgets work – we just don’t know about it<p>Here is a quick quiz of three questions that you will get wrong. Don’t worry, everyone gets them wrong. But try to be the least amount of wrong possible, and write down your gut estimations:<p>• …

Why the Apple Pay War is doomed

Apple’s mission to replace your wallet with Apple Pay began just last week with support from more than 200,000 stores in the United States, but some merchants have already launched a war against the new payment platform.<p>Over the weekend, CVS and Rite Aid stores blocked Apple Pay access at their …

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85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

Cooking

"Snickers" Bars

Makes 12 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Base<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 1/2 ounces high-quality milk chocolate (such as Valrhona, Scharffen Berger, or Lindt), chopped<p>1 cup creamy peanut butter<p>3/4 cup puffed rice cereal<p>Peanut Nougat<p>1 large egg white<p>1/8 teaspoon plus 3/4 cup sugar, divided<p>3 …

Dessert

Best Worst of 2014 - Consumer Reports

Electronics<p>Photo: Andrew B. Myers/Apostrophe<p>Smartest smart phone<p>Samsung Galaxy S phones have historically been among our higher-rated models. The …

The incredibly empowering technology of iOS 8 and switches

Terrific video by Christopher Hills showing how iOS 8 and the Switch controls have improved his life. While many of us have been extremely happy with …

New video shows your iPhone 6 can take an absolute beating

You shouldn’t try to charge your iPhone 6 in a microwave but that doesn’t mean the device can’t take a beating. According to durability tests …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

A Watch Guy's Thoughts On The Apple Watch After Seeing It In The Metal (Tons Of Live Photos)

I'm not even sure we can call it a watch. Okay, it goes on the wrist, and it happens to tell the time, but that's about where the similarities …

The Law-School Scam

For-profit law schools are a capitalist dream of privatized profits and socialized losses. But for their debt-saddled, no-job-prospect graduates, they can be a nightmare.<p>David Frakt isn’t easily intimidated by public-speaking assignments. A lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve and a defense …

Kristallnacht: The end of Christianity in Iraq

When the world’s attention shifted to Ukraine and Israel last week, the Islamic leaders in Iraq capitalized on the distraction. For weeks the …

Islam

God is an artist

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Prayer

Twelve Questions to Ask Before You Watch ‘Game of Thrones’

“Pastor John, do you believe there is a difference between film nudity versus pornography? I know many Christians who are against porn, but they have …