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Superstar magician David Copperfield took the witness stand again this week, testifying against a lawsuit brought by an audience member who says he was injured participating in an illusion.
How long will I be allowed to remain a Christian?
Via: calbab • Religion & Ethics • 433 Comments • an hour ago
“How long will I be allowed to remain a Christian?” That was the deeply dismaying question posed to me by a friend with four young children as we discussed the plight of the Christian faith in America and around the world. With each passing month, that shocking question becomes more relevant and even more disturbing. To say that Christians and Christianity are under a withering...
Century-old sunken ship preserved in perfect condition beneath Lake Superior
Via: buzz-of-the-orient • History & Sociology • 10 Comments • an hour ago
Century-old sunken ship preserved in perfect condition beneath Lake Superior Yahoo News Photo Staff Mon, Apr 23 (Photo: Becky Kagan Schott/Caters News) Sunken Ship Gunilda These stunning images reveal the remains of a more than century-old sunken ship that has been preserved beneath freezing Lake Superior. The ship looks almost exactly the same as it did the...
HEARTLAND INSTITUTE APPLAUDS END OF ‘SECRET SCIENCE’ AT EPA
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 3 Comments • an hour ago
“Another week at the EPA, another victory for transparency by Scott Pruitt. For decades, the EPA has improperly claimed massive power to regulate nearly every aspect of our economy and lives. It is long overdue that the EPA should make such data and collection methods available for public review and analysis.” Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.PresidentThe Heartland...
The Political Compass. Where do you rate?
Via: epistte • News & Politics • 91 Comments • 45 minutes ago
I've seeded this same quiz on many forums and it will be interesting to see where many people on this forum rate. This is probably the most conservative forum that I have ever posted on, so so I expect that the results will be somewhat skewed to the top right quadrant. Many of the possible answers wont be exactly what you choose, but choose the answer that is closest to your opinion...
Immaculately Restored Film Lets You Revisit Life in New York City in 1911
Via: jasper2529 • Photography & Art • 16 Comments • 2 hours ago
Other than one or two of the world's supercentenarians, nobody remembers New York in 1911. Plenty of living historians and enthusiasts of the city have paid intensive attention to that booming time period when the city's population fast approached five million, but none experienced it first-hand. Take a look at the tailored or tailored-looking clothing on nearly everyone, even the...
Heartsick Boy Asks If Atheist Dad Is In Heaven. Pope Francis Reveals The Answer With A Hug.
Via: calbab • Religion & Ethics • 201 Comments • 2 hours ago
A tearful little boy grappling with big existential questions after the death of his father received some touching words of consolation from Pope Francis. The poignant moment between the pontiff and the child on Sunday highlighted Francis’ enduring emphasis on prioritizing mercy. The child, whom Francis referred to as Emanuele, met the pope during a papal visit to the St. Paul of...
GQ magazine puts Bible on list of classic books not worth reading, incurs the wrath of Christians
Via: yuk-phoo • Mental Health and Wellness • 7 Comments • 2 hours ago
Source Well, it appears this group of scribes won’t be greeted very warmly at the Pearly Gates. GQ magazine, a bible of “grooming” tips, gadget suggestions and style advice, has sparked a social media conflagration by calling the Christian Holy Bible “foolish, repetitive and contradictory” and placing it on a list of “21 Books You Don’t Have to Read.” “The Holy Bible is rated very...
Donald Trump Will Always Shoot Himself In The Foot
Via: johnrussell • News & Politics • 99 Comments • 3 hours ago
Like a baby yo yo, his popularity bounces, unfailingly, between 35 and 41%. It goes up a little, to his ceiling of 41%, then he says or does something stupid again and it goes back down to the mid 30's, where the deplorables begin to make their presence felt. Then he announces something that seems "hopeful" such as announcing that his emissary had a...
What's your Favorite Sandwich?
By: katrix • Wine & Food • 228 Comments • 4 hours ago
I just had a roast beef sandwich with mustard, horseradish cheddar cheese, and red leaf lettuce, as I took a break from yardwork. My favorite, though? Possibly a grilled cheese, tomato, and onion sandwich, but only when the tomatoes are vine ripened. Or a pot roast sandwich (one of the few times I every put mayo on a sandwich; I'm normally a mustard person). One thing I don't...
This is what racism looks like
Via: yuk-phoo • Mental Health and Wellness • 82 Comments • 4 hours ago
Source YORK, Pa. (AP) -- One of five black women golfers who were told to leave a Pennsylvania club said Tuesday it felt like they were playing "with targets on our backs." Representatives of the Grandview Golf Club in York told the group at the second hole they were playing too slowly Saturday, said Sandra Harrison. After the ninth hole, an hour-and-a-half later, the group of...
The Second Amendment : A Sacred Covenant of Ethnic Cleansing
Via: johnrussell • News & Politics • 29 Comments • 4 hours ago
The Second Amendment : A Sacred Covenant of Ethnic Cleansing and Slavery Between the Nation State and Settler Militias Written by Christine Nobiss There is a myth that has infiltrated the core of the American imagination. It is the belief that the Second Amendment is a result of the Revolutionary War, thus, a right to self-defense and to protect the country from any enemies that...
Scientific study on Trump voters confirms what people of color have been saying all along
Via: arkansashermit-too • News & Politics • 97 Comments • 4 hours ago
Scientific study on Trump voters confirms what people of color have been saying all along By Rebecca Ruiz The Trump voter is often portrayed in media and pop culture as a working-class white person, down on their luck and desperate for change. These voters were — and remain — willing to look past Trump's erratic and unorthodox behavior and "politically incorrect" commentary if his...
Military Style AR-V8 Assault Van mows down 10 in Toronto
Via: badfish-h-s-fsh • News & Politics • 69 Comments • 6 hours ago
Mass Van mow down! We have to take action now. How do we stop these AR-V8 Assault vans from mowing down innocent? Van plows into pedestrians in Toronto, injuring several, cops say Toronto cops nabbed the suspected driver who plowed into a group of people on a crowded city street, leaving several injured and the grim sight of what appeared to be bodies covered by sheets. Police...
Trump Keeps Winning While The Left Keeps Whining!!!
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 32 Comments • 6 hours ago
When Trump first came into office he promised to drain the swamp and be for all Americans. He is doing just that, but the swamp runs deep and traitors are all around. He defeated the media, he defeated the Dems, he defeated the RINOs in his own party. So far he has enacted all his promises and he is Making America Great Again, but the left and media all call for his impeachment and...
DNC Unknowingly Suicides with Trump Suit, Opens Door for Trump to Depose Hillary
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 137 Comments • 6 hours ago
Democrats, be careful what you wish for. When the news broke Friday that the Democrat National Committee had filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump campaign for literally helping its candidate win an election, the party’s water-carriers in the media were full of intimations that it was the end of the Trump presidency. But as the story settles in that the DNC is accusing Trump’s...
Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn’t contacted her.
Via: norman-d • News & Politics • 32 Comments • 7 hours ago
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father’s 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her. Veselnitskaya met in June 2016 with then-candidate Donald Trump’s son, his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort, his campaign chairman at the time, Paul...
Israel nabs armed terrorists on Gaza border
Via: buzz-of-the-orient • World News • 1 Comments • 7 hours ago
Israel nabs armed terrorists on Gaza border IDF forces arrested two terrorists who attempted to infiltrate Israel. By World Israel News Staff, World Israel News, April 24, 2018 IDF forces on the Gaza border. (Sliman Khader/Flash90) Israeli forces arrested two armed Palestinian terrorists on the border with Gaza early Tuesday morning as they attempted to infiltrate into the...
What we know about Alek Minassian, alleged driver in deadly Toronto van attack
Via: spikegary • News & Politics • 10 Comments • 7 hours ago
Source Police have identified the suspect in a deadly van attack in Toronto as Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old man from Richmond Hill, Ont., a suburb north of the city. Ten people were killed and 15 injured on Monday afternoon after a rented white Ryder van jumped a curb and plowed into pedestrians along a stretch of Toronto's busy Yonge Street. A profile on social networking site...
Church of The Donald
Via: bob-nelson • Religion & Ethics • 11 Comments • 7 hours ago
Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb on a bend in the Cumberland River where the main road through town is called the Johnny Cash Parkway. TBN, America’s largest Christian television...
Where Are The Vetters? One Fool After Another Gets Nominated.
By: docphil • News & Politics • 33 Comments • 8 hours ago
Has anyone in this white house ever heard of the word "vetting"? As we collect facts about the potential and proven scandals in the Trump White House, there are a couple of things that stand out to even the most casual observer. First, Donald Trump makes decisions on who is going to be nominated for certain offices based on some of the oddest criteria ever seen; the fact that the...
Israel Allocates Millions to Boost Hi-Tech in Arab Sector
Via: buzz-of-the-orient • World News • 5 Comments • 8 hours ago
Israel Allocates Millions to Boost Hi-Tech in Arab Sector Israel has allocated a massive budget to boost hi-tech among Israeli-Arabs, creating thousands of new jobs for them. By: Mara Vigevani/TPS, United With Israel, April 24 2018 Israel’s Parliamentary Committee for Arab Affairs approved on Monday a NIS 20 million (appr. US$5,600,000) investment in favor of implementing a new...
Getting to Know You - Like the Realtor Says, Location, Location, Location!
By: spikegary • Other • 10 Comments • 8 hours ago
So, if you can choose One, please choose your favortie city. Why is it your favorite? Can you provide pictures and Information? It can be anywhere in the world. Not towns, not villages, not bumps in the road - Cities. Again, this is for fun, please play along or don't play at all.
Revealed - John Bolton Chaired anti-Muslim Think Tank That Spread Fake News With Help of Russian Trolls
Via: jbb • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 8 hours ago
Revealed - John Bolton Chaired anti-Muslim Think Tank That Spread Fake News With Help of Russian Trolls Trump's national security adviser was chairman of the Gatestone Institute - a group that warned of a looming 'jihadist takeover' of Europe leading to a 'Great White Death' http://www.businessinsider.com/john-bolton-chaired-anti-muslim-group-promoted-by-russian-trolls-2018-4 Apr...
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I lived all of my life until I moved to China next to Lake Ontario. When I was a kid I used to swim in Lake Ontario at Burlington Beach, where my grandmother had a cottage and I spent my summers there.Buzz of the Orient • an hour ago • Century-old sunken ship preserved in perfect condition beneath Lake Superior
For a couple of years, Gordon Lightfoot lived only 4 houses away from mine. The only time I ever visited him was when Ramblin' Jack Elliott was staying over at my house and he wanted to spend some time with Gordon.epistte • an hour ago • How long will I be allowed to remain a Christian?
"..." How can a person acknowledge what has no proof of existing, unless you want to admit to creative writing? You can easily postulate that anything exists, but your imagination and creative writing is far from...TTGA • an hour ago • Century-old sunken ship preserved in perfect condition beneath Lake Superior
"..." In some ways, they're rougher than the ocean. Since they're not as deep as the major oceans, the wave action is much rougher in a storm. On the wall in this office I have a map showing shipwrecks in the Great...Heartland American • an hour ago • 7 Forces Driving America Toward Civil War
The tea party still meets and it never went off the rails. It is a legitimate mainstream non establishment conservative political organization. How’s occupy wall st. Doing now? That’s right, they are the Antifa...Heartland American • an hour ago • 7 Forces Driving America Toward Civil War
Antifa is a domestic terrorist group. They don’t limit their terrorism to neo Nazis and kkk groups who are so tiny and are far left socialist extremists. Antifa actually targets capitalists and GOP groups in cities...Heartland American • 2 hours ago • HEARTLAND INSTITUTE APPLAUDS END OF ‘SECRET SCIENCE’ AT EPA
“Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt today announced the end of “secret science” at the agency. The new rule, subject to a 30-day comment period, will require the underlying data of scientific...calbab • 2 hours ago • Heartsick Boy Asks If Atheist Dad Is In Heaven. Pope Francis Reveals The Answer With A Hug.
"..." This implies approval. Will you explicitly clarify your position? "..." I believe that God's plan outranks mankind's plans for this planet. Man does not own Earth, despite natural appearances. And though...TTGA • 2 hours ago • Immaculately Restored Film Lets You Revisit Life in New York City in 1911
John, The triangular looking building in the opening is the Flatiron Building. When it was first built in the 1880's, it was the tallest building in the city and is considered to be the first skyscraper built in...TiG • 2 hours ago • Heartsick Boy Asks If Atheist Dad Is In Heaven. Pope Francis Reveals The Answer With A Hug.
"..." Both. Then again this is not a belief system and Truman was not God. Do you actually believe that Yahweh directing the rape and murder of non-combatants for revenge is good justification? That Yahweh killing...Heartland American • 2 hours ago • Melania Shows Incredible Class, Invites Special Guests to Bush Funeral
That will be the day. The far left here gang banged the seed for no other reason than that I seeded it. It was totally non controversial and now the moms basement crowd are attacking all of Trumps family since they...devangelical • 2 hours ago • Melania Shows Incredible Class, Invites Special Guests to Bush Funeral
Her past activities don't offend me and don't concern me. It's the ever present hypocrisy of the self righteous displayed here daily. Republican porn star = good. Non-Republican porn star = bad.Heartland American • 2 hours ago • ‘Christian Nationalism’ Played Significant Role in 2016 U.S. Elections
How could you think that you could spend your own money better than big government can spend it on your behalf on everyone but you? How could you think that you have a greater right to your own earnings and wealth...Raven Wing • 2 hours ago • ‘Christian Nationalism’ Played Significant Role in 2016 U.S. Elections
"..." Good for you...I am sure that those who are lessor fortunate than you will dance and cheer for you while their own life is made even more miserable. It's sort of like the old saying..."I've got mine, to Hell...Texan1211 • 3 hours ago • ‘Christian Nationalism’ Played Significant Role in 2016 U.S. Elections
personally, I enjoy keeping more of what I earn. it's my money, and I feel I can spend it better than the government. I think some of the fear of a trade war is that we won't be able to exploit poor workers in...
The Revell Gato Submarine Project
By: Uncle Bruce • History • 2 comments • 18 hours ago
What makes a great model stand out from glued together pieces of plastic? Detail. But not just detail of the model. Oh sure, recessed panel lines, a bit of rust and dirt wash, paint that’s neat and clean all add detail to a basic model. But there’s more a modeler can do to bring life and realism to a model. When I build, I always build to a theme. When I built my 1:48 scale F-102 Delta Dagger, I modeled it after the aircraft stationed at the Air Force bases in Alaska where I spent a couple of years as a kid. My father was stationed with the Nike Missile sites around Fairbanks, protecting these air bases. I can remember seeing the orange triangles of the vertical stabilizers off in the distance as we drove to the PX on occasion. So when I built that model, I painted it in the...Loading...
The Revell Gato Submarine Project
By: Uncle Bruce • History • 2 comments • 18 hours ago
What makes a great model stand out from glued together pieces of plastic? Detail. But not just detail of the model. Oh sure, recessed panel lines, a bit of rust and dirt wash, paint that’s neat and clean all add detail to a basic model. But there’s more a modeler can do to bring life and realism to a model. When I build, I always build to a theme. When I built my 1:48 scale F-102 Delta...
By: Veronica • Wiccan • 5 comments • 2 days ago
Beltane is right around the corner. It is celebrated on May 1st. It is a feast day that celebrates life. Honors the Goddess and the Green Man. Fire plays a big role in this celebration. The fire celebrates the return of life and abundance of the earth. Those with daring would (will) leap over the fires to cleanse, purify and gain protection and healing. My family does build a small...
17 April on the golf course
By: Bob Nelson • Photos • 11 comments • one week ago
Taken with my phone, with maximum "zoom" (which is just digital zoom, so lost quality... ) I don't know one bird from another, but a Google search tells me it is probably a Grey Hawk. And on the road, on the way home:It had already been run over... but it was still moving so I stayed a safe distance away!
Been Very Busy
By: Veronica • Generic • 6 comments • 3 days ago
I was hoping to spend more time here - writing. I find that and cooking to be very cathartic. However, life catches up and makes life overwhelming. Have I missed anything? So work has been very busy, new hospital data system has gone live and I may or may not have a job in the upcoming months. I am getting too old to be looking for another job. The good thing is I can come home and be...
Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup
By: Veronica • Recipes • 14 comments • 2 weeks ago
I really do not enjoy cooking with canned soups, so I located and modified a recipe for condensed cream of chicken soup: I use this in any recipe that calls for condensed cream of anything soup. 1 cup cold milk 2 Tbsp cornstarch 1 1/2 Tbsp butter 1 tsp chicken bouillon 1/2 tsp salt ⅛ black pepper ¼ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp garlic powder ⅛ tsp dried parsley Instructions:...
Guide to the Tracker
By: TiG • TechMeta • 65 comments • 4 months ago
What is a Tracker? A tracker is a mechanism built within a discussion forum that tracks comment activity and presents a custom record of this tracking for each user. The tracker is based on the idea that each user wants to follow activity on one or more articles (a discussion or a blog). With a tracker, a user can quickly identify the new comments across all articles the user is following....
A Cut Above
By: Enoch • default • 14 comments • 4 years ago
I am recovering from a recent surgery. Three endoscopic incisions.Not a major event. The whole surgery took about an hour. I say about an hour because after they administered the anesthesia, I slept through the whole procedure. It will be a while before I can return completely to normal. I regret not being more active here. I still need to pace myself. I am pushing 70. With each birthday, 70...
A Few Distinctions
By: Veronica • Wiccan • 5 comments • 2 weeks ago
There are many paths that can be followed when it comes to Wicca. A person can be a solitary or join a coven. I am a solitary. This means that I perform my rituals alone. There are many different ways to perform rituals or magick. I use candle magick. Rituals can be performed whenever. I do them when the mood strikes me, when asked to perform one by a family member or a friend and...
By: Veronica • Wiccan • 20 comments • 2 weeks ago
I am Wiccan and I follow the path of the Morrigan. This is a triple Goddess (Maiden, Mother and Crone). You do not choose the Morrigan - She chooses you. I am hoping over the coming days to add Tarot Readings, Pendulum Readings and other "witchy" stuff.
Foodporn: T's favorite shrimp ⋅tail
By: T.Fargo • Food Fanatics • 25 comments • 2 weeks ago
⋅tail sauce was popularized in the U.S. in the 1920. While cold sauces were popular, the unusual ingredient of horseradish (Which was brought to the U.S. via southern Europe and western Asia) made a sauce that some thought was born out of a dare. Nostril cleaning, citrusy chili sauce with the sweetness of tomatoes? It just sounds like a dare that happened to be delicious. I place...
Food Porn: American Chop Suey
By: T.Fargo • Food, food porn, food fanatics • 4 comments • 2 weeks ago
Food Porn: American Chop Suey By T. Fargo Original post from Newsvine published Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:21 AM What is chop suey? In Chinese, the two characters for chop suey are pronounced "tsa sui" in Mandarin or in Cantonese "shap sui," meaning "mixed small bits" or "odds and ends." As a culinary term, shap sui refers to a kind of stew made of many different ingredients mixed together. In...
The Spirited H Word
By: calbab • Christianity • 298 comments • one month ago
MISDIRECTION The dark speaks a word to lightThe Son replies,wellness is a white shipsailing across an endless night. © Calbab 2018 A while ago I finished reading a most interesting article presented by one of my NT friends. The originating article included an internal link to another quite exceptional read. In the piece, the star character is a real life...