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  • Swedes add the word ‘hen’ to dictionary. It’s a gender-neutral pronoun

    03/27/2015 6:46:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | March 27, 2015 | Deborah Hastings
    The Swedish Academy's official dictionary has added a gender-neutral pronoun to its arsenal of words. "Hen" is the new pronoun to be affixed when a gender is not known, or is in transition, or when the writer deems gender to be irrelevant.
  • 4 Teachings Of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously

    12/19/2014 1:30:26 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 291 replies
    Revangelical ^ | 12/19/2014 | Brandon Robertson
    It’s no secret that those of us who claim to follow Jesus Christ consistently fall short of living up to the way of life of our Rabbi. Being a disciple of Jesus is a lifelong journey towards conforming ourselves to the image and way of life that Jesus taught. However, so often, followers of Jesus chose to blatantly ignore some of the clearest instruction of our Rabbi and obscure it with vague theology so that we can get off the hook. Other times, followers of Jesus are taught something explicitly contradictory to the plain words of Jesus and then spend...
  • Word For The Day, Thursday, November 13, 2014 – anodyne

    11/13/2014 4:35:46 AM PST · by secret garden · 48 replies
    dictionaries ad nauseam | 13 November 2014 | Thursday's sub
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".anodyne \AN-uh-dyne\ adjective 1. serving to alleviate pain 2. not likely to offend or arouse tensions Example sentences:The group's latest album is a fairly anodyne affair; it contains a number of lively tunes that are easy on the ears, but which play it far too safe to ever be anything more than passing amusements. "British comics in the 1950s were pale imitations of American ones. Many were anodyne: the first two prosecutions under a...
  • Word For The Day, Wednesday, April 16, 2014-- dreadnought

    04/16/2014 5:12:50 AM PDT · by TruthShallSetYouFree · 99 replies
    Word For The Day, Wednesday, April 16, 2014-- dreadnought ; In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". dreadnought [ dred-nawt]hear it pronounced noun 1. a type of battleship armed with heavy-caliber guns in turrets. 2. an outer garment of heavy woolen cloth. 3. a thick cloth with a long pile. 4. (slang) a heavyweight boxer 5. a person who fears nothing Origin: From the British battleship Dreadnought, launched in 1906, the first of its type. 1800–10; dread + nought (fear nothing)...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - February 26, 2014 [Devotional]

    02/26/2014 6:09:50 PM PST · by Vision · 11 replies
    Email ^ | 2/26/14 | Joel Osteen
    Created for Greatness Today's Scripture “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” (Ephesians 2:10, NIV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria It’s easy to go through life thinking that we’re average; we’re ordinary. “There’s nothing special about me. I’m just one of the six billion people on earth.” No, when God created you, He put a part of Himself in you. You could say that you have the DNA of Almighty God. You are destined to do great things, destined to leave your mark...
  • MSNBC host equates ‘Obamacare’ with N-word

    12/08/2013 3:48:28 PM PST · by Libloather · 114 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/08/13
    **SNIP** HARRIS-PERRY: “I want to talk today about a controversial word. It’s a word that has been with us for years. And like it or not, it’s indelibly printed in the pages of American history. A word that was originally intended as a derogatory term, meant to shame and divide and demean. The word was conceived of by a group of wealthy white men who needed a way to put themselves above and apart from a black man, to render him inferior and unequal and diminish his accomplishments. “President Obama has been labelled with this word by his opponents, and...
  • The Devilish Puppet Master of the Word-Faith Movement (Justin Peters) - Strange Fire Conference

    11/14/2013 11:02:29 AM PST · by fishtank · 141 replies
    gty.org ^ | 10-30-2013 | Justin Peters
    Published on Oct 30, 2013 http://www.gty.org/resources/sermon-s... ... Strange Fire, part of Grace to You's Truth Matters conference series, evaluates the doctrines, claims, and practices of the modern charismatic movement, and affirms the true Person and ministry of the Holy Spirit. The conference features pastor and Bible teacher John MacArthur, as well as teaching or presentations by: R.C. Sproul Steve Lawson Conrad Mbewe Tom Pennington Phil Johnson Nathan Busenitz Justin Peters Todd Friel Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Word of God lives on unknown soldier's tomb in War Memorial

    10/28/2013 1:28:10 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 6 replies
    The Australian ^ | 29th October 2013 | Nick Cater
    THE Australian War Memorial has abandoned a proposal to remove the words "known unto God" from the Tomb of the Australian Unknown Soldier after the personal intervention of Tony Abbott. The memorial's governing council decided at its meeting in August to replace two inscriptions on the tomb at the Canberra memorial with words from a speech by Paul Keating. The memorial's director, former Liberal Party leader Brendan Nelson, announced the changes in an unscripted National Press Club speech six weeks ago on a day when attention was focused on the swearing in of the new government. It was several days...
  • Hate: The Most Overused & Misused Word of Our Time

    08/07/2013 5:40:10 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 10 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 8-7-13 | Jerry Newcombe
    In our time, people of faith, acting on their consciences shaped by the Judeo-Christian tradition are being accused of hate. "Hate" has got to be the most overused word of our time. If someone is politically incorrect in their views, they are often falsely accused of hate. According to Webster's, hate means "To feel great hostility or animosity toward." Some atheists took offense recently to a military chaplain's quoting of the old saying, popularized by Dwight Eisenhower, "In battle, they learned the great truth that there are no atheists in the foxholes." Some atheists in the military have taken issue...
  • Word For The Day, Wednesday, November 21, 2012--Boeotian

    11/21/2012 5:16:36 AM PST · by TruthShallSetYouFree · 49 replies
    Word For The Day, Wednesday, November 21, 2012--Boeotian      ;   In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".   Boeotian [bee-oh-shuhn]hear it pronounced   adjective 1. of or pertaining to Boeotia or its inhabitants. 2. dull; obtuse; without cultural refinement.   noun 3. a native or inhabitant of Boeotia. 4. a dull, obtuse person; Philistine. Etymology: Origin: Boeotian 1590–1600; Boeoti(a) + -an "ignorant, dull," from Boeotia, district around Thebes in ancient Greece (said to have been so called for its...
  • vanity: I need help with WORD and formatting an already formatted document

    04/28/2012 5:19:02 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 6 replies
    4/28/2012 | self
    I am trying to edit a WORD 2010 document that is formatted with columns I want to create a page that has no columns within that document I cant change that column format from 3 to one on a single page that I can see, it changes all pages within the document how can I edit that document to have a different format on single pages while the rest remain as they were originally created?
  • Microsoft Office/Word Vanity

    04/20/2012 11:43:56 AM PDT · by waterhill · 30 replies
    4/20/2012 | me
    I have been looking for a way to include my licensed Word into my posts. I am somewhat of a computer noob, and a definate noob here (2008). Any help is appreciated. This is purely a selfish attempt to make my replies/posts more 'colorful'. I really don't like the HTML concept. Thanks
  • Tweeting the word 'drill' could mean your Twitter account is read by U.S. government spies

    12/28/2011 8:43:00 AM PST · by Nachum · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/28/11 | Rob Waugh
    The Department of Homeland Security makes fake Twitter and Facebook profiles for the specific purpose of scanning the networks for 'sensitive' words--and tracking people who use them. Simply using a word or phrase from the DHS's 'watch' list could mean that spies from the government read your posts, investigate your account, and attempt to identify you from it, acccording to an online privacy group. [Snip] The DHS outlined plans to scans blogs, Twitter and Facebook for words such as 'illegal immigrant', 'outbreak', 'drill', 'strain', 'virus', 'recovery', 'deaths', 'collapse', 'human to animal' and 'trojan', according to an 'impact asssessment' document filed
  • Which word was missing from Obama’s speech last night?

    09/09/2011 8:53:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 9/9/11 | Ed Morrissey
    Barack Obama’s supporters praised him for having it in his joint-session speech last night on job creation. A national economy needs plenty of it in order to expand. Consumers consider it one of the most pressing economic issues they face. Yet Obama’s speech was curiously absent of any mention of one word … energy. That’s right; you could look it up. There wasn’t one single mention in a speech about jobs and economic stimulation that addressed the need for the energy necessary to support it. Never mind that part of the problem in the economy comes from a blunted demand...
  • NBC News Gets Last Word After Dick Cheney Interview: ‘Torture Is a Crime’

    08/30/2011 10:34:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 8/30/11 | NBC
    After VP Dick Cheney's interview with Matt Lauer on the Today Show, the camera pulls back and very deliberately captures the image of a protest sign. Watch the segment and ask yourself if this appears to be planned and maybe even rehearsed.
  • Give Me Cowboy Values Over Washington Values Any Day

    08/19/2011 1:42:43 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 19, 2011 | Patrick Dorinson
    Unlike politicians, a cowboy still makes a deal with a handshake and his word is his bond. .....A cowboy lives by a set of unwritten principles hard wired into his DNA. It is instinctive because it is the example set by those that surround him. Cowboys don't whine and stomp their feet like spoiled children and politicians often do when things don't go their way. They know that whining and wringing your hands don't get the job done. In my interaction with cowboy and ranching community up in Idaho, I have learned it is very close knit and neighbors and...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, May 27, 2011 - Bombard

    05/27/2011 3:24:28 PM PDT · by tioga · 27 replies
    Free Dictionary ^ | FRiday | FRiday's Sub
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”. Bombard TR. Verb 1. To attack with bombs, shells, or missiles. 2. To assail persistently, as with requests. 3. To irradiate (an atom). Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday...
  • Word for the Day, Tuesday April 26, 2011

    04/26/2011 4:42:43 AM PDT · by SoothingDave · 101 replies
    Word For The Day, Tuesday, April 26, 2011 In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". feculent [fek-yuh-luhnt] -adj full of dregs or fecal matter; foul, turbid, or muddy. feculence, noun [1425–75; late Middle English < Latin faeculentus full of dregs. See feces, -ulent ]
  • Like a Tree Planted...Psalm 1

    Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.(Psalm 1:1-3)In the first Psalm, God reveals the marks of the truly blessed man. His blessedness comes not from outward...
  • The Truly Happy Man...Psalm 1

    01/18/2011 2:37:30 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 11 replies
    Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the...
  • The Last Word

    11/02/2010 1:39:33 AM PDT · by Ronbo1948 · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 2, 2010 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    President Obama yields to no one, bows his knee to nothing and when criticized, typically rebounds by sending detractors an undeniable communiqué. In fact, Obama oftentimes reacts to public disapproval by wresting control back from what cannot be controlled through defiant words or actions. According to Democrat pollster Doug Schoen, the upcoming midterm election is an obvious referendum on President Obama's abysmal job performance. The poll Schoen cites indicates "56 percent say [Obama] does not deserve to be re-elected." If accurate, Barack is about to receive a major pummeling at the ballot box, but plans to reestablish his supremacy by...
  • ... And Now a Word From Victoria Jackson’s Ukelele

    10/14/2010 2:42:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    big hollywood ^ | 10/14/10 | Victoria Jackson
    I am Victoria’s ukulele and I am in this fight for freedom too. She takes me to all the rallies and I purposefully sit right in front of the podium so that everyone will notice me. I attended the Beverly Hills Tea Party. All the cameras saw my bumper sticker shouting, “I SUPPORT ARIZONA!!” Can you believe the President of the United States would sue a state?! Man, these are crazy times! All AZ did was ask him to protect them from illegal aliens and criminals. I guess the President doesn’t want to protect them and he is really mad...
  • UNDER GOD

    05/09/2010 8:49:38 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 11 replies · 257+ views
    Come unto repentance My nation ! Come unto repentance ! For in this pure and simple thing you WILL find the abundance of MY kingdom that your forefathers placed you under in words of declaration ! " UNDER GOD " Do you see my children I AM here for you amidst the shaking of all that can be shaken but you are of me " MY CREATION " ! So Come under me again " My Wings " as Benjamin My Beloved for you ARE dear to my heart and this is My Son " Jesus " crushed for you...
  • Don't Believe the ELCA Spin

    04/09/2010 8:33:28 PM PDT · by Enought · 1 replies · 291+ views
    Exposing the ELCA ^ | 4/9 | Dan Skogen
    The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania's presiding bishop, Rev. Alex G. Malasusa had some strong words for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He said that they do not support the ELCA's decisions on same-sex relationships and ordination, that the ELCA has strayed from Scriptures and that his church needs to not be reliant on ELCA money "so that they don't use their money and wealth to threaten us. . . we should leave them with their money and stick to the word of God." (Read more)Presiding bishop Mark Hanson of the ELCA was quick to respond. The two presiding...
  • "Regime": Matthews Freaks Out Over Same Word He Used on Bush

    04/05/2010 5:25:58 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 24 replies · 1,795+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | April 5, 2010 | Rush Limbaugh
    As you know, ladies and gentlemen, when was it that Obama beat up on me? Thursday? In the Harry Smith interview. I got a request from Byron York in The Politico for a reaction. I gave 'em a reaction and I said, "I've never seen a regime that governs against the will of the people, purposely like this. I've never seen a regime that is so inconsiderate of the American people. I've never seen a media so impressed and supportive of a regime amassing such power." This set Chris Matthews on fire Friday night. Oh, yeah. We have two sound...
  • An Important Message from Dutch Sheets

    03/22/2010 6:08:19 AM PDT · by MsLady · 8 replies · 1,611+ views
    Elijah List ^ | 3/21/2010 | Dutch Sheets
    Dutch Sheets: An Important Message from Dutch Sheets Dear Steve, It is 5:00 a.m. I have been up all night praying and agonizing over the condition of America. While praying for the nation in general, and also concerning a gathering this summer to cry out for awakening in America, I felt drawn to the book of Joel. While reading it, this word began to stir in me for our nation. I know it is lengthy, but please read it prayerfully. Not since October of 2000 have I been so burdened for America. At that time I issued a call to...
  • Daily Word

    01/10/2010 12:20:53 PM PST · by Patriot1259 · 104+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/08/2010 | April Pridgett
    Naturally, when you neglect to consistently and constantly clean your house, you start to become comfortable with disorder, disarray, dust and dirt. Spiritually, when you neglect to consistently and constantly correct your attitude, your actions and your atmosphere, you become comfortable with darkness, deceit, denial and disability.
  • Microsoft loses appeal on Word injunction

    12/22/2009 11:19:33 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 31 replies · 769+ views
    The Register ^ | 22 December 2009 | Austin Modine
    Microsoft must remove custom-XML editing from Word or face a permanent injunction barring the company from selling recent versions of the software, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a $290m patent infringement judgment against Microsoft, won by Toronto-based software company i4i in Texas. It alleges Microsoft's software infringed on its patents that cover extensible markup language technology. Microsoft has been given until January 11 to remove the custom XML functionality — five months from the original August 2009 ruling, according to Bloomberg. The injunction bars Microsoft from selling the 2003...
  • SENATOR JIM DEMINT NATIONAL STRATEGY PHONE CALL. (Must register to participate)

    11/03/2009 11:12:35 AM PST · by Jo Nuvark · 8 replies · 1,031+ views
    Email ^ | 11-3-09 | Unknown
    SPREAD THE WORD! ... Senator DeMint is trying to bring citizens together for a national strategy call to discuss concrete steps to take back our country!!
  • ain't got money 2 give, but have a few idea's ZOT!!

    10/02/2009 4:46:39 PM PDT · by winpat · 98 replies · 2,354+ views
    been watching you guys on beck show, not bad but soon your group will be called up 2 the big time, so start refining answers and mission statements. beck put you ladies at ease and gave you a relaxing and comtabule setting but if your group gets more press they, other news organizations not sympathic 2 your cause will try 2 confuse and misdirect your group into looking bad or bias or just plan loons, so pratice on each other questions and answers and make it short and direct.
  • Communing With the Lord

    09/16/2009 7:18:56 AM PDT · by DaveMSmith · 164+ views
    Thy Kingdom Come ^ | 9/16/09 | Dave Smith
    At this point, it may be useful to some if I document my prayer and meditation routine. It also helps me set down the path I took to reach the stage that I'm at so I may return to the routine if I become lost or go astray. Besides my study of Swedenborg's Heavenly Secrets (I'm now up to Genesis 41), my morning prayer routine consists of centering prayer where I set my intention on God. If I find my mind preoccupied with replaying the tapes and memories of the past, I close my eyes and begin contemplative prayer. It's...
  • Microsoft granted stay of Word injunction

    09/03/2009 7:27:11 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 4 replies · 353+ views
    CNET ^ | September 3, 2009 4:35 PM PDT | Steven Musil
    Microsoft has been granted a stay of a landmark injunction in a patent infringement case that would have required the software giant to stop selling its popular Word in its current form by next month. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday granted Microsoft's motion for a stay, pending appeal, of an injunction issued in August by a federal judge that bars sales of Word that include a custom XML code found to infringe on patents held by i4i--the plaintiff. "We are happy with the result and look forward to presenting our arguments on the main...
  • Microsoft Says Word Ban Threatens Industry

    08/20/2009 7:19:00 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 54 replies · 1,588+ views
    PC World ^ | 20 August 2009 | Gregg Keizer
    Microsoft late Tuesday warned of "massive disruptions" to sales of Office, as well as to partners such as Best Buy, Dell, and Hewlett-Packard, if the injunction that prevents it from selling Word 2003 and Word 2007 in the U.S. after Oct. 10 is not set aside. In an emergency motion filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals, Microsoft asked that the injunction imposed last week by U.S. District Court Judge Leonard Davis be stayed, or temporarily put on hold, while its appeal is heard.Artwork: Chip TaylorMicrosoft's move was expected, as it had previously said it would appeal the verdict and...
  • Microsoft ordered to stop selling Word

    08/12/2009 8:43:04 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 140 replies · 3,605+ views
    ZDNet UK ^ | 12 August 2009 | Steven Musil
    A judge on Tuesday ordered Microsoft to stop selling Word, one of its premier products, in its current form due to patent infringement. Judge Leonard Davis of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a permanent injunction that "prohibits Microsoft from selling or importing to the United States any Microsoft Word products that have the capability of opening .XML, .DOCX or DOCM files (XML files) containing custom XML", according to a statement released by attorneys for the plantiff, i4i. Microsoft did not immediately reply to request for comment but said in a statement that it planned...
  • OBEDIENCE " Greater than Sacrifice "

    07/03/2009 11:06:57 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies · 293+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | The Spirit that goes out from the Father
    Surely goodness and mercy shall follow my obedient ones yet undoing and harrasment shall be the spoils of the rebellious and defiant , therefore be my Watchmen of unity and delight in my ways .Become Peacekeepers and the Pavilions of my love canopied in my ways for I AM The Stalwart , bridge and guide to all you find in me " For I AM The Kingdom and The Glory forever " and a day in My courts is eternal as you find your way to Zion . Therefore be of Me and walk in My fullness you shall find...
  • Pledge Challenge-5 minutes a day in the word

    06/17/2009 8:10:50 PM PDT · by Hawes · 8 replies · 621+ views
    June 17, 2009 | Marguerite
    The average American spends 66 minutes a day eating and drinking, 170 minutes a day watching TV/Movies 456 minutes a day sleeping, 522 minutes a day working and work related activities and 66 minutes a day in household activities. Just as our bodies need food to keep it going, we need to spend quality time with God to feed our souls. Jesus often quoted from God's Word in His quiet times. Quiet time with God is also a time to read Gods Word. It is through daily prayer and reading Gods Word that we will grow in our walk with...
  • China denies claims it hacked into Pentagon computers -(Stolen Joint Strike Fighter)

    04/21/2009 3:35:58 PM PDT · by Flavius · 11 replies · 579+ views
    telegeraph ^ | 4/21/09 | Malcolm Moore in Shanghai
    he $300 billion (£206bn) jet is being developed by Lockheed Martin and will be bought by eight other countries, including the UK. However, the Wall Street Journal reported that hackers had broken into the project and siphoned off "several terabytes of data related to design and electronics systems".
  • Need a laptop for limited usage

    02/19/2009 2:48:39 PM PST · by Coachm · 41 replies · 971+ views
    The family is tieing up the main PC in the house so I want to get a laptop with limited usage: wireless access to network, Outlook (express) and Word, Excel, PPT. A dvd RW drive would be ok too. Primarily, it's main use is for email. Can anyone recommend a manufacture for this? Been looking at Dell's but they are OVER loaded for my needs. I shouldn't need to spend $ 1k for something like this!
  • The Democrats "missing" Word

    08/10/2008 7:29:04 AM PDT · by MosesKnows · 31 replies · 168+ views
    August 10, 2008 | MosesKnows
    The Democrats “missing” Word” Why Reid, Pelosi, Obama, and many other Democrats do not want America to recover its own sources of energy is a puzzle. The puzzle remained a puzzle but became a bit clearer when I realized that Democrat have a different agenda for America than the Republicans. To examine how the agendas differs let’s state the problem the people want the government to solve. The problem is that America’s economy is dependent on foreign oil. The solution is then for America to become less dependent on foreign oil The goal sought by Republicans is for America to...
  • When is ‘Under Seal’ Not ‘Under Seal’? GE Finds Out the Hard Way

    05/29/2008 1:17:33 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 6 replies · 148+ views
    Wall Srett Journal ^ | 05/29/2008 | Ashby Jones
    To say lawyers and technology mix like oil and water might be an overstatement. Still, from time to time we come across a tale in which a smallish technological problem leads to big headaches for lawyers. It always makes is wonder if life in the law weren’t a little less thorny back before the days of email and electronic discovery, back-up tapes and terabytes of data....one could download several documents through PACER’s federal court filing system, copy the black bars that cover the text on the screen and paste them into a Word document. And, like magic, there would appear...
  • SYMPOSIUM: Can the Genesis Record of Creation Be of Value to Academia??

    03/05/2008 6:12:23 PM PST · by betty boop · 150 replies · 1,435+ views
    Can the Genesis Record of Creation be Valuable to Academia?: From the View of Astronomy, Biology, Physics, and Social Sciences     Christian Student Fellowship will host a symposium on the development of an integrative science consistent with the Genesis account on April 5th, 2008, at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky.   Entitled A Scientific Theory of Genesis, the lecture will demonstrate how the Scientific Method can be used in connection with the Genesis account of creation to establish a Unified Creation Theory. By using experimental results from the most respected laboratories in the U.S., this lecture will...
  • Other Word for the day Wednesday March 5th 2008

    03/05/2008 7:32:52 AM PST · by Brainhose · 30+ views
    Lake Titicaca ^ | Today | Brainhose
    Pronunciation: \-ləs\ Function:adjective Date:1612 1: of, relating to, or affected with scrofula2 a: having a diseased run-down appearanceb: morally contaminated Usage: Bill Clinton was perhaps our most scrofulous President.
  • Word for the Day - February 29, 2008 - sinecure

    02/28/2008 10:48:12 PM PST · by tioga · 269 replies · 170+ views
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". Sinecure - SY-nih-kyurNoun, An office or position that requires or involves little or no responsibility, work, or active service. Sinecure is from Medieval Latin sine cura, "without care (of souls)," from Latin sine, "without" + cura, "care." Originally the term signified an ecclesiastical benefice without the care of souls. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the...
  • "Confessing the Word Made Flesh" (Sermon for Christmas Day)

    12/25/2007 7:01:42 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies · 366+ views
    December 25, 2007 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Confessing the Word Made Flesh” (John 1:1-18; 1 John 4:1-16)And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not...
  • Top US Pacific commander concerned China blocked ship from Hong Kong_(also denied bad weather port)

    11/22/2007 5:38:08 PM PST · by Flavius · 32 replies · 180+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | November 22, 2007 | November 22, 2007
    HONOLULU: The top U.S. military commander in the Pacific said Thursday he is "perplexed and concerned" by China's last-minute decision to deny a U.S. aircraft carrier entry to Hong Kong for a previously scheduled port visit. The USS Kitty Hawk and its escort ships were due to dock in Hong Kong for a four-day visit Wednesday until they were refused access. Hundreds of family members who had flown to Hong Kong to spend Thanksgiving with their sailors were stranded by the move. "It's hard to put any kind of positive spin on this," Adm. Timothy Keating told The Associated Press...
  • America Supports You: Freedom Walk Helps Groups Spread Word

    09/09/2007 12:50:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 174+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2007 – As thousands of people filled the Pentagon parking lot at the end of the third America Supports You Freedom Walk today, they were greeted by groups individually working toward the collective goal of supporting troops and their families. Karina Rollins (right), talks with Lisa Dixon of Soldiers' Angels after participating in the third America Supports You Freedom Walk on Sept. 9, 2007, in Washington. The troop-support group, one of 21 participating in the event following the walk, offers a variety of support to servicemembers including letters and care packages. Photo by Samantha L. Quigley  (Click...
  • Word-banning judge declares mistrial in rape case[Nebraska]

    07/13/2007 7:49:43 AM PDT · by BGHater · 101 replies · 2,733+ views
    AP ^ | 13 July 2007 | AP
    Before a jury was even seated, a judge declared a mistrial Thursday in a sex-assault case where he had barred the words "rape" and "victim," among others. Judge Jeffre Cheuvront of Lancaster County District Court said protests and other publicity surrounding the rape case against Pamir Safi, 33, would have made it too difficult for jurors to ignore everything they heard before the trial, which had been expected to begin next week. A jury was in the process of being selected when Cheuvront declared a mistrial. Safi is accused of raping Tory Bowen in 2004. He said they had consensual...
  • Word For The Day, Wednesday, February 28, 2007 - alopecia

    02/28/2007 6:02:16 AM PST · by VRWCmember · 54 replies · 521+ views
    Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary ^ | 02/28/2007 | The Janitor
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". alopecia • \al-uh-PEE-shuh\ • noun loss of hair, wool, or feathers; baldness Example sentence: My cousin Amelia recently donated ten inches of her hair to an organization that makes wigs for children who suffer from alopecia. Did you know? Doctors use "alopecia" to refer to various forms of hair loss, including "alopecia areata," a sudden loss of hair in patches that involves little or no inflammation. It may surprise you to learn that...
  • Rap is the culprit in killing of black men

    01/07/2007 12:12:43 AM PST · by neverdem · 113 replies · 2,683+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | January 6, 2007 | Gregory Kane
    The 800-pound gorilla is back, and as usual folks are pretending the critter ain't in the room. We'll call this particular 800-pound gorilla Joey, in tribute to that 1940s film about the giant ape called Mighty Joe Young. I think it's time Joey got his props. I think it's time we acknowledge Joey. Joey, meet the guys. Guys, shake hands with Joey. "The guys" in this case are those Baltimoreans who, for the past week, have expressed angst and dismay about the appalling way some young black men in this city, addicted to the thug life, dispatch each other with...
  • Hip hop music fans have more sex: study

    09/14/2006 4:47:19 AM PDT · by Semus Dynnen · 46 replies · 1,013+ views
    Reuters ^ | 9/13/06
    Hip hop music fans have more sex: study Wed Sep 13, 2006 9:31 PM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of hip hop music are likely to have had more sexual partners in the last five years while many of those who prefer classical strains will have tried cannabis, according to a study released on Thursday. Psychologist Adrian North from the University of Leicester surveyed 2,500 Britons to find out how their musical tastes related to their lifestyles and interests. He said the results showed said it was possible to discover clues about what people were like simply from the music...