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Official's $65,000 Contract for Mistress Exposed, Chinese Bureaucrat Fired Over Illicit Affair

An official’s $65,000 contract with his mistress managed to get him fired and have his name publicly shamed, according to reports. Guo Shuanglong, a municipal environmental protection official in the Chinese province of Shanxi, gave his lover 400,000 yuan to leave him and his family alone.

OS X Yosemite Release Date Update: Third Public Beta Out, OS Could Be Released October 2014

Though Apple's latest desktop operating system, OS X Yosemite, won't officially be launched until sometime this fall, the Cupertino-based company released its third public beta on Sept. 15 to developers and registered Mac owners. The...Show More Summary

'America's Got Talent' Season 9 Final Performances Recap, Show Gears Up for Star-Studded Finale

After four months and picking out the best among thousands of hopefuls, "America's Got Talent' got it down to the Top 6, and all of them gave their very best in the final performance night last Tuesday in hopes of becoming crowned as the show's season 9 winner.

Texas Set to Execute Woman for 9-Year-Old's Death; She 'Believes God Will Work it Out,' Aunt Says

The State of Texas is set to execute a woman charged with murdering her girlfriend's son 10 years ago.

Factory gives SU-35 fighter jet to Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill

14 hours agoReligion : FaithWorld

Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, was presented with an unlikely gift for a religious leader this week as he toured a factory in Russia's far-east - a single-seater fighter jet SU-35.

Strong Performances Highlight TIFF 2014

The six stars who shined brightest at the Toronto International Film Festival this year. The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), like most festivals, tends to be an auteur-focused affair. In the weeks leading up to the event,...Show More Summary

-Bill Maher Defending Christianity?

Maher Attacks the PC ‘All Religions are the Same’ Line Atheist Bill Maher is no friend of Christianity but even he has no patience for the PC nonsense being voiced by Charlie Rose that Christianity has radicals who think and act like ISIS and other Islamists: …Maher said, “There are illiberal beliefs that are held […]

Children, God, and Human Nature: How Being a Nanny is Teaching Me About the Universe

In my day job, I work as a nanny for three adorable children. The brother-sister twins are almost a year and a half, and their older brother, Sam, is four. I’ve learned some things that I more or less expected to learn after taking this job: how to change a diaper, how to prepare bottles, […]

the will toward mystery

....the will toward mystery, the longing for deeper knowing, the draw toward the sacred heart, redefines life. A gradual upswelling...

How to Do or Perform Navratri Puja – The South Indian Way of Observing Navaratri

15 hours agoReligion / Hinduism : Hindu Blog

Navratri, the nine-night festival, honors Goddess Durga, Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess... [Visit original source to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Lolo Jones 'Crushed' Over 'Dancing with the Stars' Elimination, Tweets 'I Need to Trust God'

Lolo Jones was the first contestant to be eliminated from this season of "Dancing with the Stars" on Tuesday night and the Olympian is relying on her faith to carry her through the disappointment.

Three Views: Should Christians Resist Greater Government Surveillance?

In the era of massive data collection, Uncle Sam snoops on a grand scale. No, Demand Oversight Keith Pavlischek First, we need to understand the difference between internal communications content, and the bulk collection and analysis of telecommunication data. Show More Summary

Are Men More Likely to Be Secular Than Women?

This is a guest post written by Phil Zuckerman. Zuckerman is a professor of sociology and secular studies at Pitzer College. His latest book, Living the Secular Life, will be published this December.... As many of you may be well aware,...Show More Summary

MacBook Air Retina 2014 News: Release Date Pushed Back to 2015?

Now that the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch have been released, fans of Apple are now looking forward to the next gadgets that will be launched by the Cupertino-based company. Aside from the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3, a new MacBook is reportedly in the works, namely the Macbook Air Retina.

Wal-Mart spokesperson resigns over falsehood in resume

Bloomberg is reporting that Wal-Mart chief spokesman David Tovar left the retail giant recently because of a fabrication on his resume, which said he earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Delaware in 1996, when in fact he did not finish the degree. In the report, Bloomberg said it confirmed with the University of […]

'Married at First Sight' Spoilers, News: Season 2 in the Works, Casting Call Video Released

FYI's controversial experimental reality docuseries "Married at First Sight" ended last week and it has been found out that two out of the three featured couples decided to remain in wedlock even after the season wrapped. The series is set for another season and they are actually casting for six new singles that they will pair up and get legally married, according to reports.

'The Voice' Season 7 Premiere Date, Latest News: Adam Levine Expresses Respect for New Coaches

The red chairs will turn around once again as Blind Auditions for the next season of the singing show competition is now set to premiere on Sept. 22, 2014 on NBC.

Christian Filmmakers Ask Pastors to Join Hollywood in the Creative Process at All Stages

LOS ANGELES – A panel of media and filmmaking experts asked pastors and the Christian community to engage more with those in the movie business, including in the early stages of the creative process, to help facilitate quality films shown in theaters.

Ian and Larissa Murphy: Trusting God through Traumatic Brain Injury

A viral video made their marriage famous, and now, their story continues. A couple years ago, a video about Ian and Larissa Murphy’s marriage went viral. In some ways, they exhibit a conventional story of young love. They met in college and wanted to get married. Show More Summary

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