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Strange Tales #113 (10/10/1963)

Strange Tales #113 opens with Johnny Storm facing his most difficult challenge thus far: a woman who doesn’t think he’s God’s gift to women. I have to say this definitely caught me by surprise to find a female character that doesn’t immediately swoon at the sight of the Human Torch. 416 more words

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This Day In Padres History -- Aug. 2

Aug. 2, 1976 – Outfielder John Grubb goes 6-for-9 with two homers, 4 RBIs and four runs scored at the Padres sweep a doubleheader in Atlanta by 7-3 and 7-0 scores. 141 more words


Not Winning

Even if evangelicals think they are:

Since the 1995-96 academic school year, Princeton Theological Seminary has seen 30 percent fewer full-time enrolled students. Reformed Theological Seminary saw a 33 percent decrease to 547 full-time students while Candler School of Theology experienced a 39 percent drop to 414 full-time students.

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Adventures In Church History

When Atheists Are Angry at God

I’ve shaken my fist in anger at stalled cars, storm clouds, and incompetent meteorologists. I’ve even, on one terrible day that included a dead alternator, a blaring blaring tornado-warning siren, and a horrifically wrong weather forecast, cursed all three at once. 160 more words


The NIV Lifehacks Bible

For the uninitiated, lifehacks are tips and tricks for doing mundane tasks more effectively and efficiently… at least, that’s their aim. And whether it’s getting the most out of a 7 minute exercise or amplifying your phone’s speaker with a cup or bowl, the internet is filled with hacks designed to make life simpler. 708 more words


A look at Canada's best 'Where Were You?' sports moments

WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND — So, where were you when Milos Raonic took to Centre Court at Wimbledon Sunday, looking to become the first Canadian to ever win a major Grand Slam singles tennis title? 1,314 more words


Another Problem with W-w

At a time when Europeans and their former colonial outposts are reflecting on the nation state, political union, and the shelf-life of post-World War II peace-keeping institutions, the celebration of U.S. 903 more words

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