Month: May 2015

Man Named Bacon Arrested in Fight Over Sausage

A New Jersey man whose last name is Bacon was arrested after a dispute over sausage, according to police. Thomas Bacon, 19, allegedly attacked another person at a Madison home on May 12 for eating the last piece of sausage, NJ.com reports. Read More

ISIS claims 2nd Saudi mosque attack

For the second time in as many weeks, ISIS has claimed it’s behind a deadly attack on a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia. The latest happened shortly after noon (5 a.m. ET) Friday outside the Imam Hussein mosque in Dammam, a coastal city about 70 kilometers (45 miles) from the Persian Gulf island nation …

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Anheuser-Busch halts beer to make water for flood victims

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — The Anheuser Busch plant in Cartersville is stopping production to help those impacted by the flooding. Instead of making beer, they are canning water. It will be given to the Red Cross, who will then take it to Texas and Oklahoma. Water runs like this normally happen three times a year in …

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‘Lolz’ And Thousands Of Other Words Added to Scrabble Dictionary

Quinzhee, an Inuit snow shelter, will get you 29 points It’s obvs that lotsa people are going to use the new words added to the Scrabble dictionary. “Obvs” and “lotsa” are both among the 6,500 new entries to the Collins Scrabble Word List, along with other slang terms like lolz, shizzle, and ridic, BBC reports. …

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WHY I CHOSE TO NO LONGER WEAR LEGGINGS

For the past several months, I have been having a conviction weighing heavy on my heart. I tried ignoring it for as long as I could until one day a conversation came up amongst myself and a few others (both men and women). The conversation was about leggings and how when women wear them it …

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5 Things We Believe about Hell That Are Not in the Bible

When was the last time you heard a sermon about hell? Can you even remember? Honestly, I can’t. What about the last time you heard someone mention hell? Now that, I remember vividly. I was involved with a huge Christmas musical at my church last year that attracts thousands of people. While in a ballet …

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Class forgoes trip to give principal money to treat cancer

The graduating class at a New Hampshire high school is giving the money raised for its class trip to the school’s principal, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Courtney Vashaw, principal at Profile Junior-Senior High School in Bethlehem, tells WMUR her school works hard teaching students compassion and caring for others, but she never thought …

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Cat finds a blind dog and you’ll never believe what happens next!

Here we have a wonderful heartwarming story of the bond that is possible between a cat and a dog. In 2012, a stray cat entered the home of a blind dog named Terfel, and became his seeing-eye guide. Terfel had been diagnosed with cataracts and was finding it very difficult to navigate around the house. …

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How Big Is Your Gospel?

Imagine for a moment that you are part of the first-century Philippian church. You are a first-generation gospel work that was founded through the ministry of the Apostle Paul. This famously included the “earthquake prison break” followed by the conversion of many people—not the least of which the jailer! The church is young, afflicted, generous, advancing and …

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When Suits Become a Stumbling Block: A Plea to My Brothers in Christ* – See more at: http://thesaltcollective.org/modesty-whensuitsbecomestumblingblock/#sthash.mzAiFNgO.dpuf

There has been a lot of talking, debating, and hand-wringing among Christian bloggers lately about modesty; particularly yoga pants, making men uncomfortable by being attractive, and in general, ways in which to combat everyone’s favorite “evil”: lust. Well, I’d like to hop on the modesty bandwagon and discuss something that I have personally struggled with …

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Three children hurt in Florida bounce house when waterspout comes ashore

Three children were injured on Monday when a waterspout came onshore and lifted the inflatable bounce house they were in, authorities said. The house was swept across a parking lot into a roadway, according to police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The National Weather Service in Miami reported that one adult was also injured and that …

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Children among 90 executed by ISIS

Just when it seems the horror can grow no deeper, ISIS shows that man’s capacity for cruelty knows no bounds. The terrorist group, famous for posting online videos of beheadings of innocent victims, now takes depravity to new depths: Children have been executed. And as people flee the violence in Syria, a species faces extinction. …

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