Worldview Debates Becoming A Big Draw For Followers

Posted on February 19, 2014

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Move over Bill Nye and Ken Ham. There’s a new public debate over cosmology and God’s role in the universe — and it’s set to unfold this weekend between atheist physicist Sean Carroll and theologian William Lane Craig. The debate, titled “God and Cosmology: The Existence of God in Light of Modern Cosmology,” will be […]

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Obama Tells Charles Barkley That Obamacare Is Part Of Growing Up

Posted on February 18, 2014

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In an “interview” with the President before the NBA All-Star game, journalist former basketball player Charles Barkley lobbed softball after softball at Obama about the Affordable Care Act and the importance of signing up. Unbiased and hard-hitting! But although it appears to an average viewer that the direction of the interview was predetermined (and possibly […]

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You Won’t Believe What The IPO For Candy Crush Is

Posted on February 18, 2014

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King, the maker of the popular mobile game Candy Crush, just filed to raise $500 million in an IPO. Here’s the F-1 filing. Their growth numbers are insane. Here are the key numbers. Note the revenue chart. In Q4 2012, total revenue was $71 million. A year later, that jumped to $632 million. And the […]

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Can Electric Cars Be Charged Wirelessly?

Posted on February 18, 2014

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Toyota has announced that it will begin actual verification testing of its new wireless battery-charging system for electric vehicles, one that charges the battery of a plug-in hybrid or a pure-electric car by having the car park on top of it. Toyota’s charging system uses magnetic-resonance technology. This method transmits electricity by using magnetic resonance […]

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73% Loss on Bitcoins

Written by Gary North on February 17, 2014

Bitcoins

For anyone who bought Bitcoins at the top at $1200 in December, he has suffered a 73% loss if he bought from Mt. Gox, the largest American exchange. If he bought Bitcoins from one of the competitors, he is down by about 48%. Bitcoins are wildly volatile, as I have warned repeatedly. This is why […]

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Union Vote in Chattanooga Doesn’t Go As Expected

Posted on February 15, 2014

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Workers at a Volkswagen factory in Tennessee have voted against union representation, a devastating loss that derails the United Auto Workers union’s effort to organize Southern factories. The 712-626 vote released late Friday stunned many labor experts who expected a UAW win because Volkswagen tacitly endorsed the union and even allowed organizers into the Chattanooga […]

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Is Amazon Raising Prime Price?

Posted on February 15, 2014

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Amazon’s recent statement that it’s contemplating raising the price of its free-two-day-shipping membership program by $20 to $40 from its current $79 annual rate has ignited a firestorm of sorts and led to a UBS stock downgrade on Wednesday that cited concern that a significant percentage of existing Prime members won’t renew at a higher […]

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