ShareTweet The Christian life isn’t always easy. In fact, it’s usually the very opposite. It’s no secret that the more intentional you are about pursuing the Lord, the more forcefully Satan tends to come against you in your efforts. And in the times when things get rough, or we need a rock to lean against, one of the greatest and most powerful ways we can combat the “fiery arrows of the devil” (Eph. 6:16) is to pray without ceasing. “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1...Read More
Ridiculous baby names are nothing new. Sure, they get more ludicrous with each passing year. But it wasn’t until the dawning of the of the age of the hipster that historically respected lines were crossed, and societal rules that are not meant to be broken were tossed into the compost like yesterday’s avocado chia toast. Suddenly, it seems as though our generation’s parents are intentionally choosing awful baby names. Look, we get it. You’re cutting edge. You don’t care about silly things like mowing your lawn or established social norms. You don’t have a care in the world. Except,...Read More
Yeti, the premium cooler-maker, was forced to defend its Second-Amendment stance after an NRA email. (Yeti) Yeti, the premium cooler-maker synonymous with the outdoors and country music, was forced on Monday to defend its “unwavering belief and commitment” to the Second Amendment after widely read email from the National Rifle Association. The NRA emailed its members that the Austin-based company “suddenly, without prior notice” indicated that it wanted to cut business ties with the NRA Foundation, The Statesman reported. Since the initial report, some customers have taken to social media to destroy their Yeti products, including the #YetiCoolerChallenge, where...Read More
Instagram is preparing to launch a feature called Nametags that lets you create a special image that people can scan with the Instagram Stories camera to follow you. TechCrunch broke the news of Nametags code in Instagram’s Android APK last month. But now thanks to reader Genady Okrain we have screenshots and more details of the Instagram Nametags feature. Nametags could make it easier for people to visually promote their Instagram account. It could make it simple to follow a friend you just met by having them open their Nametag and then you scanning it. Meanwhile, businesses and social...Read More
Munoz says he wanted to send a message of ‘accountability’ Company to replace Milton with new independent board chief United Continental Holdings Inc.’s top executive is giving up his bonus and its chairman is stepping aside. Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz asked the board not to award him the payout for 2017, the airline said in a regulatory filing. Chairman Robert Milton, a former Air Canada CEO, will be replaced with another independent board chief. Laurence Simmons, a director who joined the oversight council in 2010, also plans to step down. The announcements came a year after United sparked...Read More
Aleksandr Kogan had access to the data for single day in 2015 Twitter has removed Cambridge Analytica as an advertiser Twitter Inc. sold data access to the Cambridge University academic who also obtained millions of Facebook Inc. users’ information that was later passed to a political consulting firm without the users’ consent. Aleksandr Kogan, who created a personality quiz on Facebook to harvest information later used by Cambridge Analytica, established his own commercial enterprise, Global Science Research (GSR). That firm was granted access to large-scale public Twitter data, covering months of posts, for one day in 2015, according to...Read More
On a call with reporters, Zuckerberg said most Facebook users have likely had public profile data scraped. Oops.Image: Getty Images Our Facebook privacy nightmare somehow keeps getting worse. The vast majority of Facebook users have likely had their public profile data scraped by third-parties, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Deleting Facebook won’t fix our privacy nightmare The seemingly massive privacy loophole was the result of a feature that allowed people to search for friends using their phone number. The setting, which has now been removed, was enabled by default in order to make it easier for users’...Read More
Once a cheater, always a cheater? As we reported, Miranda Lambert is said to be currently dating Evan Felker, the guitarist from her opening band, Oklahoma country-folk Turnpike Troubadours — a relationship that is suspected to have begun before her romance with Anderson East ended! Related: The Most Shocking Celebrity Breakups EVER! While nothing was ever confirmed, infidelity was also rumored to have been a factor in her split from Blake Shelton back in 2015. Seemingly commenting on the recent drama, The Voice judge took to Twitter on Wednesday, writing: Is he confirming the country songstress cheated?? SOUND OFF...Read More
(CNN)A man stood on a freeway overpass near Detroit early Thursday, threatening to jump. So thirteen tractor-trailers lined up underneath, ready to break his fall. Asking truckers to help in such cases is not unusual, Shaw said, but “most of the time these events are (resolved) pretty fast, so we only get one semi.” This time it took about three hours to get the man, whom police declined to identify, down from the bridge, he said. It was 911 calls that alerted police to the man around 1 a.m. Tuesday on the overpass in Huntington Woods, just outside Detroit,...Read More
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