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The Coolest Tech of 2011 (So Far)

With all due respect to the iPad 2, the coolest gadget of 2011 so far…

Flavor of the Bi-Month

[HEAR YOUR FAVORITE BANDS] 1 BONNAROO Regardless of what kind of music you like, you’ll…

There’s No Peace in the Middle East

“Hundreds of Saudis have rallied in the eastern city of Qatif to blast the regime…

Does Having Faith Make Young Adults Fat?

A recent study from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine suggests there may be a…

Is Japan Blaming Sin for Its Crisis?

After a devastating earthquake and resultant tsunami hit Japan in mid-March, some leaders said it…

Sufjan Tries to Find His Dad–And Films It

A new documentary (well, new- ish … it was filmed in 2006) features Sufjan Stevens…

This Spring, How to Clean the Green Way

March 21 marks the first day of spring. (Huzzah!) That means it’s the time of…

George Clooney Won’t Let You Overlook Sudan Again

When George Clooney isn’t appearing on the big screen, he’s speaking out on social issues—and…

Genocide in New York City

ACCORDING TO new statistics released by New York City’s government, a staggering 41 percent of…

Filmmaking Genius: The Cohen Brothers

Joel and Ethan Cohen have been pacesetters in American cinema for more than 26 years.…

Soul Surfer: Deeper Than a Feel-Good Movie

Dennis Quaid has proven to be one of Hollywood’s most durable stars, but he has…

Extreme Makeover: Bible Edition

In March 2011, Biblica will release the updated edition of the New International Version. The…

Vinyl 101

Vinyl has once again become the coolest way to listen to music (except for you…

Davis Guggenheim is not Superman

However, the acclaimed documentarian is hoping he can recruit a few (figurative) superheroes to help…

The Saint Behind the Valentine

First things first: No one is totally sure which Valentine is the “real” saint. There…

Flavor of the Bi-Month

1 OBSERVE BLACK HISTORY MONTH BY READING AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE February is Black History Month. This…

Portugal Plans a “Smart City”

Though cities only make up 2 percent of the world’s land, they use 75 percent…

How to Beat the Winter Doldrums

1 TACKLE A NEW HOBBY It can be tempting to retreat from the cold and…

The Plight of Christians in Iraq

Remember the story of Jonah and the whale (or big fish)? Jonah was supposed to…

New Survey: All Our Spiritual Dialogue Isn’t Doing Much

Technology has gone crazy in the past decade and with it our ability to communicate.…

The Enduring Robert Duvall

There are few actors in Hollywood who hold as iconic a place in film as…

The Anatomy of a Remake

This summer, Hollywood is taking a vacation from the original storyline and embracing the art…

Hey, 2010: 1998 Wants Its Music Back

This summer may as well be termed the “year of the reunion.” Sure, every summer…

Television Good Enough to Touch

Remember that fancy HDTV you just bought? You know, the one you saved for just…

Tips for Hosting Your Best-Ever Barbecue

The Fourth of July is almost here. And this year, you want to be a…

Community Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Many small groups and Sunday school classes (or whatever your church calls groups of eight…

Q & A: Jesse Eisenberg

Whether fighting rampaging zombies in Zombieland or teenage ennui in Adventureland, Jesse Eisenberg broke out…

Catching A Break

Amber Rae loves to work. It’s how she accomplishes so much, from her world-renowned art installation…

For The Bible Tells Me So

What you get out of Rachel Held Evans’ writing largely depends on what you bring…

Sitting Down With Brian Houston

As the senior pastor at Hillsong Church, Brian Houston is a walking testament to the…

ALVVAYS

When Molly Rankin entered the studio to record her album, she had no intention of…

Hawke of Ages

Ethan Hawke is preoccupied with three questions: why we’re born, what we’re doing here and…