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Choosing the Recipe: Pursuing the Treasures of Scripture, Part 2

There are few subjects more important than learning how to feed yourself with the Word of God.  A master chef named Howard G. Hendricks opened God’s Word at Dallas Theological Seminary and taught a subject he called Bible Study Methods, which forever changed the way Chuck Swindoll handled the Bible.


Pursuing the treasures of Scripture isn’t just for seminary students—it’s for everyone. Every Christian can learn how to “cook”—how to dig into the Word and prepare our minds with the knowledge of God’s Word. 

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No Man's Sky Advertising Investigation

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The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority is investigating No Man's Sky after complaints about the advertising of Hello Game's space simulation. Eurogamer reports on the situation after speaking with...

Motorsport Manager in November; Specs Released

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The Motorsport Manager website announces a November 10th release date for the Windows and OS X editions of this racing simulation, saying the Linux version will follow (the game's Steam page says to...

Super Mega Baseball 2 Announced

Blue's News - 2 hours 3 min ago
Metalhead Software announces Super Mega Baseball 2, a sequel to their sports simulation. This teaser trailer shows off the game, which features more realistic graphics than the original, though it is...

Planet Coaster Crash Trailer

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This new trailer from Planet Coaster shows off the first thing most gamers seek in a theme park sim, which is strict safety measures. Of course we kid, as the clip revels in the opposite, showing the...

Battleborn AMA & Livestream

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The Battleborn website has details on a livestream tomorrow to discuss changes coming to Battleborn, as well as a Reddit AMA on Friday to cover any questions about the shooter/MOBA this may leave...

On Sale

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BitShift: BattleGrid on Steam. Save 33%. Furi on Steam. Save 20%. Gamepedia Anniversary Bundle on Bundle Stars. Up to $130 worth of games for $7.99.

Evening Patches

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Minecraft Snapshot 16w39a - The Exploration Update.

Evening Crowdfunding Roundup

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(3D JRPG) Light Fairytale Episode 1 by ? Kickstarter. "Light Fairytale is a turn-based Japanese-style RPG set in a dying underground world ruled by a fierce empire. Inspired by classics...

Gatherings & Competitions

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GaymerX 4 is this weekend in Santa Clara, CA. Tickets are still available.

Evening Consolidation

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STARZ App Launches on Xbox One. King?s Quest ? Chapter 4: Snow Place Like Home Is Now Available For Xbox. Gears Of War 4: Live Broadcast On October 5 Kicks Off All-New Gears. PlayStation Plus: Free...

Evening Mobilization

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BlackBerry Stops Development of Smartphones, Set to Outsource Hardware Development.

Evening Metaverse

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Amazon looking to abandon UPS, FedEx in favor of its own delivery service.

Evening Tech Bits

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macOS 10.12 Sierra vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Linux Benchmarks. 7-Zip version 16.03. Thanks Ant.

Evening Safety Dance

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White House Introduces 'Lock Down Your Login' Campaign. AT&T- You Don't Need Broadband Privacy Protections. Trust Us.

Evening Legal Briefs

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FTC to Challenge AT&T's Throttling Court Victory. Kim Dotcom's Extradition Appeal Concludes, Will He Get a -Fair Go? Thanks HARDOCP.

US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ

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According to a report from The Wall Street Journal (Warining: may be paywalled), U.S. officials are all but certain that the hacker Guccifer 2.0, who hacked the Democratic National Committee in June, is connected to a network of individuals and groups who are being shielded by the Russian government to mask its involvement in cyberintrusions. Even though the hacker denies working for the Russian government, the hacker is thought to be working with the hacking groups Fancy Bear and Cozy Bear, which have ties to the Russian government. The Wall Street Journal reports: Following successful breaches, the stolen data are apparently transferred to three different websites for publication, these people say. The websites -- WikiLeaks, and a blog run by Guccifer 2.0 -- have posted batches of stolen data at least 42 times from April to last week. Cybersecurity experts believe that and Guccifer 2.0 often work together and have direct ties to Russian hackers. Guccifer 2.0 said in a Twitter direct message sent to The Wall Street Journal that he wants to expose corruption in politics and shine light on how companies influence policy. The hacker said he also hopes to expose "global electronization." "I think I won't have a better opportunity to promote my ideas than this year," Guccifer 2.0 added in a long exchange with a Journal reporter. The Journal cannot verify the identity of the person sending messages on behalf of Guccifer 2.0, but the account is the same one that was used to publish personal information about Democrats. A posting on a blog run by Guccifer 2.0 says he is a man who was born in Eastern Europe, has been a hacker for years and fears for his safety. "I think u've never felt that feeling when u r crazy eager to shout: look everyone, this is me, this is me who'd done it," the hacker wrote to the Journal. "but u can't." WikiLeaks officials didn't respond to requests for comment on whether Russia fed them the stolen files published by WikiLeaks in July. A representative for asked the Journal to submit questions via email but hasn't responded to them. Last week, U.S. intelligence chielf James Clapper said it "shouldn't come as a big shock to people" that Russia is behind the hacking operation. While Russia has tried to interfere in U.S. elections since at least the 1960s by spying and funneling money to particular political groups, "I think it's more dramatic maybe because now they have the cyber tools," he said.

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92% of the World's Population Exposed To Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution: WHO

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Science Daily: A new World Health Organization (WHO) air quality model confirms that 92% of the world's population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. "The new WHO model shows countries where the air pollution danger spots are, and provides a baseline for monitoring progress in combatting it," says Dr Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director General at WHO. It also represents the most detailed outdoor (or ambient) air pollution-related health data, by country, ever reported by WHO. The model is based on data derived from satellite measurements, air transport models and ground station monitors for more than 3000 locations, both rural and urban. It was developed by WHO in collaboration with the University of Bath, United Kingdom. Some 3 million deaths a year are linked to exposure to outdoor air pollution. Indoor air pollution can be just as deadly. In 2012, an estimated 6.5 million deaths (11.6% of all global deaths) were associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution together. Nearly 90% of air-pollution-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, with nearly 2 out of 3 occurring in WHO's South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions. Ninety-four per cent are due to noncommunicable diseases -- notably cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer. Air pollution also increases the risks for acute respiratory infections. Major sources of air pollution include inefficient modes of transport, household fuel and waste burning, coal-fired power plants, and industrial activities. However, not all air pollution originates from human activity. For example, air quality can also be influenced by dust storms, particularly in regions close to deserts. The model has carefully calibrated data from satellite and ground stations to maximize reliability. National air pollution exposures were analyzed against population and air pollution levels at a grid resolution of about 10 km x 10 km. The interactive maps provide information on population-weighted exposure to particulate matter of an aerodynamic diameter of less than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5) for all countries. The map also indicates data on monitoring stations for PM10 and PM2.5 values for about 3000 cities and towns. Quartz's report features a table that highlights the countries with the world's worst air pollution. The table "shows all the median levels of particulate matter in each country where the WHO collected data."

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Escessiveplus kick's in again !

Mod DataBase (DB)'s News - 5 hours 37 min ago

Welcome to Quake3 Excessiveplus ! Mod updated to v2.3. Freeze tag (now thaw with teammate is even faster), Match mode, server sidee - Improved tweaks. Some scripting functions to servers have been added like anti Wallhack Levels. Some improvements (like more accurate on-ground unlagged code) and other things.
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