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Christian Singer Takes The Voice to CHURCH With Tearful Performance of “How Great Thou Art”

ShareTweet It’s always amazing to watch people use their talents to shine the light of God on a public platform. On Monday night, Team Blake’s Kyla Jade did just that when she rocked “The Voice” stage with a riveting performance of the Christian hymn “How Great Thou Art.” The rising star boasts a critically acclaimed “rich vocal styling and powerful message of hope in Jesus Christ.” And her passion for Jesus couldn’t have been more evident as she belted the gospel classic at the top of her lungs, sending a wave of…

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20 Tattoos for Sisters Who Are Totally Obsessed With Each Other

A post shared by Nele (@nelexnxo) on Dec 13, 2017 at 2:15pm PST Here’s another tattoo that’s perfect for commemorating the thousands of pinky swears you made each other participate in. The detail in this one is super impressive. Advertisement via: Reddit One sister gets “Mischief,” the other gets “Managed.” Something tells me their parents might agree with the sentiment. Advertisement A post shared by Brittney Alysha (@b_laquidara) on Mar 5, 2018 at 5:31pm PST A post shared by Bay City Tattoo Company (@baycitytattooco) on Mar 11, 2018 at 6:53pm…

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Cant sleep? Tell yourself its not a big deal | Oliver Burkeman

Theres growing evidence that thinking of yourself as an insomniac is a major part of the problem Note to publishers: in my view, theres an unfilled gap in the wellness market for a book on how sleep isnt really that important. In contrast to thats not what the science says. But you know what? Unlike all those other books, this one would help people sleep. Because take it from an intermittent bad sleeper: theres nothing more likely to keep an insomniac up at night, or turn a good sleeper into…

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Apple is making a show based on Isaac Asimovs Foundation books

Okay, Apple, now you’ve got my attention. Not content with landing an Amazing Stories reboot from Steven Spielberg, multiple series from Reese Witherspoon, a space opera from Ron Moore and much more for its upcoming original TV initiative (which might launch next March), Apple is also developing a series based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation books. Deadline reports that the project from Skydance Television is “in development for straight-to-series consideration,” with David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman attached as showrunners. Goyer is best-known for comic book adaptations like Blade, Man of Steel and Batman v.…

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Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGulfaraz Zaman, director of Hashim Travel, called the incident ‘disturbing’ Four British people have died and 12 others have been hurt in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel firm says. Raj Begum Hussain, 70, from Blackburn, died alongside an elderly man and a mother and her grown-up son, all from Preston, in Lancashire. The coach was travelling from Mecca on an Umrah pilgrimage, when it was hit by a fuel tanker which caught fire and set the bus alight, the…

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Why So Many People Make Their Password ‘Dragon’

Each year since 2011, the security firm SplashData has released a list of the most commonly used passwords, based on caches of leaked account credentials. The annual list, intended as a reminder of humanity’s poor password practices, always includes predictable entries like “abc123,” “123456,” and “letmein.” But one entry, finishing in the top 20 every year, has stood out since the beginning: "dragon." But why? Is it because of the popularity of the television adaption of Game of Thrones, which first premiered the same year as the popular passwords list?…

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Facebook to exclude North American users from some privacy enhancements

There’s no way to sugarcoat this message: Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg believes North America users of his platform deserve a lower data protection standard than people everywhere else in the world. In a phone interview with Reuters yesterday Mark Zuckerberg declined to commit to universally implementing changes to the platform that are necessary to comply with the European Union’s incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Rather, he said the company was working on a version of the law that would bring some European privacy guarantees worldwide — declining to specify to…

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These New Yorkers have had it with plastic. So they’re getting very creative.

What happens when you combine politics and activism with bodega owners and artists? An environmental movement to stop plastic bag use. Vote With Your Tote was launched by a pro bono team of creatives and environmental experts in New York City. Their goal is to combat the city’s growing toxic waste problem by reducing the use of plastic bags. Each year, NYC residents use and discard approximately 10 billion single-use plastic grocery bags, a whopping $12.5 million disposal cost. “Plastic bags are just a terrible form of waste … it…

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