Ever wonder what it would be like to have 8 million followers on Instagram? How would it feel? What would it look like?
Well, as a matter of fact, it looks a lot like a cascading deluge of notifications, streaming down a smartphone screen like a waterfall.
In a video posted to YouTube by a person doting the appellation "oramis mo," one gets to see what it's like to have that many followers, specifically the notifications process. more >>
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sparked a new wave of outrage on social media with its latest cartoon, this time depicting the drowned 3-year-old Syrian boy of the world-famous photo last year as a grown-up sex attacker.
The image of the dead boy was used in news headlines around the world, which sparked international attention and sympathy for the plight of the refugees. more >>
A Christian Army colonel who encouraged "increased prayer" to improve "spiritual fitness" on a government-run website is now under fire from a military group that has branded him a "religious extremist" and wants him punished for proselytizing.
In a recent motivational message for Health, the official website of the Military Health System and the Defense Health Agency, Col. Thomas Hundley promotes the Department of Defense's health theme for the month of January, "A New Year, A New You" using nuggets of faith.
"During this past holiday season, I took advantage of the opportunity to spend time with my 82-year-old grandfather, Mr. Jimmy Jordan of Millington, Tennessee. Although he doesn't move with the energy he once had, he is still the picture of health," began Hundley, who then goes on to talk about his grandfather's jovial personality and faith. more >>
Evangelical theologian Wayne Grudem endorsed Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio.
Grudem, professor of theology and biblical studies at Phoenix Seminary, directed The Christian Post to a statement he issued last week in support of Fla. Sen. Rubio, calling him "a reliable, thoughtful, articulate conservative who seems to me more knowledgeable than any other candidate on the important issues facing the nation."
"Rubio is a winsome, likable candidate who has the best chance of soundly defeating Hillary Clinton. He is equally fluent in Spanish and English, which will be a huge asset with Hispanic voters in the general election," stated Grudem. more >>
WASHINGTON — In his 2016 State of the Family Address, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins argued that President Obama's efforts at strengthening American families have "faded completely."
Perkins, a leading social conservative activist, chastised the president the day before his last State of the Union Address for policies that have negatively impacted the traditional definition of families, and called last June's Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage a devastation for children.
"Our blindness to the reality of the disintegration of the family and the dismissal of the role of our churches must also end," Perkins stated at the conservative activist organization's annual address. "The promise of strong efforts these past seven years to restore fatherhood and re-establish family life in our poorest communities has faded completely. Instead, national policies have sown confusion about the very definition of family." more >>
The Golden Globes awards show in Beverly Hills, California, aired Sunday night and many of Hollywood's most famous faces came together to honor the television and film industries' favorite performances of 2015.
Returning for the fourth time as host was British comedian Ricky Gervais, who not only included the film "Spotlight" and the Catholic Church in his opening monologue, but also spoke candidly about being an atheist during media interviews ahead the awards show.
In an interview with the The Hollywood Reporter published last week, the self-proclaimed atheist spoke about past controversies he created while hosting the Golden Globes, such as making a joke about Scientology in which he said: "if you can't make fun of religion, what can you make fun of?" more >>