Tomb Raider Movie To Be Based On 2013 Video Game Reboot, According to Alicia Vikander

Video game adaptations have had a mixed reputation in Hollywood for decades, but despite this lingering stigma, many entries in the sub-genre seem to accumulate decent business at the international box-office. Creating the perfect video game movie is an ongoing quest for film makers and studios, and some have even labeled it the Holy Grail […]

Prank Phone Calls, Accountability and Your Career

When I was growing up, like many kids my age, my friends and I discovered the joys of making prank phone calls.  We never did anything all that serious.  We might call a girl from our class and talk in a funny voice, for example. The most serious phone call we ever made was ordering […]

Why Similarities Do Not Prove the Absence of Design

Author’s note: The following is Section 2.3 of my new book Christianity for Doubters. As the title indicates, much of this book (Chapters 3-6) is explicitly theological, but the first two chapters are about intelligent design. References for quotations are of course given in the book. Used by permission of Wipf and Stock Publishers. The […]

Dr. Christopher Keroack Writes the Book on Functional Medicine

Thinking Outside the Pillbox Dr. Christopher Keroack Dr. Christopher Keroack, like so many who grew up in the Northeast, recalls a childhood visit to Riverside Park in Agawam, now known as Six Flags New England. Back then, at the center of the grounds was a crowded area known as the International Plaza, connecting the north […]

Writers, Kick Self-Doubt in the Bum!

Everyone experiences self-doubt now and then. It’s part of being human, and writers are not exempt from this. In fact, I would go as far as to say that writers probably experience self-doubt more than other people. This is because we create things by transforming abstract ideas into concrete, readable words; and this makes us […]

How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans

Research can make for strange partnerships. Edgar Lobaton is an electrical and computer engineering researcher at NC State University who specializes in robotics, sensors and computer vision. Tom Marchitto is a geological sciences researcher at CU Boulder who studies prehistoric oceans, and Ritayan Mitra was a post-doc at NC State and is currently a research […]

Five Reasons John McEnroe Should Not Be Calling the Mens Final

These days, conflicts in tennis are so commonplace that they seem to be taken for granted.  It is true that the tennis world, particularly in the US, is a small group where the interrelationships read more like a flow chart of a  soap opera than real soap operas do.  After all, just taking the ESPN […]