Floppy discs, Walkmans, cassette tapes, CDs, and beepers are all considered museum-ready relics today. If that makes you feel old, wait till you watch "Kids React to Rotary Phones," the latest viral video from Benny and Rafi Fine — the vloggers behind the viral videos, “Elders React to Eminem” and “Teens React to Gangam Style." The Fine Brothers put a spin-dial phone in front of 12 kids from the iPhone era and totally blew their minds. The video, which has been viewed more than 2 million times since it was posted this past Sunday, proves that kids today need a history lesson, or at least a rotary dial app on their smartphones. Not convinced? Here's how the kids, ages 5 to 13, responded to some very simple questions about the common rotary phone.
Officials in North Korea have decided to free and deport elderly Australian missionary John Short. The 75-year-old was arrested in mid-February after North Korean authorities found him in possession of evangelistic Christian literature that he was secretly distributing in the city of Pyongyang. According to a statement on the country’s state-run news agency, the move was a sign of the “generosity of the laws of our republic” considering Short’s “advanced age.” Short also reportedly issued a written apology, saying, “I now realize the seriousness of my insult to the Korean people … I am willing to bow down on my knees to request this tolerance of (North Korea) and the Korean people.” As this story notes, many “confessions” written by those imprisoned in the country are frequently made under duress. Though North Korea claims to support a freedom of religion for its people, the regime of Kim Jong un is known to impose harsh penalties (including executions) on people found to own a Bible or that attends underground prayer services. Currently, American missionary Kenneth Bay is being held in the country for unspecified crimes related to his ministry work in the reclusive nation ...
For McDonald's, the Mighty Wings have gone to the bargain bin, relatively speaking. After tepid sales during its promotion late last year left the company with what The Wall Street Journal said was 10 million unsold wings, the restaurant operator is back with a pricing cut that's meant to remove the excess.
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" opened on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, immediately sparking the biggest religious-based movie controversy since ... well, perhaps since Martin Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ" (1988). An all-consuming labor of love for director/co-writer Gibson (to say the least), "Passion" chronicles the last 12 hours in the life [...]
Actress Patricia Heaton isn't your average Hollywood celebrity. An outspoken Christian and the star of ABC's "The Middle" and the long-running "Everybody Loves Raymond," she's been open about her faith — and told TheBlaze that, contrary to popular belief, she isn't alone in Tinseltown. Heaton, who plays a...
The most popular office design in the United States is a large open plan office. People who have seen such offices half empty or full of sniffling people during the winter flu season won't be surprised to hear they make people more likely to get sick. Compared to people in mostly or partially private...
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