Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mandatory Microchipping May Be in Our Future

In various places all over the world, there are individuals who open doors, start cars, and control their computers with a mere gesture of their hands or arms.

They are among the first wave of people who have voluntarily allowed a miniature computer chip to be placed inside of their bodies. Most are part of a group that advocates biohacking, a concept in which activists seek to enhance the human body through the use of technology.

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Christian Films Have Hollywood Believing

Moviegoers can expect to see a lot more films with faith-oriented themes coming their way. Why? Quite simply, faith-based movies are turning out to be phenomenally profitable ventures.

Ten years ago Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” demonstrated that Christians would happily pack multiplexes in their show of support for authentically respectful films on faith. Gibson’s biblically based box-office blockbuster cost about $30 million to make and yielded more than $378.5 million domestically.

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Colbert May Be More Than CBS Bargained For

CBS has confirmed that the individual who is going to fill David Letterman’s shoes as the new host of “Late Night” is none other than Stephen Colbert.

Interestingly, he will not be putting on the character that television audiences from his Comedy Central show have come to know and love, but rather he will apparently just be himself.

Colbert has had some moments, during interviews, speeches, and a series of videos that appeared on Slate, in which he has stepped out from behind the quirky conservative persona he has carefully crafted.

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The Real Reason Behind Letterman’s Retirement May Be Lackluster Ratings

David Letterman stunned his audience last week with his announcement that he would retire from late-night television sometime next year.

The CBS “Late Show” host referenced a conversation he had with “the man who owns this network, Leslie Moonves.” He said he had phoned Moonves and told him, “Leslie, it’s been great, you’ve been great, and the network has been great, but I’m retiring.”

“We don’t have the timetable for this precisely down,” Letterman explained. “I think it will be at least a year or so, but sometime in the not too distant future.”

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