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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Sunspots 172

Things I have recently spotted that may be of interest to someone else:

(or something) An oil-rich man from Qatar had his Lamborghini flown to the UK for an oil change, says Wired.

It may be possible to gain the benefits of exercise from a pill, according to a Wired report on experiments in mice.

Wired also reports that there is water on Mars.

Christianity Today has information on twelve Olympic athletes who are confessing Christians. (One of them, Tyson Gay, was mistakenly called "Tyson Homosexual," by a Christian news site. Sigh.)

Have you had your computers ports checked lately? (You may not even know that your computer has ports, but it does, or you wouldn't be reading this. It's possible for some sort of Trojan Horse to be sending out spam using your computer, through such a port.) Check here for a free test.

Bonnie on how religion can be marginalized in some people's thinking.

From a classic article on Christian parenting, in Christianity Today: "Provided with the world's most luxurious accommodations, our families live an interior life of poorer quality than refugees among rubble."

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