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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Sunspots 237

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



Science:
(sort of) Wired shows us photos of some really big mechanical devices (using device loosely -- the first one is a cargo plane).

NPR reports on experiments showing that ants are able to keep track of the number of steps they have taken away from their anthill.


Christianity:
Jan paid her tithe, and tells us what happened.

Philip Yancey has written his last column, for a while, anyway, for Christianity Today . He takes a thoughtful look at the way evangelical Christians do things, and is not altogether pleased.

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4 comments:

i am Grateful... Kerry i am. said...

Thanks for pointing me to some good stories... especially the tithing one. You da man, Martin!

i am Grateful... Kerry i am. said...

By the way the Yancy article was compelling as well... :-)

FancyHorse said...

Mr. Yancey did make some good points, but I don't agree with all he said.

I loved the tithing article. Talk about living her faith! I may add her to my blog list.

Martin LaBar said...

Thanks, Kerry, and FancyHorse.

Jan is a good blogger.

Yancey is a serious thinker.

That's why I post SunSpots.