Everything Ends in Philosophy

This cracker courtesy of InstantFundas Want to play a game? Alright! Start at any Wikipedia page and click the first link you encounter in the main text of the article, and then repeat the process for subsequent articles. Eventually you’ll end up at the article about Philosophy. The first link on the Philosophy article takes […]

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Andy Murray wins US Open

The BBC has the news… Andy Murray ended Britain’s 76-year wait for a male Grand Slam singles champion with an epic victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open final. The Scot finally emulated Fred Perry’s 1936 achievement, winning 7-6 (12-10) 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 in four hours 54 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Murray […]

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Saturn and Titan

from Wired Science photo of the day. Saturn and Titan A giant of a moon appears before a giant of a planet undergoing seasonal changes in this natural color view of Titan and Saturn from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, measures 3,200 miles, or 5,150 kilometers, across and is larger than the planet […]

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Various Assange Shenanigans

Too much good stuff, so little time. First, this… I’ll give a tenner to anyone who pushes the fire alarm in the Ecuadorian embassy. #Assange — Mark Wallace (@wallaceme) August 21, 2012 Classic. But Guido reports… Blogger and campaigner Mark Wallace is offering a generous reward for a brave upholder of the British justice system to set […]

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When I am Weak, then I am Strong

God has a wonderful sense of humour, and a delicious way of reminding us of the things we need to hear. This morning, having just finished preaching on 2Corinthians 12:1-10 at our 8am prayer book service, I returned to my seat – the words of Paul ringing in my mind, 2Cor. 12:10 … when I […]

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Live Light in 25 Words

“Live Light in 25 Words” is a simply genius idea from the Bible Society of Australia. Here’s the premise: We’re asking you, your friends & family and churches & schools to commit to reading the Bible daily, starting with 25 words for thirty-one days And that’s it. No gimmicks, no tricks, just a campaign to encourage Bible reading by starting small and […]

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One Direction for the connoisseurs ;)

It could be, like me, until a few weeks ago you thought “One Direction” was an instruction to traffic. Seriously, until a friend’s daughter went to a concert recently I’d never heard of them. Shame on me, but then you can hardly blame me – I don’t listen to music stations that play the latest […]

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