Archives January 31, 2010

What actions are most excellent?

What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of a human being, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighen the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the wrongs of the injured. The Qu’ran: SM 249 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Blessed are […]

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Bring back dangerous childhood!

From Mental Floss: With today’s paranoia of terrorists, child molesters and more, kids are missing more and more opportunities to go out, have fun and well…be kids.  To fight this, a new parenting mentality has started to arise, arguing that kids should go outside to play rough, even if it means getting a few scrapes […]

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It's all about me, Jesus…

HT to Natalie Loveless for this brilliant bit of Adrian Plass: Father God I wonder, why they bother with a preacher, when they’ve got a worship leader, who’s as wonderful as me. Now they won’t be needing all the Holy Spirit leading, they have asked for twenty minutes but my kind of talent knows no […]

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Making the perfect espresso…

Not only does this video demonstrate excellent espresso technique, but it also demonstrates some majorly clever style and editing features. The titles are sumptuous, looking like it is shot through a glass pane, so the title becomes a part of the shop setup The Black & White looks cool except for the actual espresso coming […]

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