~ The tech effect -- how technology is changing preaching -- Leadership interview with Shane Hipps, John Palmieri, and Jarrett Stevens
~ Save $31,000 by driving your car to death
~ An engineering professor at UC Merced is studying how humans might benefit from slathering on hippo sweat. Creative mind.
~ $114 million jackpot winner says he'd have skipped the lottery ticket if he had known what would happen. (via)
~ Build your own Google Library. (via)
~ We inexplicably lost power for nearly 2 muggy hours last night -- the first time in nearly two months. (The last major problem was when Typhoon Man-Yi passed by in early July, sending tree limbs into power lines.) It's getting better. It was going off a couple of times a week for awhile last winter and spring.