Sunday, August 15


Impressive moves ~ via

Bees prefer cities ~ BBC

Seth Godin's "Foundation elements for modern businesses" are worth bookmarking. ~ link

JetBlue's PR genius ~ Fast Company

New technology detects lung, breast, bowel and prostate cancer with a simple breath test. Tricorders can't be too far off. ~ KABC

Rumor has it that the start of the semester at PUST has been pushed back a week -- which frees Kent up to come to the States for a visit. We're hoping to see him before the end of the week! Yipee!

YouTube celebrity Steven "Pisseth Against the Wall" Anderson has been cleared by a jury in his Border Patrol confrontation. ~ ABC15

My experiment of trying to boot Kent's old laptop with Ubuntu from a thumb drive has hit a wall. The machine is so old that the BIOS doesn't allow for a USB drive in the boot sequence. Suggestions? There is no hard-drive. I can boot from the CD but it is slow and limited.

Great worship + hospitality go together. Check out Carolyn Arends upcoming free webinar. ~ link

Good stuff from Olivia Mitchell, with implications for those of us who preach and teach -- "Are you ready for the third era in presenting?" ~ link

More from Olivia -- "Why most attempts at audience participation fail and what to do about it" ~ link

As we work to maintain a positive outlook during our 112° days it is helpful to realize that Brazil and Argentina have both been struggling with extreme cold and excesive snowfall. There are over "1 million fish and thousands of alligators, turtles, dolphins and other river wildlife are floating dead in numerous Bolivian rivers" -- frozen to death. I'd much rather deal with the heat. ~ link | link

Meh ~ link

STOP THE PRESSES! President Obama has gone swimming in the Gulf with his daughter. ~ CNN

Who really redefined marriage? ~ USA Today

Anchor baby terrorists? Or just another politician feeding the fear during an election year? ~ CNN

In-N-Out burgers reverse engineered. ~ link

1 comment:

Carol Noren Johnson said...

As a long-time Toastmaster I am glad to have that link to Olivia Mitchel. Thanks.