Monthly Archives: February 2009

Your SAT Scores and Musical Taste

Virgil Griffith, popularly known for the Wikipedia Scanner that detects where the Wikipedia edits are coming from, maintains another very interesting project that maps musical tastes of college students with their intelligences levels (determined by their SAT score). The x-axis … Continue reading

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Largest Christian Groups Report Membership Decline

The Southern Baptist Convention and the Roman Catholic Church – the two largest Christian communions in the country – have joined the ranks of mainline denominations in reporting membership losses, the latest church yearbook shows. After years of continuous growth, … Continue reading

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News for my Methodist readers

The United Methodist Reporter has again been named the best national newspaper by the Religion Communicators Council, an interfaith organization of more than 600 religion communicators across the country. Link I wasn’t aware they are a Dallas based publication.

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Paper airplane launched from the 31st floor of a NYC office building

Flying from Sam Fuller on Vimeo.

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Bag of Randomness

I found an article in Christianity Today called Memo to Worship Bands.  It actually starts out a bit funny: Can you hear me? You can? I’m sorry if I am shouting, but I have just spent half an hour in … Continue reading

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AmEx paying card holders to close their accounts

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American Express Co (NYSE:AXP – News), battered by mounting credit card losses, is offering $300 to a limited number of U.S. card holders who pay off their balances and close their accounts, the company said on … Continue reading

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From fit to fat … Trainer piles on the pounds ‘to identify with his overweight clients’

Full Daily Mail Article

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Anti-war protesters take cause to churches

Since October 2007, a small group of demonstrators has visited 20 Westchester churches during Sunday morning services, silently unfurled banners of protest against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and waited for a reaction. They have received scattered applause in … Continue reading

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