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25 Mar 19
Young People and/in the Anthropocene

  Over the past decades a new genre of fiction -Climate Fiction or Cli Fi – has emerged at the intersection of sci-fi and ‘speculative fiction’ (SF, Haraway 2016). Cl-fi entangles, in ways that are only available to these genres, with many of the themes that energise this blog, our conference, and the programs of […]

25 Mar 19
Earthling Nature

Years ago, I wrote a post about the problematic Acoelomorpha and their controversial position among bilaterian animals. Now I am going to talk about another headache: hagfish. Hagfish are primitive chordates that make up the class Myxini. They are marine animals that live at the bottom of the sea and feed mainly on polychaete worms […]

25 Mar 19
Swimming World News

By Xonzy Gaddis, Swimming World College Intern. The 2019 4 Corners Speedo Sectionals in Phoenix, Arizona took went into its final night of swims today. Friday’s events included the women’s and men’s 400 free relay, men’s and women’s 200 free, men’s and women’s 400 IM, and the men’s and women’s 100 back. Saturday’s events included […]

25 Mar 19

If you are a constant reader of the Unlaced Librarian, you’ve probably already decided that I am a pervert. Lucky for me, I found a book that argues: so are you.   “Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us” (Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux) is a 2014 book by Jesse Bering that […]

25 Mar 19
think and let think

Luke 13.1-9 At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. He asked them, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were worse sinners that all other Galileans? No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you […]

24 Mar 19
Touchdown Wire

In any sport, it is exceedingly rare for a player to be nearly universally recognized as the greatest at his position while he’s still active. The weight of history in any sport makes it nearly impossible to make such judgments until there’s a period of time to mix anyone’s impact in with the legends before […]

24 Mar 19
Kairos Blog

Sermon of the Week The Wrong Answer: Scapegoats A sermon preached at The Kirk of Kansas City, Missouri, on March 24, 2019. #pcusa Keywords: Electric Eel, Dolphin Splash, Customer Service, Repentance, Grace, Fig Tree in the Vineyard, Scapegoats. Scripture readings (which you may wish to read prior): Psalm 63:1-8 and Luke 13:1-9 Just a week or […]

24 Mar 19
Strategize|Design|Evolve

I am car shopping currently. I’m about to make the 2nd most expensive purchase in my life, and I was frankly surprised by how quickly I narrowed down my options of make and model, and how convicted I’ve become of a particular avenue… Jeep vs. Nissan. I’ve learned from Cog Design that this is my […]

24 Mar 19
Free Spirit Reads

Title: Unbound for Him Series: For Him #2 Author: Marissa Farrar Genre: Dark Romance Release Date: March 19th/2019 I’ve ruined her. Destroyed her. Taken the one thing of hers that had value. Her innocence. Now we’re on the run, with two powerful, dangerous men after us. Our feelings intensify with every passing day, and we […]

24 Mar 19
Chiefs Wire

Is ex-Chiefs WR Jon Baldwin worthy of the title?

24 Mar 19

A lawsuit is being filed against ride hailing company Uber by his drivers alleging that the company gas been repeatedly violating European data protection regulations. Alleging that Uber has been “failing to honour its obligations” according to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law, a case is being filed by four drivers of the […]

24 Mar 19
Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum

In the post titled, Ernst Bock Completes the Uniontown 4H Club, there was a mention of a marriage between a Hemmann and a Hecht.  That couple was made up of Joseph Hemmann and Elizabeth Hecht.  We have an old photo of this couple on display in our museum. Both the Hemmann and the Hecht families […]

24 Mar 19
Russia News Now

The World Has Gone Mad – Six True News Stories That Makes Us Think We Fell Into The Twilight Zones By Susan Duclos –  All News PipeLine As crazy as the news has been of late, we may just have to start a weekly series, showing real news stories that are so unbelievably crazy that one […]

24 Mar 19
The Homely Hours

Collect: “We beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants, and stretch forth the right hand of thy Majesty, to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.  Feasts, Saints, and Blesseds Monday, March 25: The Annunciation of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Blessed Virgin Mary […]

24 Mar 19
perfect sound forever

The subtle genius of Wilco’s 1996 track Misunderstood Misunderstood was one of the first Wilco songs I heard, and the first song I consciously heard. I’d heard Wilco songs in videos and on podcasts, but the 1996 album Being There was the first Wilco album I sat down with and tried to listen to. This […]

23 Mar 19
Cards Wire

Brown gave up 55 sacks and 302 pressures from his rookie season through 2013.

23 Mar 19
Justin Trey Cummings

This is my heart & soul, Daisy Cummings. AKA “Lil Fat Girl”