Monday, February 2, 2009

Monday, February 2, 2009 Good News Posts from Margaret

Children: Recess Found to Improve Behavior

"Children who misbehave at school are often punished by being kept inside at recess. But new research shows that recess helps solve behavioral problems in class."

Click here to read about this study.

Kurt Warner: Quarterback for Christ

"One of the interesting aspects of the 2009 Super Bowl is that both Warner and Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger are strong Christians who don't mind showing it."

Click here to read about Kurt Warner.

Ten new amphibian species discovered in Colombia

"Ten new species of amphibians -- including three kinds of poisonous frogs and three transparent-skinned glass frogs -- have been discovered in the mountains of Colombia, conservationists said Monday."

Click here to read more about this discovery.

Soldier on 1st skydive leads dying instructor down

"Strapped to his dying instructor a few thousand feet from the ground on his first skydive, Daniel Pharr found himself floating toward a house and some trees.

The military taught the 25-year-old soldier not to panic. And TV taught him to pull the toggles on the already-deployed parachute to steer."

Click here to read more of this story.

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