Thursday, September 10, 2009

NEVs, low-speed cars dubbed 'neighborhood electric vehicles' get ready for life in the fast lane

"Move over hybrids; modified golf carts are headed from the fairways to the roadways in Illinois, offering an incongruous yet eco-friendly alternative for those satisfied with more leisurely travel.Dubbed 'neighborhood electric vehicles' and retrofitted with safety features, the new category of mini-cars will be street-legal beginning Jan. 1. Operating for pennies per mile, limited to 25 m.p.h. and restricted to local roads, the battery-powered buggies are quietly generating buzz."

For more on these amazing little vehicles, click here.

Paving the Way: Worldview and Evangelism

"This week, we launched a major and exciting initiative: the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Its purpose is to teach and pass on what I’ve learned through my 36 years as a Christian, and 33 years working in prisons and teaching worldview.

Through this project, we hope to both revitalize the American church and see the Center become a long-term resource for people coming along after me."

Click here for more on the Colson Center for Christian Worldview.

Cancer awareness project takes flight

"A rainbow of 1,000 lovingly folded paper cranes swings from the ceiling of the outpatient cancer clinic at Akron Children's Hospital.

Strings of colorful beads and buttons from the clothes of Lydia Miyashita link the cranes, along with dozens of pictures of the smiling 5-year-old Orrville girl just months before her death."

Read more here.