Sunday, February 28, 2010
The head of Amenhotep III, which alone is about the height of a person, was dug out of the ruins of the pharaoh's mortuary temple in the southern city of Luxor."
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Saturday, February 27, 2010
The Christian relief and development organization's first relief flight, in coordination with the Bolivian air force, is tentatively planned to depart for Chile later today — with relief supplies like tarps, blankets, plastic sheeting, and collapsible water containers for survivors. Airport closures in Chile are forcing delays in the plane's departure."
For more on World Vision's efforts and how you can help, click here.
Bunny does not talk."
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Thursday, February 25, 2010
The Pascagoula Excel By 5 Coalition will work with the nonprofit Dollywood Foundation to make sure children born during those years who live in the city — ZIP codes 39567 and 39581 — are enrolled for participation in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Under the program, the children will receive a new, age-appropriate book for their parents to read to them each month until they reach age 5."
Learn more about this program - click here.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
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Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Were most of them orthodox Christians, deists, or agnostics? Scholarly books, college classes, radio talk shows, and blogs all debate this issue, and the Texas Board of Education recently joined the fray. Because of Texas’ large number of students, its huge educational fund, and its statewide curriculum guidelines, this board strongly influences what textbooks are published in the United States."
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Sunday, February 21, 2010
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Friday, February 19, 2010
What began as a correspondence between the two has led to a co-authored book, a debate tour, and now a fascinating documentary—a kind of behind the scenes look at that tour, featuring interviews with both men."
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Tuesday, February 16, 2010
After living in the Greater D.C. area for over two years, we still find plenty of neighborhoods that are new to us."
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Monday, February 15, 2010
She'd already walked off with a repeat ribbon as the best bulldog at the Westminster Kennel Club show Monday, and now it was time for a catnap. So she put her big, wrinkled head down in her crate and tried to take a snooze."
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Sunday, February 14, 2010
Virtual museums, just a few years ago seen as a curiosity, are gaining legitimacy as collectors open online galleries to share their passions."
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Saturday, February 13, 2010
That’s the provocative suggestion of a recent study in the journal Psychological Science. A team of researchers found that when people were in a room recently spritzed with a citrus-scented cleanser, they behaved more fairly when playing a classic trust game. In another experiment, the smell of cleanser made subjects more likely to volunteer for a charity."
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''They said, ‘Would you like to be in a Super Bowl commercial?’'' Harrison recalled. 'We said yes, but I thought it was a hoax.'
For more on Loretta's amazing story, click here.
Friday, February 12, 2010
And at morning Eucharist that means the annual reappearance of the Rev. David duPlantier's Mardi Gras vestments."
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Thursday, February 11, 2010
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Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Senators passed a bill Wednesday that would trim lawmakers’ salaries by 10 percent for 2011 only — a move designed to show solidarity with other government workers who are worried about their job security amid shrinking state revenues."
Click here to read more on the Mississippi Senate's actions.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Sathers — whose husband was killed when a Minneapolis freeway bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River in 2007 — is realizing her dreams of being a mother with the adoption of Ross and Alyse from Haiti.
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Scratched on one of its lead weights is the date 1789—the year of the French Revolution and George Washington’s first term as President. Our clock was going before the great Christian theologian John Wesley stopped going, if I may put it so."
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Monday, February 8, 2010
In the ad, Pam Tebow against a plain white background holds a baby photo of her now 22-year-old son, Tim, and calls him her “miracle baby.”
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And then we see that famous, shabby white house with the big front porch, accompanied by those familiar voices: 'Goodnight John Boy, goodnight Mary Ellen, goodnight Mama, goodnight Erin, goodnight Ben, goodnight Jim-Bob...'”
Click here for the rest of Anne Morse's thoughtful commentary.
Sunday, February 7, 2010
They beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 here at Sun Life Stadium in South Florida.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees was 32-of-39 for 288 yards and two touchdowns.
But it was the big 75-yard interception return for a touchdown by cornerback Tracy Porter that sealed the deal."
Friday, February 5, 2010
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Thursday, February 4, 2010
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Tuesday, February 2, 2010
National signing day is tomorrow and Addai, a four-year letterman at LSU whom the Colts drafted in the first round in 2006, said he follows the Tigers recruits and games very closely. But, what with one thing and another, this week he has found his concentration drawn elsewhere."
For more on Addai's perspective, click here.
I’m really thrilled that Ken Boa tackles this monumental work in this month’s Great Books Audio CD. As Ken tells us, Les Misérables is one of the greatest tales ever told about injustice, redemption—and about the tension between law and grace."
Click here for more on Chuck Colson's commentary.
Monday, February 1, 2010
It was their worshippers, their 'groupies,' the clouds of zealous followers who seem to go wherever their heroes go."
For more on how we look at heroes, click here.
They don't celebrate that whimsical, pseudo-holiday of Feb. 2. The district contends that the pudgy rodents, also known as woodchucks — or whistle-pigs in the South — need uninterrupted hibernation from early November through February and into March."
Click here for more on the great groundhog debate.