Monday, April 19, 2010

Creepy garden gnomes

"Anybody have any of those garden gnomes in their yard? You know, those friendly, smiling faces of jolly little people that watch over your plants at night?"

Click here for more on garden gnomes.

Save the Children and Scholastic Establish 'Education Recovery Fund' to Benefit Haiti over the Long Term

"Save the Children has teamed up with Scholastic to establish a long-term education recovery fund that will benefit the children of Haiti.

The Scholastic Education Recovery Fund was seeded by a $50,000 contribution from Scholastic following the earthquake and will receive an additional $50,000 contribution from Scholastic in connection with this month's publication of a new paperback edition of 'Hope Is An Open Heart' by Lauren Thompson."

Click here for more on this new program to reach Haitian children.

Tulane University president elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

"Tulane University President Scott Cowen is one of 229 leaders in science, public affairs and the arts and humanities who have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a 230-year-old center for independent policy research."

For more on President Cowen's election, click here.

Prozac and Piety: Hardwired for God?

"Are people’s brains hardwired for religious belief? At least one scientist thinks so. But dare I ask, hardwired by whom?"

Click here for more of Chuck Colson's commentary.