Thursday, 17 July 2008

Today’s phischbits

Billy Graham on technology, faith and suffering | Video on TED.com
“Speaking at TED in 1998, Rev. Billy Graham marvels at technology’s power to improve lives and change the world — but says the end of evil, suffering and death will come only after the world accepts Christ.” Set aside half an hour of your time and watch this.
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An Enduring Measure of Fitness: The Simple Push-Up - New York Times
“The push-up is the ultimate barometer of fitness. It tests the whole body, engaging muscle groups in the arms, chest, abdomen, hips and legs. It requires the body to be taut like a plank with toes and palms on the floor. The act of lifting and lowering one’s entire weight is taxing even for the very fit.”
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Practical tips from a long time cafe warrior
My friend Michael has some advice for those who call coffee shops their office.
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Editorial Observer - Losing Private Dwyer, War Hero - Editorial - NYTimes.com
“Pfc. Joseph Dwyer was a model of the strength and selflessness of the American soldier fighting in Iraq. But it was post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction that eventually killed him.” Please, please, please, servicemen and women: seek help if you need to. You’ve certainly earned it.
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posted on July 17, 2008 1:59 AM




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