- The Latest Challenge to the Bible’s Accuracy: Abraham’s Anachronistic Camels? While it has been difficult for archaeologists and historians to pin down the exact time and location when camels were domesticated, there is evidence to suggest that the Genesis accounts are not a biblical anachronism. (Christianity Today)
- The Poor Shall Inherit the Boards: It would be naïve to deny that even some of our best churches and Christian nonprofits select people of affluence for their ruling boards because they crave access to these people’s financial incentives, renown, and business savvy. Having the wealthy and influential involved can be greatly beneficial, but it’s wrong for us to limit board membership to these individuals. (Hermeneutics)
- How to Survive the Next Wave of Technology Extinction: The trouble arises when you are sold on a tech ecosystem that doesn’t prosper. It’s likely that at least one, if not several, of today’s tech behemoths won’t be around a decade from now. Thus the pervasive worry of choosing tech in these uncertain days: How do you avoid betting on the wrong horse? (New York Times)
- 21 things shouldn’t be said to sexual abuse victims: As a sexual abuse survivor, I’ve heard my share of insensitive comments. I’ve also talked to enough victims to be able to gather some of the most damaging words here—all for the sake of those who truly, truly want to be loving, sensitive and helpful. (Mary DeMuth)
- 12 Reasons to Keep a Journal. I’ve never been able to do this.
- Apparently there are 177,147 ways to tie a tie. Who knew?
- Clever Map Reveals Which Cities Get the Best Weather. Oddly enough, Chicago doesn’t rate terribly well.
Just for Fun
- The Lego Movie has an official blooper reel.