Christchurch Earthquake – The Big Picture shows the devastation in Christchurch.
The Face of the Moon – Here you can see and download one of the highest-resolution photos anyone has ever taken of the moon.
Five New Feelings – Here are five new feelings our digital technologies bring us. “There are some pretty specific feelings that can only happen in the Internet age, as a consequence of it. Or, at least, as a consequence of our angst about it, in the shadow of the self-obsession it facilitates, even encourages.”
Positive Impacts – Of course the impact of social media and digital technology is not all bad, is it? This article shares some of its benefits. “The Internet doesn’t steal our humanity, it reflects it. The Internet doesn’t get inside us, it shows what’s inside us. And social media isn’t cold, it’s just complex and hard to define.”
Wretched – In a couple of weeks I am going to be speaking at one of Todd Friel’s Wretched conferences in Lexington, SC. You know, just in case you’re looking for a conference to attend on March 11 or 12. I’ll be speaking on how to be discerning without becoming a complete jerk.
Disappearing Languages – National Geographic seeks to document disappearing languages. “Every 14 days a language dies. By 2100, more than half of the more than 7,000 languages spoken on Earth—many of them not yet recorded—may disappear, taking with them a wealth of knowledge about history, culture, the natural environment, and the human brain.”
Man fell by a desire to be independent of God, and now man wishes to be equally independent of God in returning to him.—T.C. Hammond