Rainy day here, but rain won’t stop the links:
Peanuts without the final panel is a lot darker.
Blogs are a male-dominated club.
The financial sector brain-drain.
Give the people the links they want:
All currencies are backed by a promise.
Weird distortions of parables.
Overcoming internalized stereotypes.
Best cartoon from xkcd ever.
Lastly, if you’ve been watching the events in Libya, you may have noticed that the belligerents like to drive around in Toyota pickups, as they do in much of Middle East and North Africa. Top Gear explains:
You know you want more links:
global reach of a few high-profile preachers and how it allows them to pass judgment on everyone else.
If you want to torture yourself,
ugliest sports car contest.
The sex-advice columnist as
a different sort of social conservative.
run China? (Probably a question that we in the West might want to pay attention to in the coming decades.)
Anne Hathaway and
the irrationality of markets.
Some links on the eve of Toronto’s Snowpocalypse ’11:
rules for life.
There’s been more
continuity in the last 30 years of American politics than you might think.
right thinking man.”
Thomas Kincade’s stupid and ugly paintings also lead to
Serving up some tasty links on a snowy day:
economists don’t design highways.
really on the margins? A debate ensues.
limits of neuroscience.
Another story on Protestants converting to Eastern Orthodoxy. (I’m curious whether this phenomenon is real or just one of those things that reporters keep repeating as a stock story like razors in apples at Halloween.)
Some tasty links served Brooks style:
This looks like a great resourc e for seeing the whole story of God’s plan of redemption
George Grant explains the Christian origins of Boxing Day. Contrast this with the stores in Florida where I’m vacationing, 3/4’s of which were open on Christmas. Unbelievable.
defends gay jokes.
Richard Dawkins finally debates Bill Craig. Well, sort of.
Here’s some proof.
How should we fix public schools?
Bill Gates says fire the bad teachers. Agreed.
Here are some links:
A young (and possibly restless) Reformed Christian
learns that Arminianism isn’t what Piper says it is.
Bill Kinnon on
disciples versus leaders.
Agriculture and gender roles:
a surprising correlation.
Martyrdom or a book deal.