If you love Reformed theology and don't own Herman Bavinck's four-volume dogmatics, you should! Volume 4 is now out, and the set is complete. Click here: Westminster Bookstore - Reformed Books - Low Prices - Flat Fee UPS Shipping.
OK, this was really dumb. A Roman Catholic priest in Brazil decided to put on a thermal suit and helmet, and tie hundreds of helium balloons to a chair. The gimmick was done to raise money for his favorite ministry project, and to break the record for chair flying (nineteen hours). The priest floated up, up, and away, and hasn't been seen since. At least he broke the record. Click here: Priest carried aloft by balloons missing - Americas- msnbc.com
If you hate the change from Standard Time to Daylight Savings Time, you'll really hate the change from GMT to Mecca Time. Seriously, Muslim scientists and clerics think it would be a good idea, because, as we all know, Mecca is the center of the earth. Click here: BBC NEWS | Middle East | Muslim call to adopt Mecca time
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Live green, die green. Yes, eco-friendly funerals are here--wicker/cardboard coffins, natural fiber grave clothes, no marble tombstones. And no, I'm not kidding. I hope I don't have to perform one of these. How do you not peak through the wicker to see if they really put shoes on the deceased? Click here: Even Funerals Are Going Green - AOL News
Finally, I remember the panic that went through the house when a good size Alligator Lizard ended up in our kitchen. It may have been 12 inches long and lost its tail when we tried to catch it. But this poor woman in Florida was really in for a shock. If my wife actually reads this post, remove Florida from the list of possible retirement places. By the way, its Mick's birthday today. Click here: FOXNews.com - Florida Woman Finds 8-Foot Alligator in Kitchen - Local News | News Articles | National News | US Ne