April 24, 2017

How nature documentaries are fake (and why that's not necessarily a bad thing)


Everyone loves BBC's Planet Earth, but how much of it is real?

April 21, 2017

Nova: The Great Cathedral Mystery


The award-winning PBS show looks at the famous Duomo (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore) of Florence, Italy.

April 17, 2017

How big do tornadoes get? Big enough to cover Central Park, with ludicrous strength...


Special thanks to NOAA for the graphic at the end...

April 10, 2017

Please take 2 minutes and listen to Bishop Makar's words on the Palm Sunday massacres


H.G. Bishop Makar is the Bishop of Sharqia and 10th of Ramadan and its territories, Egypt.

Who's fighting in Syria and why


After four-plus years of fighting, Syria's war has killed at least hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions. And, though it started as a civil war, it's become much more than that. It's a proxy war that has divided much of the Middle East, and has drawn in both Russia and the United States. To understand how Syria got to this place, it helps to start at the beginning and watch it unfold...

April 7, 2017

Believe it or not, this video was shot in the middle of the night


“The sensitivity (of the X27 low light sensor) outperforms the latest image intensified tube night vision technology and does so in full color.”

Email in real life


Don't forget the attachment...

The amazing hidden significance of Palm Sunday


On Palm Sunday, as Holy Week begins, we're drawn to a particular attention. Obviously, everything Jesus said and did is worthy of our attention. But there's something about these words and actions, as He comes to the climax of His life, that draw our attention very particularly. Here's one that we're going to miss, but I would argue no first-century Jew would miss it...

March 29, 2017

March 23, 2017

Here's what happens if you get too close to a neutron star


A neutron star is one of the most dangerous objects in the universe. Neutron stars are the densest things besides black holes. A stone sized piece of this star would weigh 100 million metric tons.