July 22, 2017

Rome, the city of the emperors, is now the city of the Queen


For your Sunday enjoyment, images of Mary from Rome, Assisi, Orvieto and Subiaco.

July 18, 2017

How much of the Earth can you see at once?


As you can see, Everest's monumentality quickly disappears against Earth's planetary ginormosity.

July 17, 2017

An SR-71 Blackbird pilot explains how much fun you can have when you're the fastest plane in the sky


An SR-71 once made it from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles in 1 hour, 4 minutes and 19.89 seconds.

July 13, 2017

Patrick Lencioni: 5 ways to build and lead effective teams in the Church


An enlightening (and entertaining) talk on the importance of trust, conflict, commitment, accountability and results...

June 28, 2017

Who's who in the movie credits, from directors to best boy grips


Have you ever sat through the end credits waiting for the post-credit teaser and wondered what exactly do all those people do? We’ll break down the positions in that sea of credits and explain who’s who on a major film production.

This tiny spider amazes scientists by shooting steel-strength silk 80 feet


Which marvel of nature can build a 2 metre Orb Web with a silk that ranks as the World's toughest natural fibre? - The answer is the Darwin's Bark Spider and this real life "Spider Woman", no bigger than a thumbnail has baffled scientists with her web of steel.

June 3, 2017

The latest view of Jupiter from NASA's Juno spacecraft


Juno was launched from Cape Canaveral in 2011 and entered Jupiter's orbit in 2016.

May 16, 2017

Why ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ is played at every graduation ceremony in America


We're all familiar with Pomp & Circumstance, the graduation song that's the official soundtrack of almost every commencement. But how did it get so big?

May 10, 2017

Chicago-area Catholics prepare for giant candlelight procession to honor Our Lady of Fatima


On Saturday, May 13, thousands of Chicagoans are planning to process and pray for an end to violence in their city — heeding Mary's request to pray for peace, forgiveness, and conversion. The procession will begin at St. John Cantius at 7:00 p.m. and move through the streets to St. Stanislaus Kostka. See Fatima100Chicago.org for details.