The first issue of Missio Dei is out, and you can download it free. I honestly don’t know a great deal about the magazine, as the combination of my poor Tanzanian internet and my Mac have left me unable to download and see the first issue. I really only know two things:
- that it’s primarily edited and published by a bunch of Church of Christ guys (I think most of them went to Harding University).
- and that two of my favorite missions fellows have written articles for this first issue — Mark Love and Gailyn Van Rheenen.
Every fall, Matt Might ”explain[s] to a fresh batch of Ph.D. students what a Ph.D. is.
It’s hard to describe it in words.
So, [he] use[s] pictures.
[See this link] for the illustrated guide to a Ph.D.”
All you guys and gals still using the QWERTY keyboard are so far behind the times. If you were really serious about typing quickly, correctly, and with the least health problems possible, you’d switch to the Dvorak keyboard. And here are seven great reasons to do so. Oh, and while the author doesn’t report such, using the Dvorak keyboard also makes you run faster, jump higher, win your fantasy football league, and be able to catch and ride flying dinosaurs.
When I lived in China, I was always seeing knock-off clothing items for cheap. But sometimes I just couldn’t tell what was real and what wasn’t. One rumor had it that some of the stuff was real, yet stolen. Another reasonable idea was that the guys in North Face and Puma factories were working illegal overtime, making the same jackets and shoes with the same materials, but off the books. Then there was always the most probable case — these were simply fakes made in factories where all they make is fakes.
This New York Times article answers a lot of these questions. And I’ve got a couple of pairs of Puma kicks for sale really cheap if anybody’s interested….