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Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 18 weeks ago
Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week: Sandwich coasters are fun. Guy lets the world use his Starbucks card for free. Voters put corn kernels into jars with their favorite Republican presidential candidates.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 19 weeks ago
Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week: These videos will surely make you want to travel the world: Move, Learn, Eat. Any Bon Iver fans? I missed their D.C. concert, but here it is recorded.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 20 weeks ago
Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week: Moving photos of the memorials in Norway. The racial wealth gap continues to grow wider. Would you eat it? A smarter food label, as conceptualized by Berkeley design students.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 21 weeks ago
Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week: Our prayers extend to the people of Norway. Lord, have mercy. Why voter ID laws will disenfranchise women. (HT: Kristof) The New York Times said it best. Today's weather "felt more like being licked by a big, swampy monster." Who wrote what? Rep. West vs. Jane Austen. These awesome folks turned Carmageddon into a dinner party.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 22 weeks ago
photo © 2009 Ted Major | more info (via: Wylio)Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week: How do you like your chocolate chip cookies? (Personally, I prefer thick, chewy, and not too sweet.) Are you a stay-at-home dad? Learn more about new media and faith. Religious groups are part of the suit against Alabama immigration law (hat tip: CCIR). The changing face of AIDS.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 23 weeks ago
 Puppies. Sudan. Atlantis. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:Friends don't let friends drink and buy puppies.Be in prayer for South Sudan, which becomes an independent nation tomorrow.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 24 weeks ago
In November 2009, Bernard Pastor, an 18-year-old undocumented student in Ohio, was stopped by police for a minor traffic violation and detained. ICE held Pastor in federal detention with plans to deport him to his native Guatemala, though his parents had left Guatemala with Pastor when he was 3 years old.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 24 weeks ago
 Moldy Toast. Carp Attack. E-Verify. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:Moldy toast like you've never seen it before.Save our inboxes! Sign on to the Email Charter.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 25 weeks ago
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 26 weeks ago
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 27 weeks ago
The Onion. Palin. Pick Our Cover. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:Onion-like headlines in real life.Speaking of The Onion: literally unbelievable.Reality check: You are enormously insignificant.UN Report: Internet access is a human right."Dear Children of Troy: Read. Read. Read. Read. Read. Read. That's the advice of your good friend, Dr. Seuss."Help us stay, Mr. President.The Palin emails.Innovations to help African farmers thrive.Eboo Patels' most cringe-worthy question: Why don't Muslims denounce terrorism more?Which cover do you like better? Help Sojourners magazine pick!
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 28 weeks ago
Awesome people. Vegetarians. Going mute. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:Awesome people hanging out together.An alternative to abortion.Take a walk in Milan.Are you a new vegetarian? Some tips.Tom Hanks addresses Yale graduates.Kathy Khang shares more about her experience with depression.Simple and powerful: forgive.Don't you sometimes wish you could just hit the mute button?Sojourners' Enuma Okoro on Pentecost:"Pentecost is God's 'show-and-tell' lesson that after the incarnation no one people has a purchase on the fullness of God. No single denomination, no one race, no one ethnicity, and no one socioeconomic group mediates God's fullness to the world. Diversity is an essential attribute of a Spirit-filled church (Acts 2:8,18)."
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 29 weeks ago
Here’s a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:School lunches from around the world.Imagine an America in which all-female families survived the depression.Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, on Why Women Should Be In Charge.Speaking of commencement speeches, here are excerpts from Aron Ralston’s speech at my alma mater: “May your boulders be your blessings.“Fresh out of college, women still make less than men.Saudi women driving in protest.Withdrawal from Afghanistan gains congressional support.Want to work at Sojourners?
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 30 weeks ago
Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:One in four children in the United States are in poverty.Ben&Jerry's Ben Cohen talks to Sojourners about ice cream, oreos, and military spending.Female college graduates are getting paid less than their male peers.Is Capitalism's popularity waning?If your house was burning, what would you take with you? (My house almost burned down once. I had time to grab my computer, family photos, and a signed copy of Deadeye Dick.)Any winos out there?Have you ever been to Paris?I remain obsessed with tiny living. (Amazing!)Cathleen Falsani on the end of the world.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 31 weeks ago
Tomatoes. Uganda. Fair Trade. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:Are you living in a food desert? Here's a map that will tell you.Stop the hate in Uganda.This Saturday is World Fair Trade day. (What is fair trade, you ask?)The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops asks Senator John Boehner for a budget that "reduces future deficits, protects the poor and vulnerable people, advances the common good, and promotes human life and dignity."Continue praying for Egypt.Mark Bittman visits Immakolee, Florida, America's tomato capital.Easy Korean cooking for beginners.A cheerful video for you: coffee time.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 32 weeks ago
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 34 weeks ago
Monks. Al Franken. Oysters. Here's a little roundup of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:The Benedictine monks at Portsmouth Abbey take to the Internet in search of new recruits.What do you think about the Greg Mortenson controversy?iPhones can track your every move and Senator Al Franken is NOT happy about it.What would Congress look like if it really represented America?Should Christians celebrate Passover? And does an oyster belong on the Seder plate?
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 35 weeks ago
Weddings. T-Shirts. Taxes. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:Invite the homeless to your wedding as guests of honor.Sometimes you just have to outsmart your child with a little reverse lexicology.These photos of Chinese artist Liu Bolin will blow you away. The Invisible Man.Looking into the past, from the present.Do you believe in living more with less? Do you design T-shirts?Did you finish your taxes? Check out your federal taxpayer receipt.High-school seniors predict their future.The Post Office accidentally released a State of Liberty Stamp that shows the half-size Las Vegas replica.We continue to pray, fast, and act for the budget. Join us.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 36 weeks ago
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 36 weeks ago
The One Percent. Dear Fork. Budget Cuts. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:"Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%" -- Joseph Stiglitz on inequality in America.Dear Fork, You have a son.Go inside Prague's off-limits baroque library.We're not broke. Not even close.Our new and improved Daily Digest from Duane Shank is the best round up of relevant news articles out there. Yeah, I said it: It's the BEST.Let's thank our members of Congress for joining the hunger fast for a moral budget. (Call your member and ask them to join.)Stay updated on the latest news from the hunger fast for a moral budget.Michael Gerson on the real-world effects of budget cuts.Watch this CNN report on the hunger fast for a moral budget.
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 37 weeks ago
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 38 weeks ago
Food Prices. Aurora Borealis. Fasting and Prayer. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:Food and gas prices are rising again and anti-hunger activists are calling for financial reform.Artist Theo Jansen has created skeletal creatures out of plastic pipes that are able to walk on wind and subsist on their own. Watch the footage. (It's incredible!)Don't have time to watch the aurora borealis in Russia for a week? Yeah, me neither.Would you dare eat pie in the sky?A brief history of movie title design. (How many of these have you seen?)Join Jim Wallis and others as we fast and pray for the national budget. (Join here.)Lastly, we want to hear from you. What are some issues that are tugging at your heart these days?
Posted by Jeannie Choi 3 years 39 weeks ago
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Hackers. Slow Motion. Snow. Here’s a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:Random Hacks of Kindness: a two-day competition of more than 1,000 software engineers solving problems that arise during humanitarian crises.Marvel at some of the entries to National Geographic’s photography contest.Restaurateur Jean-Gorges Vongerichten’s half-Korean wife, Maria Vongerichten, has a new PBS show called “The Kimchi Chronicles,” in which she eats her way through South Korea.What happens when you put a slow-motion camera on a fast moving train? Watch.What did people google search in 2010? (Also, in list form.)Have you had your first snow of the year yet?Jim Wallis says it best: DREAMS should not be illegal.
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