The World Selfie Record

You may not have even realized this record existed. Apparently, there is a record for the most selfies taken in one hour, which is held by Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson at 1,449. There is a guy who had tried to shatter this record, Bhanu Prakash. He was so set on breaking this record that he…

God’s Power

It is something we cannot truly fathom, Creating all people, beginning with Adam (Genesis 2). He shaped and formed the world with His power, Everything from huge galaxies to the little flower (Genesis 1). He made nature so we could stand in awe. His strength displayed without flaw (Jeremiah 32:27; Romans 1:20). No one can…

Choose A Chair

The world famous tenor, Luciano Pavarotti, related a story about his upbringing and success. “When I was a boy, my father, a baker, introduced me to the wonders of song. He urged me to work very hard to develop my voice. Arrigo Pola, a professional tenor in my hometown of Modena, Italy, took me as…

Security Breach

This should have been common sense. This should have been known as the most fundamental rule of online security. Sadly, one man decided to post all of his passwords online. He was trying to prove that “all this online security stuff is overrated and overhyped.” So, he posted the passwords for his Facebook, Twitter, CNN,…

Skydiving…From Space?

Everyone has a “fear alarm.” You know, the little alarm that goes off in your mind when something seems way too dangerous to try. For some people, the alarm goes haywire just by climbing a ladder. For others, the alarm sounds when eyeing rides at Six Flags, especially the free falling ones. The more adventurous…

What A Waste!

A rich man was determined to give his mother the best birthday present that year. He wanted it to stand out above all other family and friends. He read of a bird that had a vocabulary of 4000 words, could be taught to say works in numerous languages, and even sing opera. He immediately bought…

Missing People

For over half a century, it was considered one of the great unsolved mysteries in South America. On April 3, 1961 a professional soccer team had just finished a match and was flying back home to Santiago. The team was split up between two aircrafts; one made it back, the other went missing. For weeks…

Shortcuts

“The class of noisy boys in a German primary school was being punished by their teacher. They were assigned the problem of adding together all the numbers from 1 to 100. The boys settled down, scribbling busily on their slates — all but one. This boy looked off into space for a few moments, then…

Scary Good Camouflage

We all know animals use camouflage to their advantage, but sometimes it’s amazing to see just how perfectly they blend in. Take a look at the picture above and see if you can spot the hiding snow leopard. It took me a while before I finally spotted it (Check below for the answer). It’s awesome…

29,635 Teddy Bears

The Calgary Hitmen, a team with the Canadian major junior ice hockey league, have what is probably one of the coolest hockey traditions.  Every year in December they play a game where they have a “Teddy toss.”  When the Hitmen score their first goal, everyone in the stadium begins throwing teddy bears on the ice. …

Where Is God?

A little boy named Doug was having one of those unique childlike discussions with his Mom. He asked, “Mom, is God in the moon?” She did her best to explain that God is everywhere. “Is he in my tummy?” Doug asked. “Well, sort of,” his mom responded, not sure where these questions were leading. Doug…

The, Not So Secret, Buried Treasure

In the 1800s, a legendary treasure hunt began. Three documents foretold of the secret location of Thomas J. Beale’s buried riches, a treasure overflowing with gold, silver, and jewels. But the location remained hidden because the words were written in a mysterious code. For the last 200 years, people have searched and analyzed these papers…