The Tornado, The Amputee, & The Hero

Gregory Beck has lived through more than his fair share of life’s storms. In his journey through diabetes, Gregory has had both legs amputated, is legally blind, and is bound to a wheelchair. This became a serious problem recently when he wheeled himself to the grocery store. Not long after rolling out of the store,…

Christian Mirrors

The Norwegian town of Rjukan has been dealing with a problem for a very long time — darkness. The town is located in a deep valley and rarely receives direct sunlight. The solution to this problem is a system of huge mirrors. Three big mirrors have been built surrounding this mountain town. Using an electronic…

When Used Right…

He dropped to a knee in Central Park, pulled out the ring, and asked his sweetheart to marry him. “Yes!” was her answer. Everything was going perfectly. They strolled through Times Square, basking in the glow of their new engagement. The ring felt a bit loose, but he insisted that she continue to wear it.…

The Street Light

The people of Philadelphia needed some convincing. Benjamin Franklin was trying to get people to buy into the idea of street lighting. It wasn’t a new concept, but his design with four panes of glass surrounding the candle was new. He figured he would start with his own home. So he hung a beautiful lantern…

Snatched Out Of The Fire

The fire raged with several young girls trapped in the second level dance studio. Doing everything they could to escape, some of the young ladies made their way out to a balcony as smoke and fire billowed out all around them. With the fire department still on their way, several people jumped into action to…

Avoiding The Awkward

If you watched the Broncos game last night, you witnessed plenty of interesting moments. Perhaps the most humorous and interesting of all was the sideline commentary by Sergio Dipp. It was one of the most awkward commentaries in recent memory. Here’s how it started (be sure to insert some ill-placed pauses as Sergio did):“Beth. Coach.…