A Beer Lover’s Guide to Coffee — The fine folks at one of my favorite Nashville coffee shops have put out this handy guide to coffee selection, in an effort to introduce beer connoisseurs to the world of taste subtleties derived from the brewing of a different kind of plant. (Also helpful for non beer lovers).
The Divorce Generation — This story from The Wall Street Journal looks at how parents who are members of “Generation X” are striving to keep their marriages together, despite the fact that many of them are the children of divorced parents. I just caught the tail end of Generation X, but am incredibly thankful to have parents who stayed together. Both of them are the children of divorced parents, though, and I’m sure they had to deal with many of the same things as those in this article.
Harry Potter and Christian Theology — This class sounds very interesting. I absolutely agree that stories like Harry Potter can open up great philosophical conversations which are capable of addressing the “kinds of questions that faith demands”, though I wouldn’t arrive at all the same conclusions about God that this author does.
Samwise the Brave: Examining the Central Hero of The Lord of the Rings — A friend of mine posted this on Facebook the other day, and I just had to share it. Is Sam the real, central hero of LOTR? Great questions of one of the greatest novels of all time!
Back in March I shared a video of this guy performing “What Pi Sounds Like”. A couple weeks ago, in honor of Tau Day (June 28), he did the same thing based on τ, which equals 2π: