What We Read This Week


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Here’s what caught our eye this week!


ETHICS

A Guide to Ethical Chocolate

But how many of us would eye a piece of Godiva chocolate with that same level of suspicion? Below is just the beginning of everything you never wanted to know about the origins of your fancy chocolate…Read Full Article

From Grist


NEWS

Single Gunshot Reportedly Ends Dramatic California Manhunt

While authorities have canceled the “tactical alert” that had been in place during the manhunt for accused killer Christopher Jordan Dorner, the case has not been closed because it’s not absolutely certain that Dorner is dead…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


RELIGION

Mongrel Denominations

Sounds rude, I guess, to refer to The United Church of Canada as a “mongrel denomination.” But there it is; we come from a strange mixture of Methodist and Reformed traditions and have forged a unique national church…Read Full Article

From Moderator Gary Paterson


ENVIRONMENT

Brazil to Count Every Tree in Its Rainforests in Massive Census

How do you conserve something that you aren’t sure is there? The answer is simple: go make sure you know what’s there. That’s why Brazil is starting a massive census of its rainforest trees, counting each and every one so that it knows what is there and thus how to conserve the forests…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


TECHNOLOGY

Is the Apple iWatch the Next Big Thing?

After the news leaked out that a new smart watch is under development by Apple, a wide divergence in opinions have been expressed by both fans and critics…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


RELIGION

The Complex Legacy of Pope Benedict

Pope Benedict has announced his plans to resign at the end of February and a Vatican spokesperson insists that there will be a new Pope selected by Easter…Read Full Article

From The Huffington Post: Religion


NEWS

We Wonder: Why Couldn’t Disabled Cruise Ship Be Evacuated?

As the Carnival Triumph drifted for days in the Gulf of Mexico, we wondered: Instead of undertaking a slow, arduous tow to Mobile, Ala., wouldn’t it have been easier — and more comfortable for passengers — to send an empty cruise ship to the area and evacuate the 3,143 passengers…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way

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Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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