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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SCIENCE The New Rocket Science Imagine reducing our dependence on centralized Big Agriculture and growing more food more sustainably by bringing the farm into the home — or at least into the city limits — and building […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! PARENTING Michael Ketterer – How Adoption Changed His Life  Almost three months ago, Michael Ketterer stood on the stage in front of a panel of judges auditioning for America’s Got Talent. Michael’s wife Ivey, his daughter and […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIAL JUSTICE For Women, by Women: A Sisterhood of Carpenters Builds Tiny Houses for the Homeless For the volunteer tradeswomen who came together over several cold, wet weekends this spring to build a tiny-house village for homeless […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CULTURE Presbyterian Church formally apologizes to North Slope Natives for denouncing culture The head of the Presbyterian Church offered an apology Wednesday to the Alaska Native people of the North Slope at in Utqiagvik….If this article is […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! BIKESHARES This Charges Everything Fishing bikes out of lakes and waterfronts is one of many trials bikeshare companies must overcome in the Emerald City, which isn’t the easiest place to get around on two wheels. Unlike New […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CHURCH Cover Story: Mending Men’s Ministry Many men are floundering, both inside and outside the church. Which poses a pressing challenge for today’s men’s ministries: Can they help men find a way forward? Can they spark more […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIAL JUSTICE Your feminist shirt means nothing if it was made in a sweatshop Eighty percent of garment workers are young women between 18 and 24. They are overworked, underpaid, and abused. That’s where the real female […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Fridays? Catholics are required to abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and each Friday in Lent (including Good Friday). Fish is often used as a substitute for meat-based meals. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CHRISTMAS How Does an Advent Calendar Work? In today’s throwback podcast, Father Dave answers a caller’s question about Advent calendars: “Why are Advent calendars that are sold in stores always dated December 1-24, instead of the actual […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! OPINION Religion is alive and well in America. Don’t believe it? Ask a professor. Cox recognizes that many “claim that a college education adversely affects religiosity,” but points out that “[t]hough the U.S. is becoming less religious, […]

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