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What Do We Stand For?
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 12:50pm | Type: Blog

There are so many issues out there. There are so many hills to die on. There is such deep division in our politics and in the church. Wading through the sound bites gets tiring. How can one make sense of it al ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 29, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/29/2012 - 3:35pm | Type: Blog

Nothing quite welcomes the spring-time like a Girl Scout cookie milkshake. In Washington D.C. Batman is making his rounds to childrens hospitals, and the Supreme Court is debating where to order take out from. ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 27, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/27/2012 - 5:00pm | Type: Blog

The Seattle Space Needle is transformed into an Angry Birds slingshot, horror characters imagined in their old age, mashups of classic art with pop culture figures, Facebook's new headquarters and QR code ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Hunger Games Edition
Originally Posted: 03/23/2012 - 4:20pm | Type: Blog

With The Hunger Games releasing today, we thought we’d bring you some of the best links on the craze...  Your guide to all things dystopian literature shows the history of the genre and charts its rise in popularity over the years. [ Huf ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 19, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/20/2012 - 5:00pm | Type: Blog

Take a listen to this cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” performed on a Chinese instrument from the zither family, known as a Guzheng . [ The Awesomer ] Fifth Ward Jam is a housing redevelopment project that combines ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 13, 2012, Video Edition
Originally Posted: 03/13/2012 - 4:26pm | Type: Blog

Improv Everywhere plays a prank during a fake TED talk after the classic “Mac spinning ball” pauses the slideshow presentation. [ Improv Everywhere ] It just doesn’t get much better than seeing Darth Vader take laps around a par ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 1, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/01/2012 - 5:42pm | Type: Blog

First doggy Bo Obama welcomes you to the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll. [ White House ] New world record has been set: longest paper airplane throw charts in at more than 226 feet. [ I Am Bored ] While everyone’s busy trying ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb 29, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/02/2012 - 5:18pm | Type: Blog

Film director and writer extraordinaire Wes Anderson ( Royal Tenenbaums ) takes his hand at directing television ads. Take a look at his latest venture for Hyundai Azera, which ran during this year’s Academy Awards. [ /Film ] Monkeys ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb. 22, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/22/2012 - 5:37pm | Type: Blog

Is this ridiculous? Absolutely. But do you want to keep watching? You bet. Time spent at the grocery store never seemed so pun . And you might even be temped to copy some of these moves next time you visit the supermarket. [ Buzz Feed ]   ...

Christmas Favorites from SoJo's Christmas Favorites: Sam Phillips
Originally Posted: 12/15/2011 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

"For me, Christmas is a complicated package of childhood memories, cultural and spiritual traditions, emotional longing, the feeling of being home or wondering where home is, light at the darkest time of ...