Negro Leagues' star recognized
What if a baseball player the caliber of Lou Brock came from Bloomington? Would that merit a statue? When he passed away, what sort of ceremony would that prompt? The earthly remains of George Shively have lain in an unmarked Rose Hill Cemetery grave for over a half-century now, unceremoniously.
Through Pinocchio's lens
I’ve been thinking about Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love, and her time in Italy, living vicariously through her carb-eating body, grateful that imaginary gluttony can also be remedied with imaginary cardiovascular exercise.
Our testimony of Jesus
Scripture is never simple. Even before we begin to read, we must know who is speaking, and why, and to whom, and with what agenda. To make matters even harder, the events and teachings we read about took place millennia ago in a language, culture and context different from our own.
Kate Bush: 10 of the best
Ranging from classic literature to erotic fantasies about snowmen, Kate Bushs work places her as one of musics most fearless and imaginative storytellers . As she performs her first live concerts in 35 years , we celebrate 10 highlights from her remarkable career Kate Bush back on stage after 35 years in pictures Kate Bush: Before the Dawn review - 5* Her wild eyes, flailing limbs and high ...
Artprice: the Art Market Disruptor; IPO of its Subsidiary artmarket.com
According to Clayton Christensen (1), Professor of Economics at Harvard Business School, capitalism is currently in the throes of a major and fundamental evolution. To qualify as a "disruptor", a firm needs to be subject to the laws of Robert Metcalfe (2) (founder of 3Com) and Gordon Earle Moore (3) simultaneously. We will now analyze whether Artprice is a pure disruptor in the Art Market.
Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program
The Australian test flight and 30 others like it conducted in mid-August are the culmination of the first phase of Project Wing, a secret drone program that’s been running for two years at Google X, the company’s whoa-inducing, long-range research lab. Though a couple of rumors have escaped the Googleplex—because of course Google must have a drone-delivery program—Project Wing’s official ...