A high school free throw shot is 15 feet in length. When a student athlete makes the basket, anything from bragging rights to a championship could be on the line.…
Final exams are often a stressful season in the lives of college students. But one professor at the University of Maryland adds to the chaos by making his students think about test answers other students will give!
And the results often reveal deep insights about our society.
Millions of Americans have been eagerly awaiting this weekend for more than 8 months. They are college football fans…and the smack talk has already begun. Everywhere you turn, you hear “We’re #1!”
But, number one in what, exactly?
The old saying, “Blood is thicker than water,” is true in more ways than one. It illustrates just how powerful the bond between family can be. When family members care for one another the way God intended, it can be a sight to behold.
Just asking Jesse Jackson.
Brian Dyson knows success. As the former CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises, his work impacted the lives of billions of soda drinkers around the world. Recognizing his authority and influence, Georgia Tech invited him to deliver the commencement address at their university in 1996.
But what he said about success was different than what most expected.
It’s happened to just about all of us in the age of technology: at one point or another, our GPS malfunctions and gets us lost. When the satellite-enabled device makes a mistake, it usually just takes us down a dead end road or the wrong way on a one-way street.
But a GPS in Australia actually led three Japanese tourists into the Pacific Ocean!
Every football team has that crazy set of fans who paints their bodies to match the team’s colors. For the Tigers of LSU, it’s The Painted Posse. These young men, who happen to be Christians, love the Tigers almost as much as the Lion of the Tribe of Judah. Look closely at their picture to the right, and you can see their loyalty to LSU and the Kingdom of God.
That is, until Louisiana State University does a little Photoshopping….
Tancredo de Almeida Neves was a Brazilian politician, and a very good one at that. He was elected to the state legislature in 1947, and in 1953, was appointed Minister of Justice by President Vargas.
After President Vargas committed suicide in 1954, the country entered into a bit of political crisis. Neves was then appointed Prime Minister by Vargas’ replacement, President Goulart. Unfortunately, more political unrest plagued the South American nation, and in 1964, President Goulart was overthrown.