- How many people view the recent death of missionary John Chau
- Emma Scrivener writes, as potently as ever, about the power of the gospel to counteract a self-harming mindset
- And then she followed it up with this blinder – How To Stop Hating Yourself
- Ian Paul is pumping out good stuff on his blog and here’s a helpful piece based on his new Tyndale commentary on Revelation: how to read Revelation well.
- A powerful piece by Abigail Favale: Confessions of a Feminist Heretic… on being a pro-life feminist
- Only just read this but it’s intriguing: Fraser Nelson on why at The Spectator they no longer read CVs – they just want to see what applicants can do
- The first nano-moments of life – some astonishing time-lapse footage of cell division leading to the formation of an amphibious alpine newt!
- I realise this is quite niche and not to everybody’s interest – but Michel Foucault (once you can get past the flowery, rhetorical French–don’t worry, it’s subtitled) is heralding the brave new world we now find ourselves inhabiting
- Britain has a much richer and older history of Africans and Afro-Caribbeans residents than most people realise: here’s an extraordinary story of one: Ras Prince Monolulu of Petticoat Lane
- On the subject of race, these powerful mapping graphics illustrate the vast differences in the USA between where whites live and work and where others live and work. Would it be so different here?
- Fascinating conversation between Tyler Cowen and Jordan Peterson (HT Simple Pastor)
- Big debates at the moment about Churchill’s “villainy” – no doubt he was racist and politically incorrect about a number of issues. But… but… that doesn’t undermine his heroism. As veteran journalist Andrew Neil puts so well:
- If you love movies and enjoy those supposedly ‘inspired by real events’ as they say, then this set of visualised data is pretty cool – how accurate are some of the biggest historical movies of recent years?
- Edwin Smith is yet another photographer I’d never heard of – John Betjeman called him a ‘genius at photography’ and this post shows why. Stunning.
- Hadn’t come across this before, but Robert Plutchik tried to place the interrelationships between different emotions (he identified 8 ‘primary emotions’) into diagram form. Fascinating…
- I love ‘fun’ architecture… and this is certainly that. How an architect in El Alto, Bolivia has indigenised and shaken up the bland and predictable – not to everyone’s taste, but as you read, that’s really not the point!
- The images of the black leopard have gone viral, quite rightly – this explains how the photographer captured them. What an astonishing animal.
- The inimitable CGPGrey has been fairly reticent in recent months, but there’s been a burst of productivity in the last few days. Like this: if you’ve ever been on a plane, then this will be of interest: