Wonder where that plane’s going?
Wonder no more. Just enter the search term “flights overhead” at WolframAlpha.com on any computer or smartphone’s browser, and you’ll find out what type of aircraft it is, where it’s coming from, where it’s going, what airline it belongs to and how high it’s flying at the moment.
Leadership’s New Direction
After conducting a survey of over 500 current business school students The Harvard Business Review concludes “that their worldviews and backgrounds differ strikingly from previous generations. With 100,000 graduating from US Business schools every year, Christian leaders should think through the challenging conclusions. They include:
- They’re highly educated: 54% of Millennials have college degrees, compared to 36% of boomers.
- They’re focused on sustainability: 65% of MBAs believe that the scarcity of resources will significantly impact businesses in the next few decades, compared to 29% of CEOs.
- They seek meaning: Intellectual challenge is the most important reason for choosing a job.
- They’re global: The average number of countries respondents intend to work within ten years of graduation is 4.6.
- They’re looking to “connect the dots” between sectors: 84% believe it is essential to understand the for-profit and non-profit sectors.
Brain Changes in Video Gamers
It’s actually not all bad news. But just in case you really want to worry, read Are the iPod generation ruining their hearing for good? (HT: Tim Challies)
$15 Trillion and counting. Somebody please tell me that this is not really happening. “On Wednesday, the federal government’s total debt exceeded fifteen trillion dollars. That’s $48,000 in debt per citizen and over $133,000 in debt per taxpayer. Adding in all U.S. debt, including personal (mortgages, credit cards, student loans), plus government at all levels, the debt is approaching an incomprehensible $55 trillion, representing almost $661,000 per American family.”
Got this via The Christian Pundit. Skip the intro and fast forward to 3.16. As Bill says: “It led me to marvel, and to worship God: “O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!” (Psalm 8:1) There is tremendous beauty, intricacy and mystery declaring God’s glory all around us, even in a groaning, fallen creation (Romans 8:22). How incredibly beautiful heavenly glory must be. How incredibly beautiful and marvelous the new creation will be!”