On this day in history: In 1880, Thomas Edison observed what became known as the Edison Effect for the first time. In 1991, On this day, Sotheby’s announced the discovery of a long-lost manuscript of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. And in 2000, Charles M. Schulz’s last original Sunday Peanuts comic strip appeared in newspapers. Schulz had died the day before.
Second Wave Coffee – Second wave coffee took the coffee industry to a whole new level. And it changed the way we view, and drink, this wonderful beverage.
The Most Oddly Named Town In Each State – I live in the Midwest. We have some very oddly named towns. But it seems like we aren’t the only ones…
12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave Discovered In Israel – While no scrolls were found in this cave, it does show that there were more than what was originally found, and implies that there could still be more yet, waiting to be found.
The World’s Strangest Borders – Ever wonder why some states and some countries are shaped the way they are? This video gives some insight into that.
Tomorrow In Church History
According to tradition, on February 14, 269, a young man named Valentine was executed in Rome for his faith, thus giving us the reason for our celebration of Valentine’s Day. Read more about him here.
Word Study Missteps – One of the roots of effective Bible study is word studies. A word study can help you understand more fully what the author was trying to state using another language, and in another era. The first article covers the first two missteps. Part two can be found here.
Monday Morning And My Endless To-Do List – My plans often get the best of me. This reminder about my plans versus God’s plans is worth reading.