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The Curiosity Index (02.05.2018)

May already, how did that happen? Gospel Hospitality Rebecca McLaughlin:  Will we act like we are part of a large, messy family that includes singles and couples, young and old, rich and poor, or will we turtle up and keep ourselves to ourselves?  The latter is easier.  The former is where gospel treasures lie. New Evidence Shows The True Extent of The Biblical Kingdom of David The headline is a little misleading but interesting to see the amazement when once again archaeology confirms the Biblical story. Population 2018 by Regions The…

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The Curiosity Index (27.06.2015)

Start with the most important: Glen Scrivener tells youthworkers to STOP telling their youth to give their life to Jesus This map shows you how Europe’s population has moved and grown in the first ten years of the 21st century If you’ve decided to give Twitter a go (for what it’s worth – it’s my preferred social network) then here are some twitter tips for beginners If this summer is for learning a new language here are 5 apps that can help (I’ve used both Duolingo and Memrise and can…

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Worldometers

If you’ve never stopped by Worldometers you really should. World statistics updated in real time, seeing the births and death numbers is quite staggering, they go so quick yet each one represented someone made in the image of God. I’m writing just shy of midnight so the counters will reset soon by here are some of the eye-catching and in some cases eye-watering statistics. $120,420,000 (and rising) spend on videogames worldwide today!!! 3420 species have gone extinct this year World population today has increased by 214,000 (plus a few) There…

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Global Cities

Yesterday we found ourselves in London with a bit of time on our hands, so Emma and I went with her brother Ben to the Tate Modern on the South Bank. Unknown to us was what I consider one of the best, most interesting, provocative exhibitions I’ve ever seen. Global Cities is a enthralling introduction, explanation and insight into the phenomenon of the city. Now that 50% of the worlds population is for the first time urban and with massive cities like Mexico City, Tokyo, LA, New York, Cairo, Shanghai, Mumbai,…

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