Reinventing the Wheelchair

Just go ahead and watch it. From Tek RMD. More at Reuters. [Read more...]

Dying Languages Saved By The Technology That’s Killing Them

One of the victims of globalization and technology is language. No, I don’t just mean good language, as with the case of people using “ROTFLMFAO” or “R U comin??!” I mean actual languages, actually disappearing, perhaps in the thousands by the end of the century. Now these groups are finding a way to survive by turning [Read More...]

Monday Morning Chicken

Amber

Here at the end of our first full week of being suburban chicken farmers, we still walk about in a daze saying, “Whatzat? We have chickens. How did we get chickens?” They are strangely easy to care for and quite charming. We’re still researching coop designs, but we have about 5 weeks left until they [Read More...]

Special Needs Catechesis

Last summer I wrote this story about David, Mercedes, and Brendan Rizzo and their work to create a unique set of tools for teaching special needs children about the sacraments. Their work was piloted at my parish (St. Isaac Jogues in Marlton, New Jersey), so I got to see it develop from a homemade project [Read More...]


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