Facebook’s Newest Content Blocker Replaces Baby Photos With…. CATS?


A new Google Chrome add-on blocks photos of babies, replacing them with jokes or political posts or photos of cats.Unbaby.me is like… well, it’s like “Virtual Contraception.”  According to MSN’s Tech and Gadgets blog, GeekTown, the add-on will replace baby photos on Facebook, the world’s most popular social network, with pictures of cats and whatever else it thinks is “awesome stuff.”My son is of an age when many of his friends are settling down, marrying and starting a family.  Still a b … [Read more...]

Rerum Novarum and Obama’s Economic Policy

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On the first Monday of September, Americans say goodbye to summer with picnics and parades, fireworks and festivals. Traditionally, it’s the last day for women to wear white. It signals the start of the NFL and college football seasons.  It’s Labor Day!The first official Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882, with a parade organized by the Central Labor Union of New York as a way to honor the economic and social contributions of workers.President Obama, in his 2012 Labor Day procl … [Read more...]

Sackcloth and Ashes: Burlap Sculptures Reflect Christ’s Humanity

From "Sackcloth and Ashes" to a Modern-Day Masterpiece

There were so many great vendors at the CMN, selling                       *     *     *     *     *One display that garnered a lot of attention was this one, from an organization called Canning Hunger.  Called "Sackcloth and Ashes," the collection of intricate burlap sculptures … [Read more...]