Hey there! Please pardon this brief interruption to your Sunday. There’s a lot of craziness going on in the world, and it’s easy to feel jaded sometimes. Especially if you forget to look for the light. So, on this sunny, summer Sunday, I’ve got some enlightening stories from this past week and some things to…


Happy Saturday, fellow crusaders! Weekends are a good time to catch up and take stock. A lot happened this week, so I figured I’d offer up some events that won’t send you into a pit of despair. Specifically, some stories about things that were created.

…Goat For It

There is a lot of seemingly pointless research conducted in the name of science. This is not one of those instances. A study conducted at the University of Roehampton in London found that goats prefer happy people. Yes, you read that right, goats like it when we smile.


Google is once again pushing the envelope with its latest project — creating the perfect human being. Okay, so maybe “create” isn’t the right word, this latest “really?” Google project, is more about research than actually building something.

…Make ‘Em Laugh

The best film ever may be a matter of opinion, but according to a recent research study, “Airplane,” is the funniest movie ever made. The research conducted by a film subscription, the study used a laughs-a-minute scale to judge the humor levels of each of the films shown. The victor came out with a score…

…Catch A Whiff

In the world of scientific studies, some things will always be true. Many will leave you asking, “Why?” Others will make you wonder where all this research money comes from. And no matter how crazy the study, there will always be another one to surpass it. On that note, I give you the current leader—the…