Austistic basketball player inspires us all

Here in Kentucky we love our basketball. Did you hear how I called it “our” basketball? Like we own it or something?

Well, I’ve been a fan since my earliest memories. The other thing I love is positive news stories. This one contains both.

Jason Mcelwain a young man who has autism. He’s also a basketball player. What he was able to do should inspire us all towards being better people.

I dare you to watch this video and not be moved. Basketball team manager? I think he’s a hero.

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Child battling cancer gets Wheaties cover

Daughter of a NFL player battling cancer gets Wheaties cover.
Daughter of a NFL player battling cancer, gets Wheaties cover.

Battling cancer is no joke. It’s good to see encouragement coming, especially to children, who’ve only just begun their journey.

The 5-year-old girl has faced ups and downs in her battle with pediatric cancer—always with a smile on her face. Still has shared all of Leah’s triumphs and setbacks on social media. Leah first captured our hearts last year when doctors diagnosed her with neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that usually affects children under 5 years old, giving her a 50-50 chance of survival.

I say, Wheaties should do this every month with a new child to root for!

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Does Science Argue For or Against God?

Very clear and easy to watch explanation that even though there are a vast number of planets in our universe, given the minimum 50 criteria needed to support life the number of candidates is only in the thousands.

At least, that’s by today’s current level of understanding.

Just remember, back in the 1960s, scientists told us alien life was almost a certainty.

So, does science argue for or against God? Seems pretty clear that, as long as, scientists check their agenda at the door, the facts show beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is a Creator.

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The Universe Is Mathematically Precise


The Universe Is Mathematically Precise

The precision of the universe destroys the theory that it’s all a big accident. There’s meaning here. Which means there’s meaning to life.

No honest person can look around and see the immense complexity of our universe, that balances on the edge of a razor, allowing for all of life on Earth, and then say it all came about through chance.

This video is just one more example.

For more, read Mathematics and the Physical Universe to see more examples.

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Are your favorite videogame characters on the list?

Collage of favorite videogame characters

The MightyMagikarp over at Game Informer has started an interesting series on videogame characters. Sure, we all have our favorites. Did yours make the list? Did MightyMagikarp rank yours too high or two low?

For now, we just have #30 through #21 of his favorite protagonists (big word for leading character) as he’s gonna milk this for clickshare but he does a nice job of it. These are characters with character.

Check for yourself!

» My Top 30 Favorite Gaming Protagonists (#30-21)

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YoungLife Event "Golf and Guns" on June 5th

Screen shot of the YoungLife GOLF & GUNS event page
Golf & Guns at Quail Chase Golf Club and Jefferson Gun Club

Just when you thought you’ve seen everything *boom* something new hits town.

This year, YoungLife is doing a Golf and Guns even that is calling out to all you marksmen/hackers. I’m talking to you Louisville!

From their site:

What: Unique event where teams of 2 compete together in a round of golf and a round of sporting clays. Scores from both events are combined for an overall winner.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY- BEGINNERS WELCOME!!!

So it’s a team competition huh? Sounds interesting! Learn more on their event page and tell your friends. You may not get a chance to do something like this ever again!

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