Best Links of the Week
Google NGrams Viewer – charts book searches over time. Above is an example of a search for “inerrancy.” (HT: MQ)
This has to be one of the craziest stories I have ever read: after police did nothing a father in Germany castrates a 57 year old man who was having relations with his daughter… with a breadknife. The man is on trial for attempted murder, his only comment was, “I saw it as my duty as a father.”
Ron Paul to head up oversight committee of the Federal Reserve. Awesome.
Mark Dever gives some wonderful reflections on the life of the late Roger Nicole. Justin Taylor also has a nice writeup here.
Infographic of Facebook relationships. (HT: Scott B.)
Some interesting interactive demographic city maps from the NY Times.
Some good commentary from Paul Tripp on false Gospels.
Soft Drink Infographic map: “Coke”, “Soda”, or “Pop”
There have been mounds of interesting gems mined from the WikiLeaks embassy wires, one of them is some commentary on Cuba’s coming insolvency.
NPR’s top 50 albums of 2010. Either I am pathetic and out of touch or NPR’s listeners are all esoteric snobs (more than likely the former). I have only heard of maybe 5 of the artists on this list.
Really fascinating video behind the scenes of the Mars Hill video guys from pre-production to distribution. They have a pretty minimal set of gear (a Red, and a few 5Dm2s and 7Ds) and do a lot with it in terms of a coherent aesthetic that matches the message.
U.S. Navy test of railgun:
Some cool stop-motion: