Noteworthy: 2017 – Week 28

Clippings from articles that I found noteworthy this past week:

Thompson wins London 100m in trainers. Video of race below.  – full article.

Finally, There Is a $17,000 Fidget Spinner for the Discerning Fidget Spinner Aficionado. – full article.

Marco Rubio Hits Back after Politico Article Criticizes Him for Tweeting Bible Verses.  – full article.

Facebook’ Gated Boomtown Aims To Protect Wealthy Employees From Left’s Housing Policies. Facebook is building an exclusive company town for its employees, but it’s just responding to the incentives and obstacles local governments have created. – full article.

Tanzania and Uganda on fire with 117,000 baptisms. A major evangelistic thrust in Tanzania and Uganda has resulted in 117,000 baptisms, dramatically expanding a Seventh-day Adventist initiative to proclaim Jesus’ soon coming through Total Member Involvement evangelism.  – full article.

Will Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson actually run for president? ‘It’s a real possibility.’ It started off as a joke, then it became more serious. Now Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson says running for president in 2020 is “a real possibility.” – full article.

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” Loses Most-Watched YouTube Video Title. Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, has taken over. – full article.

Amazon Prime Day: Consumers Win, Investors Really Win. The company’s “Black Friday in July” may seem like just another sale event, but it holds strategic importance and is a key driver of future growth.  – full article.

How Beyoncé’s Virgin Mary imagery challenges racist, religious and sexual stereotypes. Her re-appropriation of Virgin Mary iconography offers a biting critique.  – full article.

First object teleported to Earth’s orbit. Chinese researchers have teleported a photon from the Gobi desert to a satellite orbiting five hundred kilometers above the earth. – full article.

Oakwood University Choir Wins Choir of the World Title.  – full article.


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