BBC News – Time zones: About time

April 7th, 2011 by John No comments »

 

 

An interesting look at how time zones work, by the BBC: BBC News – Time zones: About time. Covers time around the world, including Antarctica, and even in space (at the International Space Station). Wonder why Indiana’s different? Or why China only has one time zone? These and lots of other questions are covered in this clever app. Take it for a spin…

Memory verse #1: Deut 7:9

March 19th, 2011 by John No comments »

The Oldest Valentine?

February 14th, 2011 by John No comments »

Source: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/.a/6a00d8341c464853ef0147e24c9aaa970b-piIs this letter from Margery Brews to John Paston (dated February 1477) the earliest example of a Valentine? Read the story on the British Library “Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Blog”: The Oldest Valentine? – Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts.