Last but not least, if you are a shop-happy geek like myself, you are probably already aware of this site, but if not, you should know about teefury.com, which has a different geeky T-shirt every day for $11. If you see one you like, you have to act fast! But there are so many awesome designs, including today's, which features a quote from Vasquez in "Aliens." :)
Genesis chapter eleven records a story of the people of the ancient world electing to come together and build a tower tall enough to reach the heavens. For reasons undisclosed to us mortals, God, having observed this concerted effort, which was apparently destined to succeed, scrambles communication between his peoples. "If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this," he says, "then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other" (New International Version, Gen. 11:6). The engineer could not understand the architect. The brick layer could not understand the engineer. It was the last time all of humanity worked together in perfect cooperation. It was the last time all of humanity spoke a common language.
In the story of the Tower of Babel, a universal language was clearly the key that could unlock unlimited progress, discovery, and achievement.…
Comics Alliance calls it "The story Disney should have been telling for the past 20 years," and while I believe Disney plays its part in a healthy mix of fairy tales for children, every little girl (and boy, for that matter) should read a comic like "Princeless." "Princeless," from Action Lab Entertainment, introduces us to Adrienne, a princess who is not interested in waiting around in her tower to be rescued. A prince even shows up at one point to do just that, and she turns him away, saying, "Don't let the dragon hit you on the way out." Love it.