Links That Illustrate: December 10, 2012
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Links that Illustrate represent the best "preachable" stories that the web has to offer, served up fresh and ready for you to help yourself. How would you preach these news items?
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The world's oldest person has died. No matter our longevity, we all share mortality.
Alaska's native Inupiat people are caught between two sets of competing values: oil money and their way of life. How can a community determine what is most important to them?
In the middle of Superstorm Sandy, a captain's choice between his ship and his crew's safety. A tragic case study in decision making.
A lesson in context … and getting your message wrong: "Misinformed Vandal Strikes Cape Coral Water Plant."
We know that "rain waters the earth." This Oregon engineer figured out just how much … in one valley. Puts things in perspective.
Our perceptions do not necessarily equal reality: "WGN … reports fake plane crash as real and turns mistake into epic fun."
Preaching about money? Here's a visualization of Bill Gates' earnings that will drop jaws.
Sometimes, what we think is nourishment is actually killing us: "Modern wheat a perfect, chronic poison." How does this apply to spiritual food?
The human will to live puts "first world problems" in their place: Adventure Journal's "World's Toughest Survivors."