Things to Check Out - 8.8.07
- Give a cold one to a stranger.
- From the Obvious Department: Seven in 10 Protestants ages 18 to 30 — both evangelical and mainline — who went to church regularly in high school said they quit attending by age 23.
- This about sums up the looming employment and organization crisis in the nonprofit world:
The number of nonprofits is expected to rise in the coming decades, just as the boomer generation, which leads them, starts to retire. And debt-wracked college graduates aren't eager to take their place.
- Chances are, your donations aren't exactly helping poor people.
- Once the evangelicals get involved, you better watch out! (In a good way, of course.)
- The Freakonomics blog has moved - to The New York Times. Good for those guys.
- Speaking of, The New York Times is ditching Times Select, their subscription service they used to hold Thomas Friedman's brilliance hostage (until I found out that anyone with a .edu email address could get it for free).
- Jeff's been biking to work for 5 days now (in Phoenix in August, no less), and his stories are good and his information is detailed.
- Here's how you can get rid of your materialism.
- The bridge collapse in Minnesota proves why municipal wi-fi is needed everywhere.
- Before you know it, the penny could be gone.
- And, again, Chris Wage knows what he's doing.