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After running a stop sign, an teenager led police in a one-mile chase, in a horse and buggy . The Amish seventeen-year-old rolled the buggy while turning into a drive way and then fled on foot.

Perhaps moving even more slowly, a British woman has set the record for the longest time — almost 29 hours — swimming across the English channel, which is an impressive physical feat.

We can now see the the biggest and best picture of the night sky ever made, called a “terapixel” sky map.

From Harper’s archive: Dorothy Thompson’s Who Goes Nazi? , a character analysis with some continuing relevance of “the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers.”

A Grove City College professor writes on the lefty website about a megachurch that invited pro-gay protesters in to talk .

The Anglican minister who gave communion to a dog (a “dog wafer gaffe” as the newspaper put it)  has apologized , but insisted that “Jesus is a positive person,” which seems to mean she thinks He would have done so too.

Russia institutes a new holiday marking the country’s conversion to Christianity., though it is the kind of holiday on which you have to work.

Thanks to Patrick Kosarski and The Anchoress for links.

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