We’re offering a Second Links today without a First Links, but the numbering refers to the time of day the items appear, not the order.
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 Salon.com 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.