Wonder on the Web

Issue 39: Links to amazing stuff.

The Art Beneath Your Feet

While upgrading a sewer system in the ’90s, construction workers in the Israeli city of Lod unearthed part of this massive, 1,700-year-old Roman floor mosaic—now known to span nearly 180 square meters, with excavation still in progress. It’s hard to imagine investing this much money and effort in your living room flooring, but apparently it was worth it for whoever owned what must have been a very luxurious ...

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Issue 39 / January 7, 2016
  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 39: Your brain’s missing links, the scales of justice, and why seeing sin is such a relief. /

  2. Hallelujah, I’m a Miserable Sinner

    It’s only after we meet our Savior that we understand how much we need him. /

  3. Creation by Subtraction

    Be thankful you’ve lost much of your mind since your youth. /

  4. Why God Delights in the Metric System

    Fairness and justice were difficult before we looked to creation for our measurements. /

  5. Earth to Earth, Ashes to Ashes

    “Shall I devolve into dust bunnies?” /

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