Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ may be prettier in Ukrainian

February 23, 2017 We all know the classic Hallelujah, but we’ve never heard it like this. Not only is the background vocal arrangement emotionally satisfying, but the melody set to another language really gives you a sense of that mysterious beauty which the song is about. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Beagle sings the blues

February 22, 2017 This was too adorable! Apparently that’s the way to wake up a household. His voice is great but he’s got to work on his fingering… It’s a bit sad that I would rather watch this video on loop than listen to what’s on the radio these days.

Catch and release: painted rocks spread joy

February 21, 2017 There is a new game that has people walking around, but rather than using “enhanced reality,” this game enhances reality. In several states people have been finding rocks painted with hearts or other lovely images and sentiments. On the back of each rock is a note that says: “Find us on Facebook. Northeast Ohio Rocks! Read More…

3D printing-guided surgery puts boy’s heart in the right place

February 21, 2017 Ethan Bradley was born with a rare defect that grew his heart backwards and on the wrong side of his body. He spent a first 9 years of his life going on doctor visits and having surgeries to help him live with this problem, but now, with the help of 3D printing doctors have successfully Read More…

Poll: Were you ever caught doing something you shouldn’t?

February 20, 2017 Today, Tom Hoopes writes in sharing a memory of his grade-school days: I pushed the button on the water fountain, just as I had every morning, and pushed it slightly to the side. When I took my hand away it kept running. I ran too. Until a hand grabbed me. An adult hand. I was Read More…

BrewDog offers employees paid leave for new puppies

February 17, 2017 Some companies just know how to treat their employees. The owners of BrewDog are dog lovers who want to encourage their employees to rescue dogs with paid leave: A newborn puppy can be a full-time job, that’s why beer maker BrewDog — a Scottish brewery set to open up an Ohio location later this year Read More…

Whoopi Goldberg trumps mean girls at fashion week

February 16, 2017 When Tiffany Trump was ostracized at the Philip Plein fashion show, Whoopi Goldberg took great offense. Absolutely flabbergasted that people are bringing their politics to the runway, she did what viewers may not have expected. She went to bat on behalf of a young woman being treated shabbily, and showed kindness, commonsense and what we Read More…

Poll: Is there such a thing as too much confession?

February 16, 2017 Katrina Fernandez fielded a question about how frequently one should visit the confessional. Her response, as always, was wise beyond her years: I often tell people struggling with a particular sin to find a regular confessor and look into professional guidance from a Spiritual Director. You can do a couple things here. One option would Read More…

Mystery student brings enough valentines for everyone, 1,300!

February 15, 2017 Students of Troy High School, in Ohio, received a wonderful Valentine’s day surprise yesterday when each student found an origami heart stuck on their locker. The truly impressive part is that all of these hand crafted gifts were made by one anonymous student. Weaver saw the student, along with a handful of helpers, after school Read More…
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