The People Walker doesn’t need a leash

February 14, 2017 Chuck McCarthy was looking to make some extra cash. He thought about walking dogs, but “Who wants to do that?” So, he went down the only other logical path and decided to walk people. He walks humans for $7 a mile around the streets and park near his home, pioneering an alternative to dog walking Read More…

Keeping your Valentine’s Day rose looking fresh

February 14, 2017 Happy Valentine’s Day, Aleteia readers! We hope that your day is full of adorable romantic gestures and, of course, flowers. To keep them looking nice, we have a few tips for you: Cut stems on the diagonal. This classic trick is a must before arranging blooms. By cutting the stems diagonally, you increase the surface Read More…

One man devotes 53 years to building a Cathedral by hand

February 10, 2017 There is a man in Spain who has dedicated the last 53 years to building a cathedral. He uses any materials he can get his hands on which gives his project a unique and beautiful look. Since 1963, a man named Justo Gallego has dedicated his life to building a cathedral on the outskirts of Read More…

Poll: Do you find the annual Catholic appeal “crass and tacky”?

February 9, 2017 Katrina Fernandez answered a letter about the annual Catholic appeal. The writer thought that being asked to donate every year was “crass and tacky”. Katrina responded: I typically go to Mass two or three times a week so it’s fair to say I probably hear, at the very minimum, around 104 homilies a year. Of Read More…

Compelling argument made for eating an orange in the shower

February 9, 2017 We’ve never heard of it or thought of it before, but this article from Men’s Health is so well written and fun to read that we are going to try it tomorrow. First consider the orange. No reasonable person can come up with a reason not to eat an orange. Merely consumed at the table, Read More…

Generous teen has raised $55K since kindergarten

February 8, 2017 London Robertson is just a young girl in middle-school, but she has already made a difference in so many lives. You see, London likes to raise money for the American Heart Association: “London has raised a research grant before,” said Heather Johnson with the American Heart Association. The unassuming, shy 13-year-old has raised over $55,000 Read More…

Poll: Are you afraid of the Doomsday Clock?

February 8, 2017 Today, Spencer Klavan writes in on the Doomsday Clock and what it means for America and the world: On the face of it this flatly contradicts Jesus’ insistence that “no man, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father” knows when the world will end (Matthew 24:36). Not one gospel Read More…

3D printed organs are a medical student’s dream come true

February 7, 2017 OK, so when we saw the headline we hoped they were going to be functional, but they do bleed if cut. The realistic qualities are really impressive, but we are confident that the practical uses for medical education will allow students to advance much quicker. While they won’t be implanted into any living body, these Read More…
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