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                                                              "Craft Root Beer" in Omaha
                                                                                                                                       By Michael Little
            Lovers of beer applaud the explosion of craft breweries in Omaha, and it is quite a phenomenon, one well in keeping with the history of a town once – before Prohibition - renowned for its breweries. Roughly a third of Omaha’s population is of German descent, and integral with that culture is a tradition of beer-making. But what about those who can’t, or won’t consume alcohol? Interestingly, alongside the seemingly endless varieties of beer, Omaha has “craft root beers. . . . .”Read More

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"Bell Angels" forming up for the Nativity.

                                                                                   An Angel Speaks

                                                                                      Glowing Sea Urchin Migrations and Donkey-eating Octocopters

                                                                                                                                                    By Michael Little

                Many of us share the dream of someday setting a world record. Some end up accomplishing it more or less by accident, intent on another goal entirely, while others are so desperate that they are willing to go to bizarre lengths to fulfill their ambition. Most fall between these two poles, aware that a feat such as the fastest snowboard descent down the northeast face of the Matterhorn is probably beyond their capabilities but wanting to do something not-so-stupid as “world’s largest ball of navel lint.” Enter the Live Nativity World Record, December 1st, 2014, in Provo, Utah. Devin Graham made a really good behind the scenes video of the Nativity but left out a few things. Speaking as one of the 1000+ angel extras who participated, I’d like to let you in on them. . . . Read more