The Germans even blew up the library of the Catholic University of Louvain when they invaded Belgium in 1914. This Rorate Caeli post recalls the invasion and subsequent destruction and massacres, connecting it all with the death of Pope St. Pius X.
Science Dump tells an amazing technology-to-the-rescue story involving a concert violinist, a tremor, some electrodes, and an accelerometer. Oh, and some scary brain surgery. Watch the video here.
Nope. They're not just for sippin' moonshine. This New York Times piece details the history of the Mason jar and details the various ways that millenials are repurposing it.