Ever wondered what happens when a fire is created in space? Thankfully, this amazing Vine uploaded by astronaut Reid Wiseman, who is currently aboard the International Space Station, shows us what it really looks like.
The flame you see is sparked using a small drop of heptanes or ethanol, and it burns for about 20 seconds before disappearing into the space abyss. Watching this occur right in front of your face is simply mind-blowing.
One of the biggest threats that an astronaut has to face in space is an open flame. These Vines, which are part of a NASA experiment, are being used to help figure out ways to put out a fire in space. more >>
Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina will send off thousands of volunteers to help communities in different cities throughout the United States and Canada next week in an effort to outwardly demonstrate God's love through large-scale servitude.
Led by senior pastor Steven Furtick and wife, Holly, LOVE Week is expected to be the biggest event the church has seen since kicking off the initiative five years ago.
"I'm grateful to lead and be a part of a church where we don't stop at just hearing God's word, we get out there and do something about it," said Holly in a blog post. "We believe you're never more like Jesus than when you're serving, so later this month we will give our time and talents to spend 9 days serving with 107 organizations in over 900 events." more >>
This couple were married in front of 300 friends and family at a secluded 130-acre estate on Kauai's north shore. This was right near the town Bethany had grown up in. The wedding party consisted of 13 bridesmaids and 8 groomsmen, who were all be barefoot for the ceremony. The happy couple had wrote and said their own vows, which are very inspiring. When listening to them it may bring tears of joy to your eyes.
"Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things." - 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Below is a beautiful video showing the highlights from Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirk's wedding ceremony. It's is set up much like a fairy tale wedding that we all dreamt of as kids. more >>
Jessy Lopes, a 26-year-old Rhode Island rapper popularly known as J2 NYCE who is currently battling cancer, broke down in desperation during one of his chemotherapy sessions Thursday, declaring "I want out." He was quickly lifted from his dark place with prayers of support from friends and well-wishers.
In a video posted to his Facebook page Thursday, Lopes declared to his friends and fans in frustration, "I don't want to do it no more."
"Yo, shout out to everybody that is fighting cancer man. This chemotherapy is not the sh**. Man I swear to God. You walk in this building you start feeling sick instantly. I don't want to do it no more. I really don't want to do it no more," he lamented. more >>
Friendly elephant seal introduces herself by cuddling up next to a tourist in South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean. These elephant seals are not native to the island. But, they do visit the island quite often as a resting place with other animals.
"Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast, but the mercy of the wicked is cruel." –Proverbs 12:10more >>
Wearing a 49ers jersey to the Seahawks stadium was like going into the lions' den. Because of who I represented by wearing those colors, I faced jeers and cheers, love and hate, hugs and tossed mugs of beer, acceptance and rejection, affirmation and confrontation.
It was a NFL playoff game with a Super Bowl appearance in the balance, but my jersey taught me a lesson about "fandamonium"and the "brand" I represent. I'm hoping you will take a seat in the classroom as well.
The recent World Cup brought the world together, but make no mistake – every individual drew a line at their international border, marking their identity and proudly telegraphing how they would spend energy and express their loyalty. more >>