Stuff My Sisters Will Like

To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

The Most-Read Thing I’ve Ever Written July 25, 2015

Filed under: Catholicism,Neat,Religion,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

In case you missed it, here are “My Five Most Common Bits of Advice in Confession.” It went somewhat-viral on last week. (Perhaps these five just became my life’s all-time most common bits of advice.)

 

This Article is Cooler in the U.S. July 24, 2015

Filed under: Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Americans’ Air Conditioning Habit Is Eco-Friendly
or “Why Europeans Don’t Understand Our Love of Air-Conditioning.”

 

Tricky Logic Questions July 23, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Will a cheap bat & ball, a fleet of gadget-making machines, or a pond of invasive lily pads trip you up?

 

That Catholic Gamer Dude July 22, 2015

Filed under: Catholicism,Funny,Neat,Religion,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Critiquing Computer Game Design with a Catholic Moral Eye

Morality Systems in Games
(Or, “What’s Bad About Being Good or Bad“)

The Problem(s) of Morality in Video Games
(Or, “Player Freedom vs. Good Narratives“)

Review: Wolfenstein The New Order
(Or, “When it’s Wrong to Fight the Nazis“)

 

The Magnus Effect July 21, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Science,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

The side of the ball spinning with the fall has wind resistance least of all. And the effect is pretty cool.

 

“All Aboard!” July 20, 2015

Filed under: Economics,Neat,Science,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

With neat graphics, Mythbusters research, and an “Everything’s amazing…” ending, you’ll quickly get on board with this video.
As for your next flight… well, we’ll see.

 

The Andalusian Cadence July 19, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Songs,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

What do the songs “Hit the Road Jack”, “(So) Happy Together”, and “Smooth Criminal” all have in common? The note progression A, G, F, E — reportedly the world’s most used musical sequence. As you might guess, there are many examples.

 

 
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