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Friday Roundup

submitted February 14, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1>Friday Roundup</h1>

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit from CBS New York
Assuming you’re tuning in to Sochi this week, you probably find yourself asking a few questions:  What’s the deal with luge relay? How does turning figure skating into a team event make it any more bearable? And what — given how poorly constructed and behind schedule they’ve been — are these Olympic venues going to look like in ten years?

Absalom Jones’ vibrancy lives on at St. Thomas, Philadelphia from Episcopal News Service
Feb. 13 may be the church calendar’s official recognition of the life and ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones, but for Mary Sewell Smith and others at the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, every day is founder’s day.

Use the Concierge Model for Excellent Hospitality in Your Women’s Ministry from Resurgence
Want your women’s ministry to feel welcoming and hospitable? Use a model adapted from the hotel concierge system.

Watch a Goldfish Drive Itself Around in a Motion-Tracking Buggy from Wired
If you’re the type of person that feels bad about keeping your dog inside all day, consider the plight of the common goldfish. Tiny tank. Terrible memory. Same thing for every meal. For most of your average goldfish’s life there’s not a diversion in sight, and even if there was, he wouldn’t have any way of checking it out. It’s not like his fish tank is on wheels.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!