Happy weekend, friends! Here are the best things I came across on the internet this week:
This app from Josh’s missionary buddy Gret is such a great idea.. and I believe him when he says it’s going to change the world. This video explains the app better than I could, but it’s basically a donating app that helps people give money to charities or missionaries, and it helps charities/missionaries keep their donors updated on how the money helped. Check it out!
This one hit my introverted soul a little close to home, and I’ve been thinking about social situations differently since I read it: Am I Introverted Or Just Rude?
Can’t say I’m surprised to read that stress can override the benefits of healthy eating. Just another reason to make rest & relaxation a priority.
I find it hard to believe that Tennessee uses the racing horse emoji more than any other state. What about KY? They’re known for their big horse race! Maybe it’s because of Tennessee walking horses? I don’t know. Regardless, this interactive map is really fun: The United States of Emoji
How Our Make-Believe Relationships with Celebrities Shape Our Social Lives. “There are striking resemblances between parasocial relationships and the real life relationships we have with our siblings, best friends, coworkers, and romantic partners. Even though a celebrity or television character may not reciprocate your feelings, you experience the same emotional and psychological ups and downs in a parasocial relationship as you do in real life social relationships..”
What’s the best/most interesting thing you came across online this week?