Elsewhere in week 25

With a couple of days off this week, we stayed at the hotel at Lake of Menteith. Location, location, location (and excellent food).

Deb and her sister Maria are cooking a meal from every country playing in the World Cup this month. That's great news for me; the great news for you is that Deb is blogging about it. Our highlight so far: Honduran Baleadas.

How can you keep yourself and your toddler sane on a plane? Katie Gregory reports on her research.

The idea that humanity keeps getting better is pulled apart by John Gray.

Matthew Hosier considers the influence of culture on Christianity.

If you've ever wanted to read the Bible but felt overwhelmed by its size, Phil Moore has given you some help: The Bible In 100 Pages.