What they found out about the social life of the Indonesian octopus Abdopus aculeatus is the stuff of daytime television: jealousy, brawls, betrayal, sneaking around behind one another's backs if they had backs, that is and, a soap-opera favorite, the open-ended question of paternity.The researchers discovered that males of this species are picky, preferentially bestowing their conjugal attentions on large females, and will guard a single female for up to 10 days (or more), mating with her frequently and fighting off other beaus that come calling sometimes while still engaged in mating!Over the years the message of Pitch has not changed though the medium has.There are also sports tournaments, workshops (on such things as the Da Vinci Code, scientific analyses of creation and evolution, dating, self-esteem, evangelism, etc.), video game tournaments, and an annual battle of the bands (in which the winner is awarded recording time in a studio).
As one of the largest gatherings of youth in Ontario, Canada, it draws crowds of over 2,000 youth.
Once a fortified palace that was the home to the kings of France, the Louvre can boast an extraordinary historical evolution dating back to the 12th Century and an extensive collection of the finest artwork.
The Musée du Louvre is one of the most visited museums in the world and houses a team of museum professionals, experts in welcoming and attracting local and international visitors.
The central program of the weekend are the general sessions.
Highlighted by a featured band and a speaker, these sessions are intended to provide an atmosphere in which the Gospel is communicated in relevant and contemporary ways.