They may not necessarily qualify as miracles in terms of meeting the requirements for sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church, but I think that experiencing phenomenon that cannot be explained by current science is a fairly common, trivial occurrence.
To me, this Tumblr blog pretty much invalidates the argument that a quasi-European-medieval fantasy world cannot have people-of-color in it because it would be "unrealistic": People of Color in European Art History http://medievalpoc.tumblr.com
Even to this day, the idea of driving west of L.A. seems novel to me. Particularly since CalTrans (or perhaps the Federal Highway Administration) foments this illusion by labeling the westbound Ventura Freeway as 101 North.
These are the geographic regional delineations (east-central-west) I have established in my brain, though the boundary lines are actually more like broad fuzzy transitional bands. But in NO case are Wisconsin, Illinois, etc. part of "the west." #LettheSubjectiveDebatingBegin
So, because my dad seems to be a big believer in Inbox Zero and no longer has the welcome e-mail from his EMR vendor, in order to prove that he has an EMR, an insurance company wants him to (1) take a screen shot of the log-in screen of his EMR (2) paste the screen shot into a Word document and e-mail it to the insurance company. Hahahahahahaha!!!
Dude. The National Reconnaisance Office just launched the spy satellite NROL-39, and the mission logo is an octopus entangling the whole world, with the motto: "Nothing is beyond our reach" http://www.nro.gov/news...
Heh, this DS9 episode is a hilarious example of (1) why you should never give a computer power over life and death without a manual override and (2) why you should always do a clean install of a new OS and not just upgrade in place.
I have to admit, my most favorite Star Trek series of all is DS9. Sisko is my favorite commander. There's complex politics, callbacks to lore established in TNG and TOS, enigmatic main characters. It's SF TV bliss.