Articles tagged with science
I'd Love To Be A Cosmic Photographer
Hello all, I just had to write about this, #science & the solar system & such have always intrigued me. Earlier, I learned via the internet that the dwarf planet Pluto has ice volcanoes. As a #photographer, that got my mind really going quite a bi
NYT 2015 Obituaries
Live in Austin, Texas and our primary local newspaper is the Austin American-Statesman. Occasionally however, my son brings home a copy of the Sunday #NewYorkTimes . In this particular edition (Oct 2015), two notable persons dominated the #obituaries . &d
Eating beef in India
This world is a very strange place. On one hand, we read stories of amazing feats, inspirational people and progress and development in fields of #science and technology that makes us wonder about the capabilities of human beings. On the other hand, almo
Fixing History's Mysteries
Unsolved mysteries finally solved. Link below is to a interesting article. The list is dated 2013. Love it when an unsolved mystery finally clears the air and removes a dark stain from a person's character or even the reputation of a nation of people
Angels or Aliens?
Have always wondered what life was like in #Bible times. Mainly because of the #miracles that were described. Would love to have been an eye-witness to such events. Also because it would have been awesome to have an encounter with an #angel . You see I hav
Easy Intro to the 4 Elements: Awesome Foresight of the Ancients
In ancient times, before the advent of microscopes and modern atomic theory, philosophers attempted to describe the nature of human life and the world around us. The Ionian philosopher and herbalist Empedocles developed a theory of four “Roots,&rdquo
Teaching the World to Lament and Repent
No longer suscribe to cable or satellite TV and don't often tune in to the telly in the mornings. But my significant other happened to be watching CBS This Morning and there was an interesting segment titled “CBS CHANGING TUNES”. It began with
All set for tomorrow's review
Even if I wanted to sleep because it is already 10:39pm here in my country, I cannot sleep yet. I already finished my Powerpoint presentation for my tutorial for tomorrow's Licensure Examination for Teachers review. Their exam will be on September 27, 20
Science Fiction Short Story Review: "There is a Reaper" by Charles V. De Vet
This is another in the series of “It Came from the Pulps!” where I review science fiction short stories that were originally published in the pulp magazines of mid-20th century. Many of these have become available in electronic form as free dow
As Much as The Job Would Be Interesting, I Don't Think I Could Be A Criminal Profiler
I had a friend who was killed by a serial killer on December 31, 1999. Her killer was caught and eventually put down like the swine he was. I have had an interest in law enforcement and police procedurals for years, but it grew even stronger after that.
My life is in danger!
Bury an orange and a banana peel, a paper, a plastic plate, a tin can, a polythene bag and a piece of bread in soil to see if they decompose or not. Add sugar, talc, chalk, oil and salt to water and see if they dissolve. Mix lemon juice/vinegar with #ba
HIV and AIDS - Treatment and Cure
Science is a beautiful. Medical science is miraculous. Back in 2012, found an article published via ScienceDaily.com that gave me hope. “Closer to a cure? Chemists synthesize compound that flushes out latent HIV” Disclaimer: The purp
Happy Tree Tuesday!
It's Tree Tuesday. YAY!! Something they do on Google Plus. Don't know if you have a profile or page on G+, however, if you do, let me know. Maybe we can hook up. Let's not get off track. Trees are the reason earth is the best and ONLY planet for huma
Edward Science Building
John Abbott College is an English speaking college in Montreal's West Island that offers a full range of pre-university and professional programs. It was established in 1971 on the Macdonald College campus of McGill University. In recent years John Abbott
Sometimes "Honesty is the best Policy" Does not Work
Oh well this time being #honest is bad for me. Didn't turn out well. Haha I just found out that having an #extension #phone I am paying for it at 114 pesos so I wondered why I have been paying over 500 pesos without any #long #distance. So now I will have
Need Your Good Wishes Friends...
These are times of just started winter in this part of the world. It is a mixed kind of weather and the land seems to be covered layer of greenery, but the #nature is at its best. There is one problem also, because of unstable temperatures this is also th
I Am My Brother's Keeper
I am but one person, but I can reach out to many. I have the ability and the interest to do what is within my power and abilities to aid other human beings. I do this as an individual in both the virtual and non-virtual worlds. I do this as a writer, in wh
Do You Believe in Premonitions?
When I was a child I recall swinging on my swing one sunny, hot, summer's day. I was trying to see if my feet would touch the clouds. I was focused on trying to get the swing to go higher when all of a sudden a scene flashed before my eyes. A blue car was
Did Universe 25 Predict The Current Problems of Humanity?
John B. Calhoun did many population experiments that suggest that nature allows a species to exist but if that species does "too well" there seems to be some sort of built in mechanism to stop it from becoming too much of a burden on the planet, effectivel
In Response to an Unfair, Cruel and Painful Question (Trigger Warning for Sexual Assault Victims)
#COMMENTARY | First, let me say I am sorry for even needing to #touch upon this #subject and, in so doing, reminding any victims of sexual assault of their pain. I am so, so sorry. I wish these thoughtless, hurtful people would stop trying to elicit pain i