Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Turtle and The Swimmer

ShareTweet The swimmer was a little sad. It was her last day on the magical island of Hawaii and this was her last swim in the warm surf before going back home. She had hoped for one last visit with … Continue reading

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Ancient Atomic Physics

ShareTweet It is said that we entered the atomic age with the explosion of the atomic bomb. But atomic theory was very developed in the ancient universities of India some two and a half thousand years ago. In fact a … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Healing Skulls

ShareTweet Indiana Jones’ latest adventure concerning a mystical crystal skull may be closer to the truth than any Hollywood scriptwriter dare imagine! Skulls such as these exist and though they might not sing out when handled by Harrison Ford they … Continue reading

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A Flock of Wheeling Birds

ShareTweet Have you ever watched a large flock of birds fly all as one mass? They whirl and turn together creating fascinating patterns and moving in amazing synchronicity. How do they manage to stay in such co-ordination? Scientific research has … Continue reading

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What Does Karma Mean?

ShareTweet The term “karma” is used a lot in everyday life. It is usually used as a synonym for the word “luck” or “fortune” as in “The meteorite hit her because she had bad karma”. This concept of karma holds … Continue reading

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Dolphins Don’t Use Hands

ShareTweet If we wanted a fish dinner we would have to use a net or a line. This would probably seem quite primitive to a dolphin. Dolphins can create a sonic wave that stuns fish like a killer ray. They … Continue reading

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Almost Playoff Time

ShareTweet As Week 15 of the NFL schedule commences, the playoff picture is normally rounded out. The powers that be in the league office are dancing with Holiday glee as more than half of the 30 teams have legit shots … Continue reading

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The Space Between

ShareTweet Look at a wall or chair. They look and feel solid and in our imagination they seem dense and impenetrable. But in reality that wall or chair is almost nothing but empty space- a space defined by tiny circling … Continue reading

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The Great Meddler

ShareTweet If a culture can be judged by how it treats its less fortunate members then Henry Bergh was indeed a great man. Only days after the New York state legislature passed laws governing animal cruelty in 1866, Bergh founded … Continue reading

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Earth Houses

ShareTweet There is nothing new under the sun and it seems that is even true with building technology. New “earth houses” are being made that reflect designs that are thousands of years old and make use of basic physics in … Continue reading

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