Science

From the Atomic level through to Outer space. What makes our World and Universe tic. And a little other-dimensional musings to boot

On the evening of Friday, November 16, 2018, the fire department in the small Alberta community of Airdrie were dispatched on a rescue call that quickly became a recovery. Though it isn’t officially winter, it is not uncommon for snow and ice to cover ponds and runoff reservoirs during autumn. Someone, without considering hazards incident…

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September, 1963, an adorable 5 year old girl went to school for the first time. Eunna Walker, the teacher of this fresh grade one class was exited, there was a gifted student in her new class who tested 135 on the IQ test, and Eunna was going to help that little girl “realize her potential”.…

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“And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying, Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather straw for themselves. And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon them; ye shall not…

Read More Making Bricks Without Straw

I would like to take this opportunity to thank former vice president Al Gore for his efforts to bring the subject of “Global Warming” to the forefront of our collective consciousness. Living in the area of Calgary Alberta Canada, and working as a truck driver, I have the opportunity to witness firsthand the effects of…

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In January 1692, 9-year-old Elizabeth (Betty) Parris and 11-year-old Abigail Williams (the daughter and niece of Samuel Parris, minister of Salem Village) began having fits, including violent contortions and uncontrollable outbursts of screaming. After a local doctor, William Griggs, diagnosed bewitchment, other young girls in the community began to exhibit similar symptoms, In total, some…

Read More The Makings of a Witch Hunt

I recently received an Email on how to reduce my Bounce rate. Many bloggers are concerned over quantity verses quality, but my purpose is to educate persons ready and willing to learn. We are all familiar I’m sure of the saying: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”  That I am not producing…

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The world is changed. When I was youth, science fiction was all the rage. Spaceships, Ray guns, transporters, communicators and tri-corders, to name a few, were introduced as technologies of the future. Today, with the exception of transporters, every one of these “New Technologies” have come to be in some form or another. In my…

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Can Arthritis be Beaten? I’d like to think so, let me tell you my story: In 1998 I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in both hands and both feet. At the time I was thirty-nine years old and didn’t believe I was susceptible. Much to my chagrin, psoriasis, which I have in abundance, has a…

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I would like to apologize to you my readers for not having regularly posted recently. There have been several issues that required attention, most notably the necessity of getting a new computer, software and printer as these tools died and became unserviceable within five days of each other. I had forgotten how much time was…

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