• Can 40,000 Elephants Save Civilization As We Know It?

    by  • 05/11/2013 • 0 Comments

    Well, the inevitable has happened.  We reached 400 ppm. atmospheric CO2 concentration today, a level not seen in millions of years.  As a marker of the helplessness of humans against the massed forces of… er… humans, this graph is sad.  Not even a hint of slowing its rate to reflect increasing consciousness of what...

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    Party like it’s 1700

    by  • 12/26/2016 • 1 Comment

    At a time like this, approaching Christmas while facing an unexpected age of Trump, it’s natural to reflect again on the wonders of our land. Some call the USA a Christian country, but how is it possible for the Prince of Peace to blend so seamlessly with fascination for firearms? Some out there will...

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    Here come the Judge

    by  • 01/04/2015 • 0 Comments

    If you are a human interested in investigating your self, you may have realized that your high-powered brain is really good… and really quick… at a particular activity most don’t readily acknowledge: JUDGEMENTS I used to hear all the time that we only use 10% of our brain.  I wouldn’t be surprised if most...

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    Seventeen and Playing Music Loud

    by  • 06/27/2013 • 2 Comments

    It’s the year of the cicada!  Yes, all over the Northeast of the US we’ve been experiencing that most amazing insect alarm clock:  the buzz of (and this is their real scientific name) MAGICICADA. How do they do it?  Can an insect larva really count to seventeen?  Seventeen YEARS, and they all get it...

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    I’m a blogger!

    by  • 04/24/2013 • 2 Comments

    Hello.  My name is Werner and I won’t tell you my last name because you’ll probably get it backwards.  Oh, okay… it’s John.  Werner John, that’s my name.  If you can remember it that way from the start, congratulations!  For most people it takes awhile to sink in. Anyway, that’s just my name.  Who...

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