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by simplicio
Comment Count 202 comments on Thu Sep 28, 2006 at 07:18 AM PDT with 268 Recommends
by Patriot for Al Gore
Comment Count 169 comments on Thu Mar 16, 2006 at 05:58 AM PST with 214 Recommends
NASA has released two of the highest-resolution images ever obtained of the entire Earth, far exceeding the famous Blue Marble photograph taken from Apollo 17. I compare all three below - the Blue ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 76 comments on Fri Feb 03, 2012 at 01:05 PM PST with 197 Recommends
I've been away from my home for three weeks. I was in New Hampshire helping the Edwards campaign, then I went to Michigan for Christmas, then I was in Iowa for the caucus. It was a lot of fun, and a ...
by be inspired
Comment Count 202 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2008 at 06:34 AM PST with 172 Recommends
Ever since the Apollo program, the predominant theory of Lunar formation is that, shortly after the solar system formed, a planet which we call Theia collided with the Earth, and the debris ejected ...
by Bobs Telecaster
Comment Count 107 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 05:32 PM PDT with 159 Recommends
My diaries are often dark and foreboding, mapping the elements of impending ecosystem and economic collapse, in the hope that they can help inform the prioritization of policy attitudes within the ...
by mwmwm
Comment Count 143 comments on Sun Apr 25, 2010 at 07:09 AM PDT with 152 Recommends
In my delivery van, I drive past the same spot four times a day. Here, the road crosses a sluggish stream. In the spring, snapping turtles climb up to the gravel shoulder of the road. They do not ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 04:09 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
So a few weeks ago, there in my neighborhood I got to watch a house literally torn asunder with an excavator. It was a pretty crazy event to watch from my front window. A company named Indiana ...
by idbecrazyif
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Jun 08, 2014 at 10:56 PM PDT with 134 Recommends
Do you know a fanatically religious person? An alcoholic? A rabid nationalist (sometimes erroneously called a patriot)? A person with an addiction of any type? Do you yourself fit in one of ...
by Nancy Meyer
Comment Count 147 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 06:33 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
Cold mornings open on iron ground. Thin, dry grass, sparse as hair on an old man's head, clings in bitter struggle. Refrozen, rancid winter kills laid bare to punctures and flaying scavengers. ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 07:27 PM PST with 95 Recommends
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) observes and images the sun at ten different wavelengths. On January 22, this image was released in an article describing those wavelengths and what they tell ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 08:10 AM PST with 94 Recommends
The Sun is a very busy place. Click on the image for the current much larger view. Region 1429 in the upper right was ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 91 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
There are several excellent sources of images and information about efforts to learn more of the realm beyond Earth reaching out into space. There are also important efforts to look inward toward ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 89 Recommends
Under Sara's Fingernail In a box from Portland across half a continent care of Sara and Ann, of hands and souls carrying hope, good, and true from strange friends, friendly strangers, opened with ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 09:08 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
In the next few parts of our journey through the solar system, we examine our world through the eyes of a stranger, seeing past the assumptions that blind us to the awesome complexity around us.
by Troubadour
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 08:25 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
With each passing minute, the list of things I don't know about science gets longer. This is what I know: We all must eat. The world's food supply is dependent on pollination. Pollination is ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 09:31 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Many people each day visit the venerable APoD web site for a beautiful image and story. APoD stands for Astronomy Picture of the Day . A look at ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 09:00 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
The Transit of Venus is still a week away. But, it is good to prepare ahead of time. If you miss this transit, you will have to wait until 2117 to see the next one. That's not likely. There will ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 185 comments on Thu Oct 12, 2006 at 10:40 PM PDT with 77 Recommends
For months, the frustration surrounding the Governor's pro-fracking stance has been simmering among fractivists and democratic party delegates alike. We have done literally everything within our ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 76 Recommends