Went Democrat since 6th grade. Science background with MA in Biology (molecular- DNA 'n' all that stuff). Working in big, bad pharma since the 80s. Married with one small (okay, not so small anymore) child.
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- So, yesterday I went out to my land and did some touchups on my crate. Then having another hour or two of light, I decided to do some long-overdue repairs on my windbreak. Mist - 400-500 µg/m³ at ...125 comments 301 Recs
- There's not many places in the world that you can watch the northern lights dancing over you through a haze of sulfur dioxide, but that was the scene that met me this evening. It was a beautiful ...71 comments 219 Recs
- We all show our appreciation in different ways. I don't think I ever mentioned the meaning of the name of my blog, Eldfjallavakt . It basically means "(A) Volcano Shift" - in that I'd come home ...103 comments 284 Recs
- Hey - have you hear the one about the eruption on Holuhraun that's erupted 300 million cubic meters of lava over a couple dozen square kilometers at a rate of 100-200 cubic meters per second, then ...142 comments 280 Recs
- So much to write about tonight - intense quaking in the caldera, changes in the magma flow in the dike, questions to a vulcanologist, and on and on. I debated with myself as to what to lead with. ...140 comments 282 Recs
- Yesterday, we launched a one-week Daily Kos Styrktarátak Slysavarnarfélagsins Landsbjargar - the Daily Kos fundraiser for ICESAR, Icelandic Search and Rescue. I was hoping we might raise $500-1000 ...189 comments 329 Recs
- Let's repost the table from the other day: 20 µg/m³ : WHO 24-hour safety limit. Beyond this point, the overall mortality rate statistically increases (it pushes people who are on the edge over) ...247 comments 432 Recs
- is the title of this book by Peter Irons. One of those featured in the book was a woman who as a girl - along with her brother - refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. They were both Jehovah'...10 comments 32 Recs
- Let's get some figures for perspective. 15 meters: Height of a five story building. Three times the height of an adult giraffe. 850 meters: A bit taller than the Burj Dubai. Over double the height ...173 comments 472 Recs
- What a difference 15 kilometers can make. For example, 15 kilometers once nearly led to war between Iceland and the United Kingdom. Known as the first "Cod War", it began with the UK's heavy ...229 comments 469 Recs
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