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Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Last week I was warned by one of my friends in Japan that New York is tiny, but I didn't really believe them. But - it's just so cute I wanna wrap it up and take it home! The people are very polite (I was shocked - more than once people stepped back and waited while I took a photo.) and friendly, and unlike San Francisco, you don't have to be always taking care not to tread on the bodies of
Mt. St. Helens from Silver Lake
We have finally reached the last few days of our meandering journey through the lands influenced by the Cascadia Subduction Zone. We spent several weeks out there, checking out the landscapes threatened by a possible magnitude nine earthquake. Although the hazard has been recognized for quite a few years, there was a media storm over the summer that brought
Take a quick minute today on your afternoon break to think about earthquake preparedness. What have you done around your home to help relieve potential damage from a large earthquake? Have you talked to your family and friends, do you have an action plan if an earthquake occurs? A team of geologists, including some of
fox13now.com A landslide in a Riverton neighborhood Thursday afternoon left a 30-foot wide, and 40-foot tall hole on a hillside between two homes. READ
Two solar farms will soon power 75 percent of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, whose high-tech labs are home to some of the world’s leading Earth scientists. The new power sources are expected to cut the campus's carbon dioxide emissions by
Dennis E. Hayes, a marine geophysicist who advanced mapping of the world’s ocean floors, died at his home in New York City on Aug. 6. He was
A rainy day in the holidays? Try 'Fossilise!' This ELI is a game about how fossils form and survive. You collect cards as you play the game and, of course, everyone wants to win to collect the Gold Nugget card.
You will need copies of the game and the cards, some scissors to cut out the cards and counters, dice and shakers.
More activities for children to try at home can be found on
The Lost Coast of Northern California
If you've been following my blogs for the last few weeks, then you know I've been on the road in the Pacific Northwest. I'm not quite home yet, but I'm headed that way soon, and I've realized that there has been a convergence of events that are leading to my next blog series. I've decided to call it "Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground".
Mono Lake is a special place, home to spiraling tufa towers and extremophile bacteria that can breathe metals. But the California lake, like so many other water bodies in the[...]
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Thunderstorm near Bandelier National Monument
No, it's not a volcanic eruption, but with the light show that followed that evening, it might as well have been. We were in the high desert of New Mexico at Bandelier National Monument, and the monsoons had arrived early. The lightning flashed every second or two for hours that night. It was magical.
Joshua Trees outside of Rainbow
Earth Science: God’s World, Our Home from Novare Science and Math has a cover! Filed under: Geology, Old-Earth creationism, Science Education Tagged: Christian education, Earth Science, Middle School,
Lots of individuals like the suggestion of washroom style that highlights nature. TV advertising shows a person cleaning hair or showering under an excellent falls, and also it strikes home within us. Nature is, to lots of people, connected to ideas of tidiness. Tidy and also green. A nature shower room style concentrates on this […]
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I highly recommend Novare Science and Math’s most recent newsletter, which highlights the question “Does Genesis 1 Demand Belief in a Young Earth?” My upcoming middle school textbook, “Earth Science: God’s World, Our Home” is being published by Novare, and will be available for the 2015-2016 school year. Filed under: Age of the Earth, Creation in the Bible, Creationism,
Don’t stick your hand in that shell! You don’t know who might be home. It could be a carnivorous snail or a “clawsome” crab. Take a look at our Texas state shell, the lightning whelk or left-handed whelk, which feeds … Continue reading
I’m home, my darlings. I’m so tired I’m about to faceplant into the keyboard, but I shall not sleep until I have posted some pictures for ye! We didn’t do all we meant to,...
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Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor who appeared in more than 250 films in over 36 years. At 16 he ran away from home and joined the Ringling Brothers Circus as an assistant elephant trainer, but left two years later, after being clawed by a leopard.
His career spanned the transition from silent movies to the talkies. He won an Academy award in
I’m still in Australia at the moment but will be home in a few days. I’m looking forward to writing up a few blog posts about some geological sights in Australia once I’m back home. For now, though, here’s a picture showing another beautiful example of sandstone in the Sydney area. This picture was taken at the Sydney Zoo. The red and orange colors are a result of iron oxidation.
I’m visiting Australia at the moment and will have a few blog posts to write up once I’m back at home. For now, though, here’s a sneak peek at some geology in Sydney. I took this picture close to Bondi Beach. There are some lovely exposures of sandstone outcrops near the
Every day I’m home, I’m surrounded by cats. The clowder is rarely more than a few feet away