Category Archives: Science

Happy Birthday Leonardo da Vinci

One of the greatest inventive, scientific and artistic minds of all time, Leonardo da Vinci, was born on this date in 1452. When I visited France in 2007, a major highlight of the visit was touring da Vinci’s final home … Continue reading

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Cheating Death

Exciting news on the medical front earlier this week when it was announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has given permission for a trial study that involves patients with fatal injuries who have no normal chance for resuscitation … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!

You know the question, “If you could meet one person from the past, who would it be?” that is asked on some psychological tests or sometimes just out of general curiosity? My answer, since I was a young teenager, has … Continue reading

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“Zombeavers” Trailer

I was reading an article about an otter attacking and killing an alligator in the Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge in Florida (who knew those sweet looking little otters could be so deadly?) and someone posted this trailer for the … Continue reading

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Did You Know…?

Have you ever been sitting on the balcony of a beachside hotel, gazing at the ocean, and thought, “I wonder how Sperm Whales sleep”? Well, watch the video below and you’ll know.

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We Should Stop Calling It “Global Warming”

While scientifically the term “Global Warming” is an accurate and true description of what is undeniably happening, too many people like the parents depicted in this cartoon (or the U.S. Senator who thought he was being clever yesterday when he … Continue reading

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