Monthly Archives: August 2011
Here is the path of Hurricane Irene as displayed by NASA An animation of satellite observations from August 21 through August 29 showing the birth of Hurricane Irene in the Caribbean and her track over Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, the Bahamas, … Continue reading
I used to think that earthquakes were causes by the movements of the plates that make up the earth’s crust. Like this: I also had the archaic notion that hurricanes were the result of thunderstorms that form over warm water … Continue reading
Married to the Sea illustrates how to align your chi.
The Goldstream News Gazette is a small semi-weekly newspaper from Vancouver Island. It is published every Wednesday & Friday, covering the West Shore of Greater Victoria, including Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, View Royal, and the Highlands. In this case, small does not … Continue reading
From our view in the west, the current uprising and government violence in Syria are lumped together with the popular uprisings across the Arab Mediterranean world. While the west stepped in with words of support in Tunisia and Egypt, and … Continue reading
Researchers have determined that facial symmetry is the key to attractiveness. In a study published in the May 7 (2008) issue of the journal PLoS ONE, Anthony Little of the University of Stirling and colleagues show that measurements of symmetry … Continue reading
In light of the recent earthquake in the eastern US, this xkcd comic seems appropriate.
It is somewhat embarrassing that the man who came up with chiropractic is a Canadian. The story continues. While many will argue that chiropractic is more scientific than not, there is still a considerable amount of mysticism associated with the … Continue reading