Archives for November 2009

Advice from an "Expert in Failed Relationships"

Note from editors: Every since our editor-in-chief’s book, Harlots Sauce, was published, she has been receiving dozens of emails and Facebook messages each week from people seeking her advice on their life and love problems. About this she has said, “People seem to feel comfortable asking my opinion, even if they haven’t met me. Maybe […]

It’s the possibilities…

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. “ – Carl Sagan Books are my drug of choice. If I go days without reading, I get jittery and weird…er than normal. My sense of well-being gets slurry. So it’s lucky that I have my own library of […]

Stars Haiku ~ by Sharon Walling

“Moon” by Miles Ranno Lying on damp grass Orion writes on my heart Tears sparkle like stars ___________________________________________ Sharon Walling has published a number of editorials and is a member of Christian Writers Guild. Last 5 posts by Guest PoetA Poem by Daniel Coshnear – December 17th, 2010The River and The People – December 17th, […]

On Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Cosmic Perspective” and More…

I’m 70 now. That is a time of life when one reflects on this miraculous journey that we take, and, hopefully, comes to some informed conclusions about what it is all about. I recall many years ago reading the late Dag Hammarskjold’s “Markings”, in which he jotted down his thoughts on this life. I’m not […]

The Cosmic Perspective ~ by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Universe: The 100th Essay by Neil deGrasse Tyson From Natural History Magazine, April 2007 “Of all the sciences cultivated by mankind, Astronomy is acknowledged to be, and undoubtedly is, the most sublime, the most interesting, and the most useful. For, by knowledge derived from this science, not only the bulk of the Earth is discovered […]

Menopause and Melanin

A Scientific Exposition/Rebuttal by Dr. James Dewey Watson, Nobel Prize Winner 1962, Physiology or Medicine (A Satire) Ladies and Gentlemen, Esteemed Colleagues, Students of Genetics and Medicine: As many of you already know, I received the Nobel Prize for my co-discovery of the structure of DNA. I’ve been the chancellor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory […]

Podcast Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson: “We are Living in a Time of Scientific Illiteracy”

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Like a number of other wonders now in my life, I came late to appreciating the importance of scientific knowledge for the common person. In high school, my lack of such was stupendously appalling. In 1970, when I was a freshman, I had a crush on a boy who came to class one day in […]