Daniel Burch

Distinguished Lecture: Nutrition and Wild Orangutans: Insights Into Human Health
February 27, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Hear Dr. Erin Vogel at the HMNS (Rebloged from the Leakey Foundation)   Who doesn’t love orangutans? These highly intelligent, critically endangered great apes that live in the tropical forests of Sumatra and Borneo have faces with such character, such personality, they always make for great, powerful pictures. We are always excited when The Leakey […]

Bridging the Gap (Over The River Kwai): HMNS Distinguished Lecture And Film Screening
February 25, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

    Bridge over the River Kwai, 1943. Artist: Rawlings, Leo. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Following the successful surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese Imperial forces launched a series of campaigns to expand their influence and grab strategic points across China and the islands of the Pacific.   In early 1942 the Imperial forces […]

Feeling Washed Up? Consider the State of the Ocean on World Oceans Day
June 3, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Recently I’ve been to the beach. I went down to visit an old friend, the USS Lexington. I had stayed aboard her back when I was in 9th grade, about a couple of decades ago, and hadn’t seen her since. It was good to see her again. While down on the beach I went for […]

With Soil, Make Me Wine: The Dirt on Growing Great Grapes
November 7, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

I like wine. And I make my own. Not huge batches, mind you. Just about 30 bottles per month in the winter months. I learned the hard way the chemistry of wine. If you let the wine get too hot while it’s fermenting, it can radically alter the taste.  I let one of my batches […]



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