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Science & The Simpsons, Part I: What’s a fossil fuel anyway?
March 9, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

When The Simpsons started in the late 1980s, very few people would’ve believed that the show could last as long as it has. Like the show or not, you can’t deny how it’s changed the way TV shows look at controversial material and incorporate current events and topics into their plots. For instance, take Episode 450, […]

Christmas in March? I Want Coal Year Around
March 15, 2010 · 3 Comments

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol. We all know the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. We’ve all watched a Charlie Brown’s Christmas, and a few of us have seen Tokyo Godfathers. But as we start the […]

Charcoal, Bio Char and Nanotechnology
February 24, 2010 · 2 Comments

photo credit: Robert S. Donovan Most of you, my dear readers, have heard of charring or charcoal at some point (a few might even know the term “Charyou Tree” from the novels of Stephen King). So you may be asking yourselves what is biochar? Is it different from normal charcoal? Why are people putting it in […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.8.08)
September 8, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Bacteria loves milk. photo credit: IRRI Images So here’s what went down after you logged off. A NASA administrator insists he backs the upcoming retirement of the space shuttle (leaving the U.S. unable to send astronauts to the International Space Station)  – despite a leaked e-mail to the contrary. Oh – and, the BBC reports that […]



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