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Going Green – Activities for The Classroom

by Steven W. Dixon in Education, June 10, 2014

MUCH has been written about going green and it has become a cause which is close to many people’s heart. Today a lot more of us are aware of the concerns of the environment. It is essential, therefore, that we learn from our mistakes and make sure the coming generations do not repeat them.

Grow Great Pumpkins

by Blair Bryant in Holidays, June 9, 2014

Growing pumpkins is a fun and rewarding project.

Spirits in The Sky

by L1ena in History, June 9, 2014

From time immemorial Gah-mi-squa-wa-ko-kag Saga-eegan was the rendezvous of the Indian. So much had transpired by the shores of this lake in ages gone by that it was also the favorite haunting place of the spirits.

The Birds of Linnaeus

by L1ena in History, June 7, 2014

It is no more than proper that a warbler, a thrush, a plover, a phalarope, a snipe, a tern, and a petrel all should bear the name of Swedish ornithologist Linnaeus. Still others are named for his contemporaries-for Audubon, who brought many other birds to light; for William Swainson, and for Dr. Bachman of Charleston; for the brother of Napoleon, birdman Prince Charles Lucien Bonaparte, for whom the Bonaparte’s gull is named.

Shall The Wolverine be Added to The List?

by L1ena in Issues, June 7, 2014

At the time of writing, the existence of the Wolverine hangs in the balance. In order to conserve this species, research is needed to obtain accurate information on more of the wolverine’s life habits.

The Friendly Little Skunk

by adiyrie in Lifestyle Choices, May 20, 2014

The skunk, although a friendly little fellow, is one of the lesser known of the common animals. Belonging to the weasel family, he is a meat eater, but, unlike the weasel, he is a poor hunter.

National Flowers

by Ovie in History, May 6, 2014

Most countries around the world have a national floral emblem. This article outlines some of the national flowers of the largest countries in the world.

Environment Behavioral Paradigms

by adiyrie in Philosophy, April 30, 2014

Created by the mechanistic view of scientific revolution represented by Copernicus, Descartes, Bacon, Newton, Galileo describes the world as a machine driven by mathematical laws. The evolution of human thought, the disclosure of chemical processes unmasking the functioning of living organisms has not been able to overthrow the Cartesian paradigm.

A Brief History of Hemp

by adiyrie in Issues, April 30, 2014

The history of Hemp and it usage dates back to the Stone Age of man as hemp impressions are found in China and Taiwan which are assumed to be over 10,000 years old. These medieval Asian people used this very fiber to make their household items including clothes, shoes, ropes and even paper. The Chinese are credited for the introduction of paper to the world and that very first paper that was manufactured comprised of hemp.

The Winter Solstice – Return of Light Marks The Beginning of The Winter Season

by m1mung in Philosophy, April 25, 2014

Winter is a very potent time to nourish your aliveness, to deepen your human experience, and to truly know your value in the world. Here’s a reminder of the depth of inner transformation available to you at this time of year to add to your outer holiday cheer.

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