Archive for March, 2014

Watch snowflake come to life

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Snowflakes owe their gorgeous geometry to the fact that water expands when it freezes. First, a water droplet freezes around a dust particle in the atmosphere. As more water molecules land on the crystal, arms project outward in six directions. The flake’s unique shape is determined by the ambient temperature and humidity.


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All 7 Billion Bill Nye Gets A Bit Somber But Knocks Out Some World Poverty Myths In 2 Minutes

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Bill Nye takes a whack at dispelling the myths surrounding child mortality and foreign aid. It doesn’t surprise me that Bill Nye and Bill Gates have teamed up. What does surprise me is that they aren’t in a band with Bill Clinton, Bill Cosby, and Bill Murray called Bill Me Later.

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Thomas Ramey Watson is an affiliate faculty member of Regis University's College of Professional Studies. He has served as an Episcopal chaplain (lay), trained as a psychotherapist, done postdoctoral work at Cambridge University, and was named a Research Fellow at Yale University.

In addition to his scholarly writings, he is a published author of poetry and fiction.