Daily Archives: June 13, 2011

The Week in Uppers Because there were plenty of notable stories this week that didn’t involve dirty photos

The Week in Uppers Because there were plenty of notable stories this week that didn’t involve dirty photos [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Explosion in Jellyfish Numbers May Lead to Ecological Disaster, Warn Scientists

Explosion in Jellyfish Numbers May Lead to Ecological Disaster, Warn Scientists [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Prosecutor Defends Deal With Mumbai-Attacks Plotter

Prosecutor Defends Deal With Mumbai-Attacks Plotter [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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EXCLUSIVE: New Documents Claim Intelligence on Bin Laden, al-Qaeda Targets Withheld From Congress’ 9/11 Probe

EXCLUSIVE: New Documents Claim Intelligence on Bin Laden, al-Qaeda Targets Withheld From Congress’ 9/11 Probe [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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On John Ross 1938-2011

On John Ross 1938–2011 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Criminal Minds Adrian Raine thinks brain scans can identify children who may become killers

Criminal Minds Adrian Raine thinks brain scans can identify children who may become killers [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Top Ten Green Energy Good News Stories

Top Ten Green Energy Good News Stories [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Trees Part 12

Trees Part 12 Long before Peter Jackson’s film trilogy relied on New Zealand for beautiful backdrops, the land here inspired a rich culture of storytelling and oral traditions. In the Waipoua Forest, Tane Mahuta, a kauri tree over 1,200 years … Continue reading

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Trees Part 11

Trees Part 11 Most of the oldest trees in the world live in relative obscurity as part of a remote forest (and forest rangers know better than to identify the “special” tree, lest humans inadvertently kill it with their kindness). … Continue reading

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Trees Part 10

Trees Part 10 The silence screams as soft light struggles to sink through these arboreal beasts. For the reclusive or the hands-on, it’s just better this way. Unlike Muir Woods, its sanitized, more famous cousin just north of San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Trees Part 9

Trees Part 9 The fruit stand vendors at Taiwan’s open markets love to point out that their peaches are from LaLa Mountain located in FuSing Township of TaoYuan County. The region is also famous because of LaLa Mountain Scenic and … Continue reading

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Trees Part 8

Trees Part 8 Meeting a giant at Big Tree Park in Longwood, Fla. Visitors pass through a lush, green canopy of unspoiled hydric hammock forest as they enter Big Tree Park. The sable palms, swamp maple, live oaks, ferns and … Continue reading

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Trees Part 7

Trees Part 7 Thirty miles south of Cairns, in the forested traditional lands of the Dulguburra Yidinji Aboriginal people — aka the Atherton Tableland of North Queensland — stands a towering green fig tree called the Cathedral Fig. Now more … Continue reading

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Trees Part 6

Trees Part 6 Immortalized by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in “Le Petit Prince,” the mighty baobab tree has filled the dreams of many a child in the years since the classic book’s publication. Often referred to as the “upside-down tree” because … Continue reading

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Trees Part 5

Trees Part 5 So often with nature, our eyes deceive us. Here on the Fish Lake Plateau, a spry-looking stand of aspens is — for the moment — the oldest living organism known to humans (though there’s a mass of … Continue reading

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Trees Part 4

Trees Part 4 The desert is barren of plant life except for a solitary 400-year-old mesquite tree. Bahrain’s Tree of Life flourishes despite the absence of a water source, and its mystery draws thousands of visitors each year. From afar, … Continue reading

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Trees Part 3

Trees Part 3 Driving along Bohicket Road, the two-lane stretch of highway connecting Charleston, S.C., to John’s Island and the resort towns of Kiawah and Seabrook, you pass by horse farms and fruit stands and creeks that disappear into the … Continue reading

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Trees Part 2

Trees Part 2 Wondering about wonders in Anuradhapura, Sri LankaRight around the time the ancient Greeks were putting the finishing touches on their ill-fated wonder of the world, the Colossus of Rhodes, Sanghamitta set off from India on a mission … Continue reading

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Trees Part 1

Trees Part 1 The oldest living creatures on Earth — the trees of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest — have thrived for millennia in the frigid, stark air of the perennially snow-capped White Mountains in eastern California. The gnarled and … Continue reading

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“The Man in the Rockefeller Suit”: The great impostor

“The Man in the Rockefeller Suit”: The great impostor [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Dave Weckel Latin Drum solo | Drum Video TV

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There is no such thing as a zebra | Neuroself

Zebras http://neuroself.com/2011/06/13/there-is-no-such-thing-as-a-zebra/ [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Fact of the Day (2011-06-14) : Oxford Reference Online

http://www.oxfordreference.com/pub/views/fact-of-the-day.html?date=2011-06-14 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Louis Borgenicht, “Reversing Alzheimers”

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