Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fort Calhoun: Nothing to Worry, so we are told.

Check out my older post: Nebraska Nuclear Plant: Emergency Level 4

Posted in Culture, Environmental Issues | Tagged | Leave a comment

Pi is wrong! Here comes Tau Day

Are you marking Tau Day? Are you a π fan, or do you think it is time for change? Are you a tau convert? Describe your ‘conversion’ experience? Find out why mathematicians are campaigning for π to be replaced with … Continue reading

Posted in Math Education, Mathematics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Compilation Of Michele Bachmann’s Most Famous Quotes

Michele Bachmann is a republican presidential hopeful. Michele Bachmann says she asked God about running for political office. Here’s an excerpt of the exchange that went down between Bachmann and CBS host Bob Schieffer on the program: “Did God tell … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Oops! Statue of Liberty stamp shows Las Vegas lady!

I wonder how many have noticed that! Was it simply a mistake or a freudian slip? Is there a subliminal message in this? The U.S. Postal Service printed 3 billion copies of a new postage stamp with the image of … Continue reading

Posted in Culture | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Should Evolution Be Taught In Schools?

Find out what Miss America contestants think. What is your reaction? Here’s for your pleasure: Miss Ignorance USA 2011 discusses Evolution in school. This video of the Miss USA 2011 contestants displays the core of the issue regarding science education. … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Amazing Story Of Nick Vujicic : Life Without Limbs

Nick Vujicic was born with Tetra-amelia, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs – – but he doesn’t let the details stop him. Nick plays football and golf, swims, and surfs, despite having no limbs. Read … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Health | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Water For Life Initiative

Every 20 seconds, a child dies – According to the World Health Organization, a child dies from a preventable disease associated with lack of clean water every 20 seconds. May 23, 2011 … The United Nations Office to support the … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Issues | Tagged , , | Leave a comment