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suellen-ocean's picture
Dec.07.2012
Sam is a very common name. Ever wonder the origins? Samuel is a Hebrew name meaning, "His name is El". What does El mean? It means God, so the name Samuel means, his name is God. Another similar sounding name is Samson or Sampson, also Hebrew and meaning, "Solar or Sun's Man".   Suellen...
stephen-pearl's picture
Sep.17.2010
An examination of sustainable energy technologies from solar panels to methane-composting, sewage-treatment plants and the parts they can play in saving our society.  The above is a panel discussion I’ve suggested for the Ad Astra Science Fiction Convention. The title says it all and offers hope...
stephen-pearl's picture
Aug.16.2010
This series of enviromental blogs is based on research I did for my novel, Tinker’s Plague, published by Draumr  Publishing, as well as information I’ve gleaned over many years of interest in environmental technologies. Like most of the answers that present themselves to the problems of human...
jm-cornwell's picture
Jun.21.2010
It was still dark outside when rioting birds woke me from a dreamless sleep. I'd had trouble getting to sleep last night because it was too warm. One moment I was tossing and turning and the next the cacophony of tweets and twitters pierced the dream bubble and I was suddenly awake. Less than an...
john-michael-greer's picture
Mar.10.2010
These days plenty of promoters are pushing grandiose projects for huge, centralized power plants using solar energy.  With the aid of two forgotten inventors and a glass of brandy, the Archdruid demonstrates why the best use of solar energy lies in a completely different direction. The latest post...
john-braun's picture
May.27.2009
Way back around 9 A.D. when the Constitution was written (according to President Obama who yesterday claimed it was written over 200 centuries ago - how much press would Bush have gotten for that??), it was probably inconceivable that a Latina would ever be nominated to the Supreme Court. But this...
gayle-early's picture
Jun.17.2008
Three words I hate: housewife, suburb, and "anyhoo." A friend tells me "housewife" has been completely coopted by the porn industry, so I feel better about that word. I could never envision what a house-wife was--married to the mortgage? gets off on washing machines? Anyhoo,...