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O is for Ocean Acidification

We all know that CO2 emissions are warming the planet.  Or at least, most of us do.  What often goes unreported is the effect of carbon dioxide on the worlds’ oceans.   786 more words

Science Writing

Teaching my baby the letters.

My son is so smart. I said, “What is this?” And he said it’s a baby on a slide. I mean, that’s pretty smart for a two yr old. 6 more words

The Prentice Campaign: How NOT to Frame the Debate

Frank Luntz, famed political consultant to the Republican Party, said when it comes to political hot buttons “those who define the debate will determine the outcome. 949 more words

Politics And Government

N is for Naming

Next time you happen to be walking though the Chamela-Cuixmala nature reserve on the West Coast of Mexico, keep your eyes out for this parasitoid wasp: 609 more words

Science Writing

Tarnmoor’s ABCs: UCLA

All the blog posts in this series are based on Czeslaw Milosz’s book Milosz’s ABC’s. There, in the form of a brief and alphabetically-ordered personal encyclopedia, was the story of the life of a Nobel Prize winning poet, of the people, places, and things that meant the most to him. 465 more words


Harvey MacKay's ABC's of Business

Harvey MacKay is a best-selling author and motivational speaker about business and leadership.  These are his tips for sales skills.  He states in this old newspaper clipping I’ve kept for years that, “some things never change, including the importance of knowing how to treat your customers and what really matters in your work relationships.” 418 more words

ABC's of Matrix

NaPoWriMo’s challenge accepted: a day late and a dollar short, but I’ve got all the letters of the alphabet accounted for and in order. Here is my abecedarian poem – a poem with a structure derived from the alphabet. 38 more words