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God is odd

If you were a person living in the Ancient Near East observing the people of Israel on their strange journey out of slavery in Egypt to settlement in Canaan, you might think “this is an odd people, and their God is odd too.”  In fact, as we continue studying… 1,200 more words

Nuclear Tests

 

It was 60 years ago today that the United States detonated a 1.7 kiloton nuclear weapon in an underground tunnel at the Nevada Test Site. The test, known as Rainier part of a series of nuclear weapons safety tests ,was the first fully contained underground detonation and produced no radioactive fallout.  1,071 more words

History

Two Can Play

The war with the alien Aphrileans ended thirty years before, though they and Humans still hated each other. This loathing manifested in non-violent ways.

Humanity’s Sheppard building, the tallest in all Human space, was destroyed during the war. 156 more words

Short Fiction

Cold War

The essay for this lesson is required to be 750-1,000-words and clearly demonstrate your understanding of the prompt. Essays should be 5 or more paragraphs with a clear introduction, thesis statement and conclusion, written in APA format (APAstyle.org). 178 more words

Academic Papers

BBC: Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77

September 18, 2017

“A former Soviet military officer credited with averting a possible nuclear disaster at the peak of the Cold War has died at the age of 77. 250 more words

In The News

what depths...

do we plumb

with our layers of numb?

definitions we seek

and the rhymings we tweak

existentially freeze framed

monumentally no named.

aphonic.

tectonic,

politically… 128 more words

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