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Kiss my Boot

Growing up an Irish native it always amused me that we still use the term “sent to Coventry” when it’s actually in England but it does allow us to growl at any attempt to ostracise us! 58 more words


Mark Twain's Odd Friendship

“I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. 95 more words

Science Communication

The Last 7 - Jan 15

Game One – The Canucks kicked off the week in Washington, facing off against Alexander Ovechkin and the Capitals. Things started off well for the Canucks, already on the power play, a strong backcheck by Brock Boeser forced a too many men penalty giving the Canucks a 5-3 advantage. 2,067 more words


Introducing John Noonan

John Noonan (@J_Noons) is a graduate student at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory in Tucson, Arizona. For the last three and a half years he has worked on the European Space Agency… 202 more words


Comet Watch

The Utica Comets played their first two games of 2018 this past week as they squared off against the Laval Rocket on Friday, and the Hartford Wolf Pack on Sunday. 1,453 more words


Salina and Speedy

This is an old film of mine. After a slightly difficult week I needed cheering up.

This film is based upon our holiday in the Dordogne in July 2016. 15 more words

Two Cultures

Book Review - Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins

By Awnali Mills

Maria Merian studies insects and paints detailed pictures of them in 1660.  She makes a living selling her portraits, and teaches the world that butterflies do not form out of mud and rotting vegetables.   196 more words

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