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Virtual Skeptics #126 - 4/8/2015

This Week on The Virtual Skeptics:

  • Bob lays down the law;
  • Eve finds a ghost;
  • Barb is not Googling;
  • And Tim is hosting and doing a rare “news blur” segment…
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Sun's Rays May Trim Life Spans

Excerpt. “The sun’s rays may shape human lives in a surprising way: High levels of sun exposure during the year of birth may increase infant mortality and shorten the average life span of a population, a new study finds.”…… To read the full article go to… 6 more words


Bee-Loved Flower Mysteries

So I’ve planted the red geraniums. I hope they’ll grow into a little hedge that spreads across the weed mats, where mulch will soon replace those old rocks and bricks.   479 more words

Using UV Light to Examine Ancient Paint

BY MADELEINE NEIMAN, 2014–2015 Samuel H. Kress Conservation Fellow at the Kelsey Museum. During her time here, Madeleine’s work will focus on the technical analysis and treatment of objects from Seleucia on the Tigris, a site approximately 18 miles south of modern-day Baghdad, Iraq. 363 more words


What's with All the Purple?

“Violet, say our scientists, is on the extreme edge of visibility!
Could it somehow mark a passage between ours and the invisible world?”

— Vera Van Slyke, “The Minister’s Unveiling” 638 more words

Tim's Blog

11 Secrets Sunbathing In Morning

These days we often hear news about the adverse effects of sunlight so many people to be careful to protect themselves from the dangers of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. 798 more words


3 Ways Sunglasses Can Prevent Crows Feet And Protect Your Skin

While you work on staying young, your body and the world around you are working against you. Botox and dermal fillers are part of a billion-dollar industry that just keeps on growing as we keep aging. 435 more words