Tag Archives: Science

Curiosity

Curiosity is an instinct. Whenever any one of your five senses detects something new, something different, something strange, something out of the ordinary, or even just out-of-place; – a thing you’ve never encountered before; – your curiosity instinct kicks in … Continue reading

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Fireflies and Lightning Bugs

They are neither on fire, nor are they flies. They bear no correlation to lightning and they are simply not bugs. They are bioluminescent beetles, a species of winged insect. Yet we persist, none the less, in calling them fireflies … Continue reading

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The Five-Second Rule

I suppose you’d have to be an ardent baseball fan to visualize the following: During the Seventh Inning Stretch the Klement’s Sausage mascots hold a foot race. Don’t ask me, I only live here. Klement’s Sausage is a major sponsor … Continue reading

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My First Crush

I’ve changed my mind. I’m not going to tell you about my first crush. I intended to, but things just didn’t work out as planned. It’s partially my fault and partially the fault of WordPress. I set up a poll … Continue reading

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Tar Spot

It’s Spring at last and the leaves on our young SuperForm Maple have now fully opened. For some time though, because of the weather, the leaves remained limp, hesitant and shy. So this morning I noticed they opened, stretched forth … Continue reading

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On Transponders, Wi-Fi and Paranoia

My HP Pavilion 560w PC is now twelve years old! How very interesting. You know how an electric motor is the exact opposite of a generator? Or an audio speaker is the exact opposite of a microphone. They have all … Continue reading

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Bananas For Sale

It’s Official. The bananas on the garage have been hanging there for two full years now. I’d like to sell them on eBay but I’m disinclined to put forth that much effort because I doubt I’d get rich by doing … Continue reading

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