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notes · 1d ago

Pondering Cassini’s Imminent Demise

April 26, 2017 marks the beginning of NASA’s Cassini Mission end. Twenty years from home, fuel supplies close to exhaustion, Cassini’s imminent demise starts with the first of 22 planned div...
notes · 4d ago

I Could Stand In The Middle of Fifth Ave. and Shoot Somebody

Originally posted on notestoponder: Disdain for Donald Trump is a given. Considerably less definable – who those responsible for his meteoric rise in popularity might be. Daily media coverag...
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Housed In Vancouver Night

Vancouver houses at night, photographed by my husband – https://www.flickr.com/photos/15574096@N00/
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Pondering North Korea

Pondering North Korea begins with 28 approved hair styles for men and women. Women can choose from 18 government sanctioned styles – married women must wear their hair short, single women ar...
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Oppenheimer’s Deadly Toy

Originally posted on notestoponder: My recent post on Fukushima unleashed a wave of pondering. A friend sent me this link; spend five minutes watching it, then tell me why mankind never lear...
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April 11, 2017 Full Pink Moon

Roughly every twenty nine and a half days, a full moon occurs when sunlight fully illuminates Earth facing side of the Moon. Phases of the Moon are a matter of perspective, perceptible refra...
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2014 JO25

On April 19, 2017 the orbit of 1 km wide asteroid 2014 JO25 will pass 4.6 LD ( 1,768,239 km ) from Earth. In astronomical terms anything within 100 LD is considered a PHA (Potentially Hazard...
notes · 2W ago

Never Open My Freezer

My daughter wanted small animal skulls for an art project. Naturally she asked my brother, a perfectly reasonable request none of us considered remarkable. “No problem” he said. We promptly ...
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Remember When George W Bush Was The Worst Thing Happening To America?

Once upon a time George W Bush made me throw up in my mouth. From weapons of mass destruction lies to the Hurricane Katrina debacle, his administration peppered every measure of decency with...
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Quora Top Question Writer 2017

The package waited for my return from work. Climbing the front steps I heard soggy brown protests whimpering in Vancouver rain. No measure of weather beaten packaging could dampen the moment...