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What Was the Star of Bethlehem Not?
Think of the transfiguration, where Jesus appeared radiant.This was an example of a kind of religious experience in which the subject experiences radiant light and an overwhelming sense of goodness.Maybe the star of Bethlehem was akin to this. ...
frankbeswick, on 05/14/2019
What Was the Star of Bethlehem Not?
It is a mystery, and we are not likely to solve it. I have heard so many possibilities mentioned that cannot fit physics I thought I would write this.
blackspanielgallery, on 05/14/2019
What Was the Star of Bethlehem Not?
Interesting. Angelic maybe. There may be more than one phenomena in the explanation. We really do not know.
frankbeswick, on 05/14/2019
Saving the Soil
Yes, fields had to lie fallow once every seven years.There was also a jubilee year once every fifty two years. You are thinking of nitrogenous fertilizer, which fosters green growth,,such as leaves. There are fertilizers which focus more on ...
frankbeswick, on 05/14/2019
Saving the Soil
Hi Frank, I was in another state for a few days, so I am behind on catching up. This is an important work. People often neglect mentioning soil when speaking of conservation. In Louisiana we can see the results of poor soil retention by the ...
blackspanielgallery, on 05/13/2019
S.T.E.M. Learning Resources for Geology
Thanks for the comment.
blackspanielgallery, on 05/13/2019
Saving the Soil
This article made me homesick for my New England soil. I think I have spent more time in my life getting the soil ready than actually enjoying the planting and growing. It takes time and work to have such rich black soil and I bet yours grows ...
dustytoes, on 05/11/2019
Saving the Soil
You have not commented on one of my articles before, so welcome. Let's hope that I read many more. It is good to know that you work with JeffL Lowenfells. Actually, you have cheered me up. Yesterday my article had had no readers or comments, ...
frankbeswick, on 05/10/2019
Saving the Soil
Great page! Funny I should run across your article since I work with Jeff Lowenfels, the author of Teaming with Microbes because the company I work for sells a microbial biomass soil test kit and Jeff is on our Board. :)
Janet21, on 05/10/2019
S.T.E.M. Learning Resources for Geology
This was a fun page. The models really boosted my mood :)
Mira, on 05/09/2019
Carl Offterdinger and his vintage illustrations
You are right, Mira, some of the presented illustrations may not show him in his best light, sometimes thanks to the age of originals and poor scans, sometimes because of the existing printing process where many factory contributed to the final ...
Tolovaj, on 05/09/2019
Carl Offterdinger and his vintage illustrations
I like the energy of his characters, as you put it, but I'm having trouble enjoying his palette, which was of course limited by the available reproduction techniques. Probably also by fashion. If you look at the Till Eulenspiegel illustration, ...
Mira, on 05/09/2019
Cool Gadgets for Geeks and Travelers Part 3, Great Gifts This Christmas
Yes, I'm quite a fan of solar power myself, too!
Mira, on 05/07/2019
Cool Gadgets for Geeks and Travelers Part 3, Great Gifts This Christmas
Emergency radio, flash light, power bank and alarm all-in-one is my favorite. You can't beat solar power!
Tolovaj, on 05/07/2019
Cool Gadgets for Geeks and Travelers Part 3, Great Gifts This Christmas
Thank you, BSG! Glad you like them!
Mira, on 05/07/2019

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