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by / on March 13, 2017 at 3:46 am

REDEMPTION OF THE BEAST – The Carbon Cycle and the Demonization of CO2 – Part 2

Read part 1 here: After 21 more years of study, one of these authors, the late Sylvan Wittwer, (who passed away in 2012 at the age of 95) reiterated the fact that there were benefits to the increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide. But then he went on to say something else very interesting. He, along with co-author Emeritus Professor of […]

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by / on August 18, 2016 at 4:44 pm

The Teton Dam Collapse: An Essay on Modern Catastrophe – Part 3

Read Parts 1 & 2 here. Click on left arrow to advance photos in chronological order from right to left. AFTERMATH In the effort to understand the causes and origins of this monumental failure there were a number of conclusions arrived at by the various investigating committees. No final agreement was ever reached as to any single cause for the […]

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by / on August 13, 2016 at 5:35 am

The Teton Dam Collapse: An Essay on Modern Catastrophe – Part 2

Read part 1 here. PRELUDE Like the Mosul Dam, the Teton Dam was an earthen embankment structure and, like the current dangerous predicament of the Mosul Dam, the failure of the Teton Dam was the result of the cumulative effect of human error. The multiple purposes for which the dam was being built included agricultural irrigation, flood control, power generation […]

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by / on August 4, 2016 at 4:52 pm

The Teton Dam Collapse: An Essay on Modern Catastrophe – Part 1

“As every dam engineer knows, water also has one job, and that is to get past anything in its way” David Macauley, Building Big, 2000. I have written in another article about a potential disaster that could occur in Iraq if the Mosul Dam fails. I described the conditions of the dam built during the regime of Saddam Hussein on […]

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by / on June 12, 2016 at 6:58 am

Is The House Of History Built upon Foundations of Sand? – Graham Hancock

Via Grahamhancock.com Here’s my TEDX talk on the lost civilization: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyfE3IvDWR8 …I dispensed with presentational style, and read the talk, because my concern, with this one, was above all in getting the content right, for the record. TED tried to ban my last talk (The War on Consciousness)– see here for details. In case TED ban me again I request […]

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by / on January 21, 2016 at 3:48 am

Cosmic Lessons: The Day of The Dead – Part 2

In the first part of this article last month I introduced Robert Grant Haliburton and his researches into the ancient Festival of the Dead that coincides with our modern day celebration of Halloween. Upon discovering the universality of a similar festival held at the same time each year in cultures around the world, far removed from each other in time […]

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by / on January 9, 2016 at 9:17 pm

Planetary defense: NASA creates office to oversee asteroid detection

Via RT.com With heightened concern over potential ‘Armageddon’-like asteroids causing a ‘Deep Impact’ on Earth, NASA has created a new office tasked with coordinating detection of potential crashes and “planning for planetary defense.” Part of NASA’s Planetary Science Division, the Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) will supervise all NASA efforts that track near-Earth objects (NEOs), such as asteroids and comets. […]

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by / on January 4, 2016 at 7:32 am

Cosmic Lessons: The Day of the Dead

  A Read Part 1 here: Cosmic Lessons: The Great Meteor Procession of 1913 The end of October and early November have always been dense with symbolical significance in quite a surprising number of traditions inherited from former times. We in the modern western world have seen a revival in the observance and celebration of Halloween, originating from a Celtic […]

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by / on October 29, 2015 at 2:03 am

Rosetta detects molecular oxygen on Comet 67P for first time

Via ABC Science: The Rosetta spacecraft has detected significant levels of molecular oxygen coming from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in a discovery that has taken astronomers by surprise. The discovery, reported in the journal Nature, may provide new clues about the conditions and environment where the Earth, Sun and solar system were born 4.6 billion years ago. “This is the first comet […]

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by / on August 14, 2015 at 3:57 am

Cycles of Global Change – Part 5 – Civilization of the Goddess

Over the course of the last several articles I have been describing the emergence of a goddess worshiping civilization in the aftermath of a powerful series of catastrophes that terminated the great ice age between 11 and 13 thousand years ago. I have presented evidence that human populations may have suffered a significant decline in numbers across the transition, as […]

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