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Of cheeseburgers and pomposity...

“The promise of better days through better ways…”

BY GEORGE: The Arctic Ocean ice melt accelerating

Even more evidence is in, and it’s solid science, from numerous agencies, and from all political persuasions.  The Arctic Ocean expansive ice shield is shrinking, and shrinking extremely

BY GEORGE: The Code Of Life

We’ve come a long way with regard to understanding the biology of the human species.  And with advances in genome research, we now have a map of the human genome, which, as it turns out,

BY GEORGE: Big Self-Sustaining Storms

They’re big, potentially destructive, and more common than you might think.  These systems also can produce (though not all do) tornadoes, and sometimes the biggest and most powerful tor

BUCKLEY'S BLOG: A summer without heat?

Ben Franklin said the only things certain in life are death and taxes. Usually, you can add summer heat in SE NC to that list, but this year seems different.

BY GEORGE: The ocean's 'conveyor belt'

We know the atmosphere is in constant flux and motion. Just witness the daily changing weather patterns.

BY GEORGE: The Oceans Swirl

We know the atmosphere is in constant flux and motion.  Just witness the daily changing weather patterns.  For that matter, the minute to minute changes from the ground level to thousands

BY GEORGE: The Heat of the Valley

It’s official, Death Valley is the hottest spot on the planet, reaching 134 degrees at Furnace Creek July 10th, 1913.  At one time there was a dispute to that, putting Al Aziz

BY GEORGE: Tornadoes in the Dark

We all know tornadoes can occur at any time of the day, but not long ago it was a common misperception to believe that tornadoes at night were either weaker, and/or less desctructive.  Not onl

BY GEORGE: The colors of fat

Calories in food are a measurement of the potential energy in that organic compound.