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BY GEORGE: Winter Outlook 2012-13

Not as extreme are the three main words that describe what I think will happen this year across the country.

BY GEORGE: No Water, No Life!

There are various reasons one might want to understand the nature of a water molecule.

What to grow, what to plant, what to eat

It’s the cool season alright, and that means some of our favorite warm season veggies. are long gone.

BY GEORGE: Energy In Hurricanes

One can look at total energy produced in a hurricane one of two ways:

1. The total amount of energy released by the condensation of water droplets or

BY GEORGE: November Outlook

November already?

BY GEORGE: Peanuts, Soybeans, Corn, Oh My!

Too many peanuts has kept prices low throughout the 2012 growing season and the economic outlook isn't too rosy for next year as the crop seem headed toward large, if not record, this year. Alas!

BY GEORGE: I See Spots

Almost any picture you see of the Sun will show sunspots. These are dark dots on the surface of the Sun, and they’re even visible from Earth without a telescope.

BY GEORGE: They sure were biting

US seafood landings reached a 17-year high in 2011, thanks in part to rebuilding fish populations, and the value of landings also increased, according to a new report released today by NOAA.

BY GEORGE: Ice ages

Within a long-term ice age, individual pulses of cold climate are termed “glacial periods,” or alternatively "glacials" or "glaciations" (or colloquially as "ice age"), and intermittent warm perio

BY GEORGE: The Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean’s vast, frozen expanse of ice is rapidly vanishing. Recently scientists reported a record shrinkage of the extent sea ice.

BY GEORGE: Autumn Outlook

September, October, and November are the meteorological months considered the autumn season in the US.

BY GEORGE: September Outlook

It’s the first meteorological month of the autumn season, and this September is likely to be a rather mild one for the majority of the country.

By George: FROM COFFEE to the "OTHER END"

With so many cups of coffee consumed daily, scientists have conducted many studies to weigh the possible health impacts.

BY GEORGE: 'And our flag was still there'

Images taken by high-resolution cameras on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal that five of the six flags erected by Apollo astronauts are still standing.

BY GEORGE: Corn to Barges

The U.S. corn production likely dropped 5.2 percent in the past week to its lowest level in six years and millions of U.S.