Category Archives: Environment

Posts dealing with the environment, news about green energy, and other related notes and posts.

Mother Gaia Sums it Up

NOTE: The following illustration is not my work. I do not immediately recall where I saw this, originally. If it is your work, and you want me to remove it, please contact me and I will remove it at once. … Continue reading

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If I were to write a Constitution

Were I to write a Constitution, as a founding document of a country, I’d base it on the US Constitution. It would be clearly stated that the nation would be a secular nation, founded on no one religious doctrine and … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

A bucket list is a list of activities (usually one hundred or so) you want to do before you die. Everyone should have a bucket list. Here’s my list of thirty things I want to do before I die, in … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Gao

From Wikipedia (Gao) Gao is a town in eastern Mali on the River Niger lying 320 km (200 mi) ESE of Timbuktu. Situated on the left bank of the river at the junction with the Tilemsi valley, it is the … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Megachilidae

From Wikipedia (Megachilidae) The Megachilidae are a cosmopolitan family of (mostly) solitary bees whose pollen-carrying structure (called a scopa) is restricted to the ventral surface of the abdomen (rather than mostly or exclusively on the hind legs as in other … Continue reading

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My Favorite You Tube Channel: Khan Academy

This is the beginning of a new feature here at the House of Goonery.What I am going to be doing is occasionally highlighting a particular You Tube channel that I think offers something beyond the cacophony of other videos available … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Plutocracy

From Wikipedia (Plutocracy). Plutocracy is rule by the wealthy, or power provided by wealth. The combination of both plutocracy and oligarchy is called plutarchy. The word plutocracy (Modern Greek: πλουτοκρατία – ploutokratia) is derived from the ancient Greek root ploutos, … Continue reading

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PolitiWatch: Newt Gingrich

GOP candidate Newt Gingrich is the topic of this discussion. Herein I will lay out what information is available about Mr. Gingrich’s platform and a bit about his personal/public life. I will try to focus on the issues, at first, … Continue reading

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A Moment of Opportunity: American Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa

This is a rather long video of a speech President Obama gave recently about American foreign policy as it relates to the Middle East and North Africa. Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Iran, and Israel are featured heavily. I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursdays: Rapture

With the, alleged, forthcoming rapture on the 21st of May, I thought a brief discussion of the event in question to be in order. (See my post on the 22nd for my follow up thoughts). From Wikipedia: Rapture The Rapture … Continue reading

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