Category Archives: News

The Polio Vaccination

Poliomyelitis was once a deadly and supremely debilitating disease, affecting thousands upon thousands of people, mainly children, each year. Those affected who were lucky enough to get treatment were put into iron lungs to breathe for them. That all changed … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse March 20th 2015

No Throwback Thursday this week. Instead, links to lots of useful information about tomorrow morning’s solar eclipse! First up, a complete guide to the March 20th total solar eclipse can be found over at Universe Today. ITV News has a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #10 – Fukushima

“A year ago, three nuclear reactors melted down at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Nature Video takes a look at the ongoing efforts to stabilize the reactors and prevent the spread of further contamination.” (YouTube) It’s been four years and … Continue reading

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Vaccines, Measles, And You

“The first ever vaccine was created when Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist, successfully injected small amounts of a cowpox virus into a young boy to protect him from the related (and deadly) smallpox virus. But how does this … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #1

I’m going to try something new each Thursday. Over the course of maintaining this blog, I have developed a huge backlog of articles and links I found interesting at the time, but never got round to actually writing about. To … Continue reading

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24 Hours Of Reality: 24 Reasons For Hope – Live Now!

24 Hours of Reality is live now. If you care about a better, cleaner future, tune in and check it out, and live to hope again. Onwards!

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24 Hours Of Reality: 24 Reasons For Hope

“Every movement has its moment. This is ours. On September 16-17, Al Gore, chairman and founder of The Climate Reality Project, will share 24 reasons why he’s hopeful that we CAN solve the climate crisis.  Want to watch? RSVP now, … Continue reading

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