Daily Archives: June 1, 2011

River Of Fire – poem by George


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I Once Was A River of Fire…

River of Fire, By George ©


I once was a river of fire

It feels it was yesterday and yet

I may have cooled, dry out the liquid fire

the memories intact…

Records of  inclination,

magnetism…The salts like dried off perspiration 

into solid drops of crystal.  

‘It is what it is’:

I hear the wind whistle its archaic tune.

What do Shell and Shale have in commun? Gas, lots of it!


Article of the day: The Moscow Mathematical Papyrus


The Moscow Mathematical Papyrus

Also called the Golenischev Mathematical Papyrus, after the Russian Egyptologist who purchased it in Thebes during the late 19th century, the Moscow Mathematical Papyrus is one of the oldest known Egyptian mathematical papyri. The 18-foot- (5.5-meter-) long papyrus likely dates to the 13th dynasty of Egypt, which began around 1773 BCE and ended after 1650 BCE. It contains 25 mathematical problems and solutions, many of which feature a variable indicating the strength of what alcoholic beverage? More… Discuss

WHO Labels Cell Phones “Possibly Carcinogenic”


WHO Labels Cell Phones “Possibly Carcinogenic”

After reviewing epidemiological studies relating to mobile phone use and to exposure to elec tromagnetic fields in the workplace, the World Health Organization‘s International Agency for Research on Cancer has concluded that current evidence does not establish a strong link between cell phone use and increased risk of a malignant type of brain cancer. However, it also does not rule it out. It has therefore classified the devices as “possibly carcinogenic” and recommends that, until additional research into the long-term effects of heavy mobile phone use provides more definitive data, consumers consider reducing their exposure. More… Discuss