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“Do you expect me to talk?” No, Mr. Bond. I expect you to die.”

27 May 2021

That’s the classic exchange between British Secret Service agent James Bond and archvillain Auric Goldfinger as a laser beam begins to inch up the gold-plated table on which Bond is bound,...

Light, Wavelengths, and Inactivating COVID-19

12 Jun 2020

Maybe you’ve read about specific wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) light being used to sanitize objects and inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Or perhaps you’ve seen something about how certain...

Should We Take Reiki Seriously?

19 Feb 2020

The topic of Reiki can be approached with a fist or with a light touch. Its interventions, which are based on an energy not measured by scientific instruments, offer an unmissable punching bag to...

A Close Look at Cell Phone Towers

13 Nov 2019

The large increase in lung cancer following World War II, was quickly recognized as a public health problem. The surge in smoking following WWI & II, when soldiers were given free cigarettes,...

The Energy That Wasn’t There

31 Oct 2019

A local Reiki practitioner claims on her website that her clients receive “spiritual universal energy” during one of her therapeutic sessions. Indeed, one of the published testimonials is from a...

How is the caloric value of food determined? 

6 Sep 2018

A very good question to tackle because many people do not have a good understanding of calories.  First of all, a calorie is not a thing and therefore cannot be full or empty.  You cannot put...

The Clocks That Set the Rhythm of Life

21 Jun 2018

Most regions on Earth oscillate between a bright daytime and dark nighttime. In anticipation of the varying presence of light, most organism populations have evolved an internal clock that adjusts...

The Concrete Truth About Batteries Stored on Concrete

20 Nov 2017

Have you heard the one about batteries discharging when stored on concrete? Apparently, some people have taken to storing 12V batteries—the kind used in electric wheel chairs and emergency lighting...

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