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The Centre for Ecology and Hydroplogy in Wallingford, England noted years ago that aerosols that include air pollution may be helping vegetation. Their research found that pollutants decrease the amount... More >>
1 day ago Monday, June 17 2019 Jun 17, 2019 Monday, June 17, 2019 10:52:15 PM CDT June 17, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column
Even with advancements in models researchers continue to analyze ice cores and tree rings to investigate ancient climates. In Africa, scientists continue to invetigate communal toilets for answers. The University... More >>
5 days ago Thursday, June 13 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Thursday, June 13, 2019 9:54:08 PM CDT June 13, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column
Into the early days of Hurricane Season 2019, “Hemingway’s’ Hurricane: The Great Florida Keys Storm of 1935” by Phil Scott, is an interesting read. It’s called Hemingway’s Hurricane because the... More >>
1 week ago Tuesday, June 11 2019 Jun 11, 2019 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:54:50 PM CDT June 11, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column

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We referred to our mother’s cousin as “Uncle Sam” Biggins and enjoyed visits to his farm. I still picture him... More >>
3 weeks ago Saturday, May 25 2019 May 25, 2019 Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM CDT May 25, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column
A “weatherstick” is made from a branch that was once attached to a portion of a tree trunk. Traditionally the... More >>
3 weeks ago Wednesday, May 22 2019 May 22, 2019 Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM CDT May 22, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column
Last week's storms included a hefty batch of lightning and a hefty batch of nitrogen within those strikes to benefit... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, May 16 2019 May 16, 2019 Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM CDT May 16, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column
The area that safeguards orbiting satellites in Middle Earth Orbits is an area called the Van Allen Belt. This is... More >>
1 month ago Wednesday, May 15 2019 May 15, 2019 Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM CDT May 15, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column
Mom died in November of 2017... She was referred to as Aunt Shirley, Grandma Shirley and of course Mom, (which... More >>
1 month ago Saturday, May 11 2019 May 11, 2019 Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM CDT May 11, 2019 in Pat Shingleton Column

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