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Place in Space

Observing Earth NASA's Earth Observatory is a government-funded project managed within the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. They provide us with an in-depth perspective from the hundreds of satellites launched and maintained by the United States that are working 24/7, tracking the weather, redirecting voice and data communications, and sending GPS information to and from [...]

2019-05-11T12:38:51-04:000 Comments

Focus on Brain Health

Younger Every Day The aging process is usually thought of as being a gradual decline from youth into old age. But current research is demonstrating that it’s more like the ups and downs of a rollercoaster, that there are many ways to influence our health over our lifespans in order to slow the rate [...]

2019-05-11T10:46:38-04:000 Comments

Poking Fun

The Connection Between Emotional and Physical Health Health experts have found that both positive and negative emotions have an influence on our health … and that laughter really is the best medicine. Harmful or destructive emotions include fear, anger, and worry. They provoke the adrenal glands into producing adrenaline and cortisol, chemicals that are [...]

2018-11-07T09:52:05-04:000 Comments

Stress Less About Hypertension

Blood Pressure Readings The American Heart Association advises that a healthy blood pressure is around 120/80. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, often has no symptoms, yet it could weaken the arteries of the circulatory system and cause damage to the heart, brain, and kidneys over a span of many years. Nearly 1 in [...]

2019-05-11T10:41:24-04:000 Comments

Airforce One-of-a-Kind

Air Force One is the call sign of any airplane transporting the President of the United States A Brief History  Air travel in America began in December of 1903 when the Wright brothers flew the first fixed-wing aircraft in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The first President to fly in an aircraft was [...]

2019-05-11T12:06:32-04:000 Comments

Thanks For Joining Us, Facebook!

In 2004, the social media platform "Facebook" was launched by Mark Zuckerberg and several co-founders. The idea for Facebook evolved from an on-campus software project that Zuckerberg was working on with some of his classmates at Harvard. But instead of writing code for HarvardConnection.com, Zuckerberg secretly channeled his energy into its competitor, TheFacebook.com [...]

2018-11-10T15:46:22-04:000 Comments

Forgiveness of Sins

Conquering Death Easter is a time of solemn observances and triumphant celebrations for the 2.5 billion Christians around the world. Visit Patheos.com for in-depth reading about this Christian holiday, and for access to a library of information about other World Religions. Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, is on February 26th in 2020. The [...]

2019-05-11T10:18:48-04:000 Comments

Happy Bday, Jesus!

The Christmas Season The story of Jesus' birth is one of the most familiar in the world; when Mary and Joseph arrived in Bethlehem, they sought shelter at the inn but they were turned away and Jesus was born in a nearby manger. An angel appeared to three wise men walking in the [...]

2019-05-11T10:47:18-04:000 Comments