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Dunyazad Digital Library

Robert Schaechter, the creator and curator of the Dunyazad Digital Library, has added the Green Comet trilogy to his stacks. Robert has created an omnibus containing all three novels in one PDF file. This isn’t just any ordinary PDF file, … Continue reading

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Wikipedia – The Free Online Encyclopedia

I have cited Wikipedia in many of my posts, and I’ve done it with no shame. Not everyone has shared my enthusiasm, though. Many people have used Wikipedia as an example of what is wrong with getting your information from … Continue reading

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The Free Speech of Fools

Photo: StockSnap. CC0/Public Domain license. I’ve posted on free speech and freedom of expression before here on Green Comet. I talked about how people confused the right to free speech with the right to freedom from criticism for what they … Continue reading

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FactChecking Science Claims in 2017

FactCheck is a website that checks claims made by politicians and others to see if they hold up under scrutiny. In this era of fake news and other lies, they help us to see what’s true and what isn’t. In … Continue reading

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Daydreaming is Good

I knew it! All those hours I spent gazing out the window weren’t an indication of my bone-lazy inattentiveness at all. They were showing how smart I am. Yeah! I knew it. The online science magazine, Eurekalert!, tells us about … Continue reading

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Jesus and Mo and LGBT

See what Jesus and Mo have to say about LGBT rights. You will find the rest of the cartoon here. As usual they have a well-considered and balanced view. ‘Cause there’s always two sides to everything, right? rjb

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Volutus

Cloud of the Day – Volutus Volutus, from the Latin volutus, which means rolled, is a species of cloud (yes, they actually come in species, and genera too) that the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) recently added to the latest edition … Continue reading

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NASA Image and Video Library

You might be aware of the website dedicated to the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD.) You can visit the site and see another great picture every day. Some people even set things up so their computer’s desktop image is … Continue reading

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Treedragon Sculpture Website

I previously posted a synopsis of the evolution of a sculpture that Treedragon shared with us on one of the forums I inhabit. Since then he has returned with a suggestion and a query. He was thinking of letting us … Continue reading

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Treedragon Sculpture

On one of the forums I frequent, a member by the user name Treedragon started a thread wherein he let us follow his progress as he completed a sculpture. His style can be defined as abstract, or we can forego … Continue reading

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