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Maricopa County Library District: Classroom Login. Do Lectures - Talks that inspire action. 7th Grader mimics Nature. 13 year old copies Nature to Improve Solar Performance Thirteen year old Aidan Dwyer was walking in the woods in Upstate New York in the winter and noticed a spiral pattern to tree branches.

7th Grader mimics Nature

Aidan realized the tree branches and leaves had a mathematical spiral pattern that could be shown as a fraction. After some research he also realized the mathematical fractions were the same numbers as the Fibonacci sequence. "On the oak tree, the Fibonacci fraction is 2/5, which means that the spiral takes five branches to spiral two times around the trunk to complete one pattern. VERY INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS.

Is this the Best Checking Account in the Land? Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear. NOTE: Some major wind projects like the proposed TWE Carbon Valley project in Wyoming are already pricing in significantly lower than coal power -- $80 per MWh for wind versus $90 per MWh for coal -- and that is without government subsidies using today's wind turbine technology.

Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear

The International Clean Energy Analysis (ICEA) gateway estimates that the U.S. possesses 2.2 million km2 of high wind potential (Class 3-7 winds) — about 850,000 square miles of land that could yield high levels of wind energy. This makes the U.S. something of a Saudi Arabia for wind energy, ranked third in the world for total wind energy potential. The United States uses about 26.6 billion MWh's, so at the above rate we could satisfy a full one-third of our total annual energy needs.

Now what if a breakthrough came along that potentially tripled the energy output of those turbines? You see where I'm going. Well, such a breakthrough has been made, and it's called the "wind lens. " Amalfi Coast Italy Photography. Positano - a charming stop for lunch along the Amalfi Coast There’s more to Italy than Rome and Tuscany.

Amalfi Coast Italy Photography

Have you seen the Amalfi Coast? It will leave you breathless! This collection of photos is from my recent trip back to the Amalfi coast after 4 years of being away. I’ve also included some of my older original photos too in order to get an idea of what summer looks like there. Typical pottery sold along the seaside town of the Amalfi coast. World’s weirdest hotels. 100 Best (Free) Science Documentaries Online. No matter how much you know, there is always something new to learn about science.

100 Best (Free) Science Documentaries Online

While your college courses may cover the basics, you can get a more in-depth look at a wide variety of topics from Internet resources such as these great documentaries. These selections will help you explore everything from the inner reaches of the human mind to the outer areas of our universe and just about everything else in between. Better yet, they’re all free to watch online so you can learn more without spending a dime. Health and Medicine These documentaries cover topics like health care, diseases, nutrition, nursing, and more so you can get great insights into health and medicine. Super Size Me: In this movie, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock attempts to subsist on only a diet of McDonald’s for a full month. Drugs Learn how drugs impact the brain and the variety of legal restrictions imposed upon them from these documentaries.

Genetics Evolution and Biological History Physics The Quantum Revolution: Dr. Website grader with backlink benchmarks. Why should I care about backlinks?

Website grader with backlink benchmarks

There have been many onsite SEO web graders running around the Internet. We have tried many of them, and especially the most popular ones. There is nothing wrong with these web graders. They do the job they were built to do - which is to give you some help with your onsite SEO. Many people still struggle to get their websites positioned so that the search engines will categorize them optimially.

So what is the other 70% that drives your search engine rankings? The 10 Types of Writers' Block (and How to Overcome Them) #4 was a really common event in my undergrad screenwriting classes (where it was commonly called the Page 70 Problem or the Act 2 Dead Zone or some other ridiculous name).

The 10 Types of Writers' Block (and How to Overcome Them)

It is really where outlining-as-you-go can prevent problems. For instance, I might have a ten point outline for the whole story and as I catch up to various points I may go back over the outline and flesh out points with another outline. If a scene is really tricky, my outline might be as specific as three points for five pages. But something that is really simple may never get more than a "this happens". The most important writing tips I've ever gotten: Write when you're good (I'm best first thing in the morning).

Also, keep a bunch of "quick fixes" in mind if you're having trouble. Small Business Forms, Contracts & Agreements. Synonyms. Top 10 Lists & Much More - The Best Lists About Everything. –¶ Tobi D'Eramo - Memories (Gladys Knight Vocal) –¶ Tobi D'Eramo - Memories (Gladys Knight Vocal) SPORTS RADIO KJR - Seattle's live and local sports station.

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