Month: August 2017

NASA watches the Sun put a stop to its own eruption

  • by CindyLawson
  • 5 Days ago
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On Sept. 30, 2014, multiple NASA observatories watched what appeared to be the beginnings of a solar eruption. A filament—a serpentine structure consisting of dense solar material and often associated with solar eruptions—rose from the surface, gaining energy and speed as it soared. But instead of erupting from the Sun, the filament collapsed, shredded to […]

The Misfortune of Marion Palm

  • by CindyLawson
  • 6 Days ago
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Like its subject, The Misfortune of Marion Palm‘s title has a special gift for misdirection: A small fortune has in fact gone missing, but Marion knows exactly where it is because she stole it—discreetly (and then not so much) siphoning off nearly $200,000 from her daughters’ progressive Brooklyn private school. The antiheroine of Culliton’s drolly cynical […]

Visualize the improvements you want to bring about

  • by CindyLawson
  • 10 Days ago
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1. Decide what it is you want to improve. Be specific. Sit down where you can be alone and undisturbed, and write down a list of goals. Next, analyze what you wrote, to find out whether you really want to achieve the items on your list. You will most probably discover that you don’t really want […]