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Archives for June 2012

This Week in St Augustine and Ponte Vedra

Friday: June 29 Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band Concert Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band return to the stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. New to the All Starrs are Steve Lukather (Toto) and Gregg Rolie (Santana & Journey) who will join All Starr alumni Richard Page, Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera, and […]

Does Convince Matter More Than Taste

It looks like 70 years of breeding for better color in unripe fruit has inadvertently helped create the wet-paper towel flavor of the modern tomato. Growers care about the green of unripe tomatoes, explains biochemist Ann L. Thomas Powell of the University of California, Davis. Ripening globes that are each uniformly green let growers easily […]

Do Your Bones Show Your Life History

Life stories written in mammal bones are being used to debunk a key argument for cold-bloodedness in dinosaurs. Annual growth lines etched in the femurs of 115 wild warm-blooded mammals such as giraffes, reindeer and gazelles are similar to those previously seen in the bones of reptiles and dinosaurs, researchers report online June 27 in Nature. […]

The June ‘Green’ Bride is Loved by The Green Register

The June ‘Green’ Bride is Loved by The Green Register Every time June rolls around the letters, whispers, excitement – all the ‘buzz’ begins regarding the perfect wedding day. No one really knows if this is just something in the air, or not, but June brides are numerous. And the brides in 2012 who are […]

Better Way – The Health Revolution!

Better Way – The Health Revolution!   Health is the major issue in the U.S. and across the globe. Yes, the economy is hideous, there are no jobs, the election will soon be taking over with their ‘messages’ about how it will soon be all better, etc. But, in the end, what people are most […]

Does This Really Prove There Was Water On Mars

The European Space Agency’s Mars Express has found evidence that underground water use to exist during the first billion years of Mars’ existence. ESA’s Mars Express and NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter zoomed in on craters in part of the region of the ancient southern highlands called Tyrrhena Terra. Scientists were able to identify 175 sites bearing minerals formed in […]

Does The Ozone Effect The Heart

Ozone pollution appears to cause potentially dangerous changes in the heart at levels that might be encountered in the world’s most polluted cities. Scientists have uncovered signs of inflammation and heart rhythm disturbances in 23 healthy young volunteers who briefly inhaled elevated levels of ozone, the primary irritant in urban smog. The alterations, reported online […]

Are You Part of The Voluntary Work Force?

New research from the University of Southampton suggests that there are more employees in the UK’s voluntary sector than previously thought. The research uses data from the 2008 National Survey of Third Sector Organisations (NSTSO). It estimates that there were more than 1.1 million full-time equivalent employees in England in 2008, or just over 5 […]

NFL Stadiums…The Past Needs to Be Remembered!

NFL Stadiums…The Past Needs to Be Remembered! Yes, I am a Niners fan. The rolling of the eyes and the chuckling can begin BUT, you need to do it now because they are coming back to put on a new run, a new show, and a new dynasty for all to envy. Anyway…as a 49ers […]

Serenity on St. Simon’s Island Comes in All Forms!

Serenity on St. Simon’s Island Comes in All Forms!   As we have been ‘walking’ through the amazing world of St. Simons Island, Georgia, we have discovered everything from historical sites that make you feel as if you’ve actually stepped back in time, to the kindest people with the most amazing stories to tell, to […]