Blogs that link to The Earth is Not Flat!

I've recently discovered that the following blogs have links to The Earth is Not Flat!: Driftless Skies -- Southeast Minnesota. Weather to fishing and more The Christian Environmentalist -- Exploring environmental issues from a Christian perspective This is in addition to some other blogs that have had a link to my blog for quite some …

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Geology Jobs and Christian Colleges

From The number of professional jobs in the oil and gas industry exceeds the number of qualified and available workers. In 1982, enrollment in the geosciences hit an all time high of 35,000 students but today the number has dwindled to about 5,000. Salaries are generous, however the industry does not have a rosy …

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It’s All a Matter of Perspective

News headline: France's washout summer fails to deter tourists PARIS (AFP) - It's official: France's rainy, grey and generally cold summer has been the worst for the past 30 years, the weather service said Friday, but tourist arrivals were the highest in five years. July and August were wet across two-thirds of the country while …

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Britain’s Got Talent

The British equivalent of "American Idol" is "Britain's Got Talent". Click here for an amazing performance. Simon Cowell and the other judges can't believe what they just heard. He is so good the crowd stands and one of the judges almost cries. Grace and Peace

Life in the Laboratory

From an AP news story on efforts by scientists to create life "from scratch" in the laboratory: Around the world, a handful of scientists are trying to create life from scratch and they’re getting closer. Experts expect an announcement within three to 10 years from someone in the now little-known field of “wet artificial life.” …

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USGS topographic maps available as PDF files

The U.S. Geological Survey has put its entire current topographic map collection on the internet as PDF files. The maps are available at scales of 1:24,000 (1 inch = 2000 feet), 1:100,000 (1 cm = 1 km), and 1:250,000 (approx. 1 inch = 4 miles). There are other sites (such as TopoZone) that offer a …

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