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TREASURES IN TOILETS

Posted by Faron Franklin on Thursday, April 30, 2009, In : Faron's Footnote 
        Toy stores now sell small sand boxes that fascinate the minds of little explorers.  These kits come complete with small shovels, diggers, rakes, and brushes so a young child can excavate and brush away the sand to reveal small (plastic) bones of dinosaurs, and other artifacts of ancient cultures buried under the earth.  

 Adult archaeologists also dig for hidden treasures; they dig in layers of the earth’s crust for clues to our past.  They work in harsh and often dangerous condi...


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I'M DELIGHTED

Posted by Faron Franklin on Saturday, March 21, 2009, In : Faron's Footnote 

 

     Did you read the reports of what happened in the experimental environment of Biosphere 2?  It's that giant greenhouse outside Tucson, Arizona, where various ecosystems were duplicated for intense scientific study.  Such things as a rain forest, a desert, and even an ocean were synthesized.  Almost every atmospheric condition but one could be created. There was no significant wind.


     The lack of wind inside Biosphere 2 meant that the layers of strong fiber trees grow in a natural en...


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