Monthly Archives: February 2009

Regrow Teeth? reports: WASHINGTON – Ever wonder why sharks get several rows of teeth and people only get one? Some geneticists did, and their discovery could spur work to help adults one day grow new teeth when their own wear out. … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

Writing well means never having to say, ‘I guess you had to be there.’ – Jef Mallett Send to Kindle

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Happy 200th Birthday, Abraham Lincoln!

Abraham Lincoln was born two hundred years ago today, on February 12, 1809. Lincoln was elected the sixteenth president of the United States on November 6, 1860. His opponents in the race were Stephen A. Douglas, a Democrat, John C. … Continue reading

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Questions about UNRWA

UNRWA is the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. Yaakov Kirschen, the cartoonist who does Dry Bones, an English language Israeli comic strip has a blog. He writes in his Dry Bones Blog: … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the … Continue reading

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Smallest Exo-Planet So Far Discovered

Wired Magazine reports: The smallest exoplanet ever seen is less than twice the size of Earth, and orbits a star similar to our sun 390 light years away. Astronomers recently spotted this world, the most Earth-like planet yet discovered, with … Continue reading

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