Monthly Archives: September 2011

18 (ARTPRIZE 2011)

ARTPRIZE 2011 has just opened in a very big way in Grand Rapids, Michigan!   What a great way to see art at many scales of powers of ten all in one city – the art is on the sidewalk, in the museum, at restaurants, above windows, beside benches, on street corners – all ages are [...]

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19 (license plates – recycled in a decorative way)

At  The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids, Michigan…

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20 (crushed cans as decoration)

20 crushed cans as decoration at The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

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Farm Fresh

In recent years American’s have had an increased interest in the quality of their food.  Farmers markets large and small have sprung up all across the States.  They play a role in creating healthy local economies and vibrant neighborhoods, and offer us a personal connection to the people who grow the produce we eat. According [...]

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(2) 21 (BC)

Photo from Archaeology News Network ……………………………………………………………… Photo from Great Wall of China History & Facts “(The Great Wall of China) was first built in the 7th century B.C. when China was still divided into many small states. After the unification of China in 221 B.C., the first emperor of Qin Dynasty (you must have heard [...]

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(Gene 20) 22

From NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) Gene ID: 2022 Official symbol: ENG Official full name: endoglin Gene Type:  protein coding Organism:  Homo Sapiens Location:  9q33-q34.1 Sequence : Chromosome: 9; NC_000009.11 (130577291..130617047, complement) .11 Summary:  “This gene encodes a homodimeric transmembrane protein which is a major glycoprotein of the vascular endothelium. This protein is a [...]

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(September) 23 (, 2011)

Photo from IB Times A U.S. satellite which had been focused on the ozone layer will be crashing back to earth around September 23, 2011. From IB Times – New York…  “As the huge satellite breaks into 26 pieces, most of UARS (Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite) will burn up after re-entering the atmosphere, leaving around [...]

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24 (kilometers)

24 kilometers = 14.5 miles

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25 (calories or less)

Photo from FotoSearch 25 calories = 104.6 joules Here are snacks that are 25 calories or less that help tame the cravings for food from MedicineNet.com 2 large celery stalks = 13 calories, 1.2 grams fiber 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce = 18 calories, 1.4 grams fiber 1/2 cucumber = 20 calories, 1 gram fiber [...]

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Pizza Love

Anyone who has spent time in Italy knows that if you ask for pizza con peperoni, when your order comes out, there won’t be any pepperoni in sight. Rather, you’ll be served a paper-thin, intensely aromatic pizza covered with thick strips of red peppers.  This happened to me on my first trip to Florence.  Seventeen [...]

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