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Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of Our Universe (Eric Whitacre)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck on Monday. 10 Replies

We've all heard about the Deep Field observations of the Hubble Space Telescope, how, almost on a whim, the device was aimed at what was thought to be an empty, unoccupied section of sky and a long time exposure was taken.  What they discovered was…Continue

Tags: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Deep Field, Eric Whitacre

Canada Not a Loud Nation

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Dec 2. 11 Replies

Canada is a proud nation but not a loud nation.British newspaper salutes Canada . . . this is a good read. It is funny how it took someone in England to put it into words......Salute to a brave and modest nation - Kevin Myers , 'The Sunday…Continue

FFRF's 2018 National Convention: John de Lancie

Started by Loren Miller Nov 30. 0 Replies

John de Lancie is a lot more than just the infamous "Q" of Star Trek: The Next Generation.  He has portrayed characters as diverse as Clarence Darrow, Donald Trump, and Nazi administrator Hans Biebow, as you will learn when you watch this video.  He…Continue

Tags: Clarence Darrow, John de Lancie, Freedom From Religion Foundation, FFRF

Peak Prosperity, We are at the peak

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 26. 3 Replies

The world is at the peak and tipping point in many different factors, i.e. global warming, monetary growth, insect collapse. I don't intend to be an alarmist and scare people, my purpose is to inform you. Please block me if you don't want to read…Continue

New Rule: Win or Go Home (Real Time with Bill Maher)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 4. 5 Replies

In case you hadn't noticed, we have a mid-term election coming up in three days, and it's more than a little important.  With it we can take back at least one if not both houses of Congress from the Republicans and send a message to Donald Trump…Continue

Tags: election, vote, millennials, Hitler, Donald Trump

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Comment by Grinning Cat on August 15, 2018 at 2:59pm

Makes sense; no need to cool rooms you're not using.

Comment by Patricia on August 15, 2018 at 2:41pm

Our a/c is just the portable type.

Comment by Grinning Cat on August 15, 2018 at 2:39pm

Patricia, if you have a HEPA filter on your central A/C and heating, I'd think that should clean the air indoors as well as a free-standing machine, and for your whole house. Ruth would know more.

Comment by kathy: ky on August 15, 2018 at 12:38pm

thera pure.

Comment by Patricia on August 14, 2018 at 8:34pm

Thanks Kathy. Methinks I'd better check into that.

Comment by kathy: ky on August 14, 2018 at 8:24pm

Patricia,  you can get a good free standing machine for about $90. with a permanent filter.  You have to vacuum it once a month.  Or with the smoke probably weekly.  But they work very well.  I'd suggest using it in your bedroom at night.  I liked the first one so much I bought a second. 

Comment by Patricia on August 12, 2018 at 10:09pm

How? We have the doors & windows closed & use a/c. I have hepa on the vacuums, & furnace, but I don't know how else to use them. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 12, 2018 at 9:47pm

Patricia, can't you use a HEPA filter in your house? That smoke sounds quite dangerous.

Comment by Patricia on August 12, 2018 at 7:48pm
Comment by Patricia on August 12, 2018 at 7:46pm

As of the news on now....5:30 p.m.

globalnews.ca - B.C. Wildfire Sunday: Lightning strikes lead to more than 140 new fires across B.C.

B.C. Wildfire Sunday: Lightning strikes lead to more than 140 new fires across B.C.
More than 140 new fires are burning across B.C. on Sunday, most of them sparked by lightning strikes.

The southern parts of the province saw the most new blazes with 33 new fires in the Coastal Fire Centre, 41 in the Kamloops Fire Centre and 60 in the Southeast Fire Centre.

BC Wildfire Service chief fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek said there are around 600 fires burning in the province on Sunday. Of those, more than 40 are considered wildfires of note.
B.C. Wildfire Sunday: Lightning strikes lead to more than 140 new fires across B.C.
B.C. Wildfire Sunday: Lightning strikes lead to more than 140 new fires across B.C.
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