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Author Archives: Dani Johnson
I’ve had to take a hiatus from writing because I was recently hired as a manager at a local coffee shop, but things have settled down a little bit and I’ve decided to take on my favorite pastime, again. One … Continue reading
My last post was about how various old mythologies explained the Northern and Southern Lights, so it seems appropriate to talk about the amazing science behind the aurorae, next. In short, the phenomena is caused by charged particles that stream … Continue reading
Above Image: NASA’s IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis (southern lights). Image Credit: NASA/JPL Source: NASA; Sourced for this blog in 11/2013. Image is available because NASA is a government entity and its images and websites are … Continue reading
It’s my favorite time of year, again. I’ve been listening to my “Spooky Symphonies” radio station on Pandora and wearing my favorite glow-in-the-dark nail polish all month long. I just went and saw the new Carrie movie, and I plan … Continue reading
I’ve heard so many myths about my female body that it’s hard to keep up with them all. Some of them are so ridiculous that it’s pretty obvious that they’re myths, but some of them are a little more tricky. … Continue reading
Above Image: Swimming Pool in Junction, Texas Image Credit: Billy Hathorn: Source: Wikimedia Commons; Sourced for this blog in 09/2013. Image is available under the the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 UnportedLicense. Since I was a small child, I’ve heard … Continue reading
I’ve been seeing this commercial for Joint Juice on TV, lately, and found myself actually wondering whether or not this particular dietary supplement is different than all the rest. I wondered, for just a moment, whether or not this one … Continue reading
Above Image: The Quahkah (Quagga) Aquatinta by Samuel Daniell (1775-1811) from the Series African scenery and animals. Image Credit: Smithsonian Institution Libraries Source: Wikimedia Commons; Sourced for this blog in 09/2013. Image is available because it is in the public … Continue reading
Above Image: Aye-aye ImageCredit: Frank Vassen Source:flickr; Sourced for this blog in 08/2013. Image is available under theAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 GenericLicense. Aye-aye are weird little creatures that can only be found in the wild in certain parts of Madagascar. They are … Continue reading
Above Image: Plains zebra and wildebeest running Image Credit: renatela Source: flickr; Sourced for this blog in 08/2013. Image is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 GenericLicense. Zebras [zee-bruh; British also zeb-ruh] are hoofed mammals that belong to the genus Equus … Continue reading