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August 29, 2019

We kind of have instincts. When we behave without thinking, such as blinking our eyes when a fast moving object approaches, or grabbing something when losing our balance. These are not involuntary muscles, like a heart pumping, but involuntary behavior. It is a healthy...

January 21, 2019

Every single organism that invents a new feature not previously enjoyed, would have to be capable of creative, conceptual thinking with a great skill in math and engineering and fantastic foresight.

October 18, 2018

The ocean is 70% of earth's surface but much deeper than the surface. Our land mass has life due to the ingenuity of evaporation, clouds, wind, underground water tables and the flow back to the ocean.

August 19, 2018

What you hear affects your emotions. Whether it is what someone is saying to you, a song that is happy or sad, an annoying dog, hearing others arguing or the sound of tree leaves rustling in a gentle breeze. Life would be extremely different without being able to hear.

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June 15, 2018

The average number of parts on a car is 30,000 including the screws and bolts ... the total sum of parts for a human body is about 37 trillion cells.

April 21, 2018

Inspiration for Inventions 

So many inventions have been inspired by nature, but do you know how much our eyes have inspired photographic inventions?

Camera film responds to light capturing an image. That idea was from the back of your eye, which is the retina. The retin...

February 27, 2018

Muscles provide a beautiful allegory for life and character. There is something spiritual that develops in a person's character when choosing to learn and grow, harvesting beauty from ashes rather than seething in bitterness.

January 2, 2018

Children ask some of the deepest and best questions, and many of our own best questions come from a willingness to ask with child-like curiosity.

One of those questions is related to the Bible statement by Jesus saying “… That which you sow will not come to life unless...

October 25, 2017

We don’t know how to grow the things with which we are endowed in our mother’s womb, but the wisdom exists in sharks, lizards, octopus and more.

September 30, 2017

I admit there was something deeply therapeutic as a child to walk in the forest in Pinewood, New Jersey. I did it so often, I said I wanted to buy it, so my parents bought me a grey, metal safe. I always spent the money on other things, though. In that region we called...

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