The New Geopolitics of Food
But now that era is coming ... do eventually boost land productivity, who will benefit? If virtually all the inputs -- the farm equipment, the fertilizer, the pesticides, the seeds -- are brought in from abroad and if all the output is shipped out of ...
Summer Solstice 2013: Why It's the First Day of Summer
Summer officially begins this week as the summer solstice marks the longest day of the year. For Americans ... called midsummer—has long been recognized and often celebrated by many cultures around the world. The ancient Egyptians, for example, built ...
Seahawks' Richard Sherman is one in long line of Super Bowl villains
“C-O-T,” said Bradshaw, guffawing and squirting his chew into a paper spittoon ... The small group in siege in his hotel room wrote the words down, not then realizing they involved what would become overwhelming in American sports history.
The Deeper Scandal of the Evangelical Mind: We Are Not Allowed to Use It
He argued that Evangelical scholarship had a minimal presence in doing serious academic research, and that they need to–and can–do better ... as a (not “the”) constructive model for moving forward. Noll’s books have been a wake up call for ...
Who Discovered The Earth is Round?
By measuring the length of the shadow cast by a vertical stick during the solstice noon, he could figure out what angle the Sun made with the vertical direction at Alexandria. Instead, he was forced to rely on the reported distance between the two cities.