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A friend of mine let me know of a pretty decent weather aggregator.

It looks like an individual pulled publicly available weather/meteorological data, forecast models and provided a killer GUI.  There now appears to be a small group assisting in the maintenance of the site.

I particularly like the barometric layer, where weather patterns can be viewed and wind intensity can be inferred (the higher the differential/distance, the stronger the wind and push for equilibrium).pressure Continue reading ‘Windy!’


2017 Total Solar Eclipse Reviews

Eye witness, age 3.

It was windy.  I saw and I was happy.  The Sun went down and came back.  Pink and purple around the horizon.

Eye witness, age 6. DSCN1060

It was good.

I took my eclipse glasses off when I couldn’t see anything through the solar filter.  The sun was Black and white.  The sky was black, it was cold and breezy.

Eye witness, age 10. Continue reading ‘2017 Total Solar Eclipse Reviews’

Photos from Idaho

Photos from the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.  I made it to Idaho (path) for  2 minutes 18 seconds   of Totality.  A few hundred individuals up on a hill on a Monday morning.  Continue reading ‘Photos from Idaho’

UNLV Lectures

Here are some lectures that look interesting.  (Full list of talks are at
University Forum: Human Curiosity

… a talk by Mario Livio, an internationally known astrophysicist and bestselling author. The ability to ask “why?” makes us uniquely human….

University Forum: Tumultuous Road to the Constitution

… a talk by George William Van Cleve, Research Professor in Law and History, Seattle University School of Law. For…

University Forum: I Follow the Forest Flame Bird

… A Tropical Birding Adventure a talk by Stephen G. Brown, Barrick Scholar, Professor of English, UNLV. This presentation will take…

University Forum: Desert Cathedrals
…Rhetorical Structures That Make America a talk by Adam Bateman, artist and curator. In his presentation “Desert Cathedrals:..

Continue reading ‘UNLV Lectures’

2017 Mascot Bracket

For those who like to pick by the mascot.

Here is a bracket for your consideration, use it wisely…2017 MascotMascot Bracket 2017

Logo Bracket located here.

What is a Warning for Anyway?

us_capitol_west_sideHere is a follow up to the previous post.

The Congressional Record is available for the Warren – McConnell Rule XIX hubbub.  When a warning is given- let’s use a yellow card in soccer; the action has been warned.  A different, further, second- (meaning not the first event) would have to occur for a second yellow card pulled to sit the player down.  Or better yet, if you kick your brother and are warned by your parents.  Your parents don’t typically increase your punishment 27 minutes later because you kicked your brother once.

I have highlighted the passages of when the first statement was made and when the initial warning to Senator Warren occurred: Continue reading ‘What is a Warning for Anyway?’

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