Factober

Scientists use satellites to track weather, map ice sheet melting, detect diseases, show ecosystem change... the list goes on and on. I think nearly every scientific field benefits or could benefit from satellite imagery analysis.

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Hadn't another wise man, the Buddha himself, warned about the evils of atta

Hadn't another wise man, the Buddha himself, warned about the evils of attachment?
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If insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over and expecting

If insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results - then success is insanity squared!(2012 SCBWI New Member Conference; Richmond, VA)
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Sometimes, I get ideas from dreams. Often, my stories are based on adventur

Sometimes, I get ideas from dreams. Often, my stories are based on adventures that I, or my friends, have actually lived.
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If you are not part of the solution to help better humanity then you are sl

If you are not part of the solution to help better humanity then you are slowly becoming part of the problem!
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Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.

Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.
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How do you get so empty? he wondered. Who takes it out of you?

How do you get so empty? he wondered. Who takes it out of you?
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All my possessions for a moment of time.

All my possessions for a moment of time.
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Three men sat around a table. All were muscled and similarly greasy and eas

Three men sat around a table. All were muscled and similarly greasy and easily identifiable as scum. As he breached the entrance all three were moving, drawing their own guns in surprise.Only one got off a shot.
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Head for the moon. If you miss, you will still be among the stars

Head for the moon. If you miss, you will still be among the stars
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My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics.

My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics.
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A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he w

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
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When someone came to ask us for help, it was sacred. We did not even think

When someone came to ask us for help, it was sacred. We did not even think twice. We helped them, even if we had only meagre means; we offered them arms, a little bit of money, and in occasion, men.
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