Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson is a Caltech PhD chemist who brings his creativity from the laboratory into the kitchen. He has created original recipes simple enough they are a joy to cook and tasty enough they are a joy to serve. He is a research scientist, an author, a Toastmaster, a widower, a father, and a grandfather. Visit http://www.woodrow-wilson.com to learn more. As a special bonus, you'll discover new recipes posted there every month or so. Wilson is the author of two cookbooks: The Champagne Taste/Beer Budget Cookbook and Champagne Brunch. (The brunch book is an eBook available free with a subscription to his eZines. Visit his webpage for more information.) Wilson has also written two novels. His experience as a rocket scientist make his Dead Astronauts hard science fiction. His experience as a medical research manager lend reality to his The Utah Flu, His next novel will take the reader deep into the ocean.

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Water is Weird

If it weren't so common, water would be an oddball. It doesn't behave like other materials.

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The Other Side of the Moon

Why does the moon show only one face to the Earth?

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Suicide Epidemic

Suicide is the number one killer of Americans in their prime. Too many of our young and our veterans fall victim to this preventable cause of death. Its toll can be reduced. We can all help.

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Mosquitos Kill Millions

Mosquito-borne diseases are among our all-time biggest killers. Jungle diseases have spread to the US mainland bringing birth defects, disabilities, and death with them. Mosquito control has proven effective in tropical locales. It can work here too.

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Auroras

The polar night sky glows with shimmering colors. Hot particles spewing from the sun bend in the Earth's magnetice field and irradiate the air beyond where the sun shines. Excited fragments of the atmosphere dispose of their excess energy by emittinbg light--both visible and invisible. The human eye sees bands of red and green and blue.

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The sky is teeming with life

Alien life is all around us. Then why haven't we found it? Success is being in the right place at the right time. That hasn't happened yet. Space and time are just too large.

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Fracking

Fracking has opened a century's worth of new oil and gas. The USA is once again energy-independent and ready to lead. This technology will be a major contributor to our economy. It's important to understand what it is, and what it isn't. Applied to a million wells over the past sixty-five years, it is mature technology. Fracking has an enviable safety record. It poses no threat to the environment or to human health. It does, however, drink a lot of water. A working well consumes almost as much recycled water as a golf course. Other liquids may be used instead of water, but they are more expensive. They're using liquefied petroleum gas in Texas today.

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Corks

Actually, corks do grow on trees.

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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin forever changed the world with his book "On the Origin of Species ..."

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Smoked Turkey for the Holidays

What would your holiday table be like without the turkey in the middle? Just a slew of side dishes. You could cook the turkey according to the directions on the package, but why? This year smoke it for a great new taste sensation.

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