Tag Archives: holidays

Party for National Health

Nighttime images help track disease from the sky According to this article, Nigeria used satellite images of city lights to correlate population movements to epidemic outbreaks. After the harvest season, there is a small population boom in the cities as … Continue reading

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Pining for Easter

I can’t remember for certain where I first heard this allegorical story of Christmas–probably on Mark Call‘s radio show–but I have never forgotten its message. It involves a recently married couple. The wife has a sordid past, and her husband … Continue reading

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Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Should it? I’ve read several discussions of the topic over the last week or so, and thought I’d throw my thoughts out there too. Specifically I want to answer three questions. 1. … Continue reading

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