Archive for July, 2011

Top Nature Photographer Offers Seminar at Volcanoes National Park

Top Nature Photographer Offers Seminar at Volcanoes National Park

On Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7,  award-winning photographer and wildlife biologist Jack Jeffrey leads “In The Field: Nature Photography” in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.  The public is invited to sign up for either day or both.  Sessions run 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Learn to photograph plants, flowers, insects, birds (only...
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Stress!

Stress!

Has anyone else noticed that the level of stress in this country appears to be extremely high right now?  Today, it seems like our federal government, our state governments and most American families live in a constant state of crisis.  Everywhere you look there are major problems.  Right now everyone is stressed out because...
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Will Bitcoins Change the Money Game?

Will Bitcoins Change the Money Game?

The bitcoin is a virtual international currency first introduced in 2009. Bitcoins are unregulated and out of the control of any single government. They are also 100% digital — there is no corresponding physical coin or paper to back or represent bitcoins in the real world. But you can use them right now to buy goods and...
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Ron Paul: The Pesky Neighbor and the Debt Ceiling

Imagine you had a pesky neighbor who somehow took out a mortgage on his house in your name and by some legal trickery you were obligated to pay for it. Imagine watching this neighbor throw drunken parties, buy expensive cars, add more rooms to the house, and hire dozens of people to wait on...
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Who are the Agricultural Terrorists in Puna?

Who are the Agricultural Terrorists in Puna?

Apparently it’s the crime that will not speak its name. When the first word in the headline- “Decapitation…” caught our eye Wednesday we almost kept scanning the Honolulu paper for less bloody fare — until, that is, we read “…of papaya trees unnerves Hawaii isle farmers.” According to the article, someone took a machete to 10...
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