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  • Nichole commented on the post, Talking to the Sun

    Dear Bethzy,
    I am touched after ready your poem, “talking to the sun” because it reminded me of how the world used to be when we were young and worry free.
    One stentence that really stood out to me was when you said, ” I remember not having to worry about myself” this stood out to me because when we were little we didn’t worry about how we…Read More

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    Can We Learn to Control the Weather ?

    In the article “Can a giant lazer control the weather?” ( mcGraw Hill) it discusses a 29.5 foot long lazer rod that weighs about 5 tons that might be able to control lightning strikes and possibly make its own...

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    • Nichole-
      This is really interesting technology you have shared with us! Did the author connect the need for this with wildfires that are caused by lightning? Also, did the author discuss who would pay for this technology?

      Thank you for your post Nichole!

      Ms. N.

    • Nicole, this is an really interesting article, especially with lightning occurring in greater frequencies because of climate change. When I started reading your post and the article, I didn’t really see the need for this lightning pole. ‘Who needs a huge, ugly pole in the ground that is used once a year?’ That was until I saw the cost of lightning strike repairs; it blew me out of the water. Suddenly, lightning poles seemed like a great, cost-effective way to save lives and money! Very interesting, very cool. My thoughts also went to “Can we harness lightning for energy???”. Not really, according to MIT. But, maybe in the future. If you’re interested in this idea, you should check out this article – https://engineering.mit.edu/engage/ask-an-engineer/is-there-a-way-to-harness-electricity-from-lightning/ . Thanks for your post!

  • Dear Amra,

    I am very Impressed by your post ” The Art Of Letting Go” Because I think it does a great job of explaining what life is really like. People come and Go and you have to decide to keep them close or let them leave.

    One sentence that stands out to me is, ” it’s important to not go with people that bring negative thoughts. I would g…Read More

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