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  • The History and Science of Color Temperature (video)

    09/12/2014 7:55:46 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    filmmakeriq.com ^ | May 11, 2013 | Filmmaker IQ
    The way we perceive color is greatly influenced by our cultural understanding. We all grew up learning that Fire is Hot and Ice is Cold. Therefor red and orange are warm colors while blue and cyan are cool colors.This association in our mind is so strong that filmmakers can actually invoke a sense of temperature just by the color palette they use in their films.Take for example Spike Lee’s 1989 film “Do the Right Thing”The film beautifully photographed by Ernest Dickerson, is awash in yellows, oranges and reds invoking the heat of a long, hot day in the Bed Stuy...
  • Physicist suggests speed of light might be slower than thought

    07/03/2014 11:28:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    PHYS.ORG ^ | 07/01/2014 | Bob Yirka
    Physicist James Franson of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has captured the attention of the physics community by posting an article to the peer-reviewed New Journal of Physics in which he claims to have found evidence that suggests the speed of light as described by the theory of general relativity, is actually slower than has been thought. The theory of general relativity suggests that light travels at a constant speed of 299,792,458 meters per second in a vacuum. It's the c in Einstein's famous equation after all, and virtually everything measured in the cosmos is based on itin short,...
  • Scientists discover how to turn light into matter after 80-year quest

    05/19/2014 3:08:29 AM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Physics ^ | 5/18/2014
    Imperial College London physicists have discovered how to create matter from light - a feat thought impossible when the idea was first theorised 80 years ago. In just one day over several cups of coffee in a tiny office in Imperial's Blackett Physics Laboratory, three physicists worked out a relatively simple way to physically prove a theory first devised by scientists Breit and Wheeler in 1934.Breit and Wheeler suggested that it should be possible to turn light into matter by smashing together only two particles of light (photons), to create an electron and a positron the simplest method of...
  • Weird 'UFO' Light on Mars May Just Be a Shiny Rock, NASA Says

    04/09/2014 4:59:38 AM PDT · by 12th_Monkey · 31 replies
    Space.com ^ | April 08, 2014 | Mike Wall
    Scientists are throwing cold water on yet another purported "alien" sighting by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. Though UFO enthusiasts may beg to differ, mission team members say bright flashes of light visible in Mars photos taken by the Curiosity rover on April 2 and April 3 almost certainly have a perfectly ordinary explanation. "One possibility is that the light is the glint from a rock surface reflecting the sun. When these images were taken each day, the sun was in the same direction as the bright spot, west-northwest from the rover, and relatively low in the sky," Justin Maki, the...
  • Abundance not Scarcity

    03/16/2014 4:35:14 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 3-16-14 | Jay Becker
    We are to move from the darkness to the light, move from fear into love, and live in the abundance and victory of Christ. So many hold on to their hurt and they walking through life with a chip on their shoulder. Yes, hurting people say and do hurtful things. 
Let's help them discover the wonder of falling in love with Jesus; being forgiven, living free, and learning to focus on the abundance of love and grace - instead of living like God's love is a rare commodity. There is no limit to His love, His loves overflows. God's love...
  • Pass the Salt and Put on the Lights! A Homily for the 5th Sunday of the Year

    02/09/2014 2:24:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 2/8/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In the gospel today the Lord describes metaphorically (i.e. figuratively) what a Christian is and what He expects of us. Note five things about what He says.I. The Definitiveness of his Proclamation The Text says You are the Salt of the earth.You are the light of the World..But if salt goes flat it is good for nothing..No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket. The Lord is definitive in two ways. First he says, You. He is not talking to people long ago, or someone next to you. He is not merely talking to your pastor,...
  • Will Conservatives see the light?

    01/04/2014 7:10:10 AM PST · by Dartman · 13 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Jan. 3/14 | Editorial
    Its not the brightest of ideas. But the federal government went ahead and banned light bulbs. As of Jan. 1, 75- and 100-watt incandescent light bulbs were banned. Once the ones on the shelves run out, thats it. Canadians will be left to light their homes with two main remaining options: compact fluorescents the twirly-looking ones and LEDs. Next year 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs will also get the same treatment. All in the name of energy conservation and feel-good enviro policies! Even though the compact fluorescents come with their own problems due to the mercury in them....
  • Why is Christmas Celebrated Mainly at Night?

    12/24/2013 3:23:33 AM PST · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12/23/2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    O Holy night! Yes, a silent night! and, it came upon a midnight clear. Christmas, it would seem, is a festival of the mid night. Jesus is born when it is dark, dark midnight. We are sure of it. And why not?Even though we are not told the exact hour of his birth we are sure it must have been night. Scripture does say that the Shepherds who heard the glad tidings were keeping watch over their flock by night (cf Luke 2:9). Further the Magi sought him by the light of a star, and stars are seen at night,...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Venus, Zodiacal Light, and the Galactic Center

    10/18/2013 10:44:45 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 1 replies
    NASA ^ | October 18, 2013 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: The bulging center of our Milky Way Galaxy rests on a pillar of light in this luminous skyscape. Recorded on September 22nd in dark South African skies, rivers of dust seem to flow downward from the galactic center towards Antares, yellowish alpha star of the constellation Scorpius, near the top of the scene. The brightest celestial beacon present is not a star at all though, but planet Venus, still dominant in the western sky after sunset. Of course, the pillar of light stretching upward from the horizon is Zodiacal light. Sunlight scattered by dust along the plane of the...
  • Sunset Flare LED skateboard wheels in action [video only]

    08/24/2013 5:34:05 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 24 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 3-18-2013 | Sunset Skateboards
    Saw these on Vsauce2 just now and thought they were pretty cool. Apparently these skateboard wheels have LEDs in them that light up when the wheels spin. The LEDs have a 100,000 hour life expectancy and there are no batteries. The spinning of the wheels generates the current necessary. I have no idea how durable they are, though. The website says a set of 4 wheels is $40. A whole board is $100. I'm not gonna link directly. I will put a picture or two for people who don't YouTube.
  • Light-Rail to Nowhere: Honolulu, Hawaii's Train Boondoggle

    08/05/2013 6:52:55 AM PDT · by cutty · 15 replies
    Reason ^ | August 1, 2013 | Sharif Matar
    there's no reason to believe the Honolulu's rail project will do anything to improve traffic congestion. In fact, it's likely to divert resources from more-affordable solutions. "The one thing about these projects [is that] they are very inviting politically," says former Hawaii Gov. Ben Cayetano. Along with Cliff Slater of Honolulutraffic.com and University of Hawaii's Roth, Cayetano has filed a federal lawsuit against the rail project that's held up construction. They claim the city misled the public about the total cost of the project and didn't deliver fully on a required review of alternative solutions to a rail line. Panos...
  • Conservatives Shy Away from Light Bulbs With Eco-Friendly Labels

    05/09/2013 3:10:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 71 replies
    Live sScience ^ | 4/30/13 | Megan Gannon
    Conservatives may be less likely to buy energy efficient light bulbs if they're packaged as environmentally friendly, new research suggests. In one study, participants were given $2 to spend on a light bulb with a choice between a 50-cent incandescent bulb and a $1.50 compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb. They were told the CFL bulb would last 9,000 more hours and reduce energy costs by 75 percent compared with the old-fashioned bulb. Both liberal and conservative participants were more likely to choose the CFL bulb, the researchers found. But if the CFL bulb was marked with a sticker that said...
  • Insulin levels wax and wane daily - Modern life may clash with hormones natural cycle

    02/27/2013 11:40:44 AM PST · by neverdem · 12 replies
    Science News ^ | February 22, 2013 | Tina Hesman Saey
    Like the sun, insulin levels rise and fall in a daily rhythm. Disrupting that cycle may contribute to obesity and diabetes, a new study suggests. Many body systems follow a daily clock known as a circadian rhythm. Body temperature, blood pressure and the release of many hormones are on circadian timers. But until now, no one had shown that insulin a hormone that helps control how the body uses sugars for energy also has a daily cycle. Working with mice, researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville have found that rodents are more sensitive to insulins effects at certain...
  • New regulations pull the plug on the 75-watt incandescent light bulb

    01/01/2013 6:24:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 53 replies
    KTIV ^ | 1/01/13
    UNDATED (NBC) - As we say goodbye to 2012, we're also saying goodbye to a fixture in America's lighting fixtures: The 75-watt incandescent light bulb. Under federal law, 75-watt bulbs can no longer be produced or imported as of January 1st, though retailers can still clear remaining stock. **SNIP** Traditional 60 and 40 watt bulbs will be phased out in 2014.
  • Researchers discover fastest light-driven process

    12/14/2012 3:04:56 PM PST · by neverdem · 13 replies
    Phys.org ^ | December 5, 2012 | NA
    A discovery that promises transistors the fundamental part of all modern electronics controlled by laser pulses that will be 10,000 faster than today's fastest transistors has been made by a Georgia State University professor and international researchers. Professor of Physics Mark Stockman worked with Professor Vadym Apalkov of Georgia State and a group led by Ferenc Krausz at the prestigious Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics and other well-known German institutions.There are three basic types of solids: metals, semiconductors, used in today's transistors, and insulators also called dielectrics.Dielectrics do not conduct electricity and get damaged or break...
  • Caltech engineers invent light-focusing device

    12/13/2012 10:22:21 PM PST · by neverdem · 18 replies
    Phys.org ^ | December 7, 2012 | NA
    EnlargeEngineers at Caltech have created a device (illustrated here) that can focus light into a point just a few nanometers (billionths of a meter) across -- an achievement they say may lead to next-generation applications in computing, communications, and imaging. Credit: Young-Hee Lee (Phys.org)As technology advances, it tends to shrink. From cell phones to laptopspowered by increasingly faster and tinier processorseverything is getting thinner and sleeker. And now light beams are getting smaller, too. Engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have created a device that can focus light into a point just a few nanometers (billionths of a...
  • Plastic light bulbs have all the benefits of LEDs, none of the downsides

    12/03/2012 8:54:16 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 38 replies
    The Verge ^ | 12/3/12 | Ben Kersey
    Scientists at the Wake Forest University have created a new type of light bulb that promises to be just as efficient as LED equivalents, but without any of the drawbacks. The new field-induced polymer electroluminescent bulbs FIPEL for short produce light when an electric current is passed through the nano-engineered plastic layers. The team says that the new type of bulbs are malleable, allowing them to take any shape like compact fluorescent lamps. They also wont shatter like traditional bulbs, nor will they generate the same hum or flicker. The inventor of FIPEL, Dr David Carroll, believes that...
  • Researchers engineer light-activated skeletal muscle

    08/30/2012 9:06:41 PM PDT · by LibWhacker
    MIT News Office ^ | 8/30/12 | Jennifer Chu
    Technique may enable robotic animals that move with the strength and flexibility of their living counterparts.Many robotic designs take nature as their muse: sticking to walls like geckos, swimming through water like tuna, sprinting across terrain like cheetahs. Such designs borrow properties from nature, using engineered materials and hardware to mimic animals behavior. Now, scientists at MIT and the University of Pennsylvania are taking more than inspiration from nature theyre taking ingredients. The group has genetically engineered muscle cells to flex in response to light, and is using the light-sensitive tissue to build highly articulated robots. This bio-integrated approach,...
  • Our time really is running out: Theory suggests that the universe could grind to a halt

    06/18/2012 3:20:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 06/18/2012 | By TOM GOODENOUGH
    People often say that time speeds up as we age, but if the latest scientific theory is true the opposite could well be the case. The radical theory by academics suggests that time itself could be slowing down - and may eventually grind to a halt altogether. The latest mind-bending findings - put forward by researchers working at two Spanish universities - proposes that we have all been fooled into thinking the universe is expanding. In fact, they say, time itself is slowing down until eventually, in billions of years time, it will cease altogether. Although the findings might sound...
  • Tabletop X-rays light up

    06/09/2012 12:14:48 PM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies
    Nature News ^ | 08 June 2012 | Katherine Bourzac
    Compact device promises to open window on chemical reactions in the lab. The pressurized, cylindrical chamber fits in the palm of Margaret Murnane’s hand. Yet out of one end of the device comes an X-ray beam that packs almost as much punch as the light generated by massive particle accelerators. Murnane and Henry Kapteyn, both physicists at JILA in Boulder, Colorado, a joint institute of the University of Colorado and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, have reported the first tabletop source of ultra-short, laser-like pulses of low energy, or ‘soft’, X-rays. The light, capable of probing the...
  • Walk by faith and not by sight.

    05/05/2012 7:18:53 PM PDT · by jesus4life · 12 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
    Remember how we must live and to who all the praises we must give.
  • Light Bends by Itself

    04/19/2012 10:38:39 PM PDT · by neverdem · 6 replies
    ScienceNOW ^ | 19 April 2012 | Jon Cartwright
    Enlarge Image Bending the rules. Light normally travels in straight lines, but with some clever pre-adjustment, it curves instead. Credit: F. Courvoisier and J. M. Dudley Any physics student knows that light travels in a straight line. But now researchers have shown that light can also travel in a curve, without any external influence. The effect is actually an optical illusion, although the researchers say it could have practical uses such as moving objects with light from afar. It's well known that light bends. When light rays pass from air into water, for instance, they take a sharp turn;...
  • Vatican Gives the Green Light [Rite for the Blessing of Child in the Womb]

    03/27/2012 7:02:04 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | 3/27/12 | USCCB
    Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb approved by RomeWASHINGTON (March 26, 2012) -- The Vatican has approved the publication of the "Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb," which will be printed in English and Spanish in a combined booklet and should be available for parishes by Mothers' Day. The U.S. bishops who collaborated on the development of the blessing welcomed the announcement of the recognitio, or approval, by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in Rome. "I'm impressed with the beauty of this blessing for human life...
  • 'Yellow Light Enough' For Israel To Attack Iran

    03/13/2012 11:29:00 AM PDT · by Fennie · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 12, 2012
    There is no doubt that Israel is ready to carry out a first strike against Iran, Shlomo Gazit, former head of Israeli intelligence, told RT. And Israel will not seek any approval from the US or even its own citizens to make such a move.
  • Romney Plan for Replacing ObamaCare Light on Details

    (CNSNews.com) Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has pledged multiple times that he would repeal and replace President Barack Obamas signature health care reform law. However, his repeal proposals are light on specific details. If I were president, day one I will take action to repeal Obamacare. It's bad medicine. It's bad economy. I'll repeal it, Romney said at the Jan. 26 GOP debate in Florida. And I believe the people -- I believe the people of each state should be able to craft programs that they feel are best for their people. However, Romneys plans...
  • Light at night not a bright idea

    01/15/2012 1:28:24 PM PST · by aimhigh · 28 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 01/15/2012 | AVIGAYIL KADESH/NO CAMELS
    . . . . The scientists investigated the effect of different types of outdoor lighting on light pollution and Melatonin, in order to suggest practical steps for balancing productivity, energy expenditure and public health. White LED light (which is actually blue light on the spectrum) is emitted at short wavelengths of between 440-500 nanometers. The study showed that this type of light suppresses the bodys production of Melatonin five times more than the orange-yellow light given off by traditional high-pressure sodium (HPS) bulbs.
  • Now You See It, Now You Don't: Time Cloak Created

    01/05/2012 2:03:02 AM PST · by Captain Beyond · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1-4-2012 | Associated Press
    AP Photo/Heather Deal, Cornell University Scientists demonstrate how they have have created a new invisibility technique that doesnt just cloak an object -- like in Harry Potter books and movies -- but masks an entire event by briefly bending the speed of light around an event. In this illustratio, an art thief walks into a museum and steasl a painting without setting off laser beam alarms or even showing up on surveillance cameras. WASHINGTON It's one thing to make an object invisible, like Harry Potter's mythical cloak. But scientists have made an entire event impossible to see. They have...
  • EPA Turns Out The Christmas Lights

    12/30/2011 2:55:22 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 32 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 12/28/2011 | Russ Harding
    Enjoy this seasons Christmas lights; next Christmas it will be considerably more expensive to run the lights that adorn Christmas trees, homes and businesses in many areas around the country, including Michigan. Most American households would have preferred a lump of coal in their stocking from the Environmental Protection Agency rather than the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule issued by the agency today. The rule is aimed at coal-fired power plants, mandating among other things a 90 percent reduction in mercury emissions. This may be the most expensive regulation on utilities issued by the EPA to date, estimated to...
  • Not Photoshopped: Beam of Light Shines on Fallen Soldiers Miracle Dog (incredible)

    11/27/2011 12:06:21 AM PST · by STARWISE · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11-24-11 | Kimberly Launier
    *snip* Sometimes when Rhonda hugged Hero she would softly pet her face and coo, Justin, are you in there? It was Rhondas gentle way of remembering their son and his last living connection to Hero. At one point, Hero wandered off and took a stroll in the backyard. All of a sudden, the clouds broke and a light began to solidify in a beam directly down on Hero a kind of vertical halo.
  • Faster-Than-Light Neutrinos: OPERA Confirms and Submits Results, But Unease Remains

    11/19/2011 8:49:24 PM PST · by neverdem · 18 replies
    ScienceInsider ^ | 17 November 2011 | Edwin Cartlidge
    New high-precision tests carried out by the OPERA collaboration in Italy broadly confirm its claim, made in September, to have detected neutrinos travelling at faster than the speed of light. The collaboration today submitted its results to a journal, but some members continue to insist that further checks are needed before the result can be considered sound. OPERA (Oscillation Project with Emulsion-Tracking Apparatus) measures the properties of neutrinos that are sent through the Earth from the CERN particle physics laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland, and arrive in its detector located under the Gran Sasso mountain in central Italy. On 22 September,...
  • Using Light to Flip a Tiny Mechanical Switch by on

    10/26/2011 12:03:16 PM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies
    ScienceNOW ^ | 23 October 2011 | Adrian Cho
    Enlarge Image Flipping brilliant! Using only light, scientists can switch this little bridge of silicon between its "bowed up" configuration (top) and its "bowed down" configuration. Credit: M. Bagheri et al., Nature Nanotechnology, Advance Online Publication (2011) The feeble force of light alone can flip a nanometer-sized mechanical switch one way or the other, a team of electrical engineers reports. The little gizmo holds its position without power and at room temperature, so it might someday make a memory bit for an optical computer. Other researchers say it also introduces a promising new twist into the hot field of...
  • Path to 'Light Freedom' Bill Passage Still Unclear

    10/21/2011 12:37:45 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 10/21/2011 | Jack Spencer
    Legislation that could let Michigan escape the federal phaseout and ban on traditional light bulbs is now in the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee. As widely expected, House Bill 4815 was passed on a 62-46 mostly party-line vote in the GOP-controlled House last week. Rep. Matthew Lori, R-Constantine, was the lone Republican to vote against the legislation, while Rep. Richard LeBlanc, D-Westland, was the lone Democrat to vote in favor of it. Rep. Kurt Damrow, R-Port Austin, was not present. Now that the measure has moved over to the Senate, its fate is uncertain. Not only is it unclear what the...
  • Finding puts brakes on faster-than-light neutrinos

    10/21/2011 10:47:39 AM PDT · by neverdem · 23 replies
    Nature News ^ | 20 October 2011 | Eugenie Samuel Reich
    An independent experiment confirms that subatomic particles have wrong energy spectrum for superluminal travel. The claim that neutrinos can travel faster than light has been given a knock by an independent experiment. On 17 October, the Imaging Cosmic and Rare Underground Signals (ICARUS) collaboration submitted a paper1 to the preprint server arXiv.org, in which it offered a rebuttal of claims2 to have clocked subatomic particles called neutrinos travelling faster than the speed of light. The original results were published on 22 September by the Oscillation Project with Emulsion-Tracking Apparatus (OPERA) experiment. Both experiments are based at Gran Sasso National Laboratory...
  • Graphene shows unusual thermoelectric response to light

    10/07/2011 11:42:34 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 11 replies
    MIT ^ | 10/7/11 | David L. Chandler
    Finding could lead to new photodetectors or energy-harvesting devices.Graphene, an exotic form of carbon consisting of sheets a single atom thick, exhibits a novel reaction to light, MIT researchers have found: Sparked by lights energy, the material can produce electric current in unusual ways. The finding could lead to improvements in photodetectors and night-vision systems, and possibly to a new approach to generating electricity from sunlight. This current-generating effect had been observed before, but researchers had incorrectly assumed it was due to a photovoltaic effect, says Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, an assistant professor of physics at MIT and senior author of a...
  • "The science is settled" is the most unscientific statement that anyone can ever make

    09/23/2011 8:50:54 AM PDT · by sussex · 21 replies
    order-order.com ^ | Guido Fawkes
    The likes of George Monbiot and Al Gore get pretty hysterical about global warming / cooling / dimming or whatever current theory is in vogue. The science is settled they scream in an attempt to block any debate. In reality physicists, as a sub-section of the scientific community, are a lot less keen on the whole carbon and climate scare racket. Scientists are not usually unanimous on any subject which is complex.
  • New Depiction of Light Could Boost Telecommunications Channels

    08/26/2011 10:23:06 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 3 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | 8/26/11
    ScienceDaily (Aug. 26, 2011) Physicists with the Institute of Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers (IUSL) at The City College of New York have presented a new way to map spiraling light that could help harness untapped data channels in optical fibers. Increased bandwidth would ease the burden on fiber-optic telecommunications networks taxed by an ever-growing demand for audio, video and digital media. The new model, developed by graduate student Giovanni Milione, Professor Robert Alfano and colleagues, could even spur enhancements in quantum computing and other applications. "People now can detect (light in) the ground channel, but this gives us a...
  • Poll to FREEP: What kind of light bulbs are you using in your home these days?

    07/13/2011 9:02:50 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 78 replies
    State Journal Register ^ | July 13, 2011 | steelers6
    The new squiggly fluorescent bulbs 51% The old incandescent bulbs I've used for years 48% Total votes: 427 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • Congress Grills NASA Chief Over Next Big Rocket Design (Answer was due in Jan of 2011)

    07/12/2011 2:46:33 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 35 replies
    Space.com ^ | 07/12/2011 | Space.com
    A congressional panel grilled NASA chief Charlie Bolden today (July 12) on Capitol Hill, repeatedly asking him why the space agency has yet to choose a design for its next-generation heavy-lift rocket. Last year Congress gave NASA until mid-January 2011 to pick a design for the rocket, known as the Space Launch System, that will carry astronauts on deep space missions. NASA still has not made an official decision, and members of the House of Representatives' Committee on Science, Space and Technology took Bolden to task. "We've waited for answers that have not come. We've pleaded for answers that have...
  • If We Walk In The Light...(I John )

    This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth: But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.( I John 1:5-7)In Johns epistle, which concerns itself with the true Knowledge of God as opposed to the false, there are...
  • Lightbulb Rules Spark Political Fight (Bachmann wants repeal of 2007 law)

    06/27/2011 7:24:46 AM PDT · by Libloather · 50 replies
    Industry Week ^ | 6/27/11 | Rob Lever
    Lightbulb Rules Spark Political FightHowever, new legislation may not change what manufacturers are doing in creating more efficient bulbs that use halogen, LED or other new technology. By Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse June 27, 2011 With a January deadline looming on a U.S. law mandating energy efficiency standards for lightbulbs, some political forces don't want to turn out the lights. More than a dozen Republican lawmakers are backing efforts to repeal the 2007 law that requires bulbs to consume less energy. Meanwhile Texas has enacted a law that would exempt itself from the federal requirement, and other states are debating...
  • Researchers create light from 'almost nothing'

    06/10/2011 11:17:50 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    www.physorg.com ^ | JUne 06, 2011 | by Bob Yirka
    (PhysOrg.com) -- A group of physicists working out of Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, have succeeded in proving what was until now, just theory; and that is, that visible photons could be produced from the virtual particles that have been thought to exist in a quantum vacuum. In a paper published on arXiv, the team describes how they used a specially created circuit called a superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) to modulate a bit of wire length at a roughly five percent of the speed of light, to produce visible "sparks" from the nothingness of a vacuum. The...
  • In Him Is No Darkness At All...(No Secret Teachings)

    This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.(I John 1:5)The Apostle Johns ministry is one of restoration. The faith of the saints had been confused, distorted, tangled and blurred by the pseudo spirituality of those who claim a mystical, direct knowledge of God, which is above and beyond the experience of normal christians. These gnostics, ie knowing Ones, undermined the simple faith of christians, causing them to doubt the integrity and depth of their own experience. Therefore John sets out to...
  • God Is Light...(Everything Revealed)

    06/07/2011 5:23:32 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 20 replies · 1+ views
    This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.(I John 1:5)As we noted earlier, Johns ministry is a ministry of restoration. The faith has been frayed, tangled and torn to the point where the believers whom John addressed were confused as to who knew God genuinely and who didnt. What does it mean to know him who is from the beginning? To be strong and have the Word of God abiding in you? Most importantly, who is the God and Father of...
  • Pursue The Lord's vigil of righgteousness \o/

    04/25/2011 6:34:21 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 8 replies
    My children you have done well to pursue My vigil for I am seeking after righteousness , virtue and truth , not from man but from Vessels filled with this drink for I am their Melchizedek and Lord . So come to Me that I may feed your soul and allow you to drink Me in for "I AM THAT I AM" your Eternal Sustainer and Guiding Light, The Lord of Hosts to all that will have Me as their wine, and drink in only me for I Am their complete inheritance . The name Melchizedek means king of righteousness...
  • The Cornucopia of the honey of the manifold wisdom of God

    04/24/2011 8:39:10 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    You have done well to hide ( rest ) from the forces of darkness in My love .(Deut 33:12) Now I shall raise you up into the Majesty of My Fullness by placing you as a lampstand for others , for I have hammered you out of one talent and shaped and formed you into the Mennorah of My manifold witness , bathed in My Glory yet this oil shall not lack or perish for "I AM" The Oil Of Gladness in you that no longer drips but now pours ~ for you are My Honey Comb of Cornucopia (...
  • The CFL Fraud ILiberals gone wild - and Americans beleived them at their peril)

    04/19/2011 11:39:26 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 30 replies
    american thinker ^ | 4/19/2011 | Edmund Contoski
    A compact fluorescent light (CFL) on the ceiling burst and started a fire in a home in Hornell, N.Y. December 23, 2010. "Those are the lights everybody's been telling us to use," said Joe Gerych, Steuben County Fire Inspector. "It blew up like a bomb. It spattered all over." Fire Chief Mike Robbins said the blaze destroyed the room where the fire started and everything in it, and the rest of the house suffered smoke and water damage. The Arkport Village Fire Department as well as the North Hornell Fire Department required about 15 minutes to put out the fire....
  • First they came for your light bulbs. Now Obamas EPA is going after your soap.

    04/01/2011 9:30:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 70 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/1/11 | Stacy Mott
    You cant blame Americans for feeling as though the government is increasingly crossing boundaries and reaching into their daily lives. The Obama administration and regulatory authorities such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appear to be coming at us on all fronts. The Republican-led Congress has been steadfast in its efforts to beat back the EPA. Recent committee hearings have exposed the adverse consequences that the EPAs regulation of greenhouse gas emissions will have on the job market. Unfortunately for hardworking Americans, the cost of the EPAs action will make energy prices higher, drive jobs overseas and force more citizens...
  • In Preparation for the Feast of Candlemas [Catholic Caucus]

    01/31/2011 6:35:52 PM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies
    CatholicFamilyVignettes.com ^ | January 22, 2009 | Kimberly
    In Preparation for the Feast ofCandlemas January 22, 2009 by Kimberly If Candlemas be fair and bright,Come winter, have another flight;If Candlemas bring clouds and rain,Go winter, and come not again.The Christmas tree is lying upon the brush pile, the decorations are packed away. The wreath on the mailbox and the large one beside the front door are yet to be put away, but come rising temperatures will be taken down tomorrowThe sole reminders of Christmas past, other than our memories, are the two nativities still prominently displayed in the living room and dining room. Like the Trapp Family,...
  • Adam Light to challenge Dem. VA Senator Puckett in November

    01/27/2011 6:08:52 AM PST · by Gopher Broke
    Hello All, I just wanted to drop you all a note to let you know that we will be having our official announcement entering the race for the 38th District State Senate seat at 10:30am on 7 Feb 11 at SVCC. Congressman Griffith will be there for the announcement, and it would mean a lot to me if all you could be there as well. Please be discrete with this info, since we want plenty of media coverage. Please take note of this new email address, and feel free to contact me on it with regard to political matters. Of...
  • WikiLeaks sheds light on plight of Venezuela's Jews

    12/02/2010 4:58:07 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Jpost.com ^ | 12/2/10 | GIL SHEFLER
    Jewish community raises concerns with US diplomats in Caracas regarding the hostile environment created by the Chavez government. Venezuelan Jews raised concerns with US diplomats regarding the increasingly hostile environment against them created by the government of President Hugo Chavez, saying they see a "dark horizon" for their community, according to a document released by WikiLeaks Thursday morning. The document dated November 2009 and labeled confidential, the third highest level of classification, was the first of its kind that focused on Jewish communities in the Diaspora since WikiLeaks unleashed an avalanche of US diplomatic documents to the Web earlier this...