I teach the aikido kids class at the YMCA monday nights. This class is offered to kids ages 5-12 for about fifty minutes in the evening. Recently 13 new students have joined increasing the size and diversity of my class greatly. In trying to ensure that my students have fun, be active, learn and perform the martial art, and display respect for the japanese tradition all at once, I find myself a bit on edge. In fact, when one student accidentally gives another student a bloody nose, yet…Continue
Posted on May 23, 2011 at 11:30pm
I recently read an article in Time magazine stating that by the year 2050 the population will top out at approximately 8 billion humans. The reason being that the Earth does not have the capacity to supply food to a population beyond that size; consider the implications of this fact...
Posted on March 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — 9 Comments
Oil prices are predicted to reach $100 a barrel this year. For those of us who drive, this spells financial horrors at the gas station. Energy companies broadcast ad campaigns about there investments in renewable energy research and ways to brake our dependence on oil. But when will we see results? Denmark and Sweden have began mass production of hydrogen vehicles, and are constructing infrastructure to support them. At home we have research towards electric automobiles, hydrogen…Continue
Posted on January 3, 2011 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments
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