Yearly Archives: 2012

Recruiting to ‘Work Out Domestic Violence’

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FACT: Nearly 1/3 of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives.  — Junior League of Northwest Arkansas website Readers and Editor: SpareTime (An upstart project of the group that brought you Seeds That Feed) is partnering with the Junior League of NWA to…

Knowledge Gained

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By Rachel Birdsell Another year is about to slip away again, and hopefully we are all ending 2012 a little wiser than when we started it. I know that I’ve learned a lot this year. Some of it is knowledge that I embrace and some is knowledge that I wish I didn’t know. But, whether…

Wildlife Christmas Trees

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Making Ripples

By Amanda Bancroft There’s a debate about which type of tree — artificial or real — has the least amount of environmental impact. Wikipedia states a real tree generates 3.1 kg of greenhouse gases every year, while an artificial tree produces 48.3 kg over its lifetime, but these numbers are affected by how long you…

Solar-Powered Plane To Fly Around World

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Solar Impulse

University Of Arkansas Professor Designs Autopilot System To Keep It In The Air At Night By Mason Carr Robert Saunders, University Of Arkansas electrical engineering instructor, will design an autopilot system for the first solar-powered airplane scheduled to fly around the world in 20 days and 20 nights, making it the first solar-powered plane to…