Vertical Thought: July - September 2011

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In This Issue

  • by Amanda Stiver
Have you ever had an instructor who was so involved and encouraging that she was willing to give up her personal spare time to help and serve her students?
  • by Randy Stiver
At 15, I realized that human society had long been heading cluelessly to its demise. But I also learned then that God has a great plan to raise human beings out of our problems and lead us to an incredible destiny.
  • by Mario Seiglie
When the ground beneath your feet begins to tremble, it can be terribly unsettling, especially with lives in jeopardy. Why do we live in a world of earthquakes - and will we always?
  • by Amanda Stiver
A new area of study in nutrition science, food synergy, is proving that certain food combinations can increase, sometimes more than doubling, the beneficial aspects of single foods.
  • by Amanda Stiver
New analysis from Harvard University lends support to the long-held conclusion of many that no extraterrestrial life exists in the universe.
  • by Amanda Stiver
"Teach your kids to play" is the theme of organizations like the Alliance for Childhood.
  • by Amanda Stiver
Recent research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds that even when sight is absent, the part of the brain that processes visual information is still active, proving the brain is more flexible than previously understood.
  • by Amanda Stiver
Israeli archeologists have begun excavations on a 1,300-year-old church in Khirbet Midras (also spelled Hirbet or Horbat Madras), near Beit Shemesh in west central Israel.