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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Cueva de los Cristales – amazingly massive crystals

National Geographic has online an article about Cueva de los Cristales – a cave of huge natural crystals. The crystals were exposed by mining operations which pumped water out of the cave. It sounds like the crystals will fall apart if the water is not allowed to refill. It’s unclear how long before the crystals […]

Life celebrations for the terminally ill

According to an article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, it’s becoming more common for terminally ill people to participate in “celebratory sendoffs”. The article talks specifically about several people in the Seattle area who went through this within the past year.