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Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure

Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure

Introduction (Part 1 of 6) by Marc Joffe, Jill Eicher, Ed Ring, and Kevin Dayton Editor’s Note: Please visit California Policy Center for the complete series or Download their comprehensive PDF This is Part One of “Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure,” to access the other five sections, click on the links below. To access the entire six-part study […]

Happy Thoughts Help Kids Control Their Emotions

Happy Thoughts Help Kids Control Their Emotions

Lola Gayle, STEAMRegister.com Peter Pan may have had it right all along when he spoke about thinking happy thoughts. Using neurofeedback, researchers have shown that children and adolescents can literally control their ’emotional brain’ by thinking happy thoughts. Neurofeedback allows scientists to monitor levels of brain activity in real-time, which is then fed back to […]

Ants Were Farming Long Before Humans

Ants Were Farming Long Before Humans

It is generally understood that human society turned to agriculture about 10, recipe 500 years ago in the region that is the Middle East today, and that turn in the human way of life set us down the path to modern civilization. Now, researchers have found another species that is not nearly as technologically advanced […]

Napa Valley Vineyards Benefit From Bluebirds

Napa Valley Vineyards Benefit From Bluebirds

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register If you love wine (and honestly who doesn’t), then take a moment to thank the humble Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana), a small but colorful thrush that has become quite common around some California vineyards. Note: Grape production in California generated over 5.2 billion dollars in 2015 from 918,000 harvested acres (USDA […]

A Happy Thanksgiving to Our Troops, Wherever They May Be

A Happy Thanksgiving to Our Troops, Wherever They May Be

From the Department of Defense, sildenafil a Thanksgiving wish to the troops: From us, a Happy Thanksgiving to our troops, wherever they may be: Whether snow training in Estonia Army photo by Sgt. Lauren Harra Conducting machine gun training in Djibouti. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kenneth W. Norman Manning an M240B machine gun […]

Some Thanksgiving Foods Are Dangerous For Your Pet

Some Thanksgiving Foods Are Dangerous For Your Pet

Thanksgiving meals include the whole family, try and for some people, mind that also includes furry, ambulance four-legged members. When you look down from the table and see their sweet faces, it can be difficult to be stern about table scraps. Most of us are guilty of picking off a small piece of turkey and […]

NASA Saturn Mission Prepares for ‘Ring-Grazing Orbits’

NASA Saturn Mission Prepares for ‘Ring-Grazing Orbits’

First Phase in Dramatic Endgame for Long-Lived Cassini Spacecraft A thrilling ride is about to begin for NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Engineers have been pumping up the spacecraft’s orbit around Saturn this year to increase its tilt with respect to the planet’s equator and rings. And on Nov. 30, following a gravitational nudge from Saturn’s moon […]

6 Surprising Habits That Cause Back Pain

6 Surprising Habits That Cause Back Pain

Almost everyone you know, whether it’s your grandparents, best friend, or boss, has complained of back pain. It’s one of the most common forms of pain; about 80 percent of Americans have or will get it at least once in their lives. The aches, spasms, and sensations you feel on your back can be triggered […]

A Plea for Sheltered Workshops — Give The Disabled A Chance to Win

A Plea for Sheltered Workshops — Give The Disabled A Chance to Win

By Naomi Fisher Throughout our lives we have been told, “Whether you win or lose, the most important thing is that you tried your best,” or “There can be only one winner, but it’s important you tried your best,” or how about the Special Olympics motto for handicapped, “If I cannot win, let me be […]

Ventura through the Eyes of An Artist

Ventura through the Eyes of An Artist

Just a taste of the artistry of David Pu’u, local photographer with an international reputation. Here’s just a few of his photos from an amazing portfolio: David Pu’u is an internationally recognized photographer and cinematographer with broad experience ranging from editorial publication, to television and feature film production. Currently David is lead creative and CEO […]