Science in everyday life —
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I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: surprises from the world of science, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research lab.
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Searching for 300 Words – Can You Help? Scrabble words! Even in the digital age, words have power. And words burst from social media and streaming video all the time. These words both record and enable the changes in our … Continue reading
An Important Update The Scrabble 3 To Make 4 list is one of the ten key word lists for the game of Scrabble. These lists welcome new players to an engrossing pastime and enhance the pleasure of recreational players. Scrabble … Continue reading
Do Yourself (and Your Heirs) a Favor! Downsize now? For most people we know, the correct answer is yes. Some folks have only a little bit of “too much stuff”: outgrown children’s clothing; two-generations-old Apple electronics; the water skis you … Continue reading
Mediating Assessments for Wise Choices There’s a new structured decision making tool, and it’s not only for business. It may strengthen us for some rare, difficult choices that we each have to make. Choices and decisions: the average U.S. adult … Continue reading