O Tannenbaum

December 12, 2019

Clark Griswold: “We're kicking off our fun old-fashion family Christmas by heading out into the country in the old front-wheel drive sleigh to embrace the frosty majesty of the winter landscape and select that most important of Christmas symbols.” (National Lampoon’s Christmas Va


Feeding the Future

October 14, 2019

How do we produce enough food to satisfy the growing demands of our growing population? How can we achieve this while also ensuring the stability of our food system despite growing ecological challenges?


Why Linux

October 7, 2019

It’s a subtle day in Portland suburbia – a hint of rain on the stormfront. I’m okay, working on Windows, my childhood operating system. Just then, thunder claps and the roar reverberates into my face as I glance upon the dreaded blue background and rotating white circles.


Ohio's Tropical Fruit

September 24, 2019

When you think of tropical fruits, what first comes to mind? Likely you envision exotic treats like pineapples or mangoes from places like Central America; you probably don’t think of the forests of Ohio.