The Geo-Geo

(your friendly geographic Geornal)

 

PRESENTS

The first full music album on virtual reality has been released and is now available for download for FREE:    https://www.oculus.com/experiences/gear-vr/1031509710236946/

Shaun Oster, F.G.B.,  a talented and intolerably fun and kind person whom I have had the honour and pleasure to meet in Santa Barbara in California, has created a virtual world where he could share the joys, pains, and wisdom of his music.

I am sharing some of...

June 13, 2016

The churches and Churches in the Philippine Islands have been quite literally “cemented” by these Giant Clams (Tridacna gigas).  These gastropods assimilate carbon and calcium, and secrete proteins in their mantles (conchiolin/ conchin – I just love the sound of this word, “kon-kin”) to host aragonite crystals that make their shells very hard.  Exploited for construction and for food, the Giant Clam remains to be a threatened specie...

So much of the world can be tasted in a cup. A wealth of aromatic molecules, stories, and histories -- all being held in about 200 mL of liquid.  In many ways, a cup of tea is a vehicle for us to travel into lands and times far away, or even into divinations and futures...

As one lingers in the experience of many different flavors and memories of each sip, one is also provided time and space to introspect.  It is journey outwards and...

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