Wow. Just wow. It’s amazing what we can find out about our world… our galaxy. The new planet is called 2003UB313. There’s still so much to learn. I still have that love of @NASA and what they’re doing. SO COOL!! #RaleighNC #Raleigh #Orthodontics @ExplorersClub has some @NASA_astronauts in it!!
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While we all love the imagery we will see on our social media for World Heart Day, it’s a day that is meant to put the spot light on heart disease (aka cardiovascular disease). Please get out there and exercise more and help your “people” to do so too.
New York Times article on how our diet can affect our teeth… and affect economies.
Yesterday was the anniversary of Gold discovery sparking the Klondike Gold Rush in 1896.
While there is some gold used in orthodontics, wouldn’t it be more fun to see this cute puppy golden retriever instead?
photo credit: Michelle Ho at Freeimages.com
I’ve talked to some people who were thinking of viewing the eclipse without the proper glasses. Please don’t. You could damage your eyes or go permanently blind. Here’s how to do it properly. “The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun is through special-purpose solar filters.”
Here’s a cool Powerpoint with more information and myths about solar eclipses courtesy of Karl Citek, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, Professor of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, Oregon.
Here’s the recommendations from the American Astronomical Society who have a list of retail chains with no delay on shipping:
Today in 1858 Queen Victoria and President James Buchanan exchanged messages via the new Transatlantic Telegraph Line. It consisted of 7 copper wires. (Orthodontists use copper wires often). We love Wired (the magazine), obviously. In this article Wired author Duncan Geere tells us, “The first message took 17 hours and 40 minutes to transmit.” Now that’s a long time to be on hold!
Youth Building Peace is the theme today 8/12/17 and is dedicated to celebrating how youths support and are committed to building and sustaining peace. International Youth Day was endorsed and adopted with a 1999 UN resolution.
We appreciate you!!
Students at an UN-backed development project site that supports vulnerable populations in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten