Science & Nature
Black Marble - Americas NASA image acquired April 18 - October 23, 2012 This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012. The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.
When Venus Rises with the Sun (June 8 2012) Image Credit & Copyright: Emil Ivanov This dramatic telephoto view across the Black Sea on June 6 finds Venus rising with the Sun, the planet in silhouette against a ruddy and ragged solar disk. Of course, the reddened light is due to scattering in planet Earth's atmosphere and the rare transit of Venus didn't influence the strangely shaped and distorted Sun. In fact, seeing the Sun in the shape of an Etruscan Vase is relatively common (..) #astronomy
Crystals for Fears — Overcome fear with Sodalite or Orange Calcite. Carry your preferred crystal with you as needed. — Root fears = security or change. Solar Plexus fears = peronal power. Heart fears = emotional or relationship. Also take note of where in your body you feel the fear. For many it will be in either the Solar Plexus or the Heart. Take several deep breathes and hold your crystal to this area to help you calm down and relax.
Top Recommended Crystals: Bloodstone, Turquoise, Chrysocolla, or Malachite. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Hematite, Smoky Quartz, Lepidolite, or Magnetite (Lodestone). These crystals can be used to ease cramping of all kinds. Chrysocolla works especially well for menstrual cramps. Hold to the site of pain as needed.