Tag: Earth

The Massacre of Mankind: Baxter continues Wells’ classic 14 years later

It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on — always watching the skies, but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. Machinery looted from the abandoned capsules and war machines has led to technological leaps forward. The Martians are vulnerable […]

Lind shares his depression experience as part of Suicide Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a nationally recognized effort to bring awareness to suicide and depression. Arkansas City native Nate Lind recently spoke at Harvard University regarding suicide and the increase in suicide rates among men. “Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for people (younger than) 44. […]

Southwestern College to host solar eclipse watch party Aug. 21 in Winfield

WINFIELD — A solar eclipse watch party, hosted by the natural sciences and mathematics division of Southwestern College, will be open to the public on Aug. 21. The partial eclipse is set to occur about midday and all are invited to attend the event near the main college entrance on […]

The Girl Who Could See by Kara Swanson: Riveting speculative fiction

Click here to purchase. About the Book Book title: The Girl Who Could See Author: Kara Swanson Release date: June 1, 2017 Genre: Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy/Young Adult All her life Fern has been told she is blind to reality — but what if she is the only one who can […]

Hope for Today: A commencement address for graduates, for all of life

This month, millions of students will graduate from high school and college. The majority of these graduates will be teenagers and 20-somethings. They will have achieved a worthy and important milestone for themselves. If I had a chance to speak at their graduations, here are some life lessons I would […]

Vol. 2 of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Awesome Mixtape premiere May 5

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is set to premiere today — three years after the first movie in the franchise left us all desperately wanting more back in 2014. I think I was hooked from the moment Chris Pratt started dancing on an ancient world to the tune of […]

Check out this list of my most anticipated March 2017 releases

A new month means there are a ton of new releases being published. Here is a list of my most anticipated books being released in March. Some of these already are out, but most are being released in the upcoming weeks. Already released ‘In Farleigh Field,’ by Rhys Bowen World […]

Discover NASA exhibit at Winfield Public Library to be host to free concert

WINFIELD — Students from the Community Music School will perform space music from 2 to 3 p.m. March 12 at the Winfield Public Library. The performance is in conjunction with the national traveling exhibition Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space. This concert is free and open to the […]

Discover the Ice Age exhibit coming to Exploration Place in Wichita

A new traveling exhibit will visit Exploration Place in Wichita this month. For those who like to hit the road to find something unique and interesting, this exhibit will provide that and much more. “Discover the Ice Age” is a nationally traveling exhibit that will be at Exploration Place starting […]

‘Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space’ is at Winfield Public Library

WINFIELD — A national traveling exhibition, Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space, will be on display at from Feb. 1 to April 19 at the Winfield Public Library, located at 605 College St. The exhibition is free and will be open to the public during library hours: from […]