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Hitchhiker Weeds: Is This The Jerusalem Artichoke?

Hitchhiker Weeds: Is This The Jerusalem Artichoke?

Helianthus tuberosus There are numerous showy flowers that bloom in the late Summer/early Fall and I’ve tried to make an identification of this one. I think this is Helianthus tuberosus. The flowers are quite charming actually, however, this is considered [...]

A G3 (Strong) Geomagnetic Storm Is Predicted

If you were listening to HF radio on September 10, 2014, you would have discovered that the bands dropped out completely for several minutes. At 1:45 p.m. EDT (1745 GMT) on Wednesday, a major solar flare disrupted radio communications. Aurora [...]

Did Microsoft Launch Windows XP Service Pack 4?

It’s unofficial, but it is believed that Microsoft Service Pack 4 has been launched. This must be a big relief to the many fans of Windows XP that have not upgraded to a newer version. Even though Windows XP support [...]

How To Run Windows XP on Windows 7

Relax. You can run Windows XP forever, even if you have upgraded your OS software, and that includes the Linux crowd. Believe it or not, some programs still run on Windows XP. No problem. You can run Windows XP applications [...]