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The Metric Calendar, a Metric Diary
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Weights & Measures, Nonfiction » General reference » Yearbooks & annuals
The Gregorian Calendar is a freak of culture: chaotic, unnatural and split, with separate year and week cycles. After discussing the basics of a systematic calendar the Quaternary Metric Calendar is presented instead, with dates and names. (Sorry, metric is not decimal!) This one-cycle calendar is perpetual in itself. In 53 images it is shown what a Metric diary, good for any year, may look like.
The Opposite of an Epitaph
Series: Waters of Time. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story set in the Waters of Time universe: George Merrill recovers from an injury in a barn outside of Philadelphia in September 1752, after eleven days that never happened.
Thirty Days Hath September
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
No matter where we hail from or where we have chosen to live, we long-term expatriates tend to kid ourselves that we are men of the world. Without the benefit of a local education, however, we will always be at a disadvantage compared to that tiny first-grader who lives next door. In this essay, a Taiwanese pop song inspires me to remedy one of the many gaps in my own knowledge.
The New Calendar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Weights & Measures, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Mathematics
2017 Revision! How can we restructure the calendar so that days no longer 'leap' around month to month and year to year, and so that seasons don't shift through the months of the calendar? This book answers that question. There's an important distinction between a calendar and time. A calendar is a tool; durations of time are what the tool measures.
The Big Hug
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
"Never, in any of their wildest dreams, did they ever consider that the Sun was a conscious entity. That it was nurturing them, observing them, and most importantly, judging their actions..." A young psychic is recruited by hi-tech pirates to confirm their worst fears. The age of electricity is about to end. Is it possible to survive the big hug? December 21, 2012. 11:11AM Make a wish.