What if the food I eat is not organic?

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If your are still not convinced about shopping and supporting organic practices consider these points. Did you know that the vegetables and fruits that you purchase from your grocery store or big box store that are not grown organically are nutritionally … Continue reading

MOXXOR is the LONE STAR in Omega-3 Nutrition!

I am honored to present my Celestial Musings Guest blogger: Ilios Garcia, Naturopath and  MOXXOR's Chief Science Advisor.

Why MOXXOR? “Recently there is so much controversy, debate and polemics regarding health, supplementation and nutrition; that it is becoming a nightmare for health professionals let alone laymen to properly manage personal health. In this din, perhaps some of the … Continue reading

What Are Smart Meters? Is it Dumb to have One?

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Yesterday Nazim and I caught the gas company representative taking off our gas meter and installing a smart meter. He never  even heard of any dangers, didn’t know what EMFs were either. Our choice was let him finish his job … Continue reading

Challenging the germ theory?

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The Germ Theory past and present! We have all inherited ‘epigenetically,’  (that which is above the genome) a set of belief systems. One major belief system widely accepted today is the germ theory! We have had it drilled into our … Continue reading

A Meadow In The Ocean With ‘Frost Flowers Blooming!’

In an article entitled “Suddenly There’s a Meadow in the Ocean with ‘Flowers’ Everywhere,” by  H from NPR, (December 19, 2012). I saw something absolutely wondrous that I simply had to share!

Krulwich describes at ‘Krulwich Wonders,’ a scenario where a Grad student named Jeff Bowman was on the deck of a ship; with a University of Washington biology team on their way back from the North Pole. Apparently it was bitter cold and as the dawn broke, this young man, Jeff could see what appeared to be little cyrstal flowery things, growing on the frozen sea.

This sight must have been astounding, as out of no where these delicate,  flower like snowflakes forms, appeared as if they were growing like flowers in the dry, cold air “like a meadow spreading off in all directions.”

Apparently every available surface seemed to be covered with them. He needless to say asked people in his group what they were. And the answer he received was “Frost Flowers!”

They aren’t really flowers but are more like ice sculptures that grow on the border between the sea and air.  Krulwich reported that, “On Sept. 2, 2009, the day Jeff’s colleague Matthias Wietz took these pictures, the air was extremely cold and extremely dry, colder than the ocean surface. When the air gets that different from the sea, the dryness pulls moisture off little bumps in the ice, bits of ice vaporize, the air gets humid — but only for a while. The cold makes water vapor heavy. The air wants to release that excess weight, so crystal by crystal, air turns back into ice, creating delicate, feathery tendrils that reach sometimes two, three inches high, like giant snowflakes. The sea, literally, blossoms.”

Krulwich continued  in his post that, “Jeff’s professor Jody Deming believes that as the poles warm, there will be more and more of these meadows, because there will be more and more open sea that turns to thin ice in winter. But as beautiful as they are, scientists prize frost flowers because they are so salty. These blossoms suck up seawater, concentrate the salt and have three times the salinity of the ocean. You could think of them as beautiful pickles.”

Krulwich added, “If you take a frozen flower and let it melt,” and that’s what Jeff and his colleagues did …

… what you get is about “one to two millilitres of water,” Jeff shared. That’s simply very salty little puddles.

And yet, he said, “when he and his colleagues checked, they found each frost flower housed about a million creatures. ‘That’s 10 to the sixth!  A million bacteria.”

Did that surprise you? Krulwich asked Jeff. “Aren’t bacteria everywhere?  ‘No,’ he said, ‘ not when the environment is so extremely salty, not when these bacteria are sitting on the icy surface exposed to ferociously cold air, much colder than they’re used to in the sea, and not when they are bathed in sunshine, which they don’t see that often and shouldn’t like.”

Apparently these amazingly adaptable bacteria are  happy in their salty, sunny, freezing environment, doing they’re thing — well, that’s the next question: What are they doing? Professor Deming and her team are eager to figure that out. Could they be ingesting something? Exhaling something? If these frost flower meadows are going to spread, that might be interesting to find out.

Frost flowers grown in a lab.

I found the imagery fascinating and I am happy to be warm and dry and enjoying learning about this phenomena from my comfy desk chair on my big MAC desktop screen. Hope you have enjoyed this interesting story as well!

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Photos courtesy of Matthias Wietz

Deciphering Cosmetic Codes: Ingredients Your Skin Can Live Without

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Deciphering Cosmetic Codes: Ingredients Your Skin Can Live Without By our CelestialMusingsBlog guest blogger, Nadine Artemis co-founder of Living Libations Nadine Artemis is the creator of Living Libations, an exquisite line of serums, elixirs and essentials oils for those seeking the … Continue reading

Himalayan Crystal Salt is Natures Ancient Gift to Us!

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Salt is critically important to sustain all  life.  You’ve probably noticed that animals of all sizes seek out salt licks because they crave it. Our ocean creatures of course have the benefit of living in water which is made out of … Continue reading

How does BEMER differ from other so called PEMF devices?

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There is nothing on the market today that can compare with BEMER! But, how does BEMER differ from other so called PEMF devices is a question I am often asked as there are websites that pop on search engines that challenge … Continue reading

The Importance of connecting to the Earth’s Magnetic Field!

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Here’s Some Celestial Musing for you to Ponder Today! We used to walk barefoot on the earth every day in ancient times and even more modern times, now we are separate from the Earth 24/7 in our modern society! We … Continue reading

What are you doing to combat electronic smog? PEMF to the rescue!

The Light Bulb was THE innovation until BEMER came along!

Did you know that E-smog is present wherever electrical installations exist, be it in the air, in the ground or in buildings? The healing frequencies of natural magnetic fields can be your bodies best defense against “electronic smog”. The self-healing … Continue reading