Silent Killer

Silent Killer

By Gwenna Heidkamp On a balmy summer day in early July, a few friends and I  rented kayaks and moseyed our way down the Middle Fork of the Vermillion River, enjoying Illinois’ only officially designated national scenic river. As hawks circled overhead, small fish...
Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

 By Brooke Witkins Science fiction movies have entertained us with plentiful far-fetched predictions about the future. While many of the more eccentric “futuristic” technologies have been left in the past, more realistic energy options have been introduced in recent...
Super Carbon!

Super Carbon!

  By Joshua Reed   Global society is being held hostage. Humanity continues to spew carbon into the atmosphere because we are told we have no other options. Since the industrial revolution, roughly 375 billion tons of carbon have been emitted into the atmosphere...