Our Times: September 2007

Our Times: September 2007

The primary purpose of Signs of the Times has always been to reveal Jesus to people who have yet to meet Him.

Lee DunstanMar 20, 2023, 12:52 AM

wireless power

Researchers have successfully lit a 60-watt light bulb by transferring energy through the air from one specially designed copper coil to the bulb, which was attached to a second coil seven feet away. One day, they hope, rechargable units around a room will be recharged wirelessly from a central power-base station.

spot the mammal

The Class Mammalia includes about 5000 species, placed in 26 orders.

All mammals share at least three characteristics not found in other animals: 3 middle-ear bones, hair, and the production of milk by mammary glands.


According to new research, an error in your episodic memory, in which similarities between new and familiar experiences are confused by your brain's hippocampus, causes the mind to believe it has been in a situation or conversation previously.

acne from food?

The fat in your food does not pop up again on your face but it may trigger a hormone surge that leads to pimples. Testosterone is the primary antagonist in the acne story. Hormonal fluctuations also has an impact. Diet can influence these hormones.

Sources: Scientific American, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology

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If I were to ask, “who are you?” what would you say? Perhaps you’d start with your name, your family of origin or your cultural identity. If pushed, maybe you’d identify with your religion (if you have one) or social group. Answering such a question is also heavily influenced by your family of origin and the community you grew up in. But one of the most important factors I’ve found in self-identity are the stories we tell about ourselves.

Detox Your Cookware

Could toxic chemicals be leaching from pots and pans into your food?

Salt Increases Blood Pressure

Forget AIDS, cancer and famine for a moment-increased blood pressure is the most common cause of death in the world!

Should you go vego?

Appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan, are healthful, nutritionally adequate and may help in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases