The Science Insider by Jason Lindsey http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/ en-us How Does a Fan Work? http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/42704 Go to http://www.hookedonscience.org for this experiment and others that might get you and your family Hooked on Science. Wed, 27 Jul 2011 11:49:06 -0500 SPECIAL SCIENCE REPORT Adult-Proof Ringtone http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/42048 "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science explains the science behind an adult-proof ringtone your teen might be using. What do you think? Is your teen using this ringtone? Sun, 19 Jun 2011 12:44:43 -0500 Joplin EF5 Tornado Damage http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41729 Here's a look at the damage I discovered in Joplin on Sunday. It's some of the worst damage I have ever witnessed. Mon, 30 May 2011 00:15:24 -0500 "High Risk" for Severe Weather http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41673 The Storm Prediction Center has placed the region under a "High Risk" for severe weather. Strong storms will turn severe producing tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds. Go to http://www.hookedonscience.org/dopplernetwork for the latest Hooked on Science radar, Storm Predator and LIVE NOAA weather radio from the Paducah National Weather Service. This is a very dangerous situation, you and your family need to prepare now. WPSD Local 6 offers a variety of severe weather resources. ... Wed, 25 May 2011 15:30:24 -0500 Fire Tornado http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41571 WPSD Local 6 Meteorologist John Champion and I create a fire tornado. Go to www.hookedonscience.org for experiments that might get you and your family "Hooked on Science." Join me and make the switch to WPSD Local 6 in May. You can watch the Hooked on Science semgent ONLY on WPSD Local 6 each Saturday between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Fri, 20 May 2011 07:41:43 -0500 Flood of Mosquitoes http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41434 As we all know, flood water can bring a lot of concerns, even when it comes to those pesky insects. "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science tells us how all this water could mean a flood of mosquitoes this year. Fri, 13 May 2011 13:20:45 -0500 What's in the Water? http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41344 The water may be receding along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers but the risks are still high, especially when you consider what's in the water. Science Guy Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science tested the water in several locations across our region. In a Hooked on Science exclusive, he tells us what he found. Go to http://www.hookedonscience.org for more on Flood Fight 2011. Sun, 08 May 2011 23:40:07 -0500 Video of Corps Breaching Birds Point Levee http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41272 Tue, 03 May 2011 05:17:45 -0500 Science Behind Sand Boils http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41235 Sun, 01 May 2011 03:06:14 -0500 Weather information when the power goes out... http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41229 When the power goes out, here is how you can access NOAA weather radio on your mobile device... Go to your internet browser on your mobile device and type http://www.hookedonscience.org/weatherradio in the URL location. Save http://www.hookedonscience.org/weatherradio in your favorites section. When severe weather is occurring go to http://www.hookedonscience.org/weatherradio for the latest weather information in your area.   The Science Behind Breaching Birds Point Levee Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:22:46 -0500 Science Behind Breaching Birds Point Levee http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41223 Fri, 29 Apr 2011 20:22:10 -0500 Flooding Update...More Severe Weather Expected http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/41138 There is a potential for major to catastrophic flash flooding this week in southeast Missouri, southern illinios, and western Kentucky. According to the National Weather Service most area rivers are currently experiencing flooding. Latest on river flooding and rainfall potential - http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=pah&storyid=64974&source=0 In addition, we have a "slight risk" for severe weather. Strong storms that turn severe could produce large hail, damaging... Mon, 25 Apr 2011 16:00:32 -0500 Homeschooling in America http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/40766 Tue, 05 Apr 2011 04:45:30 -0500 Monday's Severe Weather Update http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/40746 Here is a look at the latest Hooked on Science Doppler Network image for our area. Expect strong to severe storms across Southeast Missouri. Especially before noon in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. If strong storms turn severe expect large, strong wind, and isolated tornadoes. Go to http://www.hookedonscience.org/dopplernetwork for the latest on your local forecast. Mon, 04 Apr 2011 10:27:00 -0500 Strong Storms Pushing Across SE MO http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/40625 Here is a look at the latest Hooked on Science Doppler Network image for our area. Look for light rain and a few thunderstorms to push across southeast Missouri into southern Illinois and western Kentucky. Some of the strong storms could produce small hail. Go to http://www.hookedonscience.org/dopplernetwork for the latest on your local forecast. Sat, 26 Mar 2011 12:30:53 -0500 Severe Weather Update http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/40164 Go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hooked-on-Science/149765858410439 to become a fan of Hooked on Science on Facebook. Strong to severe storms are expected to push through southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, and west Kentucky. This radar site will change according to the big weather story of the day. Go to http://www.hookedonscience.org/dopplernetwork.html for a national look at the weather, interactive radar, weather links,and more. Listen to my forecasts on the 193 American... Mon, 28 Feb 2011 00:32:25 -0600 How Much Rain Did We Get? http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/40121 Go to http://www.hookedonscience.org/dopplernetwork for the latest radar for southeast Missouri. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 02:48:48 -0600 Radar Update http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/40114 Go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hooked-on-Science/149765858410439 to become a fan of Hooked on Science on Facebook. This radar site will change according to the big weather story of the day. Go to www.hookedonscience.org/weather for a national look at the weather, interactive radar, weather links,and more. Listen to my forecasts on the 193 American Family Radio stations across America. Go to www.hookedonscience.org/weather for all Hooked on Science Weather stations. Once you... Thu, 24 Feb 2011 19:07:12 -0600 Is Urine the Fuel of the Future? http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/40025 Earth's nearly 8 billion people flush away an estimated 2.6 billion gallons of urine every day. According to some scientists throwing all that urine away wastes a golden opportunity. Go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hooked-on-Science/149765858410439 to see if urine will become "the fuel of the future" and to tell Hooked on Science what you think. Go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hooked-on-Science/149765858410439 to become a fan of Hooked on Science on Facebook. All those that post a... Mon, 21 Feb 2011 12:41:14 -0600 Is a Skunk a True Sign of Spring? http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/lindsey/entry/39963 How many skunks have you counted lately? Rumor has it when you start seeing or smelling a lot of skunks in late winter, spring is around the corner. Some believe this old saying over Punxsutawney Phil and the robin. After receiving several emails, I decided to see if there was any truth behind the folklore. Go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hooked-on-Science/149765858410439 to see what I discovered, to let me know what you think about this old saying, and to tell me how many skunks you... Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:07:08 -0600