The facisination of Steampunk Culture

If you mix science – that is, technological innovation – with art and fashion, what do you get? Steampunk! Ladies and gentlemen, for those of you who are yet to be introduced to the world of scientific romanticism, introducing to you Steampunk. It may be a word quite strange to a number of people, to help cure the estrangement, we will dissect the word. There are two main words to be discussed “Steam” and “Punk”. Each has their own individual significance, but when you combine them to one it gives a whole new meaning. Much of this inspiration is seen in steampunk clothing like belts and vest.

Let us proceed with the first word, steam. To completely understand its essence in the whole word, we would have to turn back the hands of time a bit and journey to a time when steam was the most important source of energy – industrial revolution. Industrial revolution used coal as an energy source to power steam engines, such as trains and ships. As anyone would have expected, authors and scientists of the era would imagine a futuristic world of technological advancements powered by steam. Hence, the strongly steampunk Edisonades of the Dime Novels, whose stories almost always revolve around a brilliant inventor and his steam inventions. These famous writings eventually influenced a lot of scientific minds of many generations to come.

The second part of the word gives a bit of flare and a touch of individuality to the steam scientific innovations. As is well-known to many, punk is a subculture that is centered on punk rock music. But if you go beyond the “rock music” part, and take a look at the ideology behind it, you will see that it basically emphasizes one very important concept: individual freedom. In this ideology, you can express your individual freedom through clothing, hairstyle, cosmetics, tattoos, and such. This idea encourages you to go against what is conventional, because if you follow convention then you will simply disappear along with the common lot. But if you take a different step, if you mark the world with your very own unique handprint, then you celebrate your individuality.
Now, let’s combine the two words together. Steampunk. A combination of scientific technological advancement and a touch of individual creativity. You see, steampunk is an alternate universe of what could have been if the world continued to progress with steam technology. In the minds of all the authors who created stories that strongly influenced Steampunk, various steam inventions can be made to express the inventor. It is the unique mark of the inventor to the world. Something the inventor can have adventures with. Inventions like steam-men and steam-elephants are just some of the wonderful imaginings of steampunk authors. In other words, steampunk encourages you to go against what is conventional. Go for what is unique. Strive for what is different. No wonder the fashion can used to express steampunk is also very unique and expressive. But that is a discussion for another day. For now, take your goggles and ray guns, get ready to embark on an alternate universe that will surely take your breath away!

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Learning about cbd oil

CBD-Rich Hemp Oil: Cannabis Medicine is Back Paperback by Steven Leonard-Johnson

CBD-Rich Hemp Oil: Cannabis Medicine is Back Paperback by Steven Leonard-Johnson

As I was reading this book about CBD oil it intrigued me into looking further into this medicinal plant that is becoming very popular for it’s positive effects with seizure related diseases especially in children. Here are some answers about cbd oil that are most commonly asked by beginners. I recommend you read this book to learn more about cbd oil.

Q: Do I need a prescription?

A: What should one look for when purchasing a CBD-rich product?
A lab-verified amount of CBD and THC should be indicated on the label of any product purporting to be CBD-rich. Look for a listing of the major cannabinoids and what their values are in terms of milligrams per gram or milligrams per milliliter.

How can people in states where medical marijuana is not readily available or legal obtain CBD-rich remedies?
To access CBD-rich medicine, one may need to visit – or coordinate with a friend or relative in – Colorado or Washington, where cannabis is legal and available for personal use for those 21 years or older. How one elects to travel with or transport their medication, which is prohibited by federal law, is their own responsibility. High quality CBD-rich products are also available in California. In order to be in receipt of any California cannabis product one must be in possession of a valid medical cannabis recommendation letter from a California physician. Some patients and/or caregivers come to California and establish a temporary California residence to obtain a California ID. With this ID, they can see a California medical cannabis expert, get a letter of recommendation, and then obtain CBD-rich medicine. A number of patients and their families have relocated to cannabis-friendly states in order to access CBD-rich medicine on a consistent basis.

Q: How can I participate in the research effort of Project CBD?
A: Take the survey developed by the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and report the effects of whichever CBD-rich herb or products you are medicating with. The more individual responses, the more confident we can be in the aggregated answers. Please share any comments, findings, or observations by submitting items to our CBDiary.

Q: How do I know what dose of CBD I should take?
A: Consult with your physician. publishes patient feedback and dosing data compiled by doctors who specialize in CBD-rich treatment regimens. GreenBridge Medical Services has developed a cannabinoid dosage guide for patients medicating with CBD-rich extracts.
Q: How is CBD metabolized when consumed orally? Is it converted to another compound?
A: CBD is metabolized into an analogous compound, 7-hydroxy-CBD. There may also be some 6-OH-CBD. But scientists know relatively little about the activity (or lack thereof) of these compounds. In 2011, Japanese scientists addressed this question in the journal, Life Sciences.

Q: Will I flunk a drug test if I medicate with CBD-rich cannabis?
A: Drug tests are geared toward identifying THC, not CBD or another cannabinoid. If one medicates with CBD-rich cannabis that has only a small amount of THC, the THC may register on a drug test. A drug test geared toward CBD would not be an effective law enforcement tool, given that CBD is not psychoactive and does not cause impairment.

Q: Can I get CBD from juicing raw cannabis?
A: By juicing or otherwise ingesting raw, unheated cannabis, one consumes THC and the other cannabinoids in their acid form. A CBD-rich strain contains CBD-acid, which, when heated, becomes CBD. Unheated CBD-acid and unheated THC-acid both have medicinal attributes, but there has been comparatively little scientific research into cannabinoid acids.

There you have it. I hope this cbd oil made from hemp information was useful. Contact me if you have questions.

Article updated: 5/2/2017

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Electronic Music Lights and Coordination Good Read

I saw these led shoes for adults by bright and was reminded of a book I once read called Electronic Music: Systems, techniques, and controls that I first found good reads.

Updated 9/22

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