Brad Roth: “I think you are overly optimistic about cold fusion. See Bob Park’s recent newsletter:”
Last Sunday’s edition of the CBS News program 60 Minutes was titled “Race to Fusion.” It was 1989, Fleischmann and Pons are shown with the “cold fusion” test tube that would have killed them had they […]
CONGRESSWOMAN BACHMANN ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Kevin Rasmussen: “If you like clips of politicians exposing their lack of understanding of basic science, check out Phil Plait’s blog on the Discover Magazine website. That post has a hilarious clip of Rep. Michele Bachmann explaining why CO2 isn’t a bad thing.”
YOUR CARS WILL BE […]
PERSPECTIVE FROM ‘DR. REALIST’
Here is Dr. Nouriel Roubini in Newsweek. He thinks the economic bottom is a year off and that the recent bounce in stocks is a bear market rally – but that the chance of a depression is now small.
ANOTHER LEADING REPUBLICAN ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Yesterday I […]
BUT FIRST THE GOOD NEWS
His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan on Meet The Press yesterday morning:
MTP: “What’s the image of the United States in the Middle East today?”
KING ABDULLAH: “Fantastic.”
KING ABDULLAH: I have been following, by chance, President Obama around the world. I was in England […]
OUR INCREASINGLY ACIDIC OCEANS – II
Stewart Dean: “It’s possibly much worse than that. You can see coral reefs and shells. What you can’t see are the microscopic plankton that are the base food stock for virtually the entire fabric of swimming ocean life. And these plankton are having a harder and […]
OUR INCREASINGLY ACIDIC OCEANS
Take three minutes to watch what we’re doing to our fragile ecosystem. It makes you want to cry – or at least try harder to live light on the land and spread the word.
Yesterday the President signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, a […]
THE STORM JUST KEEPS GETTING WORSE AND WORSE
Check it out. You IM vark a question (my first question: “how do I IM?”) and a minute or three later, one of your friends (or their friends), IM’s you an answer.
It’s the emerging field of Social Search, […]
This 30-second ad has been going around the Internet forever – but it will make you smile.
Forgive me if I already showed you this, but it’s a neat way to see what your house would look like – or at least a house like yours – with […]
Krugman nailed it Friday, as usual. He basically says: this mess is going to take a long time to get out of, and the government is going to have to resist calls to pull back on its massive spending. As always, well worth reading.
The first of several snippets from […]
THE GATHERING STORM
I don’t believe in making fun of religious people, but this is a parody of actors who were pretending to be religious people . . . pretending to be threatened by allowing same-sex civil marriage – a threat they need not feel, since civil marriage would still allow churches to […]
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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