Archives for September 1, 2008

I EVOL ution

Natalie has sent me a link to a great photo. I’d love to put it up on the blog, but rights are reserved and I spent my allocated two minutes looking for a way to get permission and failed. So I’ll just give you the link. Worth a look.

OMFG!

Go read this now. Just. Go. Now. Holy crap.

Greg and PZ’s Excellent Party

UPDATE: Thanks to all the input from so many people on and off blogs, and following a number of phone calls and further research, the exact location, time, and other details of PZ and Greg’s Excellent Party have been determined. Here is the post providing all the details. As part of the Millionth Comment Madness…

Protests at Saint Paul RNC

This gives a reasonable idea of what it is like to get tear gassed: Why is this important? Remember this: In my view, which may not be popular, when the Ohio National Guard shot dead four kids, at least one of which was, by the way, a passer-by unrelated to the demonstration, and all of…

Anarchists, clashing. Macy’s, St. Paul Police, and Fox News suffered attacks by anarchists wearing clothing that did not match, facial scarves, and silly goggles. There were at least two different fronts to this attack, one along the designated protesters parade route, where the anarchists broke a large window at Macy’s, and another in a nearby…

I don’t like Ike

Tropical Depression Ike has just recently been upgraded by Dan Abrams of MSNBC to Hurricane Ike, but I think that may be premature. Gustav is still a hurricane (barely) and Hanna is a Hurricane, so if Ike does make the grade very soon, that would mean that there are three simultaneous hurricanes all likely with…

Good bye Gustav, Hello Hanna

Well, yes, it is too early to say good by to Gustav. Gustav is still a hurricane and is still affecting the Louisiana coast. The worst that can happen may still be in the future for this storm, depending on the effects of rain over the next 72 hours. It does not seem as though…

Storm World by Chris Mooney (Book Review)

Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming I’ve been putting off posting my review of this book until just the right moment. Perhaps that moment is now, with the juxtaposition of a serious storm … hurricane Gustav … arriving in the vicinity of New Orleans and the opening day of the Republican…