Archives for September 22, 2012

The Sunday Funnies

are up early.

Canadian Coverage of Arctic Meltdown

Interesting new book on the Obama Stimulus

First this, from a blogpost by David Firestone: On the most basic level, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is responsible for saving and creating 2.5 million jobs. The majority of economists agree that it helped the economy grow by as much as 3.8 percent, and kept the unemployment rate from reaching 12 percent. The…

Science Cinema

Skeptically Speaking #182 Science Cinema Sunday, September 23rd, Skeptically Speaking will record “before a life UStream audience” as per usual: This week, we’re looking at film and video as an exciting, engaging way to communicate science to the public. Guest host Marie-Claire Shanahan spends the hour with independent film-maker and former BBC video journalist Brady…