Archives for February 3, 2013

Permafrost

As you know, the permafrost is melting due to global warming, and this is releasing greenhouse gasses which cause global warming. What you may not know is that we could not have had this conversation even a century ago because science has only recently recognized permafrost (it was not clearly defined and known of in…

Here’s a graph showing the extent of arctic sea ice as measured directly and indirectly for the last several hundred years: This graphic is from Skeptical Science, where you can also download a higher res version and learn more about the background for these data. Also, on that page is a link to a large…

Today’s gun question:

Should we be complete morons and force our 6 year old children, by state law, to become gun nuts? Here’s one view: Here’s another view (trigger warning):

… Warning abuse triggers … Breakthrough’s video -Mann ke Manjeeré- winner of the Screen Awards 2001 in India and nominated for MTV’s ‘Best Indipop Music Video’, reached 26 million households via six satellite music television channels, effectively mainstreaming discussions about domestic violence issues throughout South Asia and reaching as far as Tajikistan, Indonesia and the…