Archives for July, 2013

Renting vs Buying Coastal Property

WeatherNationTV Chief Meteorologist Paul Douglas looks at how climate change leads to rising sea levels and what coastal cities can expect to see by 2040. Also, more on torrential downpours and record setting rainfalls.

OK, so supposedly a fresh water lake has appeared at the North Pole and it is ENORMOUS and Santa Claus has been missing since and is presumed dead. OK, not really. The Giant Lake is really just a “pond” of meltwater on top of the polar sea ice, on the North Pole. But wait, actually,…

… which would be really funny because … well, you clearly see why this is funny. Christian groups and sects are often opposed to the use of biological tissue that would otherwise be discarded in research and therapy including “stem cell research.” This is because they think some of that biological tissue could be future…

Terry McAuliffe vs. Ken Cuccinelli

This is a very important political ad because it involves climate change and climate change denialism in the political process. This (involvement) needs to happen in every single campaign from now on, for every single office. This is a start. A slow start, but at least a start. There is important context for this ad…

Here’s a presentation by Michael Mann that I’m sure you will enjoy:

… well, actually, you can start by shutting up. Then, while you are sitting there quietly read this: Why Teaching Is Harder Than It Looks. Then, add your advice about how we can fix our system of education to the comments below. But each suggestion must be paid for (with money) and fit into the…

This is a site in the vicinity of Meroe in the Sudan, and seem to date to a period of transition between foraging and farming. From The Telegraph: In a graveyard in Al-Kadada, north of Khartoum, the archaeologists have dug up the tomb of a man and a woman facing each other in a ditch,…

“We Have To Shut It Down”

UPDATE: Mass Coal Plant Protest Happening Now FOLLOW: ‏@oharjo #summerheat #coalisstupid #CloseBraytonPt @350Mass @efeghali for updates. UPDATE Brayton Point Coal Plant Protest Live Streaming HERE. This morning, Sunday, July 28th, there is an action happening in Southeastern Massachusetts. A group of climate activists are going to shut down a coal plant and replace it with…

OK, watch this and answer a question for me. The question is, does our American love for free speech translate into ignoring this man’s behavior, or does our (seemingly less important) American love for freedom for all require that a person who behaves this way NOT be the chief of police of any governmental unit…

Or, possibly, not: