Archives for February 5, 2008

Is a photo essay I bought years ago and rarely looked at. I was going to get rid of it, but then flicking through I came across this wonderful picture. It looks like some bizarre sci-fi drawing, but is in fact a prototype nuclear-powered jet engine. Read more about it at nuclearfiles.org, which has the…

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Seen in a local Oxfam bookshop. Are you familiar with the Profanisaurus? Mind you, its better than Trinny and Susannah.

A very interesting report by the Wall Street Journal reporting that “Citigroup Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley say they have concluded that the U.S. government will cap greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants sometime in the next few years. The banks will require utilities seeking financing for plants before then to prove…