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“Our hero” in this case being Monckton at WUWT. Most of the post is a long rant about The Weekly Standard’s Lindzen puff piece exemplifies the conservative media’s climate failures by Dana Nuccitelli in the Graun, which is in turn a reply to What Catastrophe? MIT’s Richard Lindzen, the unalarmed climate scientist in “the weekly…

The Graun is a bit rubbish at typesetting and maths, which is most aptly illustrated by one of their jokes: At a party for functions, ex is at the bar looking despondent. The barman says: “Why don’t you go and integrate?” To which ex replies: “It would not make any difference.” Geddit?

After this, it seems to me that the human race has realised its ultimate potential; no further progress is possible. We might as well all go back to bed. Some things I see, I think: yes, you’re doing that very well. But I understand what you’re doing, and I could, if not do it myself…

More from buzzfeed. While I’m here, Sham journals scam authors is pretty good from JA. But really: a journal with no website? Do they still write with ink quills?

Eli offers us a new wheelchair but I think its a man slumped to the ground after smashing his head against the wall, leaving a trail of blood dribbling down. Refs * The two epochs of Marcott by Jos Hagelaars. * WUWT is still fulminating (I throw that in as a token gesture of non-tribality,…

From the bizarre discoveries file: The Plover and the Clover can be told apart with ease, By paying close attention to the habits of the Bees, For en-to-molo-gists aver, the Bee can be in Clover, While ety-molo-gists concur, there is no B in Plover. and this is by Robert Wood, who did early work on…

Collapsing iceberg

I like this (h/t: QS): The change from “Oh look that’s fun, lets stop and watch” to the brief “Oh shit” to the “Ha ha, we all lived, that was great fun” to “who got it on video?” is oh-so-typical of our species.

A man with a stoat though his head? No!

peepo.com

A bit of fun for once: if you have a few mins spare, try a game at peepo.com. And if you have a bit more time, try the 19×19. [Update: breaking news: Neutrinos not FTL for embarrassing reason?

Today Libya…

Good luck folks.