Why isn’t this front page news on the NY Times and every paper in America? Oh yes, only Catholic priests are perverts. From ABC News: More than 2,400 U.S. doctors have been sanctioned for sexually abusing their patients, according to a new report that, for the first time, surveyed records from all 50 states and […]
Berkshire Hathaway’s BNSF Railway plans to test using natural gas to power locomotives instead of diesel, potentially weakening oil’s dominance as a fuel amid a gas glut. Source: Berkshire’s BNSF Railway to Test Switch to Natural Gas – WSJ
It’s a famous bet in the ongoing battle to try and get environmentalists to understand economics. The bet between Julian Simon, the economist, and Paul Ehrlich, the environmentalist. Ehrlich insisted that commodities would become more expensive: they were running out in the face of the population explosion. Simon asserted the […] Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: […]
A new report issued by the National Research Council (NRC), “The Effects of Solar Variability on Earth’s Climate,” lays out some of the surprisingly complex ways that solar activity can make itself felt on our planet. Maybe CO2 is not the main driver of “Global Warming” Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: Solar Variability and Terrestrial […]
THE giant stone statues scattered around remote Easter Island are even more impressive than they first appear. Hidden from view, the heads are attached to bodies that extend metres underground. Source: Archaeologists have known since 1919 that Easter Island’s heads have bodies. Did you?
‘Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the “Futurama” exhibit in GM’s “Highways and Horizons” pavilion at the World’s Fair, which looks ahead to the “wonder world of 1960.”‘ Public domain film from the Library of Congress Prelinger Archive, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the […]
Pollination: it’s vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film “Wings of Life,” inspired by the vanishing of one of nature’s primary pollinators, the honeybee.
Hilariously bad article, that has been taken down by The Independent. As bad as The Inconvenient Truth! Snowfalls are now a thing of the past-The Independent 2000