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|Maybe space based weapons really want to destroy Richmond California
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|I See Said The Hammer to The Saw
|Going to Mars... and Survival
There are, right at the ground 0 level significant issues with going to Mars, and human survival.
|Do you find the tone of this piece puzzling?
This is old, but worth revisiting given the tone: http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/snow-sports/with-climate-change-winter-isnt-what-it-used-to-be/ It's the Seattle Times seeming to do their bit ...
|A very young man with a very ambitious and ingenious way of cleaning up our oceans
20-year-old Boyan Slat is a young man who has come up with an idea about how we might be able to clean up our planet's ocean plastic pollution problem. That solution is The Ocean Cleanup. About 8 ...
|Worlds Enough and Time
Everywhere I look, stories of our current condition and perilous plight greet my eyes. Economic collapse, massive unemployment, infrastructure degradation, environmental ...
|Climate Science Takes a Shelling
The Guardian broke a story about Shell's influence on London's Science Museum this weekend, exposing 315 pages of emails in which Shell's PR team sought to downplay pollution and introduce doubt ...
|Climate Change is a hoax but Prayer caused Texas Floods
Says Glenn Beck The conservative broadcaster said the devastating floods were God’s answer to Perry’s 2011 prayer proclamation to end a prolonged drought in Texas, reported Right Wing Watch. “...
|Bees are getting dusted
The May 21 Nature carried a special section on bees (behind a paywall), and the heart of it was a detailed evaluation on the state of the science on the role of the insecticides known as ...
|It's Not Complicated
We humans more times than not, make thing far more complicated than they really are... (an update has been placed at the bottom of the article. Thank-You)
|Texas Legislature recesses until 2017
Thank the maker! The Lege finished up its 140 day session today. Their next session will be in 2017. As bad as it was, it could have been a whole lot worse. More ...
|A call for scientific activism
We are living in a very dangerous time. The voices we hear every day are those of insane people. Yes I mean insane ! They populate our government and are in control. Scientists by their nature ...
|So We're Going To Mars
Here's how truly stupid the scientists are. From their own projections, In approximately 70 years, they have predicted water wars In approximately 120 years, they have predicted the air will be so ...
|New drug trial shows 'real hope' in fight to treat lung cancer
The results of a recent lung cancer therapy have shown significant improvement in the patients' life expectancies. The therapy involved Nivolumab—one of a new PD-1/PD-L1 ...
|Pope Francis wants to lead global effort to fight climate change, will lay out moral justification
Pope Francis on the verge of asking Catholics to step up together to fight climate change. Science and ...
|‘Fatally flawed’ cooling claims
There is a new study out in Nature that's gotten some attention. According to the coverage, the study proves that not only will global warming stop, but the next decade is going to actually get ...
|On The Path - 101
I realize that everyone is "much" smarter than I am. That everyone here knows so much more than I do. That everyone here is so much more important than I am. And for those of you who feel or think ...
|Fiorina Needs a Map
On Fox News Sunday, failed HP CEO Carly Fiorina used the end of the interview to underscore her misunderstanding of modern technology.
|The Justice Department on Netroots Radio Presents: "Standing By The Water Thanking It"
|Book Review: Dire Predictions 2nd Edition
Dire Predictions: understanding climate change By Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump DK Publishing, $ 25.00 US or ...
|For The Record
With all that I have learned in life, all the books, and studying, the one thing that I have always found to be true is... The more you know, the less you know. Please refer to the bottom of the ...
|The Inoculation Project 5/31/2015: STEM Activities & Books
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
| OND - Saturday Science Edition
Welcome to the Saturday Science Edition of Overnight News Digest Overnight News Digest is a regular daily feature which provides noteworthy news items and commentary from around the world. The ...
|Man Oh Man||05/30/2015||27|
I spent over 30 years of my life working in agricultural biology. Mostly this was in biological control of insect pests and weeds. At the same time I followed my interests in the evolution, life ...
|This Week in the War on Women, May 24-30, 2015: Climate Change, No Chocolate!?! And Other Calamities
I have recently learned that climate change will be MUCH worse than previously thought: It is already affecting chocolate! That's right, the elixir that gives guys a fighting chance is already 25% ...
|Economics Of The Poor Part 2: How A More Equitable World Is Possible
After mentioning life at the bottom in my previous diary, I thought I'd mention policy prescriptions that could and would help the lower classes. Some of which we might already have were Congress ...
|Written in Bone: Ambulocetus
The whales are the largest animals that have ever lived on earth. But the huge marine whales evolved from a small animal about the size of a large dog. And these earliest whales had four legs and ...
|This week in science: from icy worlds to warm-blooded dinos
Images of Pluto returned by New Horizons. Click image for background on mission This week more images of Pluto were released by the New ...
|Whole towns will disappear. ~ STDDs Week 40
My heart goes out to the residents of the areas affected by tornadoes and flooding in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico. I have heard some heartbreaking stories of loss of lives and of destruction of ...
|The Discredited Gay Equality Study and the Smell Test
Humanity has always had a problem with reality. We have a problem with seeing things the way we want to see them, rather than how they actually are. Case in point -- Iraq, where right-wingers and "...
|What I don't understand about Willie Soon...
and any other "scientist" who sets aside his or her intellectual integrity for cash. Ahem. Here goes. So by now it is old news that famous climate change denier Willie Soon has taken massive ...
|Battleground Texas threatens to sue Texas over widespread voter disenfranchisement
Today, Battleground Texas' Legal Director Mimi Marziani sent a letter formally notifying Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos that Battleground Texas is prepared to file a lawsuit if the ...
|Texas & Alaska Floods: El Nino & Hot Oceans Start a Year of Hellish Weather. It Will Get Worse.
There's too much heat in the oceans. Way too much heat. Hot water has surged across the equator in the Pacific and a deep pool of very hot water is building off of Mexico's west coast. Tropical ...
|Texas floods: I am ok, how about you?
Been fighting a bad head cold, so bad my eyes turned red for over a week. To say the least, no way did I care for Madeline during this time. Didn't want to take a chance on damaging her lungs. I ...
|Good Morning Texas! News and Politics with a Progressive Accent
The Texas Progressive Alliance welcomes the unofficial beginning of summer as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff takes a look behind the scenes at the deal struck between Houston's ...
|The Inoculation Project 5/24/2015: Human Circuits!
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
|Texas Republicans Deny Minimum Wage Increase to Millions
Texas’ House Joint Resolution 26, which would have allowed for a state-wide referendum on increasing the state minimum wage to $10.10, was defeated by Republicans in the Texas House on May 14, 2015.
|Not Everything is Bigger in Texas
Example: Itty Bitty Crowd Attending Commencement Speech by Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX) Last Saturday, when Texas Governor Greg Abbott rose to give the commencement address to the Spring, 2015 ...
|Howdy Texas! Political News and Information that no Texan Should Miss
The Texas Progressive Alliance doesn't need hindsight to know that invading Iraq was a tragically stupid decision as it brings you this week's roundup. Off the Kuff is pleasantly surprised to hear ...
|Texas makes money by prosecuting truancy twice as much as all other states combined
It is so much quieter in school when no one's there. Texas appleseed released a report on Texas's truancy policy ...
|TX Governor signs bill requiring direct 911 dialing
Good news from Texas for a change. For those not aware of this story it actually started in December 2013 when Kari Rene Hunt's estranged husband asked her to meet him in a hotel with their ...
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