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Posted by ADONAI On Feb - 13 - 2011 37 COMMENTS

Our next contestant is 99942 Apophis. At half a mile wide, it could definitely do some serious damage no matter where it hit. the date for impact is April 2036

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 13 - 2011 249 COMMENTS

Despite the baseless memes, President Obama has an astounding number of accomplishments in just two years in office. Here is just a partial list of them.

Posted by Caru On Feb - 9 - 2011 24 COMMENTS
earth 600

Everybody knows that carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas, but did you know that water vapour is a greenhouse gas? Surprised? Well, so was I.

Posted by SueInCa On Jan - 25 - 2011 9 COMMENTS

Because the US and California put off doing today what can be done tomorrow, 45% of the nations’ fruits and vegetable is now gone and most of California’s water supply – contaminated.

Posted by Pepe Lepew On Dec - 11 - 2010 16 COMMENTS

These guys remind of Daniel Plainview promising the people of Little Boston that they will become rich if they let him drill on their land. Only after he’s walked away with millions and their left with a pittance do they figure out how they have been bamboozled.

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 12 - 2010 76 COMMENTS
Africa fires on Google Earth - w

Props to Kalima, Bitohistory and MightyWoof for their recent comments with links and images on the fires raging around the world this summer.  Their well founded interest and concern struck a chord with me and inspired this article. As provided by MightyWoof, here are astounding Google Earth mappings of current […]

Categories: Environment, Featured
Posted by AdLib On Jul - 6 - 2010 36 COMMENTS

The Earth’s head has got to be spinning. Humans are filling its seas with oil, chemicals, waste and massive islands of pollution, the process of mining natural gas is poisoning our ground water, rainforests and old growth trees are being razed at a dizzying speed, the ozone layer is being […]

Posted by Questinia On Jul - 1 - 2010 44 COMMENTS

After buying the old farmhouse at the end of March, I quickly went around to its back to look at what I had really purchased it for.  Because, although the house was very old and pretty in a vernacularly plain way, the property upon which the house sat was the […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Jun - 27 - 2010 37 COMMENTS

We are stardust, we are golden we are billion year old carbon and we’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden – Jonie Mitchell, “Woodstock” Ferrets are more determined than they are bright. Case in point being my own pet ferret, Rosie. Rosie explores nooks and crannies with the […]

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 23 - 2010 21 COMMENTS

It has been hailed as America’s most sensible solution for breaking our dependency on foreign oil and reducing the potential environmental destruction oil drilling can cause, such as the ongoing catastrophe in the gulf. It has been marketed and promoted by such trustworthy sources as T. Boone Pickens, oil industy […]

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 17 - 2010 75 COMMENTS

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Posted by AdLib On Jun - 14 - 2010 49 COMMENTS

As an intrepid blogger, I try to seek the truth wherever it is. Using a valuable contact of mine (a deity who shall remain unnamed at this time but has been known to share his blog here occasionally), I sought to arrange an interview with the very personification of all […]

Categories: Energy, Environment, Featured, Humor
Posted by joseph racano On Jun - 9 - 2010 20 COMMENTS

Operation Sunburst-Electrify the Debate! The Problem is OIL. The current messy predicament had its beginning in the 1940’s when Standard Oil, GM and Firestone got rid of mass transit. In similar fashion, Chevron bought the patent to the NiMH battery from GM in 2000, and only allowed it to be […]

Posted by boomer1949 On Jun - 6 - 2010 3 COMMENTS

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Posted by whatsthatsound On Jun - 5 - 2010 81 COMMENTS

Well, Joe Biden was certainly right when he said that President Obama would be “tested” soon after taking office. The question is not so much “how did he do” on the test as it is, “when will the tests ever stop?” It is perhaps more accurate to look at these […]

Posted by bobrien On Jun - 4 - 2010 20 COMMENTS

When British Petroleum (BP) applied for a permit to build the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico and begin drilling, it claimed to have the technology and know-how to handle any oil spill. But in the face of an actual spill, BP is much less confident. “This […]

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