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...
Wow, this is a headline I didn't want to read. "If we release a small portion of Arctic Methane, 'We're fucked': Climatologist A few weeks ago, I posted here on the case for global warming setting off positive feedback loops that...
"I realize the tragic significance of the atomic bomb... It is an awful responsibility which has come to us... We thank God that it has come to us, instead of to our enemies; and we pray that He may guide us to use it in His ways and for His purposes". President Harry Truman, August 9, 1945
We've all become familiar with the Repub/Fox routine of instantly responding to everything that happens while Obama is president (record snowfalls, children singing support of their president in school, American Idol inequities, etc.) as being his fault. If McCain...
The warming we've seen is setting feedback loops that guarantee higher levels of warming. The melting of the Siberian permafrost means thousands of gigatons of methane (more damaging as greenhouse effect than carbon dioxide) released into the atmosphere.
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.
  God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen. ~Stephen Hawking   In this particular post we will be discussing one of my favorite universal phenomena, black holes. They are the most powerful force in...
Greed seems to rule when it comes to coal, oil, fracking, and the nuclear industries. Renewable energy sources are available and if the big corporations would put some of their obscene profits into solar, electric cars, wind, and geothermal energy we could start to reverse some of the harm done.
Thinking the unthinkable. As horrible as it is to think of this, the wise are doing just that.
Image via Wikipedia Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality. ~Emily Dickinson I have a morbid fascination with death. Let's just get that out of the way early. I'm...

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