“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?
In case you haven’t heard, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is dead, done in by the nefarious failure to check a single reference in a 3000 page report. Or rather, […]
Part twelve in a series “Tiananmen” means “Gate of Heavenly Peace.” Ironic, then, that most Americans know it, if at all, as a scene of violence and bloodshed. photo by Jeff Widener, […]
These are from the weekend paper. Actual quotes from South Africa’s minister of foreign affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife, and the ex-ex-minister of health who introduced the idea that AIDS is […]
Water vapor effect on climate measured New data says southern ocean still absorbing CO2 Ocean acidifying faster than expected Missing radiation signature points to thinning Tibetan glaciers “Cash for Clunkers” to get […]
Ram Bahadur Bomjon recently reappeared from the Nepalese jungle and made a minor splash in the news. Some are convinced that he is the Buddha reincarnated, while others – including himself – […]
Though a little late in the game, calls for a boycott of the Beijing Olympics can still be heard. For instance, President Bush and Russian President Dimitry Medvedev plan to attend the […]