Archive for March, 2014

Mar 31 2014

Apocalypse Now!

H/T Drudge for the image Must be the year of the Chicken Littles. First we have a tortured version of the biblical story of Noah and the great flood: Lost within the film’s extreme environmentalist message is that the actual sins of the pre-Flood people were a rebellion against God and also man’s inhumanity to […]

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Mar 25 2014

Statistical Confusion: Do Video Games Make Youths Agressive?

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This story had me rolling because it is based on a very shaky conclusion. And yet, the media ignorantly (and yes, I chose that word carefully) report it without any comprehension of the concept of statistical linkages. Youths who play video games are more likely to think and act in aggressive ways, suggested a study […]

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Mar 24 2014

Aborted Babies Are [almost] Soylent Green

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This shocking headline at Drudge pretty much encapsulates the heartless, consumer-driven nature of modern society. Where individuals are throw away commodities. Where consumption obliterates the human rights of some to feed the needs of others. Today humanity is hitting a point I once naively thought was too cold, callous and abhorrent to reach. We have […]

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Mar 20 2014

Why Russia Is Laughing At America

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There is an aspect of the current aggressive Russian actions that people probably completely overlooked, and that is a stupid, short sighted decision made by this administration a few years back. That decision has made the US impotent in the face of Russia today. I wrote about that decision at the time: Short Sighted Fools […]

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Mar 04 2014

Salt Brine Spray For Roads A Hazard

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Major Update: Did more researching to confirm the health concern I have, and discovered this [pdf]: This material is water with 26% dissolved salt. … Airborne mists are corrosive … Contact with material may cause irritation to the eyes and skin. Flush immediately out of eyes and/or off of skin. Prolonged and/or repeated skin contact […]

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Mar 03 2014

What Real Science Tells Us About Current & Historic Climate

Well its about time I get back to current events. The big milestone at work is past, so we can all go back to something resembling a 40 hour work week. [Note: the emphasis]. So let’s begin with reality – and climate. I ran across this article on WUWT, and I really wanted to emphasize […]

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