Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Brief History of the Universe

A very good summary of present understanding of the origins of the universe. A Brief History of the Universe.

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Posted in Cosmology, Science

Pentagon & Climate Change

This is just too good to ignore. http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-pentagon-climate-change-how-climate-deniers-put-national-security-at-risk-20150212    

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, News, Politics, Science, Sharing, Weather

The Errant Sock

There are occasional mishaps when you become, as I am, a house husband. You burn the dinner; forget to buy eggs, lettuce, pomegranates, dishwasher tablets, or whatever there is a lack of in your cupboards. I have noticed also that

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Posted in Comment, Fun, Humour, Nonsense, Sharing

Branded by the light

We are told that having choice matters and more choice equals progress. Some choices do make a difference, but most don’t, they are false and largely driven by marketing and branding. On entering a supermarket you will be confronted with

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Posted in Brand, Choice, Comment, Humour, Marketing, Money, Sharing, Waste

Mixed News on Climate Change – Addendum

Here’s a thing I came across this morning from The Daily Climate publication. http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2015/02/president-johnson-carbon-climate-warning Apparently LBJ was talking about pollution, CO2 etc half a century ago! Pennies seem to take a long time to drop.

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, News, Politics, Science, Sharing, Uncategorized

Mixed News on Climate Change

The past few months have seen a plethora of contradictory news and comment surrounding climate change. There’s been some good and some not so good news; and there’s been some crazy stuff together with learned pages of comment of occasionally dubious

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, News, Politics, Science, Sharing

This Is Scary

Read the full article at www.biosri.org/biosphere-blog.html “The extinction of species, each one a pilgrim of four billion years of evolution, is an irreversible loss. The ending of the lines of so many creatures with whom we have travelled this far is

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