As I’ve been reading Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers over the last few days, I’ve been accumulating a sense of hokum as Gladwell tells stories and spins out anecdotes. My B.S. detector finally hit the limit with this claim (p. 169): The triumph of a culture
Antarctica made big news this week as NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory released the results of research that suggests that the West Antarctica ice sheet has begun to fall apart due to climate change – and only the most extraordinary circumstances could possibly halt the process.
I have found God! The Boston Globe is reporting that God has stolen a landscaping truck and driven it through the glass windows of the lobby of the headquarters of ABC TV affiliate WMAR in Baltimore, Maryland. God, wearing a backpack, then left the truck