Dead baby on a Turkish beach? (source) More than 100,000 flee massive floods in Japan? (source) 8,000 dead in Ukraine? (source) 7 civilians (including 5 children) killed by U.S. forces’ bomb? (source) Thousands dead in an Ebola epidemic? (source) What exactly has God got in
January 7, 2015: Jeb Bush announces the launch of his Twitter hashtag #RightToRise April 1-3, 2015: a grand total of 12 people Tweet using the #RightToRise hashtag on Twitter. Messages include: @actdontreact: #righttorise is like #righttowork. It’s nothing of the sort! #JebBush2016 gift2usa: RT @TheNotoriousJEB:
Last month, Peregrin Wood noted the many predictions of “economic expert” Jim Rickards that had gone wrong in the past: “He’s addicted to predicting imminent doom. He’s quoted in an article from October 2014 as predicting that another ‘Great Recession’ is ‘about to strike.’ In
J. Clifford’s one-image review of the new Hobbit movie by Peter Jackson reminded me that this third movie in the series had come out. I had forgotten, honestly, and that’s saying a lot. I have watched every minute of the making-of footage of each of
The safest way to predict a disaster is not to predict anything. Kirk Elliott of the Asset Preservation Institute demonstrates the technique in an e-mail blasted out to the world this week: Red Alert! Important Announcement For many years we have been providing information regarding
Americans Elect has pushed the vote total in its first-ever completed vote down its servers’ memory hole, no longer to be seen by the public. Why did Americans Elect erase the vote tally? Because it might prove difficult to explain how it’s consistent with vibrant
New York same-sex marriages began this Monday, July 25, a day after local clerks in New York State started issuing same-sex marriage licenses. How did God punish New York? With weather, of course. Christian conservatives have declared over and over that God will punish societies
Abrupt climate change in 1-2 years. The end of civilization. It’s not a movie. It’s a lecture by Prof. Paul Mayewski, and you can listen in.
There’s been another explosion on another offshore oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. We’ll learn more in the hours to come: it initially looks as though this rig wasn’t drilling at the time, making damage less extensive. Hopefully there is no loss of
I remember as a child in the early 1980s watching the PBS science program Nova as a scientist (looking the part with his glasses and wild hair) explained that according to the strict laws of probability, there was a 90% chance of a nuclear weapons
Have we ever had so much money shoveled around so widely in a plan that is so quickly called such a failure?