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Feb 2 2016 Gay Beating Hazard Probability Map for the United States (satire)

Whose Side is God On? The NOAA Test

Here we are in the 21st Century.  We have hoverboards, virtual reality implants, hotels on the Moon… … and still we have some people insisting that tornadoes are an instrument of God’s judgement: If tornadoes really, really are God’s method of judgment, consider the following tornado risk

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How Many in the Sea? Automatic Detection of Ribbon Seals

In 2008, J. Clifford wrote about the delisting of the ribbon seal under the Endangered Species Act, noting that the Bush administration was late in its determination but admiring the unusual deference to scientific opinion by the conservative president.  At the time, the ribbon seal

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Is This the Year CO2 hits 400 PPM?

Could be. Look at the trend, courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Last month’s reading at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii reached 395.55 parts per million in January 2013, up more than 2 parts per million from just a year ago. Hold

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August 2010 was the 7th Hottest August in U.S. History

On Wednesday night, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its National Climate summary of August 2010. Across the 48 continental United States, August 2010 was the 7th hottest August in the 116 consecutive years of U.S. temperature records. Not one of the 48

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?