Category Archives: Science

A Pence Per Thought

Fat Termite toured the Westmoreland Coal Company’s Absaloka Mine yesterday with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont), on the Crow Indian Reservation near Hardin, Mont. No word if they toured the already-leaking Dakota Access Pipeline or talked … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs World Nut Daily is connecting the dots again, for Jeebus: MIDWEST MUSLIM MEASLES OUTBREAK NEARLY DOUBLES Say what? “Muslim measles”? WND reported at the end of April when there were 30 cases of children in Hennepin … Continue reading

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A.I.: The Rev. Shaw Moore of Science

I’m pleased to report that Artificial Intelligence is still lagging when it comes to playing the ponies: A platform that crowdsources the insights of experts to make predictions on events has come up short in its second attempt to call … Continue reading

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Wolves and Hens: A Love Story

I suppose technically the EPA didn’t “You’re FIRED!” about one-third of the scientists on the EPA’s 18-seat Board of Scientific Counselors, you know, the board that essentially recommends regulations. Their term was up, and gosh, instead of being re-upped as … Continue reading

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Today in Tinfoil Hat News…

…weather weapons. Our old pal Coach Dave is really swinging for the cheap seats! It’s amazing to me that the Right believes in weather weapons, but then says that there is no man-made global warming. So man-made weather weapons on … Continue reading

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Here’s Some Stupid for Your Coffee This Morning

ARS Technica: Early on Monday morning, NASA’s veteran astronaut Peggy Whitson set a US record for cumulative time in space, surpassing Jeff Williams’ record of 534 days. To honor her achievement, President Donald Trump called Whitson from the Oval Office, … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Let’s look at the majesty of mathematics and how we hairless apes can track the movement of celestial bodies in the sky: A total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States this summer, an event … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

“Regarding the question as to climate change, I think the President was fairly straightforward — we’re not spending money on that anymore; we consider that to be a waste of your money to go out and do that. So that … Continue reading

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Some Stupid For Your Coffee?

“But we don’t know that [carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming] yet. … We need to continue the debate and continue the review and the analysis.” –Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, who served as Oklahoma attorney general, … Continue reading

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‘Crush, Kill, Destroy’

There’s an interesting/alarming cover story in Barron’s on the use of automation, specifically robots, and it’s impact on jobs. We may be in a perfect storm where even the most protective actions could result in the most automation: As President Donald … Continue reading

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