According to CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller, “Over 40% of Greenland experienced melting yesterday, with total ice loss estimated to be more than 2 gigatons (a gigaton is equal to 1 billion tons).” University of Georgia climatologist Thomas Mote, an award-winning scientist who studies Greenland using satellite observations, told Miller that melting is comparable to historic melting in 2012 and a bad sign for further melting this season.
Since the start of HBO’s mini-series about the 1986 nuclear disaster, “Chernobyl,” journalists have praised the series for getting the facts of the event right, even if its creators took some creative liberties. “The first thing to understand about the HBO mini-series “Chernobyl,” wrote a reporter for The New York Times, “is that a lot of it is made up.
A slick video with claims about artificial food spreads online even though some of the claims are fake – CNN
A well-produced video claiming what food is fake or real continues to spread online, even though some of the claims are fake
At first sight, it looks like any other drool-inducing food video that you can find on Facebook. Only this time, the viral video promises to help you find out whether your food is fake or real using “16 easy tests to try at home.”
The headline warned of “LGBT progressivism horrors: Parents to start physically maiming their own babies to slice off all ‘gender’ organs in the name of progressivism and ‘equality.'” “The next escalation in this war on biology will, I predict, involve parents maiming their newborn infants by slicing off their penis and scrotum shortly after birth in order to ‘rid’ the child of gender inequality,” the author wrote, adding that parents will “commit felony assault against their own children with a scalpel and an ice pack…
Hemant Mehta drew attention to an article in the Star Tribune about meteorologist Paul Douglas, who is an Evangelical Christian and wants to persuade his fellow Christians to accept the evidence for climate change.
This is a great, really great article!
It was almost 100 years ago that the most famous debate in science history took place. The topic up for consideration was the nature of the spiral objects in the sky: were they proto-stars in the process of forming, or were they island Universes, similar to and far outside of our own galaxy?
Sadly science lost some ground here to some anti-science special interests on this one.
John Draper and I are sitting in the cab of a tractor on the research farm he manages for the University of Maryland, alongside the Chesapeake Bay. Behind us, there’s a sprayer. “So, away we go!” Draper says. He pushes a button, and we start to move.
By In the course of her career and research into workplace behavior, Nicole Jones Young has noticed that some managers recognize the work of the loudest, most confident and, sometimes, the most well-heeled person in the room.
The article is from the summer of 2015 but geez it is still relevant today in 2019!
If you want to tackle poverty; but first lets discuss what raising the minimum wage would do. Low income workers spend the majority of their income, in fact judging by the statistic by the Federal Reserve Board Survey of Consumer finances in 2014 the bottom half of American families owned 0.8% of all financial assets…
The founding fathers’ religion wasn’t always worn on their sleeves. Looking back, it’s quite difficult to tell where some of our nation’s great leaders fell on the religious scale. Deism was popular at the time – the belief in God as the creator of all things, but not as a miracle worker or one that answers to prayer.
A very smart, I’ll say brilliant person…
Tom Steyer is a billionaire hedge fund manager and a leading donor to Democratic and liberal causes. Steyer has also spent millions of dollars on a campaign calling for the impeachment of President Trump. In mid-October, House majority leader Kevin McCarthy was among a group of billionaires trying to “buy” the election.
I saw her today conducting an interview on CSPAN’s Book TV with Robert Reich and Anand Giriharadas.
Robert Reich (‘The Common Good’) and Anand Giridharadas (‘Winners Take All’) discuss their books with Kat Taylor, CEO of Beneficial State Bank.