Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sunny Sunday

RARE BLUE AURORAS: Northern Lights are usually green, and sometimes red. Those are the colors produced by oxygen when it is excited by electrons raining down from space. On April 22nd, Didier Lindsey of Fox, Alaska, witnessed an apparition of … Continue reading

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Saturday Reading

Noam Chomsky: If you want to learn something about nuclear weapons and why these issues are not being reported, take a look at the March 1 issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, where there is an absolutely spectacular … Continue reading

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FRYDAE FUNNEZE

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Hell-bound On Thursday

“Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch’intrate. (Abandon all hope ye who enter here.)”—Dante, The Divine Comedy, Inferno (Part 1), Canto 3, Line 9 Before the Tomahawk missiles start flying between Moscow and New York, Americans had better educate themselves fast about … Continue reading

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Weimar Republic Wednesday

WASHINGTON ― Human rights advocates spent years fighting for even small improvements to the system that detains men, women and children waiting to be either deported or released back into the U.S. Now they fear the progress they have made … Continue reading

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Legal Tar Pit Tuesday

A New York judge has signaled to lawyers for ExxonMobil that she is skeptical of their arguments to derail climate fraud investigations by the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts. Exxon’s position had won the support of a judge … Continue reading

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Scientific Monday

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tens of thousands of science supporters streamed through a steady rain to rally at the foot of the Washington Monument Saturday to demonstrate their support for policies grounded in science, including climate change action. As they stood in long … Continue reading

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