Category Archives: News Related

2018 Hurricanes – Especially Florence

There’s a passel of hurricanes starting to hit land, or on their way. Here’s an open thread to talk about them, and their aftermath. Continue reading

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Carr Fire – And All Fires

An important point about wild fires and how to think about them, using the Carr Fire as example. Continue reading

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Dear MSNBC: Political Tribalism

Some advice for MSNBC presenters (Morning Joe) on how to understand Trump Supporters. Continue reading

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NeoNics Disrupt Bee Flight – Nobody Wants A Drunk Bee

The practice of taking all the honey possible and replacing with some High Fructose Corn Syrup reduces the ability of bees to metabolize toxins, like Neonic poisons that cause them to fly poorly. Continue reading

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