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Sometimes I Wonder If People Just Need to Have An Enemy

August 16, 2019, 11:10 am I find this depressing: We seem to NEED an enemy.  We hop from one enemy to another — Soviet Union to Iraq to Al Qaeda to Russia to Iran and now to China (with a…

Why more boomers are going bankrupt

According to a disturbing article in the paywalled Financial Times, more and more older people are showing up in American bankruptcy courts than ever before. The culprits are vanishing pensions, soaring healthcare costs and tens of thousands of dollars in…

Why Almost Every Story You Read About The Environment Is #FakeNews

Environmentalism is the new fascism. And just like with the original fascism a worryingly large proportion of the population seems all too eager to slip on that metaphorical black shirt and march (and fight) for a better future. Why? Let…

Bears and Humans at Brooks River

by Mike Fitz Across their worldwide range, from Europe to Alaska to the Rocky Mountains, brown bears live as omnivores. They have one of the most diverse diets of any mammal species and plants form the bulk of their diet…

Bats use leaves as mirrors to find prey in the dark

(Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) Bats can find motionless insects on leaves in the dark. This was thought to be impossible, because the acoustic camouflage provided by the leaves should confuse their echolocation system. Inga Geipel and colleagues discovered how bats overcome this problem.

Two EU Professors: IPCC Climate Modeling Opens Door To ‘Fake Conclusions’

Two European professors recently wrote that the IPCC projections of future warming are based on huge unknowns, and do not take the past properly into account. This means that projections of the future of the world’s climate are unreliable, according…