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An Icy Blast from the Past

December 6, 2009

Scanning through the Internet this morning I bumped into this Forbes article regarding the “Coming Ice Age” hysteria of the 1970s, relating it to today’s global warming hysteria.  The author, Gary Sutton, brings up a point I’ve been saying for a while — scientists live on funding, while politicians live on panic.  It’s the perfect [...]

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Where the Wild Things Are

August 16, 2009

Minding my own business at the movies, in between turning off my cell phone and digging into a bag of Sour Patch Kids, one of the numerous upcoming movie trailers caught my attention.  Where the Wild Things Are, a 1963 children’s book by Maurice Sendak which was still popular when I was a kid, is [...]

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