Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tesla Gets His Due At Last – His Museum Being Crowdfunded

Cartoonist Matt Inman Writes Hilarious Defense of Tesla vs Edison, Takes Up Cause on Indiegogo. Wardenclyffe Will Be Rebuilt, Maybe Even Tower NYObserver’s Kelly Faircloth reports on p A16 Sept 24 “Tesla Gets Current” Over $1.2 million raised to date, … Continue reading

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Oops! Earth Cooled Over Last 2000 Years, Tree Rings Show

Pantywaist Lefties Get Short Shrift at Daily Mail Even if so, how about last 100 years of industrial revolution? But there’s hope yet! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2171973/Tree-ring-study-proves-climate-WARMER-Roman-Medieval-times-modern-industrial-age.html Tree-rings prove climate was WARMER in Roman and Medieval times than it is now – and … Continue reading

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Higgs A Mirage? Some Scientists Say So

The Daily Mail records that some scientists think the Higgs is still a fantasy: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2171611/Is-God-particle-impostor-Scientists-claim-signal-Large-Hadron-Collider-Higgs-all.html Is the ‘God particle’ an impostor? Scientists claim signal found in Large Hadron Collider may not be Higgs after all ‘Uncertainty’ over signal detected at … Continue reading

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Climate Models Good At Long Term Prediction

University of Arizona finds They Predict Far Future Well But Cannot handle Periods shorter than 30 Years Well Finally someone actually took a look at how well climate models work in hindcasting and found that they work fine in the … Continue reading

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Reasons for Being Vegetarian

http://www.think-differently-about-sheep.com/Sentience-%20In-Farm-Animals-%20Pigs.htm http://www.facebook.com/pages/END-FACTORY-FARMING/173709716044251 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–LeOoohGrM The really bad stuff: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=357550744326813&set=a.173844062697483.43715.173709716044251&type=1&theater he key factor in breast cancer growth is a powerful growth hormone manufactured by the human body called IGF-I. That same hormone is manufactured within a cow’s body. By drinking cow’s milk, … Continue reading

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Gina Kolata Peddling Oncogene Validity, Targeted Drugs

Study of Cancer’s Genetics Suggests a More Tailored Treatment Sept 10 NYT 2012 p A18 writes Gina “I love my best sources” Kolata Is Gina misleading us by thoughtlessly buying into the oncogene mess? Why does she say it fits … Continue reading

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Eggs Cause Strokes – Yet Another Reversal?

Oh no – can this be true? There is no sign of the actual article at the link now (on Sept 9) http://atherosclerosis-journal.com/. Update: Yes there is, see below the news item. http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-egg-cholesterol-smoking-20120814,0,1391259.story No yolk: eating the whole egg as … Continue reading

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Germany’s Strongest Man Is a Vegan

Patrik Baboumian Feels Better Than Ever, He Says Strongman Patrik Baboumian was born in Iran and lives in Germany, where in 1999 at the age of 20 he won the German Junior Bodybuilding title. In 2011 the 116 kg loglifter … Continue reading

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