By Hobbes | Dec 24, 2007 | 4
It is claimed that this boat runs on biodiesel made form the crew's fat and that it is carbon-neutral. But how is that calculated?
By Hobbes | Dec 17, 2007 | 5
Reuters reports trouble at the North Pole.
By Petrarch | Nov 2, 2007 | 2
What are we to make of the news that career State Department staffers are refusing to go to Iraq?
By Petrarch | Oct 30, 2007 | 6
Contrary to Al Gore's predictions, our current lack of hurricanes is causing significant problems.
By Hobbes | Oct 26, 2007 | 1
It's a far better thing, as well as much easier, for government to act to prevent a disaster, or at least to warn residents loudly and clearly of the potential consequences of their foolish choices.
By Petrarch | Oct 25, 2007 | 0
Why such a difference between the handling of the California fires, vs Katrina in New Orleans?
By Hobbes | Oct 16, 2007 | 0
It does seem slightly odd that the famous Nobel Peace Prize should go to someone who is famous, more or less, for talking loudly.
By Pukka Sahib | Oct 12, 2007 | 1
Somewhere in the Great Beyond, Hermann Goering is laughing.
By Petrarch | Oct 3, 2007 | 0
In recent years, the dream of home ownership has gotten farther and farther out of reach, as house prices have escalated. According to a recent study, the primary cause is excessive zoning laws - that is, government over-regulation.
By Hobbes | Oct 1, 2007 | 8
Inspecting IDs is a waste of time and money, but it's ideal from the bureaucratic point of view because it doesn't solve the problem.