The Bee

brentdanley Skye was the final competitor to approach the microphone for the first round of the spelling bee. She nervously sood in front of a skinny microphone being steadied by her school’s principle, Mrs. Casados. “Display. D-I-S-P-L-A-Y. Display.” She spelled her first word correctly. The audience applauded and cheered as she walked away from the […]

TED

I watched an interview of James Randi today on a Bullshit! DVD that came in from Netflix. I had seen Mr. Randi’s picture yesterday while reading the current issue of Skeptic. This lead me to the Skeptic website where I discovered TED. TED–Technology Entertainment Design–is a four day event each year in Monterey, California that […]

Melting Sea Ice

Dan Crosbie/Canadian Ice Service The New York Times today reported on the long-awaited report from the hundreds of scientists and reviewers that make up the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The article states the panel’s concluded that “global warming is ‘unequivocal’ and that human activity is the main driver, ‘very likely’ causing most of the […]