“Many people have only listened to one side of the eclipse debate—the pro-eclipse establishment. They will tell you, as if it’s a proven fact, that there will be an eclipse of the sun on August 21.” By Jeremy Bloom So begins the best piece of satire on the anti-science climate denial movement that I’ve ever read. […]
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By David Brin Are you a Republican – or do you know one – who is sincerely fretful about the GOP’s ticket for the coming quadrennial? Well, there’s good reason (on many levels). But it appears there is hope! Or at least a fun wish fantasy, written and published with stunning speed by a master science fiction […]
Because revolution should, first and foremost, be fun – and not take itself too seriously.
There are now more than 1000 spin-off actions of Occupy Wall Street – from Occupy Albuquerque to Occupy Yucca Valley. But… can you tell me how to get to Occupy Sesame Street?
It is, indeed, truly outrageous that 1% of the monsters get 99% of the cookies…
The Onion: Historians Politely Remind Nation To Check What’s Happened In Past Before Making Any Big Decisions
With the United States facing a daunting array of problems at home and abroad, leading historians courteously reminded the nation Thursday that when making tough choices, it never hurts to stop a moment, take a look at similar situations from the past, and then think about whether the decisions people made back then were good or bad.
We’ve seen the best clean coal ad ever and we’ve seen the coal lobby co-opt the Obama message, now we can enjoy the tongue-in-cheek stylings of the Coen brothers and their take on “clean coal”.
This week our friends at ZapRoot take an exhaustive look at the elusive clean coal. In short, the reality of clean coal is that it doesn’t exist and now ZapRoot has jumped into the mix with does some more entertaining debunking of the clean coal myth. Don’t blink at the beginning because you’ll miss a […]
A cartoon by Mark Fiore satirically extolling the benefits of ramping up oil production. Fiore makes the not-so-subtle allusion to drug addiction by sprinkling drug dealing/using metaphors liberally throughout.
In a stunning reversal of direction, the Bush administration has officially requested a new addition to the Endangered Species list. What threatened species could elicit this drastic change of course for the Bush Administration? It is, of course, the elusive Climate Change Skeptic (dubium mundus fervesco), whose habitat is being threatened by rational thinking, increased […]
Very funny video clip from Saturday Night Live showing Al Gore giving a Presidential address. One of the best lines is when he says that there is no need to worry about hurricanes and tornadoes because of the “anti-hurricane and tornado machine I was instrumental in helping to develop.” [kml_flashembed movie=”http://widgets.nbc.com/o/4727a250e66f9723/47e2b9c54a470e96″ width=”384″ height=”316″ wmode=”transparent” /]