Month: February 2017

New paper explains inherent flaws of computer models predicting future climate change

New paper explains inherent flaws of computer models predicting future climate change London, 21 February: Claims that the planet is threatened by man-made global warming are based on science that is based on inadequate computer modelling. That is the conclusion of a new briefing paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). The […] via Curry: Computer Predictions Of Climate Alarm Are Flawed … Read More New paper explains inherent flaws of computer models predicting future climate change


NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – SodaStream is recalling some 51,000 blue tinted one liter carbonating bottles. The company says that they can burst under pressure due to a manufacturing defect. No injuries have been reported. The recalled bottles have an expiration date of “4/2020” printed on their warning labels and have a blue cap and blue… via SodaStream Announces Recall Of 51,000 Carbonating Bottles — CBS … Read More Recall

An ATM skimmer attached with super glue

SEAFORD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An ATM skimmer attached with super glue was found inside a 7-Eleven in Seaford. Along with the card reader, investigators found a pinhole camera with a transmitter placed right above the key pad, used to capture an unsuspecting victim’s fingers entering their personal identification number. Once that information is transmitted to… via Video Shows Police Dismantling ATM Skimmer At Seaford 7-Eleven … Read More An ATM skimmer attached with super glue

Rescuers In Chest-Deep Water

SAN JOSE, CA (CBSNewYork/AP) — Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated Tuesday by water from an overflowing creek. Further north, farmers used tractors to shore up an endangered levee in California’s agricultural heartland, officials opened a spillway at the Don Pedro… via Scores Rescued From Northern California Floodwaters — CBS New … Read More Rescuers In Chest-Deep Water

Tablets Stolen from Vegan Restaurant

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man who they said stole thousands of dollars from a popular vegan restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The suspect broke in to Champs Diner on Meserole Street through a side door just before 1:30 a.m. Monday, police said. He allegedly took off with four iPads, a Galaxy tablet, an Amazon Fire… via NYPD: Man Steals $10K, Tablets … Read More Tablets Stolen from Vegan Restaurant

15-Minute Kimchi Fried Rice

Kellie’s love letter to kimchee will set your tastebuds on fire: “Spicy, pungent and fermented, this Korean condiment/side dish/vegetable dish will make any savoury recipe to which it is added explode with added umami and interest.” via 15-Minute Kimchi Fried Rice — Discover

The Day After Tomorrow

From YALE UNIVERSITY, another science paper that cites one of the worst ever science fiction movies. Sigh… Study finds potential instability in Atlantic Ocean water circulation system New Haven, Conn. – One of the world’s largest ocean circulation systems may not be as stable as today’s weather models predict, according to a new study. In […] via ‘Worse than we thought…’ another paper suggests collapse … Read More The Day After Tomorrow

Science Fiction Paperbacks

1) Lafferty collections are notoriously hard to find and tend to be on the expensive side—at least for 60s/70s paperbacks. I’ve already read two or three stories in the one below in different anthologies over the years—I remember “Continued on Next Rock” (1970) most clearly. The Jack Gaughan cover evokes the sheer oddness of Lafferty’s visions. […] via Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitons No. CLXX … Read More Science Fiction Paperbacks

Tech Zombies

I posted this story almost a year ago and I have gained a lot of followers since that time. I thought I would share it again and I hope everyone enjoys it. I’m Adam Link and I was born in 2124. At the time of my birth, the government was conducting experiments to create a […] via TECH Zombies (A Sci-Fi Zombie Story) — Lynn … Read More Tech Zombies

Some Thoughts About Time…

“Lost time is never found again” – Benjamin Franklin Everything comes down to time. It is the very stuff of life; the warp and the weft. The only things we truly have are: our bodies, our energy, and our attention; and all three of these exist within that box of delights we call ‘time’. If […] via Some Thoughts About Time… —

Study: Doomsday Clock Ticking

Tenfold jump in green tech needed to meet global emissions targets Green innovations must be developed and spread globally 10 times faster than in the past if we are to limit warming to below the Paris Agreement’s 2 degrees C target DURHAM, N.C. – The global spread of green technologies must quicken significantly to avoid […] via Study: Doomsday clock is ticking – Green tech … Read More Study: Doomsday Clock Ticking

See Toronto-and the World

See Toronto — and the world — through the lens of Ryan Bolton. via “Toronto is Where the World Lives”: Meet Photographer Ryan Bolton — Discover