Daily Archives: November 12, 2010

This Week In History

On November 18, 1978 nine hundred followers of cult leader Jim Jones committed suicide by drinking cyanide laced Kool-Aid. Jones convinced his followers that they were all doomed. “We didn’t commit suicide, we committed an act of revolutionary suicide protesting … Continue reading

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What Is The Difference Between Liverpool And The Hockey Team?

One team is on an amazing winning streak, and playing brilliantly. The other faces relegation.

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Hillary Leaves A Chill In The Air In Australia

These two should be fashion models.

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Frozen Turkey Day Forecast

http://wxmaps.org/pix/temp1.html We are already in the deep freeze in Colorado, and looks like it is going to get worse. I’m just glad I don’t live in Canada. http://wxmaps.org/pix/temp2.html  

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Holdren Ice Free Arctic Update

Green shows areas of gain since the same date in 2007. Red shows areas of less ice. See if you can find the commercial shipping lanes.    

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Arctic Temperatures Below Normal

http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/meant80n.uk.php This has been the coldest autumn in the high Arctic since 2004, after the coldest summer on record. Hansen’s claim that it is the “hottest year ever” are based on his imaginary Arctic temperatures.

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GISS : Hiding The Decline

The NCAR graph from the 1970s shows a large decline from 1945 to 1970, which does not appear in the current GISS graph, shown at the same scale in red above. Interesting how the past has changed.

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