Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mowing the Oregano Photo Essay

As Dr. X suggests, D.C. Sessions’ talk about “mowing the oregano” sounds like a euphemism for an obscene act. But if photos are to be believed, he may actually have oregano in his garden (although I have never before heard … Continue reading

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Not So Fast on Mass Extinctions?

Der Spiegel reports that the IPCC’s new draft report is backing off the claim of mass AGW-caused extinctions. “There is very little confidence that models currently predict extinction risk accurately,” the report notes. Very low extinction rates despite considerable climate … Continue reading

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Our Westeros winter is finally ending, but not without a parting shot; freezing rain. I couldn’t really get the beauty of the ice on the tree, but as I was trying to, some students walked into the picture and managed … Continue reading

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