John Baez has written up a short history of some of Earth’s disasters. These include the Big Splat, also known as the formation of the Moon, the Heavy Bombardment, the Oxygen Catastrophe, and Snowball Earth. In 2004, the astrophysicist Robin Canup, at the Southwest Research Institute in Texas, published some remarkable computer simulations of the Big [...]
Entries for February 8th, 2011
New research shows that 2010 set new records for the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, expected to be a major contributor to projected sea level rises in coming decades. “This past melt season was exceptional, with melting in some areas stretching up to 50 days longer than average,” said Dr. Marco Tedesco, director of [...]
This 2007 photo shows the inside of the Mill Creek Tunnel, a massive underground sewage pipe that was the prototype for a series of seven more tunnels being planned by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. The Euclid Creek Tunnel is next to be built and will actually extend under Lake Erie for about half [...]
The Hood Internet has released their fifth mixtape. The third mixtape is still my favorite. Via (kottke)
The GroupOn ads were horrible. NOOOOOOOO! Cuba Gooding Jr!! NOOOOOOO!! Don’t do it! I won’t even share the one about the rainforest.
That really sucks for these people. Whatever they say they are upset about spending the money on non-existing seats.