Category Archives: Fun_stuff

A fun science literacy quiz

I took this fun science literacy quiz, and got 47 out of 50 questions correct. The ones I missed were all in biology and life sciences, my weakest subject. Since so many of the angroids label climate skeptics as “scientifically … Continue reading

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Answering a reader question on climate web traffic

Reader “Andrew” asks in comments: Andrew Submitted on 2011/10/05 at 10:55 am We can always check on hits to climate blogs/sites. I’ll bet there already down on ALL pro and con AGW/climate sites (maybe ask Anthony to provide data comparing … Continue reading

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The Maldives can’t take a joke

But they can sure act like one: From the BBC: Maldives government complains of spoof atlas omission The government of the Maldives has complained after the London Daily Telegraph website carried a satirical blog post saying the island nation is … Continue reading

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Our own CTM is a “nasty cruel man”

Heh, gaze upon the face that launched a thousand quips. I figured though, that I owed Dellers a linky for the big LOL I got this morning as I read that CTM gets press in the UK Telegraph for his … Continue reading

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Australian government prepares for massive climate disruption

This film, being shown all throughout Australia, and now available here at WUWT shows what the Gillard government is doing to prepare for the worst unstoppable effects of climate change. It’s quite something. RealClimate has declined comment.

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A mini-movie in blackboard form – Why The Left’s Global Warming Agenda Is Wrong

A “visual broadside”, so to speak, in a short but sensible and entertaining video. This is based on Roy Spencer’s work and it is a must watch. I highly recommend sharing this video on every blog and website you can.

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Bastardi on outdoor grilling, 4th of July, AGW, and all that

Here’s a 4th of July message from Joe Bastardi of WeatherBell regarding this idiotic piece in the NYT. Click the image at left for the story. He’ll be on Fox News tomorrow morning to talk more about it. Then there’s … Continue reading

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Guess the image

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How to make your PC run at 7.1 Gigahertz

As many know, I do some tinkering with computers. While this isn’t my doings, I enjoyed it and thought you might too. Here’s the screencap of the CPU speed program, note the red underline. I got a chuckle out of … Continue reading

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The wind turbine albedo effect

Via the Wakey Wakey thread, I got wind of this photo (seen below the continue reading line) which is a real world effect of the model at left. It seemed worthwhile to share for the sheer uniqueness of it. The … Continue reading

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Joe Bastardi in Vanity Fair

This is a campy interview by Eric Spitznagel who runs “Awkward question time” at VF, is with our favorite forecaster, Joe Bastardi. Spitznagel was trying to make Joe look like some sort of WWF member (Not the fake wildlife crisis … Continue reading

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Great moments in snow removal

With Chicago, New York, and Boston buried, they are trying the best they can to get the city out from under the thick blanket of snow, this well known satirical image of Al Gore using a flamethrower comes to mind: … Continue reading

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PokéMobile takes 1st place in den, 2nd in pack

A personal diversion from weather and climate. Readers may recall my earlier reference to this: I’m proud to say that team Watts did pretty well today: William won first place in his den, and second overall in the pack where … Continue reading

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PokéMobile -vs- Lisbon

I had to make an important choice this week, one that I don’t regret: Attend the Lisbon conference or stay at home and attend to my business and do something very important with my son. See below.

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Using weather models to predict pirates, really

From the truth is waaaayyy stranger than fiction department, we all remember this parody graph of global warming: As many know, this week at the AMS convention is Seattle, a lot of new papers are being presented. One, from James … Continue reading

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New journal launched

This new journal doesn’t seem to have the haughtiness seen by some other journals. I hope they provide letters suitable for framing. I suggest everyone submit a paper here at least twice, because as we know, three’s a charm. Here’s … Continue reading

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I believe

More inspiration via Trenberth and Willis from Josh, now available for an automobile near you.

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Heading for half a million comments

Who will it be? It is likely to happen in the next 12-24 hours.

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Skeptical Stocking Stuffers

Yesterday on the Friday Funny – the new and improved 4 legged AGW table thread, there was quite a bit of interest in getting T-Shirts of Josh’s latest CAGW cartoon, the “No Shoogle 4 legged CAGW Table” (shoogly means wobbly in … Continue reading

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New video: Global Warming’s effects, A to Z

I’m sure many of you have heard of the “complete list of things caused by global warming” Dr. John Brignell, a retired professor of industrial instrumentation at the University of Southampton in Britain, compiled an impressive list of alarmist claims … Continue reading

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