Global warming may increase prevalence of kidney stones disease

Pass the water please From the “You’ve got to be freakin kidding me department” comes this proof positive that EVERYTHING is caused by global warming. Yessirree folks, my cat coughed up…

Chaitén volcano still going strong – more ash and aerosols

Click for larger image The Chaitén volcano is maintaining its eruptive activity unabated. Yesterday, the Oficina Nacional de Emergencia (ONEMI) reported that military personnel in Chaitén ‘perceived loud noises coming from the…

I hope Al Gore is hanging his head

REPOSTED FROM THE UK TELEGRAPH BLOG I am ashamed to admit that I had never heard of Irena Sendler, whose obituary appeared in this morning’s paper. Hers is an awesomely…

More Cycle 23 Sunspecks

The sun is active with cycle 23 (near equator) cycle 23 sunspecks. I have decided againts calling them “Tiny Tims” as I think “sunspecks” is more true to the phenonmenon.…

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