New Zealand tornado rips roof off of major shopping mall

From the Herald Sun: Fatalities after a tornado ripped through Auckland today, turning cars upside down and causing a shopping mall roof to collapse. Advertisements


Oh, thank heavens wind power will be safe

This academic pushing this PNAS paper thinks wind turbines don’t break, but get obsoleted in about 30 years. Boy is she in for a reality check. That and anyone who thinks they can accurately predict wind power density 30-50 years into the future might not pay attention to details like that. I wonder what makes…

Monday Mirthiness

Josh last week came up with his own science kit as he was inspired by the chemistry set with no chemicals I posted on. Bishop Hill posted that original, but I thought we needed to see what is inside the box, and Josh happily obliged. I give you the home Climate Science Kit for inquiring…