Friday Funny

Reactions are still coming in from the announcement of Al Jazeera purchasing CURRENT TV.

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Beche-de-mer

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The atoll of Ontong Java, in the Solomon Islands, is unusual for a few reasons. First, it’s huge, one of the largest atolls in the…

Counting Sunspots and Sunspot Inflation

Guest post by Dr. Leif Svalgaard The official sunspot number is issued by SIDC in Brussels http://sidc.be/sunspot-data/ . The [relative] sunspot number was introduced by Rudolf Wolf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Wolf  in the…

The Dr. David Viner moment we've all been waiting for…a new snow record

WUWT readers surely recall this most often quoted prediction about snow. From the Independent’s most cited article: Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past by Charles Onians: However,…

Neutrons and the 1970s cooling period

Note: the original title Solar Neutrons and the 1970s cooling period was unintentionally misleading as Dr. Svalgaard points out in comments: What produces Solar Neutrons? the title of the post…