The Climate Change and Wine Conference

From the days of Wine and Gore department: The Second annual Climate Change and Wine Conference is scheduled for Feburary 15th and 16th in Madrid, Spain. Al Gore will be…

Don't send Coal for Christmas, send Carbon Credits!

Got a person on your christmas list that is fully deserving but can’t find that lump of coal at K-Mart at the last minute? Thanks to the good folks at…

Local newspaper editor replaced with impostor!

  Real                        Impostor This must be some evil plot by media giant “Media News Group” out of Denver. I opened up the print edition of the ER this morning and…

Blogging from Indianapolis – Technology is amazing

This picture is where I’m blogging from as I write this. The roof of a parking garage in downtown Indianapolis. My laptop in the foreground, the offices of the Indianapolis…

NASA blows wads of cash on celebration parties

From Slashdot: “NASA spends between $400,000 and $1.3 million on a party at every shuttle launch, according to CBS. Select personnel are treated to 5 days at a 4 star…

Friday Funny – "Klaatu Barada Nikto"

According to Box Office Mojo, The classic sci-fi movie The Day the Earth Stood Still is going into production and is to open on May 9th, 2008. The original is a sci-fi…

New Element Discovered: Governmentium

The discovery of the heaviest chemical element yet known to science. The new element has been tentatively named Governmentium. Governmentium has 1 neutron, 12 assistant neutrons, 75 deputy neutrons, and…

Dihydrogen Monoxide

It appears that in the quest to save our planet from dangerous chemicals, people will blindly sign anything. Read more about this dangerous chemical here: http://www.dhmo.org/ It’s “an odorless, tasteless…

Mothers Day

Sung to the famous Italian song Funicili Funicila. For a real hoot, see Rodney Dangerfield sing it here on Youtube

NEWSFLASH: Cause for Global Warming Found

An astute letter to the editor writer in Arkansas has found the reason for global warming: This actually happened, as attested to on the rumor/urban legend verifcation website Snopes.com

The Carbonica Card – don't heat home without it

A recent investigation by the Financial Times says that the new Carbon Credit Industry may already be rife with fraud. Hmmm…now where have we heard that before? Among the findings:…

My New Weather Invention – Now 100% pig free!

For those of us that hate having Winnie the pig presented to us as part of our local weather report, I’d like to offer this solution that cuts all of…

What's that Smell?

Today the ER editorial Board poked some fun in Hits and Misses at the proposed forensic body farm, and Bidwell Ranch by suggesting I add a “stink-o-meter” to my www.bidwellranchcam.com…

Global Warming Expedition called off due to extreme cold

From the “You might want to check the weather forecast before you start out” department: I’m sorry, but I just have to laugh at this one. There’s just too much…

10 Laws of Physics That Don't Apply in Hollywood

In general, Hollywood filmmakers follow the laws of physics because they have no other choice. It’s just when they cheat with special effects that we seem to forget how the…

Dieting? Buy Calorie Credits !

Recently it was revealed that Al Gore has a large “carbon footprint” and that he setup a corporation and as CEO that allows him to assuage guilt over that large…