Almost a Darwin Award Winner

From the "almost a Darwin Award winner" department and from WISN-TV in Milwaukee…TV News Truck Breaks Through Ice: Even though the temperatures have fallen, the ice on many bodies of…

Streamin' – Now anywhere in Chico

You may have heard or seen that I donated the equipment and continue to provide the high bandwidth server to carry the City Council Meetings, School Board, Planning Commission and…

Foul Weather Frenzy

Wine Blog

It’s not often that I get to have a glass of wine at a restaurant in Chico and have WiFi Connectivity at the same time. Having both of these at…

Individuality

You know the old saying that “no two snowflakes are alike“? Well it may be possible for two snowflakes to be alike after all. There’s a fascinating article in LiveScience…

Weather Channel Issues Ultimate Professional Insult

UPDATE: The national website www.junkscience.com has referenced this blog entry. From the waaaayyyy over the top department: The Weather Channel’s climatologist, Dr. Heidi Cullen who hosts the program “The Climate…

Ubuntu – an amazing alternative to Windows

Anyone who knows much about me knows that I’ve been a strong advocate for alternate energy, and that I’ve put my money where my mouth is by putting solar power…

1500 year solar cycle shows climate impacts

I’ve been saying this all along…the sun is the Big Kahuna of climate change on earth. CO2 effects pale in comparison to the effects of the sun. I’ll have more…

We need a Blue Line!

City Councilor Ann Schwab proposed a “Gold Line” to protect the foothills from development as a complement to the Green Line which protects rich agricultural farmland to the west of…

Ultimate Geek Home Theatre

When I first saw this I thought for sure it was fellow blogger Lon Glazners basement, since he finds ways to work Star Trek into many things he writes about.…