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Why I don’t think scientists are engaged in a gigantic conspiracy about climate change, Reason #437

December 30, 2010


Scientists are extreme specialists. Given a little effort (and some expert advice from necessarily more than one source) it is probably possible to stuff the Albert Hall–or many another iconic auditorium–up to the chandeliers with scientists, most of whom, if randomly distributed, would be unable to have a meaningful scientific discussion with any other scientist […]

Once Upon a Time in the Blues There Was Bluesman Prime

December 30, 2010


  Once upon a time there was a little cross-eyed boy in Kentucky who grew up with a mess of pickin’ an’ singin’.  And since he was littlest, he played the mandolin, and since his voice was highest, he sang high harmony.  And that little boy grew up to father bluegrass, that high lonesome sound, […]