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The Super Cloudbuster Raffle Has Started!

Carol’s three super Cloudbusters are now being raffled! These aren’t just ordinary Cloudbusters! These are three-of-a-kind, special edition, signature series, copper-encased Cloudbusters. Carol has been planning these cloudbusters for several years, after finding a large copper tank that she had Don cut into three cloudbuster containers. Click here to buy… Read more »

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including the jellyfish

August 7, 2008 – BBC NEWS | UK | England | Devon | Rare jellyfish is spotted in cove Mr Lavis, who still lives in the bungalow he was born in, said he had not seen any of the jellyfish in the cove for nearly 50 years. An aquarium said… Read more »

Confidence game: an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust

Wikipedia: confidence trick (synonyms include confidence game, confidence scheme, ripoff, scam and stratagem) is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their confidence, used in the classical sense of trust.   June 21, 2010 – Why don’t we trust climate scientists?    March 29, 2012 –… Read more »

It’s 2018, and both wild and hatchery fish populations are at record levels, around the globe

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” ― George Orwell         October 3, 2017 – Alaska – Wild chum salmon returned home to Alaska this year in numbers never seen before from Southeast to Kotzebue, and set catch records… Read more »

Did you know that diet soda sales have dropped more than 30 percent since 2006?

“We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.” George Orwell         The words “mystery“, “baffled” and “puzzled” are memes, used, among numerous similar variants, whenever anyone in the wholly-controlled-and-coopted Political, Academic, Scientific and Media establishments wants to lie… Read more »

It’s January, 2018, and we’ve passed Peak Consumption

“Totalitarianism, however, does not so much promise an age of faith as an age of schizophrenia. A society becomes totalitarian when its structure becomes flagrantly artificial: that is, when its ruling class has lost its function but succeeds in clinging to power by force or fraud. Such a society, no… Read more »

It’s January, 2018, and we’ve passed Peak Technology

“We don’t have a lot of time on this earth! We weren’t meant to spend it this way! Human beings were not meant to sit in little cubicles staring at computer screens all day, filling out useless forms and listening to eight different bosses drone on about mission statements!” Peter… Read more »

“Them and their Illuminist fish-counter buddies.”

“For years past I have continually been conscious of some power behind the malefactor, some deep organising power which forever stands in the way of the law, and throws its shield over the wrongdoer. Again and again in cases of the most varying sorts – forgery cases, robberies, murders –… Read more »

The breaking of the great artificial drought, continued, January, 2018

“Sometime when you have a year or two to spare I commend to you the study of Professor Moriarty.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Valley of Fear”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1915             January 10, 2017 – Why Record Precipitation May Not Be a Cure-All… Read more »

“Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.”

“Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.” Sherlock Holmes, from The Adventure of the Copper Beeches”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892           It’s January, 2018, and Nature is booming and burgeoning… Read more »

January, 2018 – Record high numbers for Cape Ann Bird Count, British Columbia

January 6, 2018 – Words on Birds: Record high numbers for Cape Ann bird count Coordinator Jim Berry of Ipwich released the results of the Cape Ann Christmas Bird Count that was held on Dec. 17, before the bitter cold and snow took over later in the month. A number… Read more »