Skrei fish exports from Norway increased 51% year-over-year in January, 2018

“Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty.” George Orwell, from “1984”, 1949     October 28, 2015 – Cod Could Recover in Warming Waters – Scientific… Read more »

December, 2017: “Star Fish Make Incredible Comeback Along West Coast”

“No: I am not tired. I have a curious constitution. I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Sign of the Four“, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1887       It’s February, 2018, and Nature is booming and burgeoning to a… Read more »

“I never guess. It is a shocking habit — destructive to the logical faculty”

“I never guess. It is a shocking habit — destructive to the logical faculty” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Sign of the Four“, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,  1890             The word “mystery”, “baffled” and “puzzled” are memes, used, among numerous similar variants, whenever anyone in… Read more »

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“The case is one where we have been compelled to reason backward from effects to causes.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Adventure of the Cardboard Box“, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1893           The story that follows is tortuously long, which is a hallmark of propaganda. They… Read more »

It’s February, 2018 and juvenile shad numbers on the Delaware river have increased 821% in the last five years

“It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.” Thomas Paine       It’s February, 2018, and Nature is booming and burgeoning… Read more »

It’s February 2018, and charitable giving has been at its highest level in history for three consecutive years

“A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.” Thomas Paine           It’s February, 2018, and… Read more »

2018 – Fish records being broken by wide margins across the globe

“Winston’s greatest pleasure in life was in his work.  Most of it was a tedious routine, but included in it there were also jobs so difficult and intricate that you could lose yourself in them as in the depths of a mathematical problem- delicate pieces of forgery in which you… Read more »

In January 2018, Belize set a rainfall record for the month that was 20% above the old record and 614% above the previous January

February 7, 2015 – The fiddling with temperature data is the biggest science scandal ever New data shows that the “vanishing” of polar ice is not the result of runaway global warming. When future generations look back on the global-warming scare of the past 30 years, nothing will shock them… Read more »