Author Archives: Jeff Miller

“10,000 more people than expected died at the beginning of the year in the UK – and no one really knows why.”

“There is no swifter route to the corruption of thought than through the corruption of language.” George Orwell           May 24, 2018 – Study links phones… Read more »

New Record Low Tornado Count as of October 3 2018 – US tornadoes lowest in 65 years of record-keeping

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“Why you fool, it’s the educated reader who CAN be gulled. All our difficulty comes with the others. When did you meet a workman who believes the papers? He takes… Read more »

The new state-record Catfish in Colorado is 22% larger than the old. Such records are usually broken by tiny margins.

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“Readers are advised to remember that the devil is a liar.” From “The Screwtape Letters”, by C.S. Lewis, 1942     It’s October, 2018, and Nature is booming and burgeoning… Read more »

72% of Canadians say traditional outlets ‘report news they know to be fake, false, or purposely misleading’, and half of them feel that people choosing to use more credible news sources is an effective way to tackle fake news.

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“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…” From “Prince Caspian”, by C.S. Lewis, 1951     That’s from “The Chronicles… Read more »

U.S. Soybean yields increased 7.5% per acre from 2017 to 2018, to their highest levels in history.

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“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… Read more »

“What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.”

“What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.” C.S. Lewis, from “The… Read more »

“I wanted to sharpen that old blade, but she said it was not necessary, as she should never kill anybody, and should carry it only as a symbol of authority.”

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“Joan’s Voices had told her that there was an ancient sword hidden somewhere behind the altar of St. Catherine’s at Fierbois, and she sent De Metz to get it. The… Read more »

“Off the top of my head, I’d say you’re looking at a Boesky, a Jim Brown, a Miss Daisy, two Jethros and a Leon Spinks, not to mention the biggest Ella Fitzgerald ever.”

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‘He sits motionless, like a spider in the centre of its web, but that web has a thousand radiations, and he knows well every quiver of each of them. He does… Read more »