The world’s CO2 emissions dipped in 2015. But don’t celebrate just yet.

We’re here! On the peak! Unless I forgot about India…(Shutterstock) VOX (Global Carbon Project) See that dip at the end? A new study in Nature Climate Change reports that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions likely dropped in 2015, the first time that’s ever happened without the help of a global economic crisis. That’s definitely noteworthy. And… More The world’s CO2 emissions dipped in 2015. But don’t celebrate just yet.

10 things you need to know today: May 16, 2014

The Week India’s ruling party loses in a landslide, California wildfires flare up, and more 1. India’s ruling party goes down in defeat Opposition leader Narendra Modi is set to become India’s next prime minister after his Bharatiya Janata Party won a five-week national election in the country’s biggest landslide in decades, according to partial results… More 10 things you need to know today: May 16, 2014

10 things you need to know today: December 19, 2013

The Week Stocks soar as the Fed tapers its stimulus, advisers urge Obama to curb NSA spying, and more 1. Fed curbs its bond-buying stimulus program Stocks surged around the world early Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced it was tapering its effort to stimulate the economy by purchasing bonds. The Fed will cut back by $10… More 10 things you need to know today: December 19, 2013

10 things you need to know today: December 18, 2013

The Week The budget deal clears a Senate hurdle, India protests the arrest of a diplomat in New York, and more 1. Budget deal beats filibuster threat A two-year bipartisan budget deal cleared a final major hurdle in the Senate on Tuesday, when a majority of 67 senators beat the threat of a GOP filibuster… More 10 things you need to know today: December 18, 2013

30 Tips to being a better racist on Twitter

Hilarious satire for Twitter “racists”. Norm Schriever Racists, it’s your lucky day.  Not just because Nina Davuluri, a woman whose family is of Indian descent, won the Miss America pageant yesterday, leaving your razor-sharp mind to compose xenophobic tweets with wild impunity.  (Sorry, let me link the big words to Dictionary.com so you can look… More 30 Tips to being a better racist on Twitter

Wednesday Blog Roundup – 7-17-2013

Holder blasts ‘stand your ground’ Liz Cheney’s Fatal Career Move? Racism And Richard Cohen’s Reality Congress Clogging Beyond Filibusters Monteith Died Mixing Heroin, Alcohol Free school lunch kills 20 children in India… White House Focuses on Reaching Latino Viewers Senate Control in 2014 Increasingly Looks Like a Tossup Rush Limbaugh Seizes a Chance to Violate… More Wednesday Blog Roundup – 7-17-2013

Steve Jobs Narrates Unaired ‘Think Different’ Commercial (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Steve Jobs was not just another member of the crowd. After enrolling at Reed College in 1972, he dropped out after only one semesterand, two years later, quit one of his first jobs to backpack around India. He also experimented with LSD and revered Bob Dylan. In 1997, advertising agency TBWA/Chiat/Day created Apple’s “Think Different” ad campaign, which almost… More Steve Jobs Narrates Unaired ‘Think Different’ Commercial (VIDEO)

Shady: Koch Brothers Made Sales to Iran

The Daily Beast A mammoth investigative report in Bloomberg Markets Magazinehas some devastating charges against one of the world’s largest private companies: The billionaire Koch Brothers allegedly made a ton of money off sales of petrochemical equipment to Iran. A unit of their company, Koch Industries, dodged the U.S. trade ban using foreign subsidiaries. The company… More Shady: Koch Brothers Made Sales to Iran

Palin ‘Reloads’ To Take On ‘Mosquito’ Bill Maher

Bill Maher was absolutely wrong to call Sarah Palin a “dumb tw-t”.  This defense posture from Palin is justified.  However, there is a growing consensus that although Palin will say the most absurd things about Dems and in particular, President Obama, she seems to be very sensitive about criticism directed at her. Politico Without naming him, Sarah Palin swatted the “annoying… More Palin ‘Reloads’ To Take On ‘Mosquito’ Bill Maher