Author Archives: Steve Maley

Yelp #fail

Review of the local Cracker Barrel: “I get the Chicken Fried Steak — the tenderness of the chicken is really good …”

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Newly Discovered Siberian Craters Signify End Times (or Maybe Just Global Warming); Mystery of the Siberian crater deepens: Scientists left baffled after two NEW holes appear in Russia’s icy wilderness

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Don Easterbrook A crater in northern Siberia, spotted by a passing helicopter, has received worldwide attention and continues to be a top news story. Since then, two more mysterious holes…

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Vox.com’s Ezra Klein Stumbles Bass-Ackward Into a Cogent Point

Yes, Ezra, these graphs explain much about our polarization, but I don’t think the answer is the one you wanted. Continue reading

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“Studies Show” Five Louisiana Cities are the Nation’s Happiest #rsrh

“The happiest five cities are all in Louisiana, with Lafayette taking the crown (Louisiana is also the happiest state). The unhappiest cities, after New York City, are St. Joseph, Mo.; South Bend, Ind.; Erie, Penn.; and the Evansville, Ind.-Henderson, Ky. … Continue reading

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Peak Petroleum Engineer?

http://www.rigzone.com/iPhone/news.asp#NewsArticle134074

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Green Energy Hypocrisy: Do As I Say, Not As I Do. #rsrh

A U.K. government commissioned study found that people who claim to be concerned with global warming actually use more electricity than those who do not. The Telegraph reported: Those who say they are concerned about the prospect of climate change … Continue reading

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The stark reality of green tech’s solar and wind contribution to world energy

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Summed in in one graph that says it all. Roger Andrews writes: If decarbonization is to be achieved by expanding renewables the expansion will have to come in wind, solar and biomass. So…

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The Real Shale Revolution #rsrh

Fracking has captured the imagination because it is controversial, sounds sinister and like an expletive, makes for good headlines . But that has obscured the far more important role played by horizontal drilling in enabling oil and gas to be … Continue reading

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The Craigslist Restaurant Letter is Bullshit

http://bostonherald.com/entertainment/food_dining/fork_lift/2014/07/nyc_restaurant_claims_cell_phone_fixation_ruins_dining Are you telling me a Manhattan restaurant figures out that its table turns are cut in half, but the first clue they have of it is when they start getting roasted on Yelp for slow service? And they can’t … Continue reading

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Ray Nagin gets 10-year sentence. #rsrh

http://www.wwltv.com/video/featured-videos/Nagin-sentence-handed-down-266311411.html Prosecutors asked the court to send Nagin to prison for a long time. They argued that he was found guilty of 20 of 21 counts in the indictment and that he participated in and orchestrated a years-long conspiracy to … Continue reading

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