RealClimate: IPCC errors: facts and spin

http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2010/02/ipcc-errors-facts-and-spin/

probably the most thorough and accessible debunking of the climate “denialist” arguments anywhere on the web. Use it wisely…

Binyam Mohamed: A victory for open justice and the rule of law | UK news | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/feb/26/binyam-mohamed-mi5-ruling

a fair summary of the legal and political significance of this case.

Gay hate wrapped in a Republican embrace | Andrew Sullivan – Times Online

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/andrew_sullivan/article7034759.ece

and the very place his story is published (the newspaper representing the conservative core of the british establishment) rams home his point, if you’ll pardon the innuendo. Brit tories are making a good fist of pretending to be glad about gays. And, as they say, act the part long enough and, eventually, you believe it…

The Automachine ! ____by auto-music.net and zanorg.com

http://www.zanorg.com/prodperso/automachine.htm

fun

Scientists unlock mystery in important photosynthesis step (2/26/2010)

http://www.microbiologynow.com/research/Scientists_unlock_mystery_in_important_photosynthesis_step.asp

short story outline.

coupla brilliant college students studying genetic engineering smoke pot and want to get it legalised. They read this article on how, exactly, photosynthesis converts solar energy first into electrical then chemical energy. Eureka! If we breed a variety of super skunk which exhales hydrogen in vast quantities just after the female buds reach their peak and are harvested…

Our price for this technology, legallisation. And they all lived happily ever after

Someone please go and write that. I haven’t got the time…

http://www.dump.com/2010/02/13/pinocchio-paradox-solved/

I’ve always known that Pinocchio was omnipotent. It’s the only thing that made any sense…

Maximum PC | 30 Useful (and Unknown) Web Apps You Need to Bookmark

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/30_incredible_web_apps_you_need_try

must try screentoasting…