Are you ready?…Grim Future for World’s Water. The planet will face an unprecedented shortage of drinking water in the next 20 years, a U.N. report warns. Pollution, global warming and thick-headed politicians get most of the blame. [Wired News] Glad to say I play a special part in working against this.
Pretty damn interesting…Iraq: Blame it on Lawrence’s Bosses. I saw the picture below in some online publication, and it struck me that quite likely, very few people know where Iraq came from. The picture shows the delegation of Emir Feisal at the Versailles conference post-Great-War; the fellow just over Feisal’s left shoulder, with two bands…
Curiousity…This happens every year about this time and for the life of me I can’t figure out what it is. A microearthquake occurred at 4:37:54 AM (PST) on Saturday, March 1, 2003. The magnitude 1.7 event occurred 20 km (12 miles) ESE of Yosemite Village, CA. The hypocentral depth is 8 km ( 5 miles)….
Could this be true?…North Korean Missile Warhead Found in Alaska: “The warhead of a long-range missile test-fired by North Korea was found in the U.S. state of Alaska, a report to the National Assembly revealed yesterday.” [From the Desktop of Dane Carlson]
Are you a blue shirt, yellow shirt, or the ominous red shirt (stay out of the bushes ensign Smith)?…Star Trek Personality Test. I came across this personality test over at Wil’s. Click “more” to see my results:… [Inside Gretchen’s Head] Campin’ Guy’s results: Myers-Briggs would say that you are an ISTP (Introvert, Sensor, Thinker, Perceiver)….
Science!….Gas Station to Pump Hydrogen. A Shell station in Washington will be the first gas station to dispense hydrogen at the pump. By John Tierney. [New York Times: Business]
Interesting…Oh, I’m feeling lucky.. Oh yeah, and a giggle for me today: Go to Google… [0xDECAFBAD]