Monthly Archives: June 2014

A couple of quick comments

While I’d known about this source for a long time I had the time to do more exploration and thus find the RationalWiki an excellent source. While it is heavily oriented toward debunking religion it also deals with other areas … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Campground, Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Just for yucks here’s a little data for the Cottonwood CG in Theodore Roosevelt NP, North Dakota. I spent seven days here in June 2014 so I walked around quite a bit (no trails, just the campground roads and park … Continue reading

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A nice scene in Nebraska

Here is an image I shot with iPod Touch (instead of decent camera) that I happen to like and I’ll explain why: This shot is taken just south of the Niobrara River near Smith Falls State Park (see satphoto below, … Continue reading

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Scientific experiments with bread: steam

I’m not actually going to report on any experiment, simply describe one I’d like to see done and see actual results. On other topics I rant about “experts” making all sorts of wild claims without any actual science (or very … Continue reading

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Another heat record for the denialists to try to deny

Amazing, I just wrote a post about this – the hottest April, and, bam, now we have the hottest May (detailed report here). Now of course this is a report from NOAA, part of that nasty lying gubment run by … Continue reading

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HuffPo Nutrition Orthodoxy Censors Screwed Up

As you know I often rant about the sheer stupidity of many/most nutrition “advice” articles, usually on the simple grounds that they totally avoid facts and just spread some consensus, sorta-leftie nonsense (which embarrasses me as a card-carrying leftie). The … Continue reading

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Quick look at Theodore Roosevelt National Park – 2

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is located in north-central western North Dakota and it is one of the less visited National Parks, which is a shame because it’s quite spectacular, esp. in early summer when everything is green and temps are … Continue reading

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