"Giant plumes of methane bubbling to surface of Arctic Ocean"
"Russian scientists have discovered hundreds of plumes of methane gas, some 1,000 meters in diameter, bubbling to the surface of the Arctic Ocean. Scientists are concerned that as the Arctic Shelf recedes, the unprecedented levels of gas released could greatly accelerate global climate change."
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/gi … 04179.html
Come to think of it, I wonder what would happen if someone struck a match...
What an incredible thought? Why do I think not?
Relax.. It's just the abominable snowman diving for noms and decided to break wind underwater.
That's really scary!
Here's a front page article from this morning's NYT.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/17/scien … r=1&hp
That stuff has been bubbling up for a zillion years making more coal from rotting vegatation.
There was a previous thread where I explained it in detail - after all I'm the scientist here
Yes, harmless - unless you go back to the Permian extinction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clathrate_gun_hypothesis
And THAT is why people are worried about melting ice caps. But don't worry - not EVERYTHING died that time,
Doomed I Say!!!
"Unexplained shower of apples falls from sky over town"
"More than 100 apples mysteriously rained down upon a small British town on Monday night. The still-unexplained apple shower left 20 yards of city streets and car windshields covered in the cascading fruit just after the daily rush hour."
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/un … 21738.html
Well the price of apples here in britain is disgusting so maybe some one thought we needed too eat more of them? lol
Doomed I Say!!!
"Cable guy finds sleeping bear in NJ basement"
"HOPATCONG, N.J. (AP) — A cable TV repairman got quite a surprise when he walked into the basement of a New Jersey home.
There was a 500-pound bear sound asleep on the floor."
http://news.yahoo.com/cable-guy-finds-s … 23975.html
"Brain-Eating Amoeba Fatalities Linked to Common Cold Remedy"
"...a deadly amoeba living in the tap water, called Naegleria fowleri, worked its way from their sinuses into their brains. The parasitic organism infected the victims' brains with a neurological disease called primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAME), which rapidly destroys neural tissue and typically kills sufferers in a matter of days...."
http://news.yahoo.com/brain-eating-amoe … 03508.html
I hope that 2012 thing will not push through. I need to watch the movie of Daniel Day Lewis about Lincoln on that month and year December 2012....
Do whales fart?
Maybe we need to lift the moratorium on whaling.
Actually, it should be strengthened. The impact of whales on the carbon cycle is actually really fascinating:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn1 … cycle.html
Actually being totally facetious, no whale should ever be killed for profit or even food, except perhaps by Eskimos.
Well, sports fans. It truly is over...
"We're Doomed: Scientists Discover Jumping Cockroach"
"Yes, friends, this week scientists announced the discovery of the newest, scariest addition to the already dream-haunting 4,000 species of the sewer bug -- and this one jumps. "
More... http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/jackal … kroach.php
Any way you look at it, we're definitely doomed.
The simple answer, of course, is to put an immediate halt to any/all scientific research!
HUGE LAUGHTER. Mighty Mom has all the answers. Let's follow her.
Shut the door, let's not look no more.
I tried smoking cannabis a few years ago. I was in a hostel with friends, and they told me it would feel 'nice'. I tried first, and it was a cool experience. The sad part is that I can not remember how cool it was. But I can remember some fine memories like fresh images. There is a difference between being drugged and not.
Considering the type of posts on this thread, I guess I am
Oh I see, our jocularity has led you to believe we must be 'smokin the weed' well that's OK, but as they hang you for drug possession where I am currently, I am stone cold sober, rather than stoned!
Great plumes of methane gas are escaping from your local landfill. Maybe the NYT would like to report on that one as well. WB
by Readmikenow 22 months ago
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by Mikel G Roberts 9 years ago
What is the opposite of science?Magic and Miracles...the unexplained, the impossible. Those things we cannot explain?
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