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Thursday: July 2, 2009

Five climate studies that don't actually live up to their hype.Five climate studies that don't actually live up to their hype.

...many news stories prematurely attribute local or regional phenomena to climate change. This can lead to the dissemination of vague, out-of-context or flat-wrong information to the public.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:54 AM | Tags (7) | climate | environment | hype | change | warming | global | earth |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Most complete map of Earth to date officially published.Most complete map of Earth to date officially published.

The images were taken by Japan's Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (Aster) aboard the Terra satellite. The resulting Global Digital Elevation Map covers 99% of the Earth's surface, and will be free to download and use.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 5:33 PM | Tags (4) | complete | earth | maps | satellite |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Sunday: June 21, 2009

Ten of the most diabolical fish presently on Earth.Ten of the most diabolical fish presently on Earth.

Apparently much worse than that killer dolphin with rabies.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 10:13 AM | Tags (3) | fish | diabolical | earth |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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