Monthly Archives: April 2017

What the New York Times’s Climate Skeptic Says

When the NYT hired climate science skeptic Bret Stephens, they were harshly criticized for the move, which was purportedly made because the paper felt that they had drifted too far to the left. Stephens published his first article, and the … Continue reading

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Google is Biasing their Search Results

Recently, Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, was quoted as saying “We’re not arguing for censorship, we’re arguing just take it off the page. Put it somewhere else. Make it harder to find.” In other words, Google is planning to … Continue reading

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Review of “Legion” (season 1)

* * * B Not another TV series based on a superhero comic book! Wait. This one is different. Legion is technically part of the X-men universe, but this series, based on the Marvel comic book, is far from run … Continue reading

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Bill Nye Fails to Rebut William Happer

The following video claims that Bill Nye “destroys” William Happer on climate change. Far from it. Nye’s argumentation is weak, and in places, flat out wrong. Happer begins: CO2 is not a pollutant; it is natural like water vapor. Plants … Continue reading

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Review of “My Hero Academia” (season 1, dub)

* * * B My Hero Academia is an anime series set in an alternate universe where most people have “quirks”, superhuman abilities. Those with the most powerful quirks can become heroes. When Izuki, a powerless hero fanboy, unexpectedly inherits … Continue reading

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How Climate Activists Hurt the Case for Man Made Climate Change

I’m going to examine the climate reality project’s The 12 Questions Every Climate Activist Hears and What to Say. Let me start by saying that by calling yourself an activist, you immediately give up any claim to an unbiased scientific … Continue reading

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BC Provincial Party Platforms

Here are the party’s positions on the issues. This is a preliminary look. Note how little overlap there is between the platforms. I’ll try to dig up more and update this: Liberals New Democrats Balanced Budget yes yes LNG Development … Continue reading

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The Mythological Thor

Marvel has popularized the character of Thor, the Norse god of thunder, in comic book series and, more recently, in film. But Marvel’s Thor bears only a passing resemblance to the mythological figure once worshiped throughout northern Europe. So what … Continue reading

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Is Marvel in Trouble?

The news that Marvel executive David Gabriel attributed their recent slump in sales to a lack of demand for diversity and female characters generated a storm in the media. Here’s the quote: “We saw the sales of any character that … Continue reading

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Review of “The Void”

* D The Void is a horror movie in the style of HP Lovecraft. The first act does a good job at building tension and keeping you guessing as to what’s going on. Unfortunately, despite some reasonable practical effects that … Continue reading

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