Posts tagged "global warming"

Global Warming Is Causing Spiders To Become Giant Breeding Speeding Hell Monsters

The 1990 cinematic triumph “Arachnophobia” is becoming a reality.
As if we didn’t have enough horror in the world, scientists have to show up and give us the very upsetting news that global warming is causing spiders to become faster, larger and more numerous. With warmer climate, spiders become more limber, breed more and basically…

Katrin Higher / April 18, 2015

Wisconsin Puts The Kibosh On State Officials Mentioning Climate Change

Following in the footsteps of Florida, the state of Wisconsin will no longer allow state officials for at least one agency to discuss climate change, say the words “climate change” or even respond to emails mentioning the words “climate change,” “global warming,” etc.
Via Bloomberg:
A vote on Tuesday by Wisconsin’s Board of Commissioners of…

Robyn Pennacchia / April 9, 2015

NASA Scientist Claims California Has About One Year Of Water Left

Today in apocalyptic sounding headlines, NASA scientist Jay Famiglietti was published in the Los Angeles Times’ op-ed section saying that California has about one year left of water. This has been caused by a variety of factors that started well before the droughts.
I remember the ’80s and early-’90s as a kid, when the California…

Katrin Higher / March 14, 2015

57 Percent Of GOP Voters Would Make Christianity The National Religion

A survey of Republican Primary voters released this week and conducted by Public Policy Polling provides some interesting results and insight into the minds of GOP voters.
The poll determined that Scott “Scabby” Walker is currently the lead potential 2016 candidate, followed, oddly, by Dr. Ben Carson.
Scott Walker is at 25% to 18% for Ben Carson,…

Robyn Pennacchia / February 25, 2015

CHECKMATE, SCIENTISTS: 12 Geniuses Who Think Cold Weather Means Global Warming Is A Hoax

Hey! Have you noticed that it’s pretty cold outside this week? So has pretty much everyone else!

Now, my preferred cold weather activity is cocooning myself in down blankets, watching crap TV and trying to decide if it’s worth it to pay $19 for a bottle of wine on GrubHub rather than braving…

Robyn Pennacchia / January 9, 2015

Dealbreaker: He Doesn’t Believe In Global Warming

I should have known the relationship was doomed the moment he brought up his all-consuming hobby: race car driving.

I spent an entire summer in the sticks of Ohio and Pennsylvania, feeling like an idiot as my then-boyfriend Sam, his dad, and a friend worked on the car, which was black and blue…

Marisa R. Cordova / April 22, 2011

Crave: “Make Every Day the Day After Tomorrow” Global Warming Mug

Global warming got you all wound up? We have the perfect way to diffuse the situation. These global warming mugs heat up as you pour coffee into them, and, as the ice caps melt, the oceans spread and coastlines disappear. Worth a giggle and a serious thought. Pick up your mug, and cheers to warming…

Deborah Findling / August 11, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Sex Offenders, The Tuatara, And Wednesdays

The MySpace profiles of 370 Missouri sex offenders have been removed in recent months. The internet is getting safer by the minute. [KansasCity.com]
The tuatara, a spiny reptile that’s about 30 inches long, could become extinct. Because of rising temperatures, the endangered tuatara may produce all male offspring by 2085, as nest temperature determines the…

Catherine Strawn / July 2, 2008