Michael Giberson This amusement, courtesy of Examiner.com: “Wind power officially cost effective, AWEA hopes for more incentives from Feds.” The like link is “http://www.examiner.com/green-living-in-national/wind-power-officially-cost-effective,” but I warn you that the site may try to serve you multiple ads, making the experience more trouble than the story is actually worth. The article does, however, make good … More I detect a fundamental tension in this headline on wind power
Michael Giberson From xkcd: [HT: John Whitehead at Environmental Economics.]
Michael Giberson Michael Finney observes that Girl Scout cookies sell at different prices in different locations, and he asks (tongue in cheek), is it “Girl Scout cookie price gouging?” No, actually it is more like “zone pricing“ price discrimination – setting the price to a level that the local market will bear. (EDITED, see comments … More Girl Scout cookie price gouging?
Lynne Kiesling I’ve been reading, thinking about, and watching lots of Jane Austen lately, and I’ve found two funny renditions of my favorite book, Pride and Prejudice: Austenbook, a Facebook-style retelling of the story, and Pride and Prejudice in emoticons. I guffawed out loud in an unseemly manner ill befitting a lady, but I suspect … More Modern renditions of Pride & Prejudice, humor edition
Lynne Kiesling The Oatmeal is a great one-man operation with outstanding, witty visual representations of a range of topics, including 10 Things You Need To Stop Tweeting About. For this one he earns my undying gratitude: 10 Words You Need To Stop Misspelling Love.Love.Love. Will be sharing with all of my students. I wish I … More Ten words you need to stop misspelling
Lynne Kiesling … goes to Tunku Varadarajan, in his Daily Beast column today about terrorism and air security: Of course, it may be that the one way to ensure a grassroots Democrats clamor for action against terrorism is to call it “anthropogenic”… Hah, climate policy humor!
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