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  • Bacon and a Year without Summer

    04/19/2018 11:14:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/19/18 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Communists do not recognize the law of supply and demand and are not particularly adept at planning centralized economies based loosely on Marxist ideology I’m placing the thickly sliced uncured bacon in the pan and, when it begins to sizzle, the marvelous aroma fills the house. It is a memory from my childhood when Grandma Elena would render bacon fat into lard in her tiny kitchen. It was a preservative for chunks of pork she would seal with wax in glass jars that would feed us for an entire year. It was stored in the cellar, the dank, damp, and...
  • "The First Sunspots of the Next Solar Cycle"

    04/15/2018 11:04:45 AM PDT · by Voption · 39 replies
    Behind the Black ^ | April 15, 2018 | Robert Zimmerman
    In linking to my sunspot update this week, there has been a lot of speculation at the climate website WattsUpWithThat that the next solar cycle has begun...which suggested that this sunspot was the first such sunspot this cycle, was not quite accurate however. This sunspot with an opposite polarity, which decayed so quickly that it did not rate getting a sunspot number, was not the first... The grand minimum of the 1600s, dubbed the Maunder Minimum in honor of the scientist who first identified it, was a century where almost no sunspots were visible. There was no apparent solar cycle....
  • The Ice-Covered Fairytale Called ‘Global Warming’

    04/04/2018 9:27:57 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/04/18 | Judi McLeod
    "Now I really believe Al Gore when he says that global warming causes extreme cold. Perfectly logical..... since the cold is reportedly worldwide...." Just imagining that it really was Al Gore with a beard of icicles that could be seen in the snow squalls now coming in over Lake Huron, when this tongue-in-cheek Global Warming Report came in from professional photographer, pilot and farmer friend Don Klein out west: “Amazing. First April since 1895 (not sure how accurate the history of recording temperatures were back then, but gives a good idea) when every day so far, Province Wide, has been...
  • #OpenWhineWednesday: Riding the Corduroy Into the Sunset

    04/04/2018 6:36:24 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 4-4-18 | MOTUS
    Freshly groomed corduroy slopes at Deer Valley, before they turn to mush So here’s the deal, today is our last ski day of the season. Technically the resort is open through Sunday but the weather for the rest of the week is going to be warm and/or rainy. Now, there was a time when I loved skiing in spring’s soft, slushy, corn snow. But that time was about 20 years ago, when my knees still had reasonably functioning cartilage and tendons that still had a little stretch left in them. So today is it: the last day of the season...
  • Michigan's Tornado Alley- a 2:22 Minute Primer

    04/03/2018 7:55:22 AM PDT · by Voption · 3 replies
    MLive/YouTube ^ | October, 2016 | Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa- MLive
    Mlive's Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa discusses Michigan's Tornado Alleys....
  • The F5 West Michigan Tornadoes of April 3, 1956

    04/03/2018 6:43:22 AM PDT · by Voption · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2011 | Blake Naftel
    April 3, 1956, southern west-Michigan was struck by multiple tornado's, one of which was an F5. "A documentary focusing on the tornadoes of 3-April-1956 which struck portions of West Michigan. Originally created for the 50th commemorative anniversary of the event on April 3, 2006. Re-mastered November 2011. ©2006, 2011 National Weather Service, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Produced by Blake Naftel and Ernie Ostuno.
  • April 3rd 1974 tornado outbreak

    04/03/2018 5:59:59 AM PDT · by Mmogamer · 28 replies ^ | National geographic
    On this Tuesday it is the 44th anniversary of the April 3rd tornado outbreak this was now the second largest outbreak of storms in history after the 2011 outbreak
  • Venezuelans Lead World in Weight Loss [semi-satire]

    02/24/2018 2:22:29 AM PST · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 Feb 2018 | John Semmens
    Last year the inhabitants of Venezuela led the world in weight loss with an average decline in weight of 24 lbs. per person. President Nicolas Maduro lamented that "the outcome would've been even better if more of the largest losers had been able to survive. Still, we are showing the gringos how to fight climate change." Former US President Barack Obama hailed the country's mass starvation method of weight loss as "a remarkable shrinkage of Venezuela's carbon footprint. The sacrifices made by their people to reduce global warming have been truly heroic. One of my biggest regrets is that I...
  • Which Winter Sports are The Most Beneficial

    02/17/2018 5:13:26 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 70 replies
    eMaxHealth ^ | Feb 15 2018 - 12:28pm | Lena Kirakosyan
    Today is the 10th day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Since one of the main goals of the Olympics is to popularize physical activity, here we will discuss which winter sports are considered to be the best for one’s health. Check out the benefits of Skating, Curling and Snowboarding compared to skiing. The first association most people have with the words "winter sports" are skis. Indeed, many studies show that skiing can help people to lose weight, increase their stamina, strengthen the cardiovascular system and even immunity, and improve respiratory function. It may seem that, compared to...
  • Sunspot Update for January 2018

    02/06/2018 5:53:37 PM PST · by Voption · 20 replies
    Behind the Black ^ | February 4, 2018 | Robert Zimmerman
    As you can see, the low sunspot activity of the past two months continued in January. November 2017 remains the most inactive month for sunspots since the middle of 2009. January is now the second most inactive month, with December a very close third...Regardless, the low activity, this soon, continues to suggest that the next maximum will also be weak, and might even not come at all, as some solar scientists have proposed. Instead, we might be heading toward another Grand Minimum, with no significant sunspots for decades.
  • California mudslides: Frantic search for survivors as death toll rises

    01/11/2018 4:50:59 AM PST · by 850.933.8511oz · 29 replies
    (CNN)Rescuers searched piles of debris for survivors after tons of mud, trees and boulders swept away homes in Southern California this week, killing 17 people. Heavy rains sent rivers of mud tumbling down hillsides Tuesday, demolishing homes in the affluent seaside community of Montecito weeks after a massive fire charred the area last month.
  • Gore Says Bitter Cold Confirms Global Warming [semi-satire]

    01/06/2018 6:56:25 AM PST · by John Semmens · 14 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Jan 2018 | John Semmens
    Former Vice-President Al Gore confidently brushed aside the possibility that this past week's bitter cold across much of North America might indicate that the global warming he has profitably been hyping for the last 15+ years could be mistaken. "The theory of global warming, or climate crisis that I now like to call it, postulates that any change in the weather merely confirms the global warming hypothesis," Gore declared. "The most important action anyone can take at this time is to continue to buy copies of my books and movies explaining how it all fits together." Meanwhile, observations of solar...
  • Climate Change Insanity: NOAA Study Claims Chocolate Will Become Extinct by 2050

    01/03/2018 6:32:52 AM PST · by davikkm · 28 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    If you’re a chocolate lover like most of normal people out there, boy, do we have bad news for you: according to an official (as in governmental) report courtesy of NOOA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association), due to anthropogenic (as in man-made) climate change/global warming/whatchamacallit, by the year 2050 chocolate will become a thing of the past. Why? Well, due to climate change driven by your gas guzzler, your air conditioner, your latest iPhone or whatever, growing cacao trees will become next to impossible in the not-so-distant future, hence chocolate will suffer the fate of the dodo bird. That means,...
  • Former Secretary of State John Kerry’s Ongoing Work For The ‘Resistance’

    01/01/2018 12:05:14 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/01/18 | Judi McLeod
    In hiding, John Kerry remains the same way he was in office: lying with the dogs and catching fleas CFP’s intuitive cartoonist, ‘Dag Barkley’ hide-y-hole has been asking us to suss out where former Secretary of State John Kerry may be hiding now that he’s dropped out of newspaper headlines. We knew even without a Google search, that wherever Kerry’s hide-y-hole was it was bound to e a most comfy one. The latest Kerry sighting seems to have come from longtime D..C. reporter Paul Bedard over at the Washington Examiner:
  • Help! Chicken Little’s Come Home to Roost and Frozen Its Tail Feathers Off

    12/31/2017 1:00:07 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/31/17 | Judi McLeod
    2017: Bye-Bye to the Year of the Lie Through the teeniest of gaps on heavily frosted window panes looking out on a snowbound world, comes a picture of the real Barack Hussein Obama. While folk shiver and wait out snow squalls in the Midwest and North East, the Obamas are sweating it out in the global-warmed state of Hawaii, Michelle and Malia at a yoga facility, a short-sleeved shirt-sporting Barack being serenaded with the words of a song he refuses to say himself.
  • Christmas Eve at Portland Head Light, 1886: "Even Santa Claus Was Afraid to be Out"

    12/30/2017 3:44:57 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 17 replies ^ | December 21, 2010 | Lighthouser
    The wreck of the Annie C. Maguire ranks among the most famous Maine shipwrecks for one reason. It occurred right next to one of the most popular lighthouses on the East Coast, Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
  • Al Gore bilks people at Christmas – asking for ‘climate crisis’ money

    12/25/2017 2:50:59 PM PST · by PROCON · 25 replies ^ | Dec. 25, 2017 | Anthony Watts
    The true mark of a shyster is to take advantage of every opportunity to milk a person for money, and especially when emotions and sympathy run high. Christmas is one of those times. I give you exhibit A, Al Gore’s “Climate Reality Project”. I got this in my inbox this morning.Of course, when you click on that donate button, Al doubles down:Yes, send money to Al Gore to “end the climate crisis”. Yeah, that’s the ticket. He has quite a payroll to support, just look at all the employees here Anybody stupid enough to fall for this, especially on...
  • Friday's HOT MIC

    12/22/2017 6:33:48 AM PST · by x1stcav · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/22/17 | Liz Scheld
    Good Friday morning. Here is what's on the President's agenda today: In the morning, President Donald J. Trump will depart the White House for Joint Base Andrews, en route to Palm Beach, FL. I have a condensed, pre-Christmas version of the Morning Briefing for you today. Two minutes of hate:
  • Merry Christmas! Six of President Trump’s Greatest Wins for 2017

    12/22/2017 4:53:12 AM PST · by x1stcav · 5 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | 12/22/17 | Jodi Giddings
    The Washington Examiner published a lengthy piece on President Trump’s accomplishments in his first eleven months in office. It’s a lengthy Nice List, and one that much of the liberal media and the Democrats—that’s redundant, I know—refuse to discuss. So what are the Best of the Best in my oh-so-humble opinion? Well, here are my Top Six Trump’s Greatest Wins for 2017: Trump: Winning! (Photo Credit: Denver Post) ISIS: Barack Obama spent years pretend-fighting ISIS, a product of his piss-poor foreign policy. Candidate Donald Trump promised to beat the hell out of them if elected. Well, promise kept. And his...
  • Dear UN – See This Middle Finger?

    12/22/2017 12:44:16 AM PST · by x1stcav · 11 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | 12/21/17 | Marta Hernandez
    Dear members of the UN Security Council: After you decided to attempt to humiliate and insult the United States in the wake of our decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move our Embassy there by supporting a passive-aggressive resolution by Egypt stating its “regret” at the recent “decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem,” there’s only one thing left to say: Pound sand, you cowardly, worthless, corrupt, mismanaged savages! Yes, that includes the members, who are supposed to be our stalwart allies: the United Kingdom, Italy, and France, who have spent decades hiding under our nuclear NATO...