Monday, November 06, 2006

Salacious Scandal Circumvents Serious Science Subjects

We're just as much to blame as the real media outlets and radio talk shows, having devoted two blogs to the subject of Mr. Haggard and his personal lambada (the forbidden dance). It seems like no one is talking about the important stuff, Iraq and politics aside (including the Lazarus-like resurrection of Daniel Ortega.)

What's most important to me, being a nut for science and pseudo-science (Bigfoot is real, damnit!) are these issues being buried beneath the Haggard dirt:

Brown Widow invades US
Poisonous Brown Widow spider, cousin to well-known Black Widow, has been found on Gulf Coast in Mississippi. As if the West Nile-toting mosquito isn't enough to worry Mississippians, add the poisonous Latrodectus geometricus to the state's list of creepy-crawly creatures. more...

Sushi Sales Soon to Sink
The world's fish and seafood populations will collapse by 2048 if current trends in habitat destruction and overfishing continue, resulting in less food for humans, researchers said on Thursday. more... (No joke. This is a biggie. Read the book, "Cod".)

The Old Man of the Jungle in grave danger
About 1,000 orangutans are estimated to have died in Indonesia during the dry season this year in which raging forest fires have produced thick smoke across huge areas of Southeast Asia, a conservationist said on Monday. more...


Anonymous Anonymous said...

You should be less worried about fish extinction and more about your own. Cod, what an interesting word... could stand for "Coming of Destruction"...


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