One of the best articles I’ve read on the math used to estimate Gulf Oil Spill quantities: Jenn Kepka’s “Putting the Gulf oil spill in perspective”, Salon.com, 5/28.
random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
His humor is the humor of the mob against the victim, of sword against the pen, of six sleazeballs on a street-corner in Bensonhurst yelling at passing cars. P. J. O'Rourke is precisely the kind of ignorant pinheaded loudmouth political pimp Mencken boned and gutted for breakfast. He's Babbitt with attitude.