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:
Letter to the Editor: Your article on the wiles of the creationists states that in Alabama all biology texts must now carry stickers advising the reader that evolution is an 'unproven belief' and 'should (only) be considered a theory.' One assumes, in the interests of fair play, that the creationists similarly insist that these stickers be affixed to Bibles.
Peter Dizikes writes about a number of right-wing myths about oil in today’s Salon.com. Unbelievably enough, there are people who believe: # There’s more oil in Alaska than in the Middle East # The Chinese are about to start drilling — or are already drilling — off the coast of Florida (the Cuba/China menace — […]