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A top scientist at the Department of Energy was fired for not toeing the Obama administration’s line regarding climate science, a new congressional investigation found.
The report released by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, alleges that DOE officials withheld information from Congress and fired a top scientist at the agency all to advance the Obama administration’s climate agenda.
A newly released study led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration attributed the increase in global atmospheric methane since 2007 to microbial sources, including rice paddies, livestock, decaying vegetation in wetlands and even termites — but not fossil fuels.
With hurricane season set to start next week, Tuesday marks a record 127 months since a major hurricane has made landfall in the continental United States, according to statistics compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA).
The last major hurricane (defined as a Category 3 or above) to hit the U.S. mainland was Hurricane Wilma, which made landfall in Florida on Oct. 24, 2005.
The most urgent necessity is the complete elimination of this testing in connection with employment. All remaining state and federal laws that allow use of the polygraph, in or outside of court settings, should be abandoned. Moreover, as long as it remains in use, there is simply no justification for prosecuting those who provide information about how to “pass” such a test.
Unfortunately, various state and national polygraph certifying and licensing organizations—whose livelihood depends upon their own continued existence—are well entrenched in our society. Their provision of services to most law enforcement agencies creates a symbiotic relationship that is difficult to overcome. Nevertheless, to eradicate this blight the scientific community, as well as others who understand these concepts, must educate the public and relentlessly urge the responsible authorities to discontinue the present unsatisfactory status quo.
Lie detector test results are not admissible in almost every court of law for a reason. They are not reliable. Then why do some companies require job applicants to submit to a lie detector?
Scientists in China are planning to open a mass-cloning factory by the end of the year.
The ambitious and futuristic facility hopes to be mass-producing one million cows every 12 months by 2020.
Not only will it clone cattle, but the factory, which will be located in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin, will also cater to more specific needs by genetically engineering police dogs and thoroughbred race horses.
Eventually they also plan to clone humans. Creepy!
Ten years ago Al Gore said the world would end because of climate change.
Today is the day that climate change entrepreneur, and former US Vice President, Al Gore warned us would be the beginning of a global emergency.
Mr Gore told his supporters a decade ago that the world had until 27th January 2016 to end its addiction to fossil fuels or the it would come to an end. Gore did not specify what householders might expect to happen today, but he was clear that this would be the end.
The claim was part of the marketing campaign for his hit documentary “An Inconvenient Truth", which he maintains was not a cheap attempt to make money off the green frenzy. Although, by sheer coincidence, it did make him a pile of cash.
Shortly before the film’s release Gore warned today would see "a true planetary emergency." Once again, he offered few details of the problems you might face on your weekly visit to Walmart.
The real Inconvenient Truth for Mr. Gore is that his dire prediction was wrong!