Just a reminder that the latest alt-news is at earthpages.ca (and lots of end of summer nostalgia)

As we coast into the last long weekend of the summer holidays I can’t help but remember how as a kid I used to feel a bit sad at this time. Every year I spent two enchanting months on a remote island in Georgian Bay, sans electricity, sans motorcars, sans telephones, and this weekend meant… Read More Just a reminder that the latest alt-news is at earthpages.ca (and lots of end of summer nostalgia)

Jean-Baptiste Lamarck – The wobbly wheels of science have partially justified him

Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, chevalier de Lamarck (1744-1829) was a French naturalist and deist who served in the French army, studied medicine and botany, and in 1773 published a pioneering work on French Flora. He introduced the distinction between vertebrates and invertebrates in his Natural History of Invertebrates (1815-22). Lamarck’s work prefigured Charles Darwin’s… Read More Jean-Baptiste Lamarck – The wobbly wheels of science have partially justified him

Scientists find evidence cosmic rays influence Earth’s climate | + Opinion

The galactic cosmic rays also play a role in the global warming Source: Scientists find evidence cosmic rays influence Earth’s climate Opinion: Now Mr. Trudeau can tax the cosmos. For those outside of Canada, a federal carbon tax has been imposed in this country, which raises the price of – already heavily taxed – gasoline… Read More Scientists find evidence cosmic rays influence Earth’s climate | + Opinion

Pepsi Drops Plans To Use Artificial Constellation To Promote An Energy Drink – Slashdot | + Opinion

Opinion: Slashdot reports that Pepsi has chosen to distance itself from the possibility of tacky orbiting space ads. I can’t believe that space ads are already a possibility. Perhaps Pepsi shrewdly realized that associating itself with an untested, controversial practice could be bad for business. If we say nothing against space ads, they will happen.… Read More Pepsi Drops Plans To Use Artificial Constellation To Promote An Energy Drink – Slashdot | + Opinion