oh, Sheldon.

oh, Sheldon.

Why Global Warming Will Cross A Dangerous Threshold in 2036
If the world continues to burn fossil fuels at the current rate, global warming will rise 2 degrees Celsius by 2036, crossing a threshold that many scientists think will hurt all aspects of human civilization: food, water, health, energy, economy and national security.
Full article here.
Bummer.

Why Global Warming Will Cross A Dangerous Threshold in 2036

If the world continues to burn fossil fuels at the current rate, global warming will rise 2 degrees Celsius by 2036, crossing a threshold that many scientists think will hurt all aspects of human civilization: food, water, health, energy, economy and national security.

Full article here.

Bummer.

TOP: Map from Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology of today’s 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Chile

BOTTOM: Tsunami energy and propagation map; Tsunami travel times (NOAA)

Holy Water Buffalo (local band)

"I’m Alright (It’s Heavy)"

nice ‘n mellow for lecture-writing time.

TOP: Ladera Resort—The Carribean

BOTTOM: Ascher Cliff—Switzerland

i would be okay going to either of these places right now.

Neil gets it.

XKCD creator and Internet Geek King Randall Munroe just published a webcomic that shows how high above 4 North-American cities the ice sheet cover was 21,000 years ago. Knowing Randall’s attention to detail, we can be pretty sure that the scale is accurate.

XKCD creator and Internet Geek King Randall Munroe just published a webcomic that shows how high above 4 North-American cities the ice sheet cover was 21,000 years ago. Knowing Randall’s attention to detail, we can be pretty sure that the scale is accurate.

that dinosaur looks so carefree.
working a 70 hour week has made me a little cahraAaaAzy!  you feel me, athankyou?

that dinosaur looks so carefree.

working a 70 hour week has made me a little cahraAaaAzy!  you feel me, athankyou?

A rafter drifts under Vatnajökull, Iceland’s largest glacier. Iceland sits athwart the volatile Mid-Atlantic Ridge, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates pull apart, creating an extensive and active volcano zone.
Photograph by Vilhelm Gunnarsson, National Geographic Your Shot

A rafter drifts under Vatnajökull, Iceland’s largest glacier. Iceland sits athwart the volatile Mid-Atlantic Ridge, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates pull apart, creating an extensive and active volcano zone.

Photograph by Vilhelm Gunnarsson, National Geographic Your Shot

LiveLeak.com - Spectacular Collapse of a Crater Floor

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