Daily Archives: August 13, 2008

Billion Dollar House?

. . . This is the world’s first billion dollar home.  Yes, that’s $1,000,000,000 smackers. Not the silly UK Billion which is really just a million. That’s a pretty big chunk of change for a home sweet home.    I don’t … Continue reading

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The Hockey Stick Controversy …

You are well advised to avoid the globally frustrating mistake of getting interested in the underpinnings of climate science as it relates to global warming, climate models, paleoclimate reconstructions, the IPCC, Al Gore, and the academy awards. However if you … Continue reading

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Beijing Olympic Village … 4 months ago…

Olympic Village … 4 months ago… Originally uploaded by JoeDuck The Beijing folks are such amazing capitalists that they were literally selling off the Olympic Village housing complex as luxury apartments in April – about four months before the Olympics! … Continue reading

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