Monthly Archives: August 2010

Global Warming – what’s to come?


Today’s report on the IPCC “Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change” suggests that although the science is now clear, the politics are getting in the way of the credibility of the IPCC and climate science in general.   Unfortunately in my … Continue reading

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Got Dead?


One of the biggest legitimate beefs with the media and our own silly perceptions of the way the world works is how foolish we are with the math of death.    Breathless news reports talk about a death here or … Continue reading

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HD TV Hookup Tips and links. Plasma TV, LCD TV, and LED TVs


Although many others could do a much better job offering these tips, I’m doing it out of the great sense of frustration I’ve had during the transition to High Definition broadcasting and the plethora of new TVs and video options. … Continue reading

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Yosemite2010 134


Yosemite2010 134 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck The Clouds Rest hike in Yosemite was fantastic – one of the best hikes I’ve ever done in terms of scenery, modest difficulty, and drama as you ascend the last portion to some of … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites


Vietnam’s UNESCO World Heritage List Cultural Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi (2010) Complex of Hué Monuments (1993) Hoi An Ancient Town (1999) My Son Sanctuary (1999) Natural Ha Long Bay (1994) Phong Nha-Ke Bang … Continue reading

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Vernazza in Cinque Terre Italy 317


Vernazza in the Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, National Park, and very cool place in Italy. Cinque Terre Italy 317 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck I may have posted this already here at Joe Duck but I was reviewing … Continue reading

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