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Doomsday Threats Not From AGW

January 16, 2012 0 Comments
Doomsday Threats Not From AGW

In case you didn’t notice, last week we inched closer to the apocalypse. So proclaimed the curators of  the Doomsday Clock. The clock was set one minute closer to “Doomsday”. The clock was originally conceived as a barometer of how close the world was to nuclear war. Now that total global nuclear war is such […]

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The Coldest Temperature on Earth

January 14, 2010 1 Comment
The Coldest Temperature on Earth

Some of you weather aficionados might be armed with some of the world’s wildest weather trivia. If not, you can find a lot of cool stuff at this Wikipedia page of world weather records. One that sticks out more than most is the coldest temperature ever recorded on the surface of the planet. The temperature was -128.6 F and […]

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