News Headline: “Hottest Arctic on record triggers massive ice melt.”
News Headline: “Potential for collapse of key Atlantic current rises.”
News Headline: “Polar vortex is back and it’s going to get ugly.”
QT Abridged Too Far Dictionary of the English Language:
climatology noun 1. the study of climates and their phenomena. 2. the phenomena these days including air pollution that causes warmer arctic temperatures. 3. which are melting the ice into the sea. 4. which can weaken Atlantic currents that normally bring warmth to temperate regions. 3. which can trigger polar vortexes and potentially an Ice Age. 4. which is the sequence of events in the the disaster movie “The Day After Tomorrow.” 5. And who knew the Intelligent Designer was a film buff?
News Headline: “Trump taps Wall Street insider as finance industry watchdog.”
Titulo de Noticias: “Trump escolhe advogado de Wall Street para liderar regular a bolsa.”
Better to take the news these days in Portuguese.
Seems somehow less alarming.
News Headline: “Trump breaks promise to reveal secret info on Russian hacks by Wednesday.”
Note to editors:
It is not news when Donald Trump breaks a promise.
It is news when he keeps one.
Sunspot counts for the past eight days: 0, 11, 11, 0, 0, 11, 0, 0.
The trend is apparent.
News Headline: “Ryan Seacrest gets trapped in an elevator.”
News Headline: “Sarah Jessica Parker gets trapped in an elevator.”
A reminder that these things happen in threes.
. . . if it is a slow enough news week.
News Headline: “Trump voters explain themselves.”
Note to Trump voters:
Don’t even try.
You’ll only embarrass yourselves further.
QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update
With Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration 15 days away, Yellowstone remains quiet, with no warning signs of a catastrophic eruption.
So there is no hope.
+ All Christmas decorations should be taken down after the Twelve Days of Christmas.
+ Twelfth Day is January 5.
+ And the decorations should not go up again until the day after next Thanksgiving.
+ Which is 324 days from now.
+ Ho, Ho, Ho!
News Headline: “Trump appears alongside felon with mobster ties at
New Year’s Eve party.”
The felon with mobster ties seems to have fallen in with a bad crowd.