- John Podesta eats crow: ‘I apologize to Speaker Boehner’
- U.S., China race to finish line on ‘invisibility cloak’
- Obama ‘cavalier’ in hiding foreign aid order, judge rules
- Prince Charles: Muslims are driving Christians from Mideast through persecution
- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
- Detroit’s Heidelberg art project hit by 8 fires in 8 months
- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
Latest Michael Mann Items
NATO succeeded in aiding the Libyan rebels in toppling Moammar Gadhafi despite early challenges in coordinating missions, and now the alliance and Libyans face an uncertain future, analysts and former officials say.
A Mexican killer for hire bent on vengeance, a top-secret NASA/ DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) program with the ominous name Project Thor that has been penetrated by foreign powers, a willful daughter, a headstrong dog, a couple of American traitors and various single, double and triple agents working for Israel, Iran or themselves: These are all ingredients in "Trader of Secrets," Steve Martini's latest novel starring his franchise character Paul Madriani.
Climate scientist Michael Mann has asserted: "I think it's very unfortunate that fossil-fuel industry-funded climate-change deniers ... continue to harass UVa. [University of Virginia], NASA and other leading academic and scientific institutions with these frivolous attacks." ("Don't look behind the green curtain," Commentary, Friday). It is anything but unfortunate or frivolous to insist the data that forms the foundation of multibillion-dollar climate policy be accessible for anyone to evaluate.
Global warming alarmists are throwing a temper tantrum this week after a Virginia judge affirmed that scientists who receive public funds to study global warming are subject to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests regarding their taxpayer-funded research. The alarmists' outrage at being required to divulge and justify the data and theories that lead to their predictions of doom and gloom stands in stark contrast to the often-vilified skeptics who welcome scientific transparency with open arms.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II says a judge's order compelling the University of Virginia to turn over thousands of pages of climate-change research will likely alter his own battle for the long-sought documents.
Around the world, the fight against "cli- mate change" and carbon dioxide e emissions is costing literally hundreds of billions of dollars - and this at a time when the Western world is ravaged by recession.
"I had to wonder if, as Eric Kohn writes, 'Piranha 3D' is 'a scathing indictment of America's increasingly blatant obsession with dirty sex,' why does it seem to be tailor made for the viewer who identifies with the Spring Breakers on screen?" writes Christopher Campbell at Sprout.
Dustin Hoffman is coming to TV and HBO is lucky enough to have landed him.
Rep. Darrell Issa wants President Obama to freeze more than $500,000 going to a Penn State global warming researcher after the school said it was investigating the professor's work.