Last spring, a website called Helium reported breathlessly that BP's release of methane gas into the Gulf of Mexico would not only poison the water, the fish and the neighborhood, but it also very possibly could trigger "a world-killing event" — perhaps releasing a "mammoth undersea methane bubble"
Andrew G. Biggs is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Jason Richwine is a senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation."Scapegoating," claimed the American Federation of Government Employees. "Punishment," said the Federal Managers Association.
Appealing to their sense of patriotism, President Obama asked U.S. business leaders Monday to start making investments, with the cash they've been stockpiling, that would create domestic jobs.In a speech at the U.S.
During a recent trip across the country, I got a severe cold that took me out of work for a week. My 85-year-old mother, on the other hand, remained healthy. I might have figured that, at her age, my mother was more fragile and therefore more susceptible to getting sick.
A Senate report released Thursday on the Fort Hood shootings of 2009 blames the FBI and military for failing to act on information gathered in advance about the alleged shooter, concluding that authorities could have prevented the incident.
Submit your tool idea!Kevin Kelly should know better, but boldly, brassily, (and totally incorrectly, I'm sure), he said this on NPR:"I say there is no species of technology that have ever gone globally extinct on this planet."What does that mean? I asked him.