From the FT:The outcome in Baden-Württemberg could see the country’s first Green state premier elected, after the party more than doubled its vote. Claudia Roth, joint national leader of the Greens, called it a “turning point” in German politics, and … Continue reading
Lifted frm Al Jazeera’s liveblog on Syria: 3:55pmFollowing are some comments (via Reuters) on what may lie ahead for Syria. Maha Azzam, associate fellow at Chatham House: “Frictions will increase between the Assad regime and some in the army. But … Continue reading
Humans think linearly, nature acts nonlinearly. If methane clathrates weren’t enough (google it), now Siberian larchs (or more accurately the lack thereof) are the problem. Larch trees drop their needles in the fall, allowing the vast snow-covered ground surface of … Continue reading
This 9 minute footage is amazing. With the benefit of the hindsight of knowing what happened all over the Honshu coast, I kept wondering about this person’s sanity.