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Eric Roston

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What Sandy Is Teaching New York City That 9/11 Didn't

(5) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 5:57 PM

This post was originally published on The Grid,'s blog about energy, natural resources and sustainability.

Eleven years, one month, three weeks and five days ago I stood on West Street in southern Manhattan and watched many hundreds of people murdered, as a gray avalanche of...

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Splitting Atoms

(64) Comments | Posted May 14, 2007 | 3:03 PM

Three Republicans raised their hands at a recent presidential debate when asked if they do not recognize evolution. The obvious joke here is that the act of raising their hands will eventually be proof of natural selection as they are whisked from the national stage.

A reasonable follow-up question to...

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