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Raising My Own Flock of Sheep, Almost

Holly Robinson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Books
Holly Robinson

Lately, I have started to fantasize about raising sheep of my own. For this reason, one of the main characters in my new novel, Haven Lake, has her own thriving flock of Icelandic sheep.

Has The Energy Department Gone Completely Off The Rails?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

During the course of the Obama Administration under Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Department of Energy has almost totally abdicated its responsibility to the day-today consumers of energy. But the latest news of its flubs goes even beyond that.

What Bid Do I Hear for the Life of That Thar Whale?

Carl Safina | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Want to just solve the problem? They estimate that whaling makes about $31 million in profits. Anti-whaling spends $25 million. If the anti-whaling money directly paid whalers not to hunt -- problem solved.

The Fallacy of Execution (and Sex), or Why Mark Zuckerberg Doesn't Answer Questions About Facebook's Origins

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

There is no cliché I hear more, and that I hate more, than the vague, poorly-defined and generally ill-conceived notion that "execution" is more important than "the idea."

Nature Magazine Featuring Obama And McCain Paired With Coincidental Back Cover

Gawker | Hamilton Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nature's front and back covers. Really now. Coincidence? Or RACISM and ELITISM and possibly SPECIESISM at work? It does, however, raise a good point a...