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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...