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The drowning death of Dawn Brancheau by a killer whale at Orlando’s SeaWorld on Wednesday February 24 was an unimaginable tragedy. It has forced theme park visitors to come to terms with the difficulties and risks that animal trainers must face on a regular basis, all for the sake of research and entertainment. 

global warmingAs scandals surrounding the flawed global-warming report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change continue to grow, new calls for investigations are turning up the heat.

One of the first scientists to have purportedly suffered political martyrdom for his global warming skepticism is finding a measure of vindication in the wake of the Climategate scandal.

Global warming? Not in the last fifteen years.

The concession of this fact by one of the leading advocates of the theory of manmade climate change is the latest development in the rocky post-Climategate world.

Microsoft mogul Bill Gates appears to be continuing his bid to become Al Gore 2.0.

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