Skeptical Environmentalist Bjørn Lomborg wrote an Op-Ed for Saturday’s New York Times. In it, he argues that the costs of cutting emissions Kyoto-style far outstrip those of investing large amounts of money in clean energy.
WIRED posted an article last year about a 1976 swine flu outbreak. One casualty, and mass vaccinations, having recalled a deadly Spanish flu from after WWI. Read it here >>
Conflicts between Moors and Christian Spaniards saw the rise of a unique kind of knightly equestrianism, displayed in the pageant of the bullfight. Their horses were the finest in Europe – part Arabian, part North African Barb, part Iberian stock, all of which combined courage and intelligence with dramatic beauty.