keskiviikkona, elokuuta 06, 2008

Mind boggles

Paris Hilton has an energy policy that makes better sense than John McCain's. See also the ad in which McCain compares Obama to Paris Hilton.

See more Paris Hilton videos at Funny or Die

lauantaina, elokuuta 02, 2008

Treasure in Timbuktu

Library of Timbuktu contains thousands and thousands of manuscripts fading away. The town had a university in the middle ages which boasted 20000 students. And for some reason the conservation efforts are starting now rather than decades ago. And it seems there's much unstudied by western historians there, too. What a treasure.

perjantaina, elokuuta 01, 2008


Small step further towards viable solar energy. My guess is that solar energy will become truly viable (and competitive against coal) by 2020 and not earlier than 2015. Anyone care to wager?