Wired on the campaigners against New York state’s plans for windmills. They seem to be concerned about the values of their property without thinking about how real estate prices will plummet when New York becomes the land of the constant blackout.
Researchers in Missouri utilised 700 computers over nine years to find the world’s largest prime number. M30402457 is made up of 9.1m digits. It’s also a mersenne prime number, expressed as the number 2 raised to the power of “p” minus one, where “p” is also a prime number.
Clapford Junction “Details the construction of a Modern-Image OO-gauge model railway layout in the loft of my house.”
The Great Trans-Atlantic Railway “An exploration of railways, prototype & modelled, on both sides of the Atlantic, with emphasis upon the US and Great Britain.”
Also, via GTAR, Hamburg Miniature Wonderland layout.
Professor Chris Rapley, the head of the UK’s Antarctic research agency, says that the growing global population is one of the biggest problems facing the environment. He has named the issue the “Cinderella” issue of the eco debate.
“If we believe that the size of the human [ecological] ‘footprint’ is a serious problem, and there is much evidence for this,” he writes, “then a rational view would be that along with a raft of measures to reduce the footprint per person, the issue of population management must be addressed.”
A number of studies suggest that humankind is consuming the Earth’s resources at an unsustainably fast rate.
Even so, the issue of population is hardly ever discussed at environmental summits or raised by green lobby groups.
IncompetenceWatch will arrive soon, Damian promises, but the first post on it may be about the hosting company he chose. Meanwhile, a Canadian man is paying back his credit card debt a penny at a time as a protest about outsourcing of his information to the US.
“I don’t want the CIA or George Bush to know how many cases of Viagra I bought last week, or what church or charities I donate to,” he told Reuters.
Rogers said his card has since been cancelled by Vancouver-based Citizens Bank, but he will continue paying his remaining balance of C$1,000 (490 pounds) one little bit at a time.
I don’t get informed of the comments on pictures in my gallery, so every so often I go and have a look and find threads like this-
Comment: i like squirrels
Comment: squirrels scare me
Comment: WUT THE HELL DOES A SQUIRELL HAVE 2 DO W/ FAIRIES? JACKASS!
Comment: squirells are have a big diff with fairies
Comment: FARIES ARE NOT SQUIRELS U DIK
Comment: squirels are pretty gay and have nothing to do with fairies
Comment: How old are you?
Comment: uhm maybe the squirrel morphs into a fairy?
Comment: The squirrel is cute and stuff, but what has it got to do with fairies?
Comment: What the fuck has a squirrel got to do with fairies. and how on earth does that thing look cute. I say this because SQUIRREL’S SCARE THE SHIT OUT OF ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Comment: this is supposed to be about fairies not squirrels
Comment: pppppppplllllllllllllluuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!! yuk
Comment: HOLY SHIIIIT
Comment: This is so retarted
Comment: Why do people have to curse? Does it make them feel mature or something? Your picture is nice.
Comment: I LUV IT!!!!!!!!!!! SO CUTE
Comment: SO SOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE!!!!!
Comment: FAIRIES AND SQUIRRELS< PULLEASE!!!!!!!!!! Comment: I LUV SQUIRRELS SO CUTE!!!! Comment: Is the Squirrel holding some Fairies lower body part in its paw’s? Comment: i seen a dead squirrell last nite on the main road … hmmmm X emo X