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Dispatch From The Heart Of Dixie

June 18, 2013

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I’m in Birmingham, Alabama for the week.  A few thoughts so far… Had a layover at LAX.  Never been to LAX.  Puts a pretty serious dent in my “Airports get nicer the further west you go” theory.  Yikes.  Horrible airport.  Cranky employees.  In case I doubted I was in LA, though, 2 things happened: Someone […]

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Putting The “Land” Back In “Greenland.” Possibly Also The “Green,” I’m Not Sure.

July 26, 2012

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As you may have seen, on July 8, Greenland’s ice sheet had melted to the point that it generally melts by the end of a hot summer. Four days later, NASA satellites took another scan and thought their scanner was on the fritz: 97% of the remaining ice sheet had melted.  Now, many are quick […]

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