Apparently genes and other mechanisms self-induce evolution. Fascinating stuff.
The useful life of the equipment is one of the major factors in computing cost effectiveness or return on investment in any commercial enterprise, along with one-time installation costs, labor, on-going maintenance, plus other recurring costs. (more…)
My former vague impression of George Monbiot is that he was a big idiot. My current vague impression is that he is a big idiot who can tell the crap out of a good story.
Stupendous science-fiction author John C. Wright has written a free time-traveling Christmas story based on Mr. Kreuger’s Christmas. Here are two excerpts, to give you the flavor: (more…)