Life on Gliese 581c?

The headlines: Science Daily: New Planet Could Have Life Yahoo News: Potentially Habitable Planet Found Scientists have discovered more than 200 extrasolar planets (planets orbiting stars other than our sun) since the mid-1990s, and the numbers will certainly continue to increase as instruments improve. In regards to suitability for life, a vast majority of these …

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Will the T.P. police knock on your (stall) door?

From BBC News: Crow calls for limit on loo paper Singer Sheryl Crow has said a ban on using too much toilet paper should be introduced to help the environment. Crow has suggested using "only one square per restroom visit, except, of course, on those pesky occasions where two to three could be required". Hmmmm. …

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Earth Day 2007 — Stewardship of the Environment

This item was originally posted in December 2006 which wasn't all that long ago. In honor of Earth Day, it is now part of my blog recycling program. Because I have more people reading The Earth is Not Flat! now than I did a year ago, I will occasionally go back and re-use some of …

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