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There's a very cold ‘blob’ in the North Atlantic Ocean

Last week we learned from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that the first eight months of 2015 were the hottest such stretch yet recorded for the globe’s surface land and oceans, based on temperature records going back to 1880.

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Gulf Stream~by Paul F. Lenzi

Gulf Stream

Illustration from

swift river that runs
through the heart
of a lumbering sea
carries African warmth
moist ghosts of Atlantis
in restless deep currents… 49 more words


Bow wave

First the men came.
Marking out, small stakes, painted tops, nestled in the hedgerows
Barely noticed, walked-past, dogs sniffed and peed-on
Then they posted the signs up… 185 more words


Cricket Crescendo

Twin Cities ephemera: I don’t think it’s that my ears are suddenly more sensitive, and I don’t think it’s because the weather has turned warmer and more humid: I do think the crickets are making more noise these late-season nights. 1,570 more words


Northern Europe and North America get a chilly surprise

What is happening is very similar to the time 115,000 years ago, when the last glaciation started. It is difficult to comprehend, but it is really so: The last glacial was accompanied by the increase of a really averaged global mean surface temperature, alias global warming. 758 more words

Climate Change

Out of Africa

To be honest, I don’t care to travel all that much. Sure, it’s fun to see new places and meet new people, but the older I get, the more tiring travel is. 907 more words


The Truth Behind Wood's Wall

I recently got a review about having to suspend your disbelief in order to read Wood’s Wall so I thought I might clear up what is real and what is pulled out of my A**. 126 more words

Steven Becker