- Op-Ed author Paul Sullivan describes the WikiLeaks founder's surreal situation in a rather amusing fashion. Check out today's Useless Eater Blog for more details.
***"What happens is the weight of this thick ice puts a lot of stress on the earth. The weight sort of suppresses the earthquakes, but when you melt the ice the earthquakes get triggered."
- Might this article from 2006 - in which University of Alberta geologist Patrick Wu says the loss of polar ice will lead to increased earthquake activity - qualify as a sort of secular prophecy, foretelling the disastrous, deadly, monster quakes that have hit Haiti, Chile, New Zealand and Japan?