Thursday, March 24, 2011


"In a strange twist of what can only be called fate, Assange could either be incarcerated in Scandinavia as the lowest of the low, a sex criminal, or exalted in Scandinavia as the highest of the high, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, alongside Mother Teresa and Nelson Mandela."

- 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?

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