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Climate.gov embraces the “cartoon science” of Mann and Marcott

 From climate.gov, making two debunked papers into “cartoon science” I think Josh could do a better job than this. Mann’s hockey stick is like zombie science, it’s dead, it keeps shuffling about on the streets of science with no purpose except to be reanimated in press releases like this one. Marcott’s paper has a lot…

Watch Steven Stamkos convert a 91 yard field goal with his hockey stick

91 yards is 273 feet, or 73 feet longer than an NHL rink. The crossbar on a field goal post is 10 feet high. That is a ridiculous slap shot.

Awww… Mike Mann’s summer vacation was ruined by the ‘spectre of climate change’

Hockey stick” conjurer Michael Mann’s recent article bemoaned how, even on vacation, he couldn’t get away from his work. He traveled to Glacier National Park and was confronted with the “spectre of climate change” in the form of melting glaciers. Climatologist David Legates, on the other hand, points out that those glaciers have been melting…

Microsoft Unveils its Chromecast Competitor

Turns out it’s not a stick, after all: Microsoft’s Nokia subsidiary officially unveiled its answer to Chromecast Thursday, and it looks a little like a small hockey puck. The device, called Microsoft Screen Sharing For Lumia Phones – HD-10 of all things, uses Miracast to share a phone’s screen, and actually works with any Miracast-capable... Read More

Michael Mann’s special purpose Hockey Stick filter has been exposed

Jean S writes at Climate Audit: As most readers are aware, and stated in my post few hours after (ClimateGate) CG broke out, Mike’s Nature trick was first uncovered by UC here. He was able to replicate (visually perfectly) the smooths of MBH9x thereby showing that the smooths involved padding with the instrumental data. The

Why Ship Four Hockey Sticks In One Box When You Can Use Four?

Reader Leeny placed an order from Amazon: four hockey sticks, because Amazon really does sell everything. We have to admit that hockey sticks pose a packaging challenge, but Amazon was up to the task with tall and spacious boxes. What prompted Leeny to take some pictures and send them to Consumerist was that each of her sticks was mailed in … [More]

Open Thread: Best Laugh Of The Year (So Far)

My vote for best laugh on YouTube this year (so far): A fan can't even speak he's so giddy as Detroit Red Wings' Jordin Tootoo gifts his hockey stick. Open thread below....

Jimmy Fallon Thanks Bruce Jenner's New Mullet For Finally Explaining Donald Trump's Hair

Jimmy Fallon's latest round of Thank You Notes had some tough love for "Expendables 3", "The Today Show" and fish sticks. But it also explained a mystery that has dogged most of us for decades: what the hockey puck is happening on top...Show More Summary

Russian teen girl hockey player snaps stick on American rival's head during game

Looks like the Cold War has hit ice. A Russian teenager brought her nation’s frosty relationship with the U.S. to a hockey game when she snapped her stick on an American rival’s skull.

'Russian proof' helmet saves American hockey player in stick assault

I knew Russia-U.S. relations were getting a little tense lately, but jeez. This video comes to us from the U16 World Selects tournament in Bratislava, where Russian player Svetlana Starovoytova gave a disgusting two-handed chop to the side of the head of American player Hannah Bates. Show More Summary

Yeah, This U16 Girls' Hockey Slash Should Probably Be Prosecuted

last monthSports : Deadspin

This is from an international tournament in Budapest, Russian Svetlana Starovoytova literally breaking her stick over the head of American Hannah Bates. That's bad. Read more...

Michael Mann's Opponents In Hockey Stick Defamation Case Regurgitate Half-Truths In New Court Filing

Put up your hand if you’ve been a follower of news about climate change in recent years and haven’t heard of thehockey stick” graph. Nobody?  No, didn’t think so. These graphs get their name because of their shape.  They are reconstructions...Show More Summary

What the PK Subban Deal Means for NHL Superstars' Contracts Going Forward

The Montreal Canadiens had two choices. They could stick to their guns, refuse to give P.K. Subban a massive contract and lose one of the five to 10 best defenceman in the game of hockey. Or they could sign him long term at a cap hit...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's Feet Make His Legs Look Like Hockey Sticks

This picture was taken of Kevin Durant after a long day of Team USA basketball practice, where many of the NBA's top players are readying themselves for the FIBA World Cup. In the photo, his lower half bears a striking resemblance to hockey sticks. [Getty] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Quote of the Week – The ‘Lie Big’ Law (Or why can’t John Cook can’t tell the truth?)

Two words of the headline are a pun on Liebig’s law, something we covered in the context of another big lie: thehockey stick”. Steve McIntyre in a post last Saturday writes of Cook’s Fake Ethics Approval and has this hilarious … Continue reading ?

Germany’s green tech forces 400x increase in power rates

The price of a stabilized green power grid is very steep, one could say it is like a “hockey stick” Story submitted by Eric Worrall  (h/t John Droz) Coal and gas electricity companies are being paid up to 400x times … Continue readi...

Mann’s Hockey Stick Goes Zombie

Nuclear war simulation forgets the Medieval Climate Optimum Story submitted by P. Wayne Townsend Yesterday’s Daily Mail carried an article about a simulation of the climate consequences of nuclear war.  The paper Multidecadal global cooling and unprecedented ozone loss following … Continue reading ?

How One Hockey Brand Reimagined Content Marketing

When the team at GY&K Marketing/GY&K Antler was tasked to launch Bauer's new hockey stick, the Vapor APX2, they came up with Operation Vapor. The marketing agency helped produce original content in order to "[gain] awareness amongstShow More Summary

Book Review: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars

Michael Mann has arguably been subjected to more abuse than any other scientist in modern history. For over a decade he has endured an unimaginable torrent of hate and vitriol inflamed by fossil-fuel-funded interests, politicians, and...Show More Summary

Bootstrapped and massively profitable, ZipRecruiter steps out of the shadows to reveal its true might

3 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

How do you hide a massively profitable, $50-plus million dollar revenue business with hockey stick growth and more than 130 employees in plain sight? Judging by ZipRecruiter’s absolute dearth of coverage in mainstream tech or business press, the answer is to occupy a classically unsexy category and bootstrap your way to success. The final key may be to not...

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