“Government misled public and parliament over shale gas carbon emissions” – new research


Paul Mobbs reportThe government misled parliament and the public over the climate change impacts of shale gas, according to new research. It suggests that ministers may even have breached their code of conduct by giving MPs inaccurate information.

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Are these TV’s best-ever putdowns? Not without Malcolm Tucker they’re not

A new list purports to rank the greatest ever insults on television. With no quotes from The Thick of It, it’s as useful as a marzipan dildo



British Man Invents Real-Life “Iron Man” Suit

(Credit: Youtube) Within the pantheon of classic superheroes, Tony Stark’s ability might seem obscure. You’re prone to assume it’s the suit that makes him a hero, but you would be mistaken. In reality, his “superpower” is his brain, which allows him to build technology like the suits and Jarvis and Stark Tower and all his…

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Welcome to Mars – It makes perfect sense that Abu Dhabi has a very aggressive space program

(Credit: Getty/Salon) In my oven I have celery roasting. Sliced thin, then made thinner yet through the food processor, tossed with olive oil and roasted until it’s dry, near crispy sticks. They never really gets totally crispy but close enough that I shower them over everything from pasta to toast. I have the timer on to make…

via Notes from a trailing spouse: Welcome to Mars — Salon: in-depth news, politics, business, technology & culture Salon