Jan 8, 2019
In 1928, Huey Long was riding high. He'd beaten all opposition and achieved the second step in his life-plan. Get elected to minor public office, check. Get elected to the Governorship, check. There's little doubt given everything we know about him that he was already angling for a seat in the Senate - although in his...
Jan 1, 2019
Hello, and welcome to this episode of Physical Attraction. In this episode, I interview Karin Kuhlemann on the subject of population.
We touched on this briefly during the TEOTWAWKI specials, particularly in relation to the ancient ideas of Malthus - that famine might "correct" natural excesses of human population in...
Dec 13, 2018
This week, we're going to be talking to Amy Westervelt, host of
the new podcast - Drilled - which looks into how fossil fuel
companies secretly funded fossil fuel deniers and misled the public
about the science.
Amy Westervelt is a print and radio reporter who...
Dec 10, 2018
Imagine, for a moment, that there was a politician in the United States very unlike the others. One who was willing to promise all things to all people, who had no qualms about changing his position on a daily basis. One who viciously attacked the establishment, made personal attacks on his opponents and gave them...
Dec 7, 2018
The laws of thermodynamics govern the flow of energy - from your
coffee cup to the sparse plasma floating between stars to the
formation of black holes.
And, in short, they are:
You can't win.
You can't break even.
You can't get out of the game.
These laws, which were first derived by dreaming of ideal heat engines,...