Monday, January 14, 2013

[January 10, 2013]:  Nate Silver picks Seahawks to make it to Super Bowl
Political wunderkind Nate Silver has jumped on the Seahawks bandwagon, and it’s getting a little crowded.

Silver, the statistical guru who made a name for himself predicting election results for The New York Times, says the Seahawks will advance to the Super Bowl. And that’s not all. He even says Seattle should be favored to win it all in New Orleans.

Silver’s not alone in liking the Seahawks, the NFL’s hottest team.
Six people freeze to death in Lviv [Ukraine] region
Six people had died from hypothermia and frostbite in Lviv region as of January 14, Lviv Regional State Administration reported on Monday, Jan.14.

A total of 69 people have asked for medical assistance, of whom 53 were hospitalized, the press service of the regional administration reported on Monday.
Met Office Attacks BBC On Global Temperature Standstill | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The reporting of the Met Office’s new half-decadal prediction of global temperatures, which now forecasts no rise in warming over the next five years (in sharp contrast to previous record warm forecasts) – has highlighted two lessons in reporting climate change. One is the violation of the old maxim that people are entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts – in climate change reporting it seems that facts can be flexible. The other is that it seems you can’t please anyone, anytime.
Spooky Story for 2013 —Third National Climate Assessment Report
In addition, all sorts of miserable things will happen like droughts, sea level rise, famine, and pestilence. This is a rise in temperature of one degree F per decade, no such change has happened in the past several centuries. Computer projections are suspect.

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