Saturday, January 26, 2013

U.S. in Longest Stretch Without Major Hurricane Landfall Since 1860s
The U.S. has gone seven consecutive years without a landfalling major hurricane, the longest stretch since the 1860s, a meteorologist with Aon Benfield’s catastrophe modeler says.
Ian Bremmer: Derek Jeter should stick to baseball: Challenges at Davos
Surprise! Derek Jeter was here in Davos; PepsiCo flew him out to talk climate change and raise awareness.
There have been a lot of publicity stunts to bring attention to climate change. But surely the only thing less effective than global climate summits is having Derek Jeter tackle the issue. As he's speaking, the only pressing question on anyone's mind is the status of that left ankle and whether he'll be ready for Opening Day.

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