A Global Warming-Denying Loon Just Threw a Snowball on the Senate Floor

Republican Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe is the chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment Committee. He once wrote a book called The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future. Today, he threw a snowball at a senate page to illustrate that tome's idiotic central thesis. » 2/26/15 5:57pm 55 minutes ago

How Would You Make Agent Carter Even Better?

Marvel's Agent Carter has been a hit for the critics and the fans alike. While the ratings aren't anything to write home about (especially against the NCIS juggernaut), there's a fairly good chance that Peggy Carter will return to us in some form. The question is, how should the show return? » 2/26/15 5:40pm Today 5:40pm

Thursidae - Ursus americanus Editon

New series, everyone! Pitchblende deserves credit both for the idea of doing a series about bear species as well as the name of the series. I confess I was reluctant to start writing about bears, because honestly they scare the shit out of me, more than any of the other predators I've written about. However, maybe… » 2/26/15 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

The Return of Battle Chasers!!!

I first got into comic books when I was a teen and got my first job. The comic that got me hooked and coming in weekly was Battle Chasers, an insane anime inspired science fantasy comic that was plagued by massive delays before creator Joe Madueria just stopped, turning his focus to game design and leaving one of the… » 2/26/15 12:37pm Today 12:37pm

TMIT: Too Much Information Thursday

This week is inspired by WinnieTheWoot's Monday night. But I'll let her tell you the story. This should be a fun one, though. Tell us about a really awkward situation you have found yourself in. Maybe you've walked in on something you shouldn't have. Or (more likely, knowing you bunch) someone walked in on you... » 2/26/15 10:45am Today 10:45am

Break out of your kinja zone in today's cross thread

Hi Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Tay, ODeck, Backtalk, Oppo, and Clashtalk denizens and welcome to the weekly pan-kinja cross thread that originated as a Thursday tech thread for Whitenoise, Hackerspace, and Groupthink. How's the kinjaverse been this week? Any cool posts from your neck of the internet that… » 2/26/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Amazing video shows how dust moves from the Sahara Desert to Brazil

Here's an awesome 3D visualization from NASA that shows how the Sahara Desert helps fertilize the Amazon rainforest even though they're on two different continents that are separated by an entire ocean. The Saharan dust is carried over by wind and the phosphorous in the dust is essential to the Amazon. » 2/26/15 3:52am Today 3:52am