Lio by Mark Tatulli


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  1. The J.A.M.

    The J.A.M. said, almost 4 years ago

    Tough luck, kid. See you in 2029, or 2036…

  2. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, almost 4 years ago

    The husband in today’s “F-” can relate a bit.

  3. Bilan

    Bilan said, almost 4 years ago

    Today is the apocalypse for approx. 150,000 people and 200 species … as it is every day.
    (at least that’s what the statisticians say)

  4. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, almost 4 years ago

    re: night-gaunt

    CO2 has a lower specific heat than oxygen, nitrogen, argon, neon, etc. Only helium had a greater specific heat, but it’s a tiny component of the atmosphere. All of these gases can hold far more heat than CO2. Water vapor has an immensely greater specific heat. As a final chapter in a book, I did the calcs for what would happen to air temps if CO2 was doubled. No change.
    When I researched the book “Global Warming, Challenged” the oldest references I could find to CO2 “warming” the planet were the 1890s. Long before weather became a science in the 1930s and before a degree was a degree everywhere due to the standards treaties of the 1920s.
    The media called out Al Gore last year on his claim he’d always said that warmer earth, more rain. He’d consistently said the opposite before then— droughts. Snort. I said that about more heat, more rain in Global Warming, Challenged more than 3 years prior in both negative and positive form. I suppose I should be flattered to be quoted by someone else. just wish I got the credit. The upshot is that we would be seeing warming everywhere, not just here and there. We wouldn’t have record ice at the poles for 5 years running, nor have to get out the icebreakers in August off of Nome, or in spring in the Baltic. Both have happened due to increasing ice during the summers. The coffee crops frosted out in South American due to states of emergency declared from the cold a couple years ago. The ice free port of leningrad froze over last year, trapping dozens of ships. So did the baltic, requiring a soviet-era icebreaker to clear a path for ships. We wouldn’t have had temps dropping since 2004 if it was “warming.”
    The most fun fact I found out was that Scripps and later NOAA have a sensor in Hawaii since the 1950s. about 50 miles from an active volcanic vent that routinely causes VOG 200 miles away in Oahu. The CO2 reading in 2008 was 330 ppm for the rest of the world and 380 for that sensor. Why is this important? Because it’s the only long term sensor we have. We don’t actually know if CO2 has increased or decreased. However, when other sources of CO2 are added up— quadrillions of tons vs. humanity’s supposed 57 million, it doesn’t work. It’s like a flea on a supertanker. The sun’s variance of 10W/m2 is more than 1300 times the entire electrical generating capacity of the planet.

  5. jukeofurl

    jukeofurl said, almost 4 years ago


    There better be college credits for reading that. . ..

  6. Rendawimp333

    Rendawimp333 said, almost 4 years ago

    i asked my lecturer,No extra credits

  7. Josh  Lyons

    Josh Lyons said, almost 4 years ago

    Sorry, but me (and my group) are convinced that is not about
    to happened.

  8. differentboat

    differentboat said, almost 4 years ago

    Lio can get away with anything with the world ending (hasn’t he already been doing that?) and now there’s nothing to do.

  9. rshive

    rshive said, almost 4 years ago

    Sun kind of takes the fun out, eh Lio?

  10. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, almost 4 years ago

    We can only hope that Santa Claus didn’t buy into the Mayan Apocolypse thing

  11. Happy, Happy, Happy!!!
  12. rshive

    rshive said, almost 4 years ago


    Nab— Mr. Gore is merely one of the newer purveyors of “the world is doomed” type. There’s a long tradition of them. He is, however, the only one to be sponsored by the US government; as opposed to the National Enquirer of the day.

  13. tazz555

    tazz555 said, almost 4 years ago

    Dont worry there is still roughly 12 hours and 23 minutes left (in Eastern time zone) for the world to end

  14. James Maxwell

    James Maxwell said, almost 4 years ago

    Now we just have to wait to see how many doomsday cults didn’t wait and got out the Kool Aid early. Oh wait I forgot about Obama and his socialist Congress going over the fiscal cliff and trying to drag us with him.

  15. WSR

    WSR said, almost 4 years ago

    Guess you better write that report your teacher assigned yesterday Lio..

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