Gongol.com Archives: January 2008
Brian Gongol

January 8, 2008

Science and Technology Nebraska study says switchgrass ethanol produces more than 5 times its energy inputs

Broadcasting Campaign season makes a windfall for New Hampshire's TV station
WMUR is pretty much the only game in town

Threats and Hazards Iranians challenge US Navy ships in Strait of Hormuz
US Defense Secretary says, "The risk of an incident escalating is real"

News Budget cuts in UK could mean lots of physicists losing their jobs
On the surface, one might think, "Who cares?" But then, one might be forgetting that physicists might be involved in work like energy research...which could include nuclear science. Unemployed physicists aren't a good thing for world security. It only takes one with an impaired sense of ethical judgement to be at least a minor threat.

Computers and the Internet Javascript plus bad security makes City of Cleveland's website a source of fraud

Humor and Good News UK travel writer: "We drink too much, say government nannies. Really?"
Tries to stick to two or three times government-recommended levels of alcohol consumption and discovers that the doctors can't find anything wrong with him

Water News Protecting water from ag runoff costs Iowa $400 million a year

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