Daily Archives: April 11, 2011

Fukushima: Second Worst Nuclear Disaster Ever

Japan’s nuclear power agency has raised the threat level from the Fukushima disaster to level 7, the highest possible level and tied with Chernobyl. The amount of iodine-131 released is about 10% of that released in the Chernobyl disaster, according … Continue reading

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El Problema de los Republicanos

About two years ago, during the non-stop silliness of the GOP reaction to Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination, Nate Silver published what he called a “thought experiment” in which he addressed whether Republicans could win the White House while continuing to lose … Continue reading

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