Ozone Hole Closing for the Year

alaska sky

…but full recovery is decades away.

The Taoist Weather Report: Pop Goes the Ego

taoist

This episode discusses what can happen when we remember to let go of our infatuation with ourselves and see things in a more integrated way.

Giants Stood Astride My Crossing: My Solo Navigation Around the UK

Army Sea Forts in the Thames Estuary

Jonathan Footerman continues his journey in his 21-foot-mini-yacht, Elektra, after trading in a cushy office job to become a yachtsman.

Hot July

Carl Bosh Central Park

Carl Bosch is in New York City in a summertime swelter, and it’s not fun. And then, suddenly, it is.

“I’m a liberal in many ways…I am a six year Army vet and have guns.”

army_flickr_us-army-africa

This comment was by Hank Vandenburgh on the post “A Liberal and a Gun Nut Walk Into a Blog.”

Winter Done Broke Me Again

New Hampshire highway in winter

December is barely manageable, but February … February is the bully of winter.

Learning to Move

cambodia4kidsorg

Ben Dumas reflects on his college experiences and what they’ve taught him about finding happiness through periods of depression

David Bazan Show

todd-mauldin-david-bazan_sm

An rock and roll concert full of hipsters left me feeling oddly content.

10 Ways to Get a Woman to Leave Your Apartment

shutterstock_50720896

Avoiding intimacy the morning after, in ten easy steps.

“I hate the question ‘What do you do?’ and yet I still find myself asking it (through gritted teeth).”

party_flickr_s-baker

This is a comment by Troy on the post “Why ‘What Do You Do?’ is an Attack on Manhood”.

Science: Researchers Guide Lightning With Lasers [@akilshohen]

Taking a page from the Ororo Monroe playbook, we take one step closer to controlling the weather.

Fatherhood, Responsibility, and Crazy Weather

boardedwindows

No Mother Nature, you cannot take my kids to see the wizard.

There’s a Hurricane of Manliness A’Comin’

Irene

Hurricane Irene has Aaron Gouveia imagining a post-storm zombie apocalypse where he kills his own food and protects his family.

Hurricane Irene: A Real Crisis

150317-hurricane-irene-from-space

‘The essence of leadership is the ability to do the ordinary under extraordinary circumstances.’

The 10 at 10

Borders

Borders is closing for good, your parents are stalking your Facebook, and Jell-O will be made from humans.

No Exit

fourseasons2lzw_big

Sometimes I really love living (and working) in an apartment. Here’s the new Andy Singer cartoon, which goes out to the snow-covered Northeast.