Blogging on bureaucracy, organizations, USDA, agriculture programs, American history, the food movement, and other interests. Often contrarian, usually optimistic, sometimes didactic, occasionally funny, rarely wrong, always a nitpicker.
Monday, August 29, 2011
Surprising Science Fact(?) of the Day
:Some of the scholarly literature suggests that the economic damage
resulting from hurricanes is a function of wind speeds raised to the eighth power."
That's from Nathan Silver at the Times blogging about the media coverage of Hurricane Irene.