Ben discovers the law of ice cream (well, gelato actually).
Phytoplankton, the base of the ocean's food chain, are in serious decline, according to a new global study in Nature.
Alison points out what has largely been missing from the Australian election campaign.
The Automatic Earth: why deflation matters more than inflation.
Dominic Knight: How to make the election more interesting.
SMH/Crikey: Gillard's cash for clunkers is a lemon costing almost twenty times as much to reduce a tonne of carbon as an ETS. And that is with some generous assumptions. And the claims of money for R&D when looked at carefully also fare poorly. Neither the emperor nor the would-be emperor are wearing any climate clothes.
Gravity, it's only a theory. The hoax unmasked.
John Cook: Ten ways we know the earth is warming and ten reasons we know that the primary driver is human activities enhancing the natural greenhouse effect.
Popular author Anne Rice has "quit being a Christian" (but still follows Christ).
Joe Romm: US EPA gives ruling on ten different petitions submitted by climate change deniers: "These petitions - based as they are on selectively edited, out-of-context data and a manufactured controversy - provide no evidence to undermine our determination."
Wynne Parry asks whether the oceans primed for mass extinction in an article that starts to join the dots between pollution, overfishing, nutrient run-off, dead zones, ocean warming and acidification from carbon dioxide.