Raves, rants and reviews
Raves, Rants, Reviews

Why global warming is not good for you

15/03/2013. Category: Raves & Rants. Topic: .

Why is global warming not good for you? Well, look what happened last time! The last period of global warming was in the time of the dinosaurs and it probably was global warming that wiped them out.

Then again, global cooling is not good either; that’s what led to the extinction of the Neanderthals. Some living beings live just fine in really cool climates but the type of food we humans like can’t be grown in icy conditions.  Read more…

Why the world needs oil

11/07/2012. Category: Raves & Rants. Topic: , .

Our beautiful planet works like a timeless machine. All the gears and pulleys are well-oiled to keep us circling around the sunny sun almost forever. But, as for a car engine, when the oil dries up the gears will seize.

Earth tectonic platesWhen too much oil is taken out of the earth the tectonic plates start grinding each other and cause earthquakes – which lead to tsunamis and other extreme conditions – and volcanoes to erupt. Eventually the whole system can seize and explode.

And that will be the end of football and beer and Christmas. Which is why the world needs oil to stay in the ground.

Just a thought :)

Short road to immense profits

04/06/2012. Category: Raves & Rants. Topic: , , .

Naughty road construction

We understand the concept of the housing bubble very well: sell houses at inflated prices, launch the bubble, and you end up owning the houses AND you still have people who owe you money for those houses they do not have. You can sell the houses later when the market recovers (and the people will still be paying on the houses they do not have). In the meantime, while the FED interest rate is at zero, borrow even more money so you can lend it back to people later at a nice high rate. Read more…

Think Blue – The Blue Project

12/02/2010. Category: People. Topic: , .

While everyone seems to be going green a bunch of guys are going blue. Don’t worry, it’s related. The Blue Project is doing awesome work by getting watersports champions involved in environmental project that concerns the oceans and coastlines. The Blue Project was founded by triple Round the World champion Conrad Humpreys and is supported by a host of big names in watersports.