Madagascar Plague Update and Canned Reporting

Madagascar Plague Update and Canned Reporting Madagascar plague outbreak was in the news for a few weeks, but recently, no longer in headlines…at least from those I’ve been reading. So, decided to check out the situation by researching online at the World Health Organization [WHO]. Here’s a short update: On November 25, 2017 the “containment” […]

Pandering Pandemics

Pandering Pandemics Did you know there is now a “pandemic bond”of interest to certain “investors, asset managers, pension funds and endowments”? Is the bond pandering pandemics in any way? Appears to me the “pandemic bond” is an ideal solution for raising funds to handle epidemics and pandemics, but it also appears to be a potential […]

CO2 Hoopla

CO2 Hoopla If you’re aware of global warming, or should I say ‘climate change’ than you’ve been bombarded by the hoopla of CO2 . . . you know, the consequences of its overabundance. So I found all the hoopla to be ironic when reading a June 21, 2017 article about a “long-term” (”decade-long”) experiment in […]

She-Tick Spray to the Rescue (Not Product) – Sporkplode Video

Hey, hey, hey! Read an interesting article in early July about pest insects and other tiny “critters”. One sentence began with “She”, but most likely should have been ‘The’. Word usage caused a tickling sporkplode. Since a note about that article topped my growing list of blogging material, it’s now the main subject of my […]