Daily Archives: August 16, 2007

Depressing, but not surprising

Suicides up among U.S. soldiers – CNN.com

Up fifteen percent in one year. That’s amazing. Thanks a lot, George.

It’s not the heat, it’s the lack of humidity

Blistering heat melts 2 weather records- al.com

ALTHOUGH it’s still terribly hot — yesterday was the record-setting ninth straight day of triple-digit temperatures in Birmingham — some say it’s not so bad because the humidity isn’t so bad. One guy compares it to an oven, versus the usual sauna. I suggest that he sit in a sauna for a half hour, then sit in an oven for a half hour, and tell us which is worse.