My Pfeffernüsse recipe

Enter the Pfeffernüsse. That’s a German word that starts with “feffer” and rhymes with what they would hang you with in the Old West. “Pepper nuts,” which is neither a taunt nor an unfortunate masculine dermatological condition. …

And how it might be valuable in the future

Spent nuclear fuel transportation container.

The Greens get snared — and played — in a very fishy political deal

View from the Hudson of the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, New York

Casino capitalism, bankruptcies, bailouts. Sound familiar?

“There is one fundamental lesson we must learn from this experience: electricity is really different from everything else. It cannot be stored, it cannot be seen, and we cannot do without it, which makes opportunities to take advantage of a deregulated market endless. …

It does, but reconciliation will be hard after a 50-year war.

“Joe Biden calls for 100 percent clean electricity by 2035,” the Washington Post wrote last July. Paying close attention to political statements is usually a waste of time, but words matter in headlines. The significant word in that one was “clean.” The word that was not there was “renewable.” This…

With so many now, I pick and choose some favorites.

This is golf, if you haven’t guessed.

One year on [edit].

I first started tracking Covid antibody levels exact a year ago. It seems fitting to update this page with a link to an article in The Guardian:

About half of people in UK now have antibodies against coronavirus (here)

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Last post, I was speculating. Now with real data!

● there are a growing number of reports from people who have tested antibody positive who are convinced they…

Will Bates

Will Bates writes about science, technology, and business. His journalism has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and numerous magazines.

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