Kerr Watch

Number of days writer Richard Kerr has failed to inform his Science readers of the confirmation of nanodiamonds at the YDB: 3 years, 8 months, and 11 days

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Joanne Ballard: Amazing pics from field work in European coversands

The Tusk is in touch with Ms. Ballard and asked for some narrative which I will post here when received. But I can’t resist uploading these beautiful and suggestive slides for your perusal in the meantime.

Those darn nanodiamonds again: More hard evidence confirms Ice Age castastrophe

Hot thread at WUWT

Another requiem: Holiday-Meltzer doth protest too much

The Younger Dryas impact hypothesis: a cosmic [...]

Tusk TV: Younger Dryas Event at 27:00 minutes

India and Japan independently report ~552 AD comet

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Now Playing: Ancient Irish history decoded as cosmic by McCafferty on Smithsonian

Patrick McCafferty, Irish history savant and co-author and collaborator of Mike Baillie’s,¬†stars tonight in a Smithsonian Channel documentary concerning the mysterious history of Ireland in the 6th century AD. McCafferty with the assistance of another Tusk favorite, Dallas Abbott, decodes the available information and concludes that Halley’s comet was responsible for the island’s conversion [...]

Big Burn: North American Great Plains fire layer re-proposed by Wisconson


A paper this week from the University of Wisconsin¬†announces a predictable conclusion to readers of the Tusk: The transition from the Pleistocene to the Holocene is characterized by soil signatures of fire on a continental scale. The author’s geochemical analysis is helpful and welcome, but my children would have a pretty good shot [...]

Holiday – Meltzer: First abstract thoughts…

Sorry, been at camp in the mountains this weekend, here is the paper:


It appears from the abstract and email chatter that Meltzer and Holiday have embarrassed themselves [...]