Steve Gough speaks at Science Cafe this week.

Steve Gough speaks at Science Cafe this week.

Steve will talk about flood science at the Carbondale Science Center’s Science Cafe at 7pm Thursday September 27. He’ll be interviewed on WSIU Radio at 8:15 am on Tuesday the 25th. UPDATE: Listen to Steve’s interview with Brad Palmer on WSIU from the...

Wader-clad teevee clowns cover snakes.

Wader-clad teevee clowns cover snakes.

The Daily Show – Weatherman-Based System of Flood Height Measurements Tags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook A comedy break:  Jon Stewart, one of my heroes, has weighed in on the ridiculous coverage our media...

Flood disasters are always old news.

Flood disasters are always old news.

We’re about to see the biggest Lower Mississippi flood in history.   Parts of Memphis are being evacuated, and the Mississipi Delta may be in for the worst it’s ever seen. Terrorists who could never match these floods dominate the front page.  Tornadoes,...

Giving and taking at Birds Point.  Levees for Libertarians?

Giving and taking at Birds Point. Levees for Libertarians?

The Cape Girardeau-based Southeast Missourian has done a good job during this flood, and today published a news article mentioning flood easements. But it should have been on the Op-Ed page. While acknowledging the 80-year old history and controversy over compensating...