Thursday, October 18, 2007

The Wall Street Journal's Blogs (still off topic)

If you read the post immediately below and were jarred by the sharp turn the narrative took, I apologize.
I'm still learning how to write.
Here's how the pros do it.

From the WSJ's Informed Reader blog:

When Worlds Collide, What Will Emerge?

Scientists believe that the Earth’s continents will collide again in around 250 million years, but there is no consensus on just how the land masses will come together. One thing is clear, though: Humans, who will probably be extinct by then, wouldn’t want to live in the world that emerges anyway.

The way continents travel across the earth’s crust means that every 500 to 700 million years, the land masses form a supercontinent for a few hundred million years before breaking apart again. The last supercontinent, known as Pangea, existed between 100 million and 300 million years ago. Scientists believe there was an earlier super-continent that formed 1.1 billion years ago (dubbed Rodinia), and they speculate about ones earlier than that....MORE

From the MarketBeat blog, a master's course in brevity:

Eight words (don't count Premarket, it's a column head).

Giving us time to mosey over to the Energy Roundup for this heads up:

Green Fashion: Beyond T-Shirts

Los Angeles, which has been hosting its biannual runway shows all week, has been brimming with eco-green-organic-sustainable fashion. Even the red carpets were green....MORE

There. I'm better now.