It’s Always in the Last Place You Look

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on February 17, 2015

The following is an excerpt from OpinionJournal’s “Best of the Web” at WSJ written by the editor, James Taranto.

It’s Always in the Last Place You Look
“Now in New York: The Earliest Archaeological Evidence of King David”—headline, MosaicMag .com, Dec. 17

Problem and Solution—I

  • “Climate Change: Beavers Boost Emissions With 800 Million kg of Methane Every Year”—headline, International Business Times, Dec. 16
  • “How to Kill Beavers With Poison”—headline, WildlifeAnimalControl .com, undated

Problem and Solution—II

  • “Arctic Ground Squirrels Unlock Permafrost Carbon”—headline, BBCwebsite, Dec. 16
  • “A Town in New York Is Having Its Annual Squirrel-Killing Contest Soon”—headline, Care2 .com, Feb. 4

News You Can Use
“If You’re Not Diabetic, Don’t Bother Going on This Diet”—headline, Puffington Host, Dec. 16

Problem and Solution—IV

  • “NASA Says It Would Take 11 Trillion Gallons of Water to End California’s Drought”—headline, Washington Post website, Dec. 16
  • “Storm Dumps 10 Trillion Gallons of Rain on California”—headline, KNBC-TV website (Los Angeles), Dec. 14

[Note: Posts above from Dec. 17 BOTW Archives.] For more “Best of the Web” click here and look for the “Best of the Web Today” link in the middle column below “Today’s Columnists.”