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No One Should Think That Money Spent on NASA is a Waste

September 16, 2014 – One of my readers shared the following infographic called NASA Spinning Off Since 1962. It highlights the inventions, discoveries and economic return on investment ... Continue Reading →
South America Global Roadmap

An Explosion of New Roads for the 21st Century

September 15, 2014 – By 2050 we will have to invest in a new road network 25 million kilometers in length to keep up with human population growth and infrastructure requirements. ... Continue Reading →
Climate Change Scorecard

New York Climate Summit Report Card – Who is Tackling Climate Change Best?

September 14, 2014 – We are less than 10 days away from the planned climate summit of 125 nations taking place in New York City on September 23rd. So I thought it would be useful ... Continue Reading →
Planet over Profit

Is Lowering Trade Barriers Incompatible with Mitigation Strategies to Address Climate Change?

September 13, 2014 – Countries seem to be getting together to develop free trade zones and global trade agreements. This trade liberalization over the last few decades is considered ... Continue Reading →
Ebola is real Liberia

Ebola Continues its Deadly March Through West Africa

September 12, 2014 – The number of cases reported is well over 4,300 now with more than 2,300 having succumbed to the virus. In Liberia, where the picture below was taken celebrating ... Continue Reading →
Murray Buttes

Curiosity Makes it to the Foot of Mount Sharp

September 12, 2014 – In case you missed it the rover in Gale Crater on Mars has achieved another milestone, having traversed across rough terrain with minimal damage to its delicate ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: An Open Source 3D Printed Wind Turbine for Personal Use

September 11, 2014 – A company in Poland, Omni3D, is a 3-D printing manufacturer and it has come up with a wind turbine, the AirEnergy3D, that operates in low wind conditions ... Continue Reading →

Climate Conference in New York This Month Should be Hot!

September 10, 2014 – With 125 heads of state showing up for the UN sponsored climate summit on September 23rd in New York City, we may find consensus on mitigation strategies ... Continue Reading →

Research Leads to Discovery to Combat Autoimmune Diseases

September 10, 2014 – I have a personal interest in the body’s autoimmune response. I’m allergic to mango and before that showed an allergic response to wasp stings. ... Continue Reading →
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An Alternative to the ITER Fusion Reactor Proposed by University of Washington Professor

September 9, 2014 – ITER is the multibillion dollar, multinational fusion reactor project being built in France. It is over budget and yet to be finished. Others, therefore, are ... Continue Reading →