Category Archives: Science / Technology

Will We Demand the Inexpensive Fix Which Will Prevent Armageddon … Or Stay Distracted By Over-Blown Dangers and Ignore The Thing Most Likely To Actually Get Us?

The Most Likely Armageddon Threat … Preventable for a Small Amount of Money Well-known physicist Michio Kaku and other members of the American Physical Society asked Congress to appropriate $100 million to harden the country’s electrical grid against solar flares.  … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Study Proves: Good Luck Causes People to Become More Conservative

The lottery is, of course, a game of pure luck; and a recent study shows that after people win that game of luck, their politics move significantly rightward — the more so as the size of their winnings is larger. … Continue reading

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Risk Expert: GMOs Could Destroy the Global Ecosystem

Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com. “Black Swan” Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb Demolishes the Claim that GMOs Are Low-Risk Risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb predicted the 2008 financial crisis, by pointing out that commonly-used risk models were wrong.  Distinguished professor of … Continue reading

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How Much Is NSA Spying Costing In Lost Productivity?

Spy Agencies Are Spying On All Of Us, Taking Screenshots of Our Webchats, Creating Vulnerabilities On Our Computers and the Internet, and Intentionally Disrupting Some of Our Functionalities … NSA spying is costing the U.S. tech industry tens of billions … Continue reading

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We Could Power All 50 States With Wind, Solar and Hydro

It’s a MYTH that We Need Fossil Fuel Or Nuclear The big oil, gas, coal and nuclear companies claim that we need those energy sources in order to power America. Good news: it’s a myth. Mark Diesendorf – Associate Professor … Continue reading

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