The Effect of Combustion of Coal on the Climate and Humanity

  Well, you cannot plead ignorance. We have known since the Pennsylvania anthracite coal strikes that formed the United Mine Workers Union in the early years of the 20th Century. When Teddy Roosevelt nationalized the coal fields temporarily and settled the strikes? Guess what, coal is in the news, again! This time in Australia's Queensland …

To The Moon – The Model for ‘The Death Star’ in Star Wars

Boeing Museum of Flight exhibition for the  50th Anniversary of Apollo XI Look "vaguely familiar", Children of Star Wars?  As seen in numerous Star Wars episodes, "The Death Star" was to be the penultimate Mass Weapon of Destruction by The Imperial Fleet.  But what was it "modeled" after? The Vostok, of course!  During the late …

Namaste – A Roadmap to Western Psychology in the Time of Empire [Part Du]

  "Nova, Nova" an hymn sung by a female choir during the Anglican Mass includes the invocation - "I am but a handmaiden for the lord's will."   I receive, maybe 10-20 "hits" from 'bots, like this, every night to the Twitter feed of I Really Appreciate Science.  At first, I thought it was humorous; …

Thriving, sustainably

By Mary Barra Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at General Motors "Our vision at General Motors is to create a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. We know it won’t happen overnight, but given the upside of that future, we are pursuing our vision as aggressively as we can. "The automotive industry helped transform …

humans

If you were not a living, breathing human, we would be at a complete loss.  They will rue the day they turned their backs on humanity. On this planet. A new video has appeared that tried to summarize "a short letter to investors," in an hour and a half.  From The CEO of Black Rock. …

Tim Peake – ESA Astronaut – awards and plants Newton’s Apple Tree offspring

  Newton’s Space Saplings have found their forever homes on Earth. The next chapter in the life of these trees is about to begin at the Eden Project, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Brogdale Collections, Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, Royal Parks and National Physical Laboratory, Rosliston Forestry Centre and the United Nations Office for Outer Space …