Birthday Card to China

A young Chinese girl draws the Chinese national flag on a chalkboard during an activity to mark National Day, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, September 30, 2007. [China News/Getty Images] YangYang Cheng, the particle physicist and Science writer from Cornell can be reached at @yangyang_cheng .   A Birthday Letter to the People’s Republic "Dear People’s Republic, …

“Miss Chao’s Suicide” by Mao (1919)

  'New Women' of the May 4th Movement, 1919 - A protest by students and youth in no small way (as the photo above should illustrate) led by young Chinese women, initially organized against The Treaty of Versailles after the Imperial Powers divided up the World amongst themselves, including China. Before WWI, saying suicide among young women was more common …

Tatiana Schlossberg Wants Your Positive and Active Reaction

"I'm not lecturing anybody about how to behave...but more presenting all the information so we can make better choices as citizens and consumers."  @tatertatiana discusses her new book "Inconspicuous Consumption" WGBH “Now that you’ve all opened your presents, allow me to ruin your Christmas!!” – Tatiana Schlossberg   The one to your right is Tatiana Schlossberg …

First USA-built Spacecraft executes land-based recovery perfectly after 33 orbits

  The @BoeingSpace #Starliner spacecraft completed the first touchdown on land of a human-rated space capsule in U.S. history today at 7:58am ET. Read more... https://t.co/JHvKyWxXqy pic.twitter.com/r8lU3STBWB — Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) December 22, 2019 Boeing's Starliner CT-100 spacecraft failed "on launch" to reach the I.S.S., its main Mission, because of SOFTWARE!!! This is the …

US EPA ordered to produce plan to lower water temperatures on Columbia River

Is Breaching the Lower Snake River Dams far behind if the EPA fails to act? Evan Bush Seattle Times staff reporter "The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a plan to limit water temperatures on the Columbia and Snake rivers, which could intensify the debate over …