New Energy Bill: Reducing Our Dependence on Foreign Oil

The U. S. economy is feeling the brunt of skyrocketing oil prices as the nation's dependence on foreign oil continues to grow. We need a responsible energy plan to reduce our reliance on foreign oil. President Bush and Senator Kerry appear to be skirting the real issues involved. Growing... Read More

America and its Collision Course

Energy ESP #7 - America and its Collision CourseCrude oil explodes through $46.50 as the problems are growing -It's bigger than Iraq, bigger than Bin Laden and even bigger thanthe next election. America has entered into an exhaustive racefor survival - And nobody is talking about it.Talking about what you... Read More

Positive Effects of Carbon Dioxide for Plant Growth

Many articles have been written about the negative effects of carbon dioxide. Sick Building Syndrome, loss of concentration due to high levels of carbon dioxide, asphyxiation in breweries or wine cellars, all these things spring to mind when we hear the magic phrase carbon dioxide. Yet, perhaps today when Venus... Read More

Marine News - Summer 2004 - Our Ocean Environment

Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society. Most of our planet is covered by water, a necessary ingredient of human life. The state of our oceans... Read More

How Body Piercing Works -- The Ins and Outs of this Cutting Edge Process

Body piercing (defined as any piercing beyond the standard earlobe piercing) has become such a popular form of body modification that between five and ten percent of the population of the United States has indulged in at least one form of it at some time in their lives. In most... Read More

The Joy of Recycling

I have always been an advocate of recycling. Even though I am not always convinced of its financial viability, I am thoroughly convinced of its value as a means of increasing public awareness of the cost of our consumerism. In the 20+ years I have been in the organizing profession,... Read More

Energy and America

America is entering into a time of Energy crisis. It could easily be the greatest crisis that human-kind is to face. America can not continue to lead the world econimcally and drain it dry at the same time. The National Collegiate Clean Energy Initiative is working to unite American students... Read More

Diamond Flashes

Beyond magnificence and splendor, the world of diamonds evolves on stirred grounds. When the stake is so important, interests collide. But technology develops following its onward course. Here are some interesting off-stage events in the diamond industry and innovations in technology.De Beers sued by head of the Diamond BourseDerek Parsons,... Read More

The Valuable Individual

How can we, as individuals, participate in waste management? Because some of us are so overwhelmed with Earth's problems, we feel that our contributions have no real consequence in the end. For others, social barriers can be an issue. A lady we once knew confessed that she did not want... Read More

Trash Talk Your Way to a Better World

North Americans account for less than 10% of the world's population, yet we produce 50% of the world's garbage and consume more than 33% of it's resources. If everyone consumed like the average North American, we would require three Earths!Authors Dave and Lillian Brummet offer an upbeat, proactive look at... Read More

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What Science Says About Marijuana
New York Times
Her testimony neatly illustrates the vast gap between antiquated federal law enforcement policies and the clear consensus of science that marijuana is far less harmful to human health than most other banned drugs and is less dangerous than the highly ...

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Lands' End Announces Science-Themed Tees For Girls After Mom's Letter Goes ...
Huffington Post
So you can imagine her reaction when she saw your company's science-themed t-shirt designs for boys featured on page 26 of your latest catalog. The boys' options include realistic images of planets and our solar system, labeled diagrams of sharks and ...


CNN

Political science after Gaza
Washington Post (blog)
Over the last few weeks, I've been searching through the top political science journals looking for research that might be relevant for pieces about the current conflict for the Monkey Cage. I found surprisingly little, especially considering how much ...
When anti-Semitism Strikes Science and Medicine!The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

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Inspiring science lessons for students
Times of India
GURGAON: Innovation in scientific research would lead to India's growth ? this was the message conveyed to over 200 school students who attended a five-day science camp, INSPIRE (Innovation of Science Pursuit for Inspired Research), in Gurgaon.


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Discovery Science Center's LA offshoot museum to open in November
Los Angeles Times
Turning a lingering and expensive civic embarrassment into a new asset for science education, a never-used, $21.8-million building paid for by the city to give the San Fernando Valley its first major museum finally will open Nov. 13 at Hansen Dam ...
Science Center changes name to Discovery CubeOCRegister
Discovery Science Foundation Embarks on Regional Plan to Expand Science ...Yahoo Finance UK

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Vintage NASA Spacecraft to Tackle Interplanetary Science
Space.com
A private team is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft to perform new science as it travels through interplanetary space after attempts to move the probe into a position closer to Earth failed. The volunteer team initially hoped to park the vintage ...

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The Moon Is (Slightly) Flat, Scientists Say
New York Times
Forty-five years after astronauts landed on the moon, scientists say they have finally discovered its true shape: slightly flattened, with a bulge on one side. “Like a lemon with an equatorial bulge,” said Ian Garrick-Bethell, a planetary scientist at ...


Is This Science Magazine Cover Transphobic? Congresswoman Jackie Speier ...
SFist
Science magazine put transgender sex workers in Jakarta on its cover this month with an objectifying image that cuts off their heads and focuses on their tight dresses, long legs, and high heels. It pissed off a lot of people — from female scientists ...


Forbes

How To Raise Venture Capital For Retention Science
Forbes
My current company, Retention Science, is my third business endeavor, and through the course of raising money for three companies, I learned firsthand how arduous and difficult the fundraising process could be. But it doesn't necessarily have to be the ...


Fantastically Wrong: The Angry, Enormous Eagle That Could Carry Off Elephants
Wired
This legend began in the Arab world, yet long before the Arabian Nights were translated into English, Marco Polo himself once described the rukh, according to Matt Kaplan in his book Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite: The Science of Monsters. Its wings ...

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Active Aerial Minefields

Is it possible to build an active aerial minefield to... Read More

Creation

CREATION OF ANIMATE FROM INANIMATE: - We have touched upon... Read More

The Quantum Theory of Holy Languages

The quantum theory of holy languages (QTHL) encompasses the three... Read More

Equipment for the Amateur Astronomer ? Part 1

Binoculars and telescopes and other astronomy equipment and accessories are... Read More

Rodent Populations are Half within 3 miles of a Railroad Track

About a month ago, I was helping a friend collect... Read More

Sound From Transmission Power Lines Should Never Be Wasted

High Tension Power lines and transmission line towers make noise,... Read More

Augmented Reality and 3D 360-Vision

We need a better vision system for the battlespace; an... Read More

What is Dowsing?

Dowsing is definitely an intuitive art and one of the... Read More

Increasing Lightening Storm Intensity and Direction Control of Strikes

Using four UAVs in formation with one C-130 Hercules Aircraft... Read More

Methods of Improving Boiler Efficiency

With the rising cost of fuel prices, industries that use... Read More

Micro Blimps Cleaning the Air in Buildings to Eliminate Anthrax spores

Presently mini-blimps are being deployed in government leadership buildings as... Read More

Aerodynamic Changes Need To Be Made In MAVs; Micro Air Autonomous Vehicles

Aerodynamic changes need to be made in MAVs. Micro-Air Autonomous... Read More

Tactile Squeegee for Plexiglas Windows

Cleaning Plexiglas windows is not easy, you have to be... Read More

UAV Mini - Torpedo Bombers for Eliminating Hydro Cushioned Water Craft

UAVs can carry cargo, some of the very tiny UAV... Read More

Hobbits and Lice

HOBBITS AND LICE:In late 2004 the media was all agog... Read More

Embryonic Stem Cell

Stem cells are primitive undifferentiated cells that have the capability... Read More

Energy and America

America is entering into a time of Energy crisis. It... Read More

June 2005: Weather Forecasts for Vacationers

If Johannes Kepler, the renowned 17th century astronomer and discoverer... Read More

Older C-130 Hercules Aircraft Problematic

We have certainly seen around the world many Lockheed C-130... Read More

Space Probes Speed Up

Recently scientists were amazed that the space probes now leaving... Read More

Paternity Testing Regulation: Help or Hindrance?

IntroductionThe internet has opened up opportunities for many DNA laboratories... Read More

The Bermuda Triangle and Antarctica

The art or science of metallurgy is vital to the... Read More

Electromagnetic Energy in Space

Tesla was always looking for a way to harvest electromagnetic... Read More

4D Mapping of Mars Will Find Life

Let us discuss the mapping of Mars and some thoughts... Read More

Building an Ice House on Mars

There is ice at the Martian Poles, one of the... Read More