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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Environmentalists, scientists fret over Republican bills targeting EPA science
Science AAAS
Over objections from the White House and many science and environmental groups, the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives this week approved two bills that would change how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) obtains and uses ...
House passes bill to limit EPA 'secret science'The Hill (blog)
Republicans take aim at imaginary target: 'secret science'MSNBC
​House Passes A Bill That Restricts Scientists From Advising The EPAio9
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The Science of "Interstellar's" Stunning Wormhole Voyage --Physicists Discuss
The Daily Galaxy (blog)
Similar in premise to many other science fiction films, something sets Interstellar apart: Many of the images are--for the most part--scientifically accurate, based on lensing calculations produced by Cornell University and California Institute of ...

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Science fair is about 'questioning the answers'
Mount Airy News
Professor G Force (John Gowie) of Mad Science of the Piedmont uses dry ice in a bucket of water to show science fair participants what it is like to ride on Comet Meadowview. The county science fair was held at Meadowview Magnet Middle School Thursday.


Bloomberg View

Economics Is a Dismal Science for Women
Bloomberg View
In true Internet fashion, the incident was labeled ShirtStorm, and it sparked a debate about sexism in the sciences. Taylor has since apologized, issued a series of mea culpas, and showed as much contrition as one person could for a sartorial offense ...

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Obama Plugs Science, Math Education at Ceremony
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President Barack Obama said Thursday that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not ...
Remarks by the President at National Medals of Science and National Medals of ...The White House (blog)

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Science Now

Updated: Science gets a nod in Obama's immigration plans
Science Now
One change would expand an existing program that enables foreign students studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at U.S. universities to work full time while on a student visa (such visas typically bar employment).
Science gets a nod in Obama's immigration plansScience AAAS

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Geology Focus of Nov. 25 Science Café in Little Rock
KARK
The topic is in conjunction with a national program of the same title designed by science education company NOVA, which sponsors science cafés nationally. Little Rock Science Café Director Linda Williams is a member of the NOVA advisory committee for ...


Elsewhere in Science, 21 November 2014
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Each week, the Science family of publications publishes articles that are likely to be of interest to Science Careers readers. So, every Friday, we're pointing our readers toward articles that hold some relevance to careers in science and other ...


"Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List" is an actual science paper accepted by ...
Vox
The journal, despite its distinguished name, is a predatory open-access journal, as noted by io9. These sorts of low-quality journals spam thousands of scientists, offering to publish their work for a fee. In 2005, computer scientists David Mazières ...


Cinema Blend

Watch Bill Nye Outline His Problems With Interstellar Science
Cinema Blend
Making sure the astronauts made it through the wormhole safely would have been an enormous feat of science, physics, and mathematics. Of course, if you've seen Interstellar, they claim to have done all of that legwork to keep the space travelers safe ...

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Army Mobile Command Center for UAV Launch

After visiting the Denver RC Modeler Club one day as... 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

Controls - The Building Blocks of Automation

As man learns to make machines that no longer rely... Read More

A Call for a Worldwide Campaign on Water Conservation

If we are to tackle the challenges of future populations... Read More

The History and Achievements of the Hubble Telescope

The Hubble Telescope is famous worldwide for its amazing images... Read More

Mini Robots Grid Meteorite Search

We need very much to study meteorites more, but we... Read More

Big Bang or Lots of Big Fire Crackers?

There are many who talk about the Big Bang Theory.... Read More

A Case for Human Machine Visual Interface

Animation of personified reality is intriguing, memorable and interesting as... Read More

Spray on Dirt for Camouflage

Super sticky spray on dirt or mud simulation coating or... Read More

Traffic Zoology

There is a secret zoo that runs encaged along the... Read More

How Can DNA Testing Help an Immigration Case?

DNA testing is routinely used in immigration cases to prove... Read More

There is a Core at the Center of the Earth; Right?

There are some who would like to discuss why they... Read More

Natural Gas Cost Increases; Want to know more?

A Thorn in the Side for American Business and Consumers... Read More

Electric Power Production From Magnetic Tapes

ATHENS - GREECE, -- An individual person called Basil Dimitropoulos,... Read More

Travertine Information

Travertine is a compacted form of limestone that forms in... Read More

Servicing Missions to the Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope received its first Service Mission in... Read More

Active Aerial Minefields

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

Many Sci Fi writers have discussed Earthquake predictions

Cal Tech along with the Universities in Japan are on... Read More

UAV Acoustic Apparatus for Insect Swarming Stimulus, part one

Can we coax warms of Locusts to attack our enemies?... Read More

Space Travel - Human Innate Bonding to ELF ? Extremely Low Frequencies of Planet Earth

Human innate bonding to ELF ? Extremely Low Frequencies of... Read More

Does the Earth Have Hollow Areas Inside it?

Some skeptics of the geology text books we had in... Read More

The Future Enhancements of Tele-Robotics

Today we have already available UAVs, which will soon have... Read More

Diamond Flashes

Beyond magnificence and splendor, the world of diamonds evolves on... Read More

Para Trooper Gliders With Angle of Attack Motor or Crank

Para Trooper Gliders were very popular in WW II, they... Read More

Energy Aware and Waste Wise

Constantly bombarded with negative information about the environment, finances and... Read More