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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The Guardian

The science of mixing mind-blowing cocktails
The Guardian
A guide from 1948 still contains the best advice about cocktail-making – but modern mixologists use plenty of 21st-century science, too. Is all that effort worth it? Share · Tweet this. Email. Martini. Cocktails: the ultimate multisensory experience or ...

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Forbes

7 Science-Backed Methods To Get You Out Of Your Head
Forbes
So getting out of our heads and back to the present is the key. How to do this has been the subject of psychologists' debates for centuries, and philosophic debate for even longer. Here are tried and true (and science-based) methods to help get you out ...


Telegraph.co.uk

The science behind Isis savagery: 5 ways humans become hardwired for violence
Telegraph.co.uk
As Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria butcher thousands of “infidels” and carry off their women and children into slavery, many in the West are inclined to see this as an unique outcrop of Islamic fundamentalism. Yet after overrunning a Bosnian ...


Coding in NJ classrooms: 'Language' of computer science grows as life-skill
The Star-Ledger
The event, held last December during Computer Science Education Week, helped to jump-start the push to expand computer science learning among young people. Less than a year later, nearly 40 million kids have tapped into the science of code.

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The amateur geneticist who surprised science
BBC News
First, she had to convince scientists that she was right. She started with Grogan, presenting her with the findings of her research. Grogan was impressed, but pragmatic. Even if Kim was right, it would not change her fate. Her implant was keeping her ...

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Yahoo Health

What Science Has to Say About Red Meat
Yahoo Health
We know that red meat tastes great, and that's reason enough for us to dig into a medium-rare steak with gusto. But in the last few decades, there's been as much talk about its health benefits and/or risks as its flavor. Either red meat will lower your ...

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Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag
Hartford Courant
HARTFORD — Newly released science scores from the state's 2014 standardized exams indicate a trend of improvement for Hartford fifth-graders — and an ongoing struggle in the subject for the city's high school sophomores, according to state data.


Telegraph.co.uk

The science behind Isis savagery
Telegraph.co.uk
As Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria butcher thousands of “infidels” and carry off their women and children into slavery, many in the West are inclined to see this as an unique outcrop of Islamic fundamentalism. Yet after overrunning a Bosnian ...

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Smartphone as microscope: The crowdfunded project that could bring science to ...
TechRepublic
Think back to fifth grade science class: The teacher had some microbes on a slide, which she carefully put underneath the light of the heavy-duty matte black microscope that sat collecting dust on the counter most of the year. Thirty kids gathered ...


Boston Globe

Innovative Museum of Science programs help workers get healthier
Boston Globe
Workers at the Museum of Science relieve stress once a month by floating to the outer reaches of the cosmos. They participate in fitness competitions, naming their teams after dinosaurs and cellular machinery. And their workplace weight-loss program ...

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June 2005: Weather Forecasts for Vacationers

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A Wake Up Call To The Scientific Community

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What are the Biggest Solar Projects?

Solar power will be necessary for space exploration and off... Read More

Weather Control and Creation to Use as a Screen for Troop Advancement

Creating a Hurricane using a Space based laser array to... Read More

Robotics Wars

If we are having difficulty getting recruits into the army;... Read More

Super Volcano: Can The Disaster Be Prevented?

It maybe possible to apply a rogue wave theory and... Read More

DNA Testing Breaks Down Barriers in the Court Room

DNA testing has three major applications for forensic studies: identification... Read More

UAV Acoustic Apparatus for Insect Swarming Stimulus, part one

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

An Immortal Horse

Egyptian scholars know there is little other than fiction that... Read More

Social Robotic Bees to Prevent Killer Bee Attacks on Cities

We need to design tiny robotic bees, which can mimic... Read More

Why Can?t Our Brain Process What We See Faster?

Many who admire the excellent design of Mother Nature and... Read More

Traffic Zoology

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

Transducers - The Remarkable Changers

Complex control systems all make use of signals that can... Read More

Heads Up Displays and Computer Human Interface

Heads Up Displays For High Tech Human Interface Need More... Read More

Chimpanzees and Humans a lot in common

Those who study chimpanzees are often amazed completely with the... Read More

Acoustic Transducers and Material Memory in Pipelines to Create Flow Up Hill

For the better part of human history mechanical pumps and... Read More

Tsunami Defined

Tsunami is a Japanese term that describes a large seismically... Read More

DNA Testing Has Changed Everything

Since its discovery 20 years ago, the use of DNA... 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

Mars Surface Exploration and AFF

As we study more and more about Mars we know... Read More

Augmented Reality and 3D 360-Vision

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

Composite Materials in Ships, Pipelines, Liners and Aircraft

One future problem, which has not sufficiently been addressed, is... Read More

Efficient Transportation Systems

We see in the organized world of the Japanese with... Read More

Energy Aware and Waste Wise

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

Acoustic Transducers and Light Waves for VSTOL, a Concept

Is it possible to use many acoustic transducers underneath an... Read More