This is an invention that might change civilization as we know it: A compact fusion reactor developed by Skunk Works, the stealth experimental technology division of Lockheed Martin.
Earth & Space News Feb 24, 2015: Space weather – sun-diving comet & CME, magnetic storm; Earthquake watch; Arctic Sea Ice News; Global weather
Alan Watts: I wonder, I wonder, what you would do if you had the power to dream at night any dream you wanted to dream and you would of course be able to alter your time sense, and slip, say 75 years of subjective time into 8 hours of sleep.
Ron Paul: It was one year ago last weekend that a violent coup overthrew the legally elected government of Ukraine. That coup was not only supported by US and EU governments — much of it was actually planned by them. Looking back at the events that led to the overthrow it is clear that without foreign intervention Ukraine would not be in its current, seemingly hopeless situation.
Earth & Space News Feb 23, 2015: Space weather – analysis of massive solar filament eruption; Earthquake watch – 6.2M quake in Mexico; Global weather
Mainstream economists are sounding the alarm over the financial decline of both fast food giant McDonald’s and biotech juggernaut Monsanto.
To help prevent ruinous climate change and stave off an influx of preventable chronic diseases, Americans must reduce their meat intake and switch to a sustainable, plant-based diet, the top U.S. nutritional panel has announced for the first time. According to the report, “The average U.S. diet has a larger environmental impact in terms of increased greenhouse gas emissions, land use, water use, and energy use,” compared to vegan, vegetarian, and Mediterranean-style diets, which favor fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and legumes over red meat, dairy, sugar, and processed foods.
If you’ve purchased wearable fitness devices (and everyone has, from housewives to lawyers, to young athletes) know that they may not be quite as accurate as your smart phone – at least according to research in JAMA. This is said to be especially true when measuring steps and calories.
Earth & Space News Feb 22, 2015: Is there a planetary influence on solar activity? Massive solar eruption on the backside of the sun, Earth-facing solar quiet continues; Global weather
In the wake of last week’s attack on a Copenhagen synagogue, a group of young Muslims in Norway have organized a Shabbat “Ring of Peace” around an Oslo synagogue to, in the words of its 17-year-old organizer, “extinguish the prejudices people have against Jews and against Muslims.”
Earth & Space News News Feb 21, 2015: Space weather; VIDEO: Meteor tears across the sky in western Pennsylvania; Magnitude 5.2 Earthspot earthquake strikes Queensland, Australia; Climate Change Channel; Global weather;
Earth & Space News Feb 20, 2015: Spaceweather – sun-grazing comet; Earthquake watch – big quakes; Telescopes Give Shape to Furious Black Hole Winds; Gene May Help Reduce GM Contamination; Global weather – Polar vortex brings more historic cold in eastern U.S.
Earth & Space News Feb 19, 2015: Spaceweather; Earthquake watch; The Closest Known Flyby Of A Star To The Solar System – a red dwarf known as Scholz’s star, cruised through the outer reaches of the Solar System – a region known as the Oort Cloud; Human-Caused Earthquakes: Learn Your Fracking History!; Kuril Islands volcano images; Sinabung lava flow (video); SMOS on Acid; Global weather
2015 Chinese New Year is February 19, 2015. As the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, the holiday is also known as the Lunar New Year. In China, the Chinese New Year is named the Spring Festival as well. In Asian cultures, the Lunar New Year is the most important holiday of the year and is celebrated over a period of 15 days. 2015 is the Year of the Ram.
Earth & Space News Feb 18, 2015: Spaceweather; Level 1 geomagnetic storm; Earthquake watch; Planetary alignments; Solar Polar Fields – looks like pole flip is complete; Dawn Captures Sharper Images of Ceres; Global weather