US F22 stealth fighter vs Russian T50 fighter

The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is a single-seat, twin-engine, all weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (USAF). The result of the USAF’s Advanced Tactical Fighter program, the aircraft was designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but has additional capabilities including ground attack, electronic warfare, and signals intelligence roles. …

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Russia debt could be downgraded to junk in 90 days and the Economy will be very bad 2015 and 2016

S and P warned this week there was at least a 50 percent chance it would cut Russia’s sovereign rating below investment grade within 90 days. Moody’s ratings agency warned this week that Russia’s GDP could contract by 5.5 percent in 2015 and 3 percent in 2016 due to weaker oil prices and the ruble’s …

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China could start about 12 nuclear reactors by the end of 2015 and 20 over the next 30 monhts

Only three of 9 expected nuclear reactors completions 2014 were actually completed. There was a slippage of a few months on several which are now mostly expected in the first half of 2015. The third wave of construction should be completed by mid-2017 and have about 20 more nuclear reactors. Hongyanhe-3 [1080 MWe CPR) did …

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Japan could restart 9 nuclear reactors in 2015, 10 in 2016 and 12 in 2017

Japan has four approved nuclear reactors for restarts, just after a general election win showed steady support for the pro-nuclear ruling Liberal Democratic Party. The first are not expected to restart until early in 2015. Sendai reactors aren’t expected to open until early 2015. Those friendly painted colors at the Sendai reactors are real Cantor …

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Colbert Smaug interview and an audio describing his process

Colbert describes his process in an audio interview Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology. Known for …

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