Israel may have bombed a Munitions Factory in Sudan

The Atlantic – Yesterday, Sudanese culture and information minister Ahmed Bilal Osman alleged that the previous evening, four Israeli fighter jets flew over Khartoum from the east and partially destroyed the Yarmouk munitions factory, in the city’s south. Israel may have done it for a few reasons: 1. To slow and reduce the amount of …

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Canada Bruce A1 reactor working again but the Gentilly 2 reactor will be shut

World Nuclear News – As the Bruce A1 reactor sends electricity to the grid for the first time in 15 years following a major refurbishment, Gentilly 2 learns from politicians that it faces closure. Bruce A1 has been off line since 1997, when its then owner Ontario Hydro decided to lay up all four Bruce …

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Abstracts from the Extracting Uranium from Seawater Conference

Here is the link to all of the presentations and abstracts from papers for the ACS Extraction of Uranium from Seawater conference 1. American Chemical Society Meeting – “Life cycle cost and energy balance of uranium recovered by a braid adsorbent system” paper by Erich Schneider Life cycle discounted cash flow and inventory analysis methods …

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Hover Bike Prototypes available for purchase now and Commercially Soon

Chris Malloy is installing a new computerised control system on his Hoverbike, an aircraft which is ridden like a motorbike but has ducted fans at the front and back instead of wheels. “Originally I wanted the roll to be controlled by the rider shifting their body weight, like a motorbike,” he says, but he has …

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Consumption is better predictor of Poverty than Income

University of Notre Dame research shows that consumption appears to be a better predictor of deprivation (poverty) than income; in particular, material hardship and other adverse family outcomes are more severe for those with low consumption than for those with low income. Consumption also appears to be more accurately reported than income for the most …

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Elon Musk Will Propose a Crashproof Pneumatic 700 to 1000 mph Hyperloop Transportation System

Musk also cites Aeromovel as a similar transportation network, meaning that the Hyperloop could take advantage of a similar pneumatic transportation guideway. This system I have in mind, how would you like something that can never crash, is immune to weather, it goes 3 or 4 times faster than the bullet train… it goes an …

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Japan using nuclear saves about $1 trillion versus Fossil fuels

Forbes – James Conca compares the cost for Japan of using fossil fuels in place of Nuclear or restarting all remaining nuclear power and uprating to make up for the loss of Fukushima. Over the next two decades, the cost of replacing nuclear with fossil fuel generation in Japan will be about $1.2 trillion, most …

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