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militaryChina and Ukraine will build more of the world’s largest plane the AN-225

CCTV Chinese CCTV television has said that on August 30, 2016 the Chinese company China Airspace bought the “Antonov” aircraft An-225 “Mriya”. The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft that was designed by the Antonov Design Bureau …

futureVirgin Galactic revealed an upgrade Spaceship Two

Richard Branson unveiled Virgin Galactic’s much anticipated second SpaceShipTwo at a ceremony in Mojave, CA, attended by his family, Virgin Galactic’s Founder Future Astronauts, stakeholders and partners. Professor Stephen Hawking named the new vehicle Virgin Spaceship (VSS) Unity via a …

chinaBlade Runner 2 will be released January 12, 2018

The sequel to Blade Runner is officially set to begin filming this year for a 2018 release date. Harrison Ford is back. Original director Ridley Scott is an executive producer. There’s a press release and everything. Blade Runner 2 is …

antiagingWhat Is The True Tax Rate? And What Is The Best Single Tax or Pair of Taxes to Boost Growth Rates?

A guest article by Joseph Friedlander Article summary:   The true all inclusive tax rate of GDP may be harder to calculate than it appears and higher relative to the ‘real’ economy outside the world of government funded NGOs and …

cognitive enhancementChina gets first overseas military base but has a long way to go to catch up hundreds of US bases

China has sealed a deal to build its first military base in Djibouti, a former French colony strategically located across from Yemen on the Red Sea, squeezed between Eritrea and Somalia. Confirming years of under-the-radar suspicions, AFRICOM commander Gen. David …

performance enhancementChina underreported emissions by a billion additional tonnes of carbon dioxide each year

Official Chinese data, reported by the New York Times on Wednesday after being quietly released earlier this year, suggests China has been burning up to 17% more coal each year than previously disclosed by the government. The revelation – which …

armyBoeing Patent for a flying drone that can transforme for submarine travel

Boeing has a patent for a Rapid deployment air and water vehicle. The transformation from flying UAV to submarine travel is one way. The wings mostly break off as it hits the water. It is more like James Bonds submarine …

brainNanostructured Metal-Oxide Catalyst Efficiently Converts CO2 to Methanol

Separately Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have discovered a new catalytic system for converting carbon dioxide to methanol. The new system offers significantly higher activity than other catalysts now in use and the new system could make it easier to get …

agingGene Therapy Progress is Summarized

Scientific American reports that gene therapy is starting to live up to its early promise. In the past six years the experimental procedure for placing healthy genes wherever they are needed in the body has restored sight in about 40 …

futureInductrack III for superefficient leviation and movement of shipping containers

Inductrack III configurations are suited for use in transporting heavy freight loads. Inductrack III addresses a problem associated with the cantilevered track of the Inductrack II configuration. The use of a cantilevered track could present mechanical design problems in attempting …