Germany Has Passed Japan for Third Largest World Economy

Official data has reports Japan economy in 2023 was $4.2 trillion in 2023, while Germany’s was $4.5 trillion. The U.S., the world’s largest economy, is expected to grow 5.8% to $26.94 trillion. China’s economy, the world’s second-largest, is forecast to shrink 1.0% to $17.7 trillion. Germany tripled from the 1990s to today. The Japan and …

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China’s Solar and Wind Power Needs 1 Million Megapacks

At the end of October 2023, China’s NEA (National Energy Administration) reported China’s installed renewable energy capacity had exceeded 1.4 Terawatts. This capacity includes 420 GW of hydropower, 404 GW of wind power, 536 GW of solar, and 44 GW of biomass. China added 216.9 GW of solar capacity in 2023, marking a 148 % …

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Mark Cuban Publicly Admitted Violating Hiring Antidiscrimination Laws

EEOC Commissioner informs Mark Cuban that his hiring practice tweets describe a violation of Title VII law. As a general rule, race/sex can’t even be a motivating factor—nor a plus factor, tie-breaker, or tipping point. It’s important employers understand the ground rules here. If the EEOC determines that employers are in violation of anti-discrimination laws, …

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Why Do People Feel the Economy Is Bad?

There are some US economists who believe that people should feel good about the US economy because of the following statistics. They are disconnected or are willfully ignoring what people are experiencing. In 2019 and 2020, 18% of those earning over $100,000 were living paycheck to paycheck. In October, 2023, according to CNBC, while three-quarters …

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Weapons that Don’t Work in the Ukraine War Make Up Most of China’s Military

Chinese analysts want to understand why Russian weapons are doing so badly in the war in Ukraine. 70% of China’s modern airplanes are licensed copies, unlicensed copies or variants of the SU-27. 20% are inferior planes that are not even as good as the Russian copies. The Ukraine War has been an actual real world …

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US BEV and PHEV are 9% of Total New Cars in 2023

Nearly 136,000 light-duty EVs were sold in September 2023 – up 67 percent from last September. After months of light-duty EV sales hovering around 10 percent, September brought us an EV market share of 11 percent for new sales. The US surpassed one million EVs sold in 2023. U.S. consumers purchasing new light-duty cars or …

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Summary of Good LK99 Room Temperature Superconductor Developments

LK99 is the material that South Korean researchers claimed was a room temperature superconductor. The patents and the original papers described superconducting low level electrical resistance for thin film versions of LK99. There were a lot of negative experiments from researchers who made bulk samples of LK99. The negative papers never made and never wrote …

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