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medicineTiger Woods leading British Open is Another Triumph for Sports Medicine

Tiger Woods was leading the final day of the British Open with 9 holes to play. He then shot a double bogey. He is contending in major championships. Tiger Woods was also in contention at the 2018 Masters. Tiger has …

artificial intelligenceImpact of AI and Mobile Internet compared to Growth of China and India 2013-2025

In 2013, McKinsey lists 12 disruptive technologies that would have multi-trillion economic impact from 2013 to 2025. Nextbigfuture compared this to expected GDP growth of nations. It is now five years down the line and we can see more about …

energyCrisis and opportunities for new nuclear power

There was a study of advanced nuclear reactors costs by the Energy Options Network. Energy Options Network looked at Elysium Industries MSR General Electric SFR Moltex Energy MSR NuScale Power APWR Terrestrial Energy MSR Canada ThorCon Power MSR Transatomic Power …

oceansRestore the oceans and get up to 50 times the fish and store a trillion tons of CO2

Russ George was interviewed by the ecologist. He describes how iron fertilization could be used to remove one trillion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere. Russ George was involved in the fertilizing of the ocean off of Canada in 2012 …

blockchainMastercard has patent which could enable blockchain currency credit cards

Mastercard has a patent managing fractional reserves of blockchain currency. The Mastercard patent deals with: * storing, in a first central account, a fiat amount associated with a fiat currency; * storing, in a second central account, a blockchain amount …

russiaRussia and the Black Widow red head female spies

The Marvel comics character of Natasha Romonava was created in 1964 as a red-head russian spy. There are now two famous example red-head female russian spies in real life. Maria Butina is another red-headed russian female spy, who was recently …

entertainmentAre you not entertained?

Netflix is spending $8 billion producing or buying content in 2018. Hulu is spending about $2.5 billion. Netflix will have around 1,000 originals total on the service by the end of 2018, with 470 of those set to premiere between …

diamondsUnder the continental plates are 1000 trillion tons of diamonds

A new study suggests that 120 to 150 kilometers (75 to 93 miles) under the Earth’s surface there is 1000 trillion tons of diamonds. The diamonds are in the “roots” of cratons, which are large sections of rock. Cratons lie …

chinaSuper-critical water nuclear reactor status update

The Gen IV international forum had an updated presentation on super-critical water nuclear reactors in 2017 by Laurence Leung. * Potential for cost reduction • Fuel cost is lower, but capital cost is higher, for nuclear than coal-fired power plants …

batteriesAnnual Electric car sales will increase ten times by 2025

Bloomberg is forecasting sales of electric vehicles (EVs) increasing from 1.1 million worldwide in 2017, to 11 million in 2025 and then surging to 30 million in 2030 as they become cheaper to make than internal combustion engine (ICE) cars. …