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militaryMillennials Must Overcome a Bad Situation With Help From Gen-X and Boomers

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A recent Federal Reserve economic analysis shows that years of mainstream media criticism of Millennials was unfair. A partial compilation of unfair criticism of Millennials was compiled at the Atlantic. Problems of higher unemployment, less spending and lower accumulated wealth …

energySuperconductors Are Near Room Temperature But UHV Lines are Better for the Grid

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It has been over 30 years since the discovery of the first high-temperature superconductor. The first high-temperature superconductor was 30 degrees about absolute zero. There was a flurry of work and the critical temperature reached -135 Celsius (138 Kelvin). The …

diseaseDefenses Against the Biggest Risk We Face

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Bill Gates says the biggest risk that we reasonably face is a bioterrorism attack or natural pandemics. Pandemic and Epidemic Risks Relatively average costs for more serious infectious events are high in terms of deaths and costs. One study found …

climateClimate Change Demand is Telling Putin and Texas Oilmen to Stop and French to Sacrifice

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The IPCC (UN Climate Change committee of scientists) and other climate groups have put out reports with dire warning about the climate crisis. They are demanding that the world shift from fossil fuels to clean energy and for ALL industry …

climate changeTexas Has Oil Past 2050 and Telling Real-Life JR Ewings to Stop Will Not Work

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The US Geological Survey has performed an updated survey of the primary oil basin in Texas and doubled their estimate of technically recoverable oil and gas from 2016. Fracking Technology Keeps Improving They did not change how much oil they …

energyOPEC and Russia Will Cut 1.2 Million Barrels per Day for 6 Months

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OPEC and Russia have agreed to a 1.2 million barrel per day production output cut. World Oil production is just over 100 million barrels per day, so this is a 1.2% global cut. This is about 3% cut for OPEC …

googleMicrosoft Edge Browser Cancellation Was an Ironic Surrender to the Chrome Near Monopoly

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The Microsoft Internet Explorer became the Edge browser, but it has failed and Microsoft is replacing it with a Chromium-based alternative. This story of technology revenge dates back the dot.com days and the Microsoft versus Google browser wars. Netscape lost …

chinaThe Possible Meaning and Impacts of Huawei Global CFO Arrest in Canada

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Huawei’s global chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, has been arrested in Vancouver and is being sought for extradition by the US government. The reason was because Huawei violated US sanctions against Iran. Hong Kong fell about 2.5% and Tokyo stocks …

air pollutionWhy is Geoengineered Cooling Bad and Untested if We Have Been Doing it With Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution for Decades?

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A report in Nature says that China’s sulfur dioxide air pollution has been geoengineering earth cooling by up to 0.7 degrees celsius for decades. China reduced sulfur dioxide emissions from its power plants by 7–14% between 2014 and 2016. Mainstream …

materialsNautilus Minerals Deep-sea Mining Company Running Out of Money

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Nautilus Minerals setup over 12 years ago with the goal of deep-sea mining. They built giant robotics machines and systems to mine metals such as gold, zinc and copper from the bottom of the ocean. They wanted to Nautilus’s big …