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energyHeavily Discounted Gold: The Smart Way To Play The Rally

What happens when the world’s biggest miners run out of gold? We already know. We’ve already hit peak gold, and the only companies sitting on promising new reserves are the junior miners. The big miners are scrambling for more gold, …

futureAnimated Rendering of Space Battles With Nuclear Orion Spaceships

Animations of nuclear battleship Orions fighting in space. It was created by Rhysy who has made some of the best Project Orion related animations. In George Dyson’s book, he mentioned an Orion battleship model that was shown to President Kennedy. …

diseaseEbola Vaccine and New Ebola Drugs are Effective

An Ebola vaccine (rVSV-ZEBOV-GP Ebola vaccine) tested in Africa is 97.5% effective. Only 8.8% (60/679) of the vaccinated rings reported Ebola cases, and only 2.2% (15/679) reported Ebola cases 10 days or more after vaccination.The majority of cases among vaccinated …

chinaChinese Armored Vehicles and Tanks Moving to Hong Kong

China is moving armored vehicles and tanks to Shenzhen which is across the border from Hong Kong. Protestors have demonstrated at the Hong Kong airport for two days in a row. The Hong Kong airport flights have been canceled for …

economyGermany and UK Will Be in Recession if Third Quarter GDP Growth is Negative

Germany might have a recession in 2019. Commerzbank Chief Economist Joerg Kraemer and Kiel Institute economist Jens Boysen-Hogrefe agreed that while there is more pain to come for Germany’s manufacturing sector, the nation’s current construction boom would inhibit any government …

spaceRocket Lab Reusable Rocket Plans Must Succeed or SpaceX Ridesharing Will Kill Them

Rocket Lab, the global leader in dedicated small satellite launch, has revealed plans to recover and re-fly the first stage of its Electron launch vehicle. The move aims to enable Rocket Lab to further increase launch frequency by eliminating the …

energyChina Completes Big Nuclear Reactor and Will Start Small Modular Reactor Project

China’s sixth nuclear reactor at Yangjiang is now operational and is the 48th nuclear reactor in operation in China. The 1000 MWe CGN-designed ACPR1000 pressurised water reactor achieved a sustained chain reaction for the first time (first criticality) on 22 …

economic impactTrade War is Turning US Trade Profile Back to 1980s Levels and Causing a GDP Hit

Wharton professors have projected that even if the recently imposed tariffs are removed, GDP will be permanently smaller relative to having had no trade war. Extending the current trade war by several more years will lead to smaller losses in …