Monthly Archives: April 2017

“Chinese [and World] Financial Flaws Leading to War”

War is Coming Discussion of China’s multi-faceted predicament begins near the 33 minute mark in the video below. The speaker anticipates a cascading war encompassing most regions of the globe as a result of economic constraints in China (poor supply … Continue reading

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US Murder Map: Looking for Visual Correlations

US Murder Map 2014 Most of the murders in the US are committed within a particular set of locations. The map above helps to highlight the US counties where most homicides take place. In 2014, the most recent year that … Continue reading

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Good, Bad, and Ugly in Putin’s Russia

Incomes are up, but only because government workers’ wages are rising so fast. Bank deposits and the national reserve fund are at their lowest. “… missile factories are almost at a standstill because of shortages of parts and problems with … Continue reading

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Why are Today’s Young So Juvenile?

Update: The fantasies of today’s young speak ill of their upbringing and education. Earlier generations took on responsibility at young ages. Benjamin Franklin left school and began his working career at age 10. His writing career began at age 12 … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood Development, Competence, Dangerous Child, Demographics, Everything You Think You Know Just Ain't So, Groupthink, University | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Making Your Home Self Sufficient in Power and Heat

Making Your Own Heat and Electricity In Any Climate or Location Suddenly it is becoming possible to make all the electricity and heat for your home that you could need — no matter your latitude or weather conditions. Using “micro … Continue reading

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Russia’s “China Threat Syndrome”

Concerns over China’s rising military might and armed border clashes with China have become stronger. The military balance has been seen to move irrevocably in China’s favor, and this perception increased more from 2005 to 2013 than from 2000 to … Continue reading

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“After I started taking testosterone, I became interested in science… “

Can Testosterone Really do That? Normal testosterone levels for men: 300 to 1000 ng/dl Normal testosterone levels for women: 30 to 95 ng/dl From the Archives of “This American Life” Radio Show: Testosterone Gives a Man a Mind to Think … Continue reading

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Drug Overdose Fatalities Soar: Are We Doomed?

US Drug Overdose Deaths Skyrocket During Obama and Bush Years Drug overdoses above include deaths from alcohol overdose. Overdose deaths in the graph below are from opioids. Images via Fabius Maximus According to this source, deaths in Russia from drug … Continue reading

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There Is No Future Without Power

What Does Energy Suicide Look Like? With the best of stated intentions, Germany is cutting its own throat. The unfolding disaster called Energiewende is slowly but surely destroying the foundations of Deutschland’s industrial base, thus destroying Germany’s economy in a … Continue reading

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What if the Average Human IQ Were 200 Points?

The Average Human IQ is Now About 90 Points Worldwide You may think that the average human IQ is 100 points, by definition, but that is only true for particular populations, such as that of the UK. Globally, average IQ … Continue reading

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Choose Your Future: Superhuman, or Superfluous Human?

“Relatively small changes in genes, hormones and neurons,” he points out, “were enough to transform Homo erectus — who could produce nothing more impressive than flint knives — into Homo sapiens, who produce spaceships and computers.” Why should we assume … Continue reading

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Trump & Media Clown Show Obscures Frantic Movement Behind Scenes

Note: Donald Trump has been US President for fewer than 3 months. During this time the news and entertainment media have attacked Trump for what he has done, for what he has promised but failed yet to do, for things … Continue reading

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