Monthly Archives: October 2017

China’s Junk-Rated Future

One Belt One Road: Leap Into the Uncertain Future China’s Mr. Xi has attained the pinnacle of one-man power in The Middle Kingdom. In order to achieve his ambition to make China the leading global power in economic, political, and … Continue reading

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A Mind Forever Young

Maintaining A Youthful Outlook Two striking features of healthy children are a curious inquisitiveness and a sense of playfulness. Young kids are always asking questions. Ordinary preschool children ask about 100 questions per day. But then something tragic often happens … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Confusion of The Information Age

Never in history has so much information been at the fingertips of so many human beings. And yet never have so many humans been so confused, so dismayed, so driven to addiction and a compulsive aimlessness. Humans confuse data for … Continue reading

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What Kind of Pathetic Wimps are We Raising?

When we raise kids unaccustomed to facing anything on their own, including risk, failure, and hurt feelings, our society and even our economy are threatened. Yet modern child-rearing practices and laws seem all but designed to cultivate this lack of … Continue reading

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China’s Growth is 100% Debt Driven

China leads the world in economic growth but that growth is 100% debt-driven. China’s recent $10 trillion in growth comes from $10 trillion in additional debt. … The instability of China’s credit-fueled, investment-focused growth strategy is—without a doubt—one of the … Continue reading

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Electrical Brain Stimulation and Enhanced Learning

By implanting neural sensor arrays into the brains of monkeys, scientists in Malibu, Montreal, and New York have begun to discover why tDCS electrical brain stimulation seems to boost learning. By measuring the brain’s response to tDCS while in the … Continue reading

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Mind the Brain

The better you can understand your brain, the better you can understand your own mind. And understanding your own mind is an open door to self-liberation and freedom. Short of that, every human being is a slave to mindless habits, … Continue reading

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They Merely Dislike Trump Less Than They Do the Other Guys

Most US voters do not care much for Trump. But they dislike his elitist detractors far more. The Strange, Effective Logic of Trump’s Tweets While the news and entertainment media tie themselves in knots reacting to last night’s tweets, Trump … Continue reading

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How California Can Secede from US, and the World

Kim’s Missiles Can Reach California With this year’s revelation that North Korea’s nuke-tipped missiles could likely reach the West Coast of United States, a more insidious threat has gained prominence—an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. While not deadly on its own, … Continue reading

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Can Your Cardboard Boxes Do This?

Things You Can Make With Cardboard One can build durable houses, boats, bicycles, automobiles and much more, using cardboard. The cheap and common material can be reinforced, waterproofed, and cleverly shaped to make it durable beyond your wildest expectations. Cardboard … Continue reading

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Can Millennials Grow Up Before They Grow Old?

The Millennial Generation are those North Americans who were born between 1984 and 2000. They were always told how special they were, but they were rarely raised or educated in ways that would give them the skills — and develop … Continue reading

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Is Trump Destroying Ratings of NFL, Late Night “Comedy”?

NFL Becomes “Least Liked Sport” in America Not long ago, American football was the most popular sport in the US by a wide margin. But ever since the NFL went from being an action sport to being a political protest … Continue reading

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Who is Celebrating the Mass Killing in Las Vegas?

Update: The irrationality of calls for more gun control Leftist hatred for the idea of America FBI expands its net of leads Vacuous thinking of US Democrats Dozens of people were killed and hundreds injured by a long-range full-auto sniper … Continue reading

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