Monthly Archives: October 2022

Keeping Most of Your Assets Off Planet

16 Psyche—a 140-mile-wide/226-kilometer-wide asteroid—could contain a core of iron, nickel and gold worth $10,000 quadrillion. NASA’s Psyche spacecraft was set to launch in August 2022 and arrive at the asteroid in 2026. However, software issues and mission development problems meant the … Continue reading

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No Animals Were Hurt in the Filming of This Video

But the adorable cat died two days later of complications from a traffic accident Source The video above documents evidence that China’s economy is only 40% as large as you have been told. If that is true then China has … Continue reading

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High Speed Internet on the Open Road

If you want high speed internet while living on the road, consider Elon Musk’s new Starlink in-motion offer (see image above). SpaceX gifted a boon (albeit an expensive one) to digital nomads earlier this year when it launched its Starlink … Continue reading

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Peter Zeihan in Canada: A Very Sober Presentation

Peter Zeihan spends the first ten minutes of his talk telling Canadians in Manitoba how their province can profit from the coming shortage of global metals and other minerals. Then he turns very sober as he brings the audience up … Continue reading

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Russia vs. Russia Civil War Begins

The Russian men fighting against Putin inside Ukraine conceal their identities in order to minimize the danger to family members back in Russia. And they are only a small part of the Russian men who are fleeing Russia to avoid … Continue reading

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Putin’s Ultimate Smackdown on the Russian People

Grabbing Men Off the Streets! Without giving them a chance to say good-bye to their loved ones, Russian security forces are grabbing Russian men off the streets and shipping them to the meat-grinder of Ukraine. They are sent to war … Continue reading

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Putin and Crimea: A Bridge Too Far

Here are a couple of videos that look at the logistical problems that Putin now faces as a result of the explosion on the Kerch Crimea bridge. In order to hold Crimea and the part of southern Ukraine that Russia … Continue reading

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3 Sacred Rules of Coming Dystopia

“If AI went bad, and 95 percent of humans were killed,” he said, “then the remaining five percent would be extinguished soon after. So despite its uncertainty, it has certain features of very bad risks.” Stuart Armstrong 3 Rules from … Continue reading

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Fill in the Gaps: Why Russia Performs Badly

Late middle aged Russian men without combat experience are being forcibly conscripted and sent to the Ukrainian front, as cannon fodder. They are being scooped up by conscription crews in order to “fill quota,” regardless of their physical condition. Russian … Continue reading

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