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Africa’s Golden Age Ending Before It’s Begun

The image below comes from NASA in 2012. It shows Africa at its peak, before the great electrical grid collapse of the dark continent. The African Power Grid is Collapsing, Starting in South Africa; Why? In recent years South Africa’s … Continue reading

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What are These Woke Little Babies Afraid Of?

Leftist crybabies are afraid of a free and open dialogue. When they go to college, they demand safe spaces that are free from any challenging or offensive ideas. No one told them that life is one long series of challenges … Continue reading

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The World Without Russia

Along with the catastrophic demographic fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, comes the possibility that Russia may be due for a USSR style disintegration — a la 1991. With all of Russia’s men and weapons trapped inside Ukraine, Russia is … Continue reading

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Is Society Suddenly Dominated by Screaming Loonies? The Darker Impulse

The spirit of doom is highly contagious. Society is being inundated with the sense of doom by screaming loonies who are based in governments, schools, news and entertainment media, the workplace, and by social institutions in general. Combined with the … Continue reading

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Mechanisms of Human Brain Evolution Still at Work

What Genetic Mechanisms Made Human Brains so Large? It is not a specific gene that makes the human brain so large. It is instead a segment [Olduvai protein domains]] of a specific gene family [NBPF] that is repeated many times … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Russia to be Stronger than Before

In the 12 months since Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to invade Ukraine, the war has turned into an accelerating disaster for Russia. Although Ukrainians are the primary victims of the Kremlin’s unprovoked aggression, the war has already left hundreds … Continue reading

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Rapid Decline in Population IQ: How Long Can the US Survive “The Age of Dumbing Down?”

A recent study suggests that, for the first time in nearly 100 years, Americans’ average intelligence quotient (IQ) is declining.  Reverse Flynn Effect in Full Swing The average IQ of the US population is in decline. I am not just … Continue reading

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$3.8 Trillion in Renewables Investment Moved US Fossil Fuels Use from 82% down to 81% in 10 years!

“…At the end of last year, overall, fossil fuels represented 81 percent of overall energy consumption. Ten years ago, they were at 82. So though, all of that investment in renewables, you’re talking about 3.8 trillion, let me repeat that … Continue reading

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Existential Question: Competence vs. Expertise?

The future survival of modern societies is balanced on a razor’s edge. Those societies that learn to distinguish between competence and expertise are most likely to survive and prosper. It is not clear that most modern societies will make the … Continue reading

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The Country is Moscow Surrounded by Buffer Colonies

An eye-opening look inside the psychology of Russia and its leadership: Nominally, the country of Russia occupies over 17 million square kilometers of land, a massive area. But if you understand that the real country is Moscow, and the rest … Continue reading

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Space Alien Ambassador Unimpressed by Joe Biden

Yes, judging by its political class and by its elites in media, academia, and corporate culture, the US is in serious trouble. It doesn’t take a space alien to see that. A number of the global cities with highest homicide … Continue reading

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Black Teen Tries to Carjack Black Grandma

He gets beaten to within an inch of his life, goes to jail. When she cried for help, she recalled, neighbors came. “They all came out to help me,” she said. The suspect ran across the street but was caught … Continue reading

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Putin Turning Ukrainians into Sardaukar/Fremen Hybrid

The Coming Warriors of Ukraine Science fiction fans of Frank Herbert’s Dune will remember the renowned warriors from Salusa Secundus, the feared Sardaukar. In all the known universe only the Fremen on Arrakis possessed the skills and mindset to defeat … Continue reading

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Only 58% of Russian Men Live to Retirement

It is worth noting that, for example, in Sweden and Switzerland, 90% of men live to this age. In Russia, alcoholism, smoking, and drugs are considered the main factors of such a high mortality rate. __ Source Death rates are … Continue reading

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Complexity Correlates with GDP and IQ

Average IQ correlates with a nation’s GDP, and GDP correlates with economic and technological complexity. Joseph Tainter’s The Collapse of Complex Societies details how societies grow in complexity as they solve problems that allow them to prosper. But if a … Continue reading

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You Must Read About 10,000 Books to Understand What is Happening; But These Videos Will Give a Head Start

The benefit of understanding the processes upholding our worlds, is that it becomes more difficult for our overlords to bamboozle and hornswoggle us. If we allow ourselves to be deceived over some particular issues, we may be signing our own … Continue reading

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Russia’s Forever War; Economic Consequences, More

New information on Russia’s economic predicament Russia has lost about 20 generals and almost 140,000 dead so far. The Kremlin is gearing up its offensive in Donbas in the hope of forcing a temporary cease-fire under advantageous conditions, to re-group … Continue reading

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High Rise Innovation: If You Can Build These Things in India and Detroit, You Can Build Them Anywhere!

This method of constructing high rise buildings does not require large cranes or dangerous high altitude iron work. Once the top level is erected, each subsequent floor is completed on the ground, then raised to fit in its place, like … Continue reading

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China’s Population Cut in Half: By 2050? By 2068? By 2100? China Aging Rapidly… What Does it Mean?

Predicting anything can be risky, but especially predicting the future. Falling census numbers and subsequent research have demographers predicting rapid drops in China’s population. Based on that data and an overall reluctance to have more kids, the country’s population could … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Renewable Energy: Adam Rozencwajg

In the video above, natural resource investor Adam Rozencwajg discusses the many reasons why renewable energy is a flat out loser and always will be. Rozencwajg has made a long study of energy resources and energy economics. He favors nuclear … Continue reading

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The Bottleneck: Why Lithium Mines Cannot Keep Up

Every optimistic prediction about the growth of the EV market is a lie. It takes almost 10 years for a lithium mining project to be fully developed, and even if all current projects are completed on time there will be … Continue reading

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Does Global Control of Lithium and Cobalt Supplies Give China a Stranglehold Over Elon Musk and the Human Future?

Australia is the largest mining producer of lithium, but China buys 90% of Australia’s production. China turns most of its bulk lithium imports into lithium batteries for EVs and other uses such as electronics. Lithium mining and refining is a … Continue reading

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Will Canada Disintegrate? Peter Zeihan Weighs In

In the video above, Peter Zeihan is interviewed by a Vancouver-based investor who is especially curious about the future of Canada. Peter takes 15 minutes to lay the demographic groundwork for his free-ranging geopolitical discussion — which just happens to … Continue reading

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Surviving a Fake Climate Apocalypse is Going to be Harder than Surviving a Real One Would Have Been

We are supposed to be undergoing a genuine climate apocalypse, according to the corporate media mainstream information gatekeepers. According to these highly placed persons of limited intellect and even more limited knowledge, we have been on the verge of — … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Live Forever? Saga of NAD+

Recent years have witnessed a resurgence of interest in nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) biology. This has been driven in part by the discoveries that two intermediates of NAD+ biosynthesis, nicotinamide riboside (NR) and nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), effectively increase NAD+ concentration … Continue reading

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