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Nikola Tesla: The Guy Who DIDN’T “Invent Radio”

July 29th, 2016 No comments
Categories: Science, Skeptical Tags:

The L.E.D. Quandary: Why There’s No Such Thing as “Built to Last” – The New Yorker

July 28th, 2016 No comments

Building light bulbs to last poses a vexing problem: no one seems to have a sound business model for such a product.

Source: The L.E.D. Quandary: Why There’s No Such Thing as “Built to Last” – The New Yorker

Categories: Economics, energy Tags:

How a crisis in Estonia could lead to World War III – Vox

July 28th, 2016 No comments

When analysts and policymakers warn that war with Russia has become possible, this is often the scenario they describe.

Source: How a crisis in Estonia could lead to World War III – Vox

Categories: Uh-oh, War Tags:

15 Driver Behaviours In A World of Autonomous Mobility — Studio D — Medium

July 28th, 2016 No comments
Categories: Fantasy, Robotics, Self Driving Car Tags:

Twelve Concepts in Autonomous Mobility — Studio D — Medium

July 28th, 2016 No comments

How World War III became possible – Vox

July 28th, 2016 No comments

A growing chorus of analysts and policymakers are sounding the alarm. Will the world hear them in time?

Source: How World War III became possible – Vox

Categories: Politics, Uh-oh Tags:

Richard Branson: Smoke Marijuana With Your Kids – High Times

July 28th, 2016 No comments
Categories: Cannabis, Drug Policy, Drug War, Family Tags:

Why People Think Potheads Are Lazy: A History | VICE | United States

July 28th, 2016 No comments

How the government and Big Pharma convinced us that stoners were dumbasses, and how marijuana legalization might just change that.

Source: Why People Think Potheads Are Lazy: A History | VICE | United States

Categories: Cannabis, Drug Policy, Drug War Tags:

What a Shocker: Study Finds Alcohol Makes You Aggressive; Pot, Pretty Much the Opposite | Alternet

July 28th, 2016 No comments
Categories: Cannabis, Drug Policy, Drug War, Health Tags:

Donald Trump’s NATO comments are the scariest thing he’s said – Vox

July 27th, 2016 No comments

They literally make nuclear war more likely.

Source: Donald Trump’s NATO comments are the scariest thing he’s said – Vox

Categories: Uh-oh, USA! USA! USA!, War Tags: